Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Nursing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Nursing Officers Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Nursing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Senior Nursing Officer- (DNSSNO/KUTRRH/7)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Accident & Emergency Services
Section/Unit: Accident & Emergency Services
Job Title: Senior Nursing Officer
Reports to: Deputy Nursing Officer In-Charge of Outpatient Clinics
Direct Reports:
Nursing Officer I
Nursing Officer II

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Deputy Nursing Officer in-charge of Accident & Emergency Services, the
Senior Nursing Officer job exists to provide general clinical nursing services and patients
care, nursing research and training at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Prepare work plans and work schedules, and allocate to other nursing officers at the A&E
    of the hospital.
  • Receive, register, record and document patients’ information and present the same the
    Medical Officers at the accident an emergency of the hospital.
  • Transfer referred patients from the accident and emergency for further diagnosis or
    specialized treatment from other units of the hospital.
  • Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the accident and emergency of
    the hospital.
  • Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at the accident and emergency area of the hospital.
  • Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in accident and emergency of the hospital.
  • Administer medication to patients in the accident and emergency as prescribed by
    Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
  • Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the accident and emergency of the hospital.
  • Monitor patients’ progress in the accident and emergency, document the same for clear
    patient records and report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in
    the hospital.
  • Summon Medical Officers/Specialists to attend to patients in the critical care unit if need arises in the hospital.
  • Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex
    medical conditions in the accident and emergency of the hospital
  • Supervise, guide and mentor junior nursing officers, interns and nursing students,
    together with their work in the accident and emergency unit of the hospital.
  • Provide nursing services research and training to students at the accident and emergency of the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
    b) Master of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Proven track record of nursing research and training in reputable institution

    Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:

    Registered with the Nursing Council with a valid Nursing practice

    Soft skills required for the job:

  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Observation skills
  • Team building skills

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed
    to the position:


    At least three years’ working experience as a Nursing Officer I in a reputable health facility.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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