KUTRRH Senior Nurse, Accident & Emergency - Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Senior Nurse, Accident & Emergency - Jobs in Kenya

Senior Nurse, Accident & Emergency - V/IA/5/2022 (1 Post)
Position Summary
The Senior Nurse, Accident & Emergency will be responsible for the provision of efficient and effective operating services that achieve optimal patient outcomes in the Directorate of Nursing Services. Reporting to the Supervisor in the Directorate of Nursing Services, the Senior Nurse, Accident & Emergency will be responsible for a Section within the Directorate of Nursing.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervise nursing and other staff in the section/unit to ensure that they perform their duties as required.
  • Provide leadership in the care for all patients in the accident and emergency department.
  • Ensure all staff in the unit/section attend to their duties in strict adherence to the duty rota.
  • Maintain availability of minimum stock of commodities and supplies to ensure optimal provision of services in the unit.
  • Liaise with other hospital departments in the provision of care such as radiology, laundry, laboratory, and pharmacy.
  • Ensure use of all Hospital’s automated systems, as appropriate, including the Hospital Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Regular update of the Hospital Management Information System (HMIS).
  • Ensures nurses adhere to set metrics of quality care indicators such as admission time, waiting times, discharge turnaround times and medication timings.
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital’s strategic plan in the section/unit within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of assigned patient care area(s) in the Emergency
    Department (ED).
  • Ensure that all equipment are in good working condition, ensure timely calibration and in case of malfunction, report to the maintenance team promptly.
  • Develop programs which address continuous quality improvement systems ensuring compliance to set quality metrics such as waiting times, admission times, referral indicators and customer satisfaction.
  • Develop and manage partnerships with clinicians, physicians and administrative counterparts to achieve common goals and promote integration of multidisciplinary work groups.
  • In liaison with immediate supervisor, set performance targets, monitor and conduct
    periodic evaluations for the team.
  • Any other work-related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Higher Diploma as a Casualty Accident & Emergency care nurse with a minimum of seven (7) years nursing experience five (5) of which must have been in Casualty Accident and Emergency care nursing or
  • Diploma in Nursing
    and Higher Diploma as a Casualty Accident & Emergency care nurse with a minimum of nine (9) years nursing experience six (6) of which must have been in Casualty Accident and Emergency care nursing
  • Must have successfully completed the six (6) months’ probation period and served at KUTRRH for a minimum period of one (1) year inclusive of the probation period.
  • Registration with Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Master’s degree in a relevant or related field is an added advantage.
  • Evidence of leadership or supervisory experience will be an added advantage
  • Additional certification in the following courses is an added advantage

    a) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification,
    b) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), or
    c) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

    Soft Skills Required
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

    How to apply
    •If your background and competencies match the specifications of the above positions, please apply online via
    •OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Filled Application Form and Licence ONLY to the address below:

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

    For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – JOB REFERENCE NUMBER. Please note that you must attach the Application Letter, CV, Filled Application Form, and Practicing Licence when you apply online via the portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
    • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
    • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
    • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
    • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
    • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

    For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Senior Nurse, Accident & Emergency Jobs in Kenya

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