Nairobi Adventist Hospital Oncology Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Adventist Hospital Oncology Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Job purpose

Overall responsibility to ensure all oncology clients have been reviewed and their cancer treatment initiated as per the protocols.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to patients and clients having been diagnosed with cancer using the nursing process framework.

  • Undertake screening services for various cancers and help diagnose patients early.

  • Work with the Oncology team to navigate patients through the cancer treatment journey.

  • Support clients who have been diagnosed of cancer psychologically through their journey to recovery.

  • In collaboration with the finance team ensure clients get appropriate insurance approval to facilitate smooth treatment.

  • Ensure the chemotherapy protocols have been administered as per the set-out policies and guidelines

  • Champion safe handling of cytotoxic drugs and appropriate disposal of waste.

  • Run survivorship programs to promote mental health of patients and improve care outcomes

  • Run Hospice services and palliation to improve quality of life

  • Participate in community outreach programs and creation of awareness about cancer and its treatment

  • Give a specialist advice to the Nurse manager in regard to the Oncology
    nursing care

  • Champion quality improvement and patient safety initiatives in theatre as advised by the Quality Lead.

  • Ensure all daily, weekly and monthly reports about the unit are timely generated and submitted appropriately


  • KRCHN or BSc. Nursing

  • Post-Basic Qualification in Oncology Nursing

  • At least 2-years’ experience working in an oncology unit

  • MUST be registered and hold a current license by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)

  • BLS/ACLS strongly preferred

  • Compassionate skills

  • Team leading skills

  • Effective communicator

  • Computer skills and good reporting skills including experience in Health Information Systems

    How to Apply

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