KUTRRH Oncology Nurses Jobs in Kenya
KUTRRH Oncology Nurses Jobs in Kenya
Position SummaryReporting to the Nurse In-charge - Oncology, the Oncology Nurse's job exists to provide oncology nursing services and care to cancer patients, support oncologists in the oncology unit, provide nursing research and training. and advise on the same at KUTRRH.
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Ensure, in collaboration with the Oncologists, that the unit has properly functioning machinery, equipment and materials required to support delivery of oncology services in the unit of the hospital.
ii. Deliver quality nursing services and nursing to care patients in accordance with the set nursing standards and as per the policies and procedures of the Hospital.
iii. Receive, register and record patients and record their personal data and prepare them to be seen and examined by the oncologists in the Oncology unit of the Hospital.
iv. Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments to patients and monitor their conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary in the Oncology unit of the Hospital.
v. Provide filed patient records, medical reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient to the oncologists before treatment in the unit of the Hospital.
vi. Support the oncologists to administer treatment and other medical procedures and prepare patients for oncology surgical operations and other medical procedures in the Oncology unit of the Hospital.
vii.Administer prescribed therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent
illness, disease, or injury to patients in the oncology unit of the Hospital.
viii. Monitor patients' progress and response to medication and other therapies after oncology
operations and other medical procedures in the Hospital.
ix. Support oncology patients manage cancer-related pain, effects of medication and other therapies in the cancer unit of the Hospital.
x. Provide nursing research and training to students in Oncology unit of the Hospital.
xi. Mentor and guide junior nursing officers, interns and students in the oncology unit of the Hospital.
xii. Any other duties as directed by the Head of the Department.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.
ii. Higher Diploma in Oncology Nursing from a recognized institution.
iii. Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing will be an added advantage.
iv. Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya.
v. Valid Practice License.
vi. Must have a Certificate in a course in life saving.
vii. Knowledge of relevant legislations.
viii. Knowledge of professional standards.
ix. Proficiency in computer applications.
x. At least two (2) years' working experience as an Oncology Nurse in a reputable hospital.
Soft Skills Required
Communication skills Organizational skills Observational
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate skills
vi. Team player
For more information and application details see;KUTRRH Oncology Nurses Jobs in Kenya
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