Mental Healthcare Hospital Ward in-Charge Nurse Jobs in Kenya
Mental Healthcare Hospital Ward in-Charge Nurse Jobs in KenyaDescription
Our client, a leading Mental Healthcare Provider wishes to recruit motivated Ward In-Charge Nurses with excellent leadership and communication skills.
The successful candidate will provide assistance and care for patients, supervise nursing staff, offer guidance and support, maintain a clean and safe working environment, and ensure that all operational tasks are completed efficiently and on time.
To excel in this role, you will need to be a licensed nursing professional with at least five years of experience in a healthcare environment.
You should enjoy working with people, have excellent organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure. Experience in mental healthcare will be an added advantage.To support and manage all clinical operations by delivering appropriate, consistently high quality and cost-effective preventive and curative clinical services to all patients and their families in a professional manner.
Key Performance Areas
Cost effective health care delivery
Quality of service
Service delivery process
Duties and Responsibilities
Record patients’ medical records and monitor vital signs.
Supervising nursing staff and monitoring their needs.
Coordinating daily administrative duties, including schedules, nursing assignments and patient care.
Overseeing patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
Mentoring and training new staff and providing support and guidance to all staff members.
Monitoring medical charts and providing compassionate care and assistance to patients and families.
Liaising with doctors and administrators and communicating any protocol changes to staff.
Ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations
Handle complaints appropriately in accordance with the Hospital’s Policies and procedures in place
Recording and maintaining accurate reports.
Identifying issues or emergencies and responding in a calm and efficient manner.
Ensuring that confidentiality is maintained at all times
Key Performance Measures
High customer satisfaction rating.
Management of operating costs and wastage
Turnaround time in patient services delivery and follow up.
Adherence to hospital processes and procedures by all staff.
Patient communication, support and management.
Innovation and creativity.
Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications Required
First degree in the following fields: Medical training, clinical Medicine, mental health, Public health, Psychology with 2 years’ experience OR Diploma level in Nursing/Clinical Medicine with 5 years’ experience.
Must have managed a medical service delivery unit for a minimum of 2 years.
Experience in mental health will be an added advantage
Personal Skills and Attributes
Leadership and management skills.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Distinguished good level of maturity.
Conflict resolution skills
Empathetic and friendly.
How to Apply
Email a copy of your up-to-date CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ensure you indicate your current or past monthly salary in your application
Do Not apply using the online button.
Email your application directly to the email address provided above
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
Closing Date:18th April 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Mental Healthcare Hospital Ward in-Charge Nurse Jobs in Kenya
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