Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Head of Nursing Institute Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Head of Nursing Institute Jobs in Kenya


Position Summary

  • The Head of Nursing Institute will be responsible for managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all nursing students are supervised in a safe learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of the Institute.

  • Achieving academic excellence requires that the Principal works collaboratively and communicates effectively with the KUTRRH Management and Board of Directors and
    other stakeholders to direct and nurture all members of the institute staff. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for scheduling, Curriculum enhancement, extra curricula activities, personnel management, emergency procedures, and facility operations.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative oversight of nursing education ensuring continued program updates
    including modifications to courses, and maintaining vitality and relevance of the programs.

  • Supervises the development of the Nursing Institute programs and serves as liaison to external accrediting bodies.

  • Assists in the recruiting and admission of students into the programs.

  • Documents and performs frequent graduation audits of student records.

  • Works with the Training Manager, Deputy Director, Training and Capacity Building and Director Training and Capacity Building to establish schedules and faculty workloads for faculty and staff.

  • Participates in committees, schedules and regular Nursing Institute meetings.

  • Ensures quality advising for students enrolled in nursing courses and students wanting to apply to the programs.

  • Prepares annual reports to the state and national accrediting agencies, providing leadership in all program accreditation and re-accreditation activities.

  • Ensures that syllabi are prepared and made available to students.

  • Conducting periodic evaluation of courses offered and ensure necessary facilities such as laboratories are available and well maintained.

  • Observes classroom presentations as necessary and provides feedback to ensure quality instruction across the Nursing Institute.

  • Manages the nursing institute’s budget in accordance to the guidelines set by the Director, Training and Capacity Building.

  • Assist the department in writing their annual performance goals.

  • Mediates program issues, and participates in the student grievance process.

  • Updates the Academic Catalog and Webpage as it relates to the Nursing Institute when needed.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSCN).

  • Master’s degree preferably in Health Education and Administration or Business Administration
    or Education Administration or related qualification from a recognized university.

  • A Diploma in Medical Education or PhD preferably in Health Education and Administration or Business Administration or Education Administration or related qualification from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

  • Must be a holder of at least a post-basic diploma in specialized nursing.

  • Proven track record in achieving results and in the improvement of standards of teaching & learning in an academic institution.

  • Must have been teaching in a Medical/ Nurse or any other relevant training institution for a minimum period of 3 years and have demonstrated leadership qualities at Supervisory/ Management level.

  • Demonstrated good leadership skills preferably in a medical department or school or any other relevant institution.

  • Proven leadership qualities with strong team work and excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrable capacity in strategic thinking and excellent administrative and managerial skills.

  • Proper understanding of financial management, good public relations and resource mobilization
    skills.

  • A high degree of computer proficiency and demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the learning environment and teaching methodology.

  • Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya and possess a valid practice license.

    Soft Skills Required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels of the organization.

  • Superior interpersonal skills and team work.

  • High degree of professionalism and ethics.

  • Have the ability to meet competing deadlines.

  • Leadership skills.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Be open to change and respond quickly to internal and external demands.

  • Innovative and creative thinker.

  • Research and development skills.

  • High degree of integrity and accountability.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Head of Nursing Institute Jobs in Kenya


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