Mental Healthcare Hospital Ward in-Charge Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Mental Healthcare Hospital Ward in-Charge Nurse Jobs in Kenya


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.

Job Purpose

  • 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
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Quality of service
  • Service delivery process
  • Profitability

    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.

    Person Profile
    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
  • Critical thinking.
  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Distinguished good level of maturity.
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Empathetic and friendly.
  • Confidentiality.

    How to Apply
  • Email a copy of your up-to-date CV and cover letter to
  • 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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