Nairobi Hospital Jobs - Charge Nurse – Critical Care Unit Vacancies

Nairobi Hospital Jobs - Charge Nurse – Critical Care Unit Vacancies


  • Reporting to Assistant Director Nursing Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others: –

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    Operational

  • Championing continual quality improvement.

  • Maintaining the Hospitals’ policies, standard and procedures of nursing care.

  • Controlling resources effectively

  • Maintaining and observing infection control measures for staff and patients wellbeing.

  • Upholding statutory regulations as required by nursing profession and the laws of Kenya.

  • Participating in ward and hospital activities i. e research, audits, CSR, open days.

  • Attending Administrative meetings, Charge Nurse’s meetings, Procedure committees and other committees as may be required from time to time.

  • Preparing department Budget.

  • Identifying present and potential needs of the department assists in formulating courses of action to meet needs

    Tactical

  • Providing high standard of nursing care to the critically ill patients.

  • Responding to Emergency alerts.

  • Utilizing advanced technology in Invasive patient monitoring.

  • Advocating for patients, treating them with dignity, according them privacy and respect.

  • Communicating effectively with patients, patients’ families and all other patients’ care givers.

  • Communicating effectively with doctors and other hospital departments for cooperative and supportive relationships.

  • Preparing the monthly Rotation for staff, vacation and their daily assignment of duties.

  • Utilizing the available resources effectively for quality service delivery, profitability and cost containment.

  • Providing accurate documentation and proper record keeping of patients’ treatment.

  • Maintaining, monthly and quarterly statistics.

  • Providing input to determine manpower for the department.

  • Monitoring the performance of the nurses & attendants in the
    department.

  • Ensuring regular maintenance is performed on all equipment and communicate with the Biomedical/Maintenance Engineering.

  • Fully responsible for all equipment on the CCU inventory and for ordering supplies and for recommending on the needs of the Department.

  • Protecting all confidential information concerning the hospital, patients and to make disclosure only with patient and Chief Executive Officer’s permission.

  • Investigating patients’ complaints and incidents promptly in accordance with the Hospital procedures, and reporting within the same shift.

  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • KRN, KRN/KRM, KRCHN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing;

  • Must be a Kenya Registered Critical Care Nursing;

  • Master of Science in Critical Care Nursing will be an added advantage;

  • Minimum of 7 years post clinical nursing.

  • Management / Supervisory skills training

  • Good managerial skills.

  • Mentorship training.

  • BLS & ACLS certified.

  • Good interpersonal skills & communication skills

  • Good customer care skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nairobi Hospital Jobs - Charge Nurse – Critical Care Unit Vacancies


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