Savannah Healthcare Charge Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Savannah Healthcare Charge Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Purpose of the Job:

  • The job holder will be responsible of ensuring high-quality maternity services to all patients through provision of effective nursing services; Overseeing delivery room services, antenatal, postnatal, and newborn unit.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing the standards and procedures of nursing care to continuously improve the quality of nursing and exceed the patients’ expectations and participate in audits within their departments.

  • Be a role model of the nursing profession and exercise professionalism at all times while being an effective clinical leadership resource.

  • Communicating with other professionals and all relevant parties in order to advocate effectively for the patients and for cooperative and supportive relationships.

  • Providing guidance, supervise and mentor staff and trainees to ensure all patients are treated with dignity, privacy and respect and that the patients are encouraged to be involved in decision making related to their care.

  • Implementing infection control measures to provide a safe environment for patients, staff and others.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Investigating patients’ complaints promptly
    in accordance with the hospital procedure and inform Chief Executive Officer’s/Administrator immediately within the same shift.

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

  • Controlling & utilizing the available resources effectively for quality service delivery, profitability and cost containment.

  • Maintaining monthly and quarterly statistics.

  • Providing input to determine manpower for the department.

  • Monitoring the performance of the nurses in the department.

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

  • Ensuring regular maintenance is performed on all equipment and communicate with the

  • Biomedical/Maintenance Engineer.

  • Ensuring accurate documentation, proper record keeping and storage for continuity, quality and legal reference.

  • Assisting medical staff in the overall care of the patient and to ensure the prescribed treatment is given.

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

    Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • KRN, KRCHN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing;

  • Must be a Kenya Registered Midwife;

  • Any other relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage;

  • Minimum of 8 years post clinical nursing.

  • Experience in a level 5

  • Management / Supervisory skills training

  • Good managerial skills.

  • BLS certified, ACLS.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Savannah Healthcare Charge Nurse Jobs in Kenya

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