Marie Stopes Care Assistants Jobs in Nairobi and Kisii

The care assistant position in Marie Stopes Kenya is uniquely tailored to meet the demands that are specific to our organization.



Our core activities are provision of high quality, safe sexual and reproductive health services.


As such the holder of this position may require taking up responsibilities beyond the hospital setup care/nursing assistant
role.


The holder of the position is required to maintain a high degree of confidentiality in matters relating to the organisation
and its clients.


Strategic Purpose of the Programme Operations Unit: to ensure excellent delivery all MSK outreach Programme activities
and the development and funding of new work


Marie Stopes Kenya is an NGO registered in Kenya. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International.


Together we deliver safe abortion, quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women.


We want to make sure that women have a choice when it comes to having children and that death by unsafe abortion is reduced.


The primary responsibility of this role is to further our Goal: THE PREVENTION OF UNWANTED BIRTHS and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to: CHILDREN BY CHOICE NOT CHANCE


The post holder commits to and is held accountable to Marie Stopes International global core values:


Responsibilities


To provide care to clients under guidance of the nurse, clinical officer and the
Centre Manager/Team Leader Activities include:



  • Prepares and serves refreshments for staff and clients at agreed times or as
    directed by the team leader.
  • Provides clients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, assisting with
    travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
  • Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding
    clients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning clients; providing fresh
    water and nourishment between meals.
  • To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during
    procedures.
  • To conduct reception area activities
  • To conduct centre clerical tasks
  • To conduct daily data entry tasks

    To provide other services that seek to promote the image of MSK Activities include:

  • Ensures cleanliness of the entire facility by cleaning as instructed by the team leader or other supervisors
  • Follows all aspects of the infection prevention protocol and assist in Infection
    Prevention activities as directed by the Team Leader
  • Ensure that theatre and bed linen is clean, pressed and available at all times.
  • Reduced infections in the facility.
  • Effective and timely
    preparation of the procedure rooms
  • Keeps the kitchen clean and neatly arranged ensuring that utensils and cutlery
    are accounted for and hygienically kept.
  • Runs errands as requested by the Centre Manager, such as banking daily income
    and buying items from petty cash, and provides the required receipts.
  • Support the Centre team members by assisting to sterilize equipment and assist
    in the procedures as requested by service providers

    To abide by all MSK policies and procedure in the performance of duties Activities include:

  • Maintains work operations by following standard operating procedures and
    policies.
  • Protects organization's values by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities which
    include attending CMEs
  • Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records as required


    Qualifications and Experience:


  • Minimum ‘O’ Level qualification
  • Tertiary qualification in business studies, nurse aide, customer care, front office management, or similar will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 1 year post training working experience.
  • Knowledge of Computer is a MUST.


    Skills:

  • High regard for confidentiality
  • Good communicator – written and oral
  • High regard for client care
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Understanding
  • Self confident
  • Flexible
  • Ability to be calm under pressure
  • Enthusiastic
  • Task-oriented
  • Very comfortable with team work
  • Honest
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet service needs


    How to apply

    Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email

  • addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: [email protected] on or before July 25, 2018.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



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