Makueni County Registered Nurse - Critical Care Jobs in Kenya

Makueni County Registered Nurse - Critical Care Jobs in Kenya

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient's outcomes;

  • Diagnosing common health conditions;

  • Providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood illnesses UMAD, immunization and reproductive health;

  • Providing health education and counselling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;

  • Referring patients and clients appropriately;

  • Facilitating patients' admission and initiating discharge plans;

  • Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care; Ensuring a tidy and safe ee environ;

  • Collecting and collating data for research;

  • Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients /clients and preparing individualized reports;

  • Conducting assessment of schools health needs;

  • Planning, implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports;

  • Identifying occupational health needs and making appropriate recommendations.

  • In addition to the above general duties, the officer at this level will be responsible for care of patients (paediatrics and adults) who require critical care nursing. Specific duties will include:

  • Assessment and nursing care of patients.

  • Initiation of patient care and machine monitoring in the critical care unit.

  • Nursing care prior to and following specialised surgery.

  • Organizing for and coordinating training for staff on critical care.

  • Ensuring a safe environment for care of patients.

  • Performing any other duties as may
    be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.

  • Served in the grade of Registered Nurse for a minimum period of three years:

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community, Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;

  • Higher Diploma in Critical care nursing from a recognised institution.

  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;

  • Valid practising license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;

  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makueni County Registered Nurse - Critical Care Jobs in Kenya

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