KUTRRH Senior Nurse, Maternal Health - Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Senior Nurse, Maternal Health - Jobs in Kenya

Senior Nurse, Maternal Health - V/IA/9/2022

Position Summary
The Maternal Health Senior Nursing Officer (SNO) is responsible for the provision of efficient and effective operating services that achieve optimal patient outcomes. The Senior Pediatric Nurse will report to the Supervisor in the Directorate of Nursing Services and will be responsible for a Section within the Directorate of Nursing that requires a section head.

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.
  • Liase 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.
  • Manages and supports the day-to-day operations of assigned patient care area(s) in the Hospital
  • Supervise all inpatient care of antepartum patients and key lead in obstetric care
  • Overseeing scheduling and management of patients of the perinatal unit
  • Ensure proper handling of the outpatient high risk obstetric clinics
  • Carrying out early pregnancy screening ultrasound, advanced fetal ultrasound
  • Coordinate the performance of prenatal diagnostic procedures, including but not limited to: Amniocentesis, Chronic villus sampling, placental biopsies, and Umbilical Cord Blood Sampling
  • In liaison with immediate supervisor, set performance objectives, monitor and conduct periodic evaluations for the team
  • Any other work-related duties as assigned by the supervisor in the delivery of care

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Higher Diploma as a midwifery care nurse with a minimum of seven (7) years nursing experience five (5) of which must
    have been in specialty midwifery care or
  • Diploma in Nursing and Higher Diploma as a midwifery care nurse with a minimum of nine
    (9) years nursing experience six (6) of which must have been in midwifery care
  • 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

    Soft Skills Required
    i. Communication skills
    ii. Leadership skills
    iii. Observation skills
    iv. Analytical skills
    v. Compassionate skills
    vi. Organizational skills
    vii. Team building skills

    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, Maternal Health Jobs in Kenya

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