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The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, are results oriented and committed to continual improvement. The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and non-clinical practice.

THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL  DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).

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CRITICAL CARE NURSES REF: TNH/HRD/KRCCN/11/19

Posted: 4 November, 2019

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Charge Nurse - Critical Care Unit, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: -

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifying a patient's specific and critical needs and adopt a care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Performing approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based on the patient's clinical status.
  • Advocating for the patient's and family's needs and proving emotional support for both the patient and their families.
  • Setting up and monitoring medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators, alarms, oxygen delivery equipment etc.
  • Providing special therapies i.e. dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, mechanical ventilation and inotropic support.
  • Maintaining the Hospitals policies, standard and procedures of nursing care.
  • Participating in professional organisations and continuing education to improve on technical knowledge and skills.
  • Advocating for patients, treating them with dignity and according them privacy.
  • Communicating effectively with patients, patients' families and all other care givers.
  • Communicating effectively with doctors and other hospital departments for cooperative and supportive relationships.
  • Supporting Charge Nurse in administrative roles, monitoring staff performance and staff development.
  • Maintaining and observing infection control measures for staff and patients wellbeing.
  • Upholding statutory regulations as required by Nursing Council of Kenya and the laws of Kenya.
  • Safe-guarding Hospital's and patients' confidential information and property.
  • Reporting all complaints and incidents to the In-charge as they occur.
  • Prioritizing nursing care for critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Providing accurate documentation and proper record keeping of patients' treatment.
  • Provide effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Providing mentorship to junior nurses and students
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time depending on the need and urgency.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • KRN, KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
  • Kenya Registered Critical Care Nurse.
  • 4 years post registration experience.

 

  • Mentorship training.
  • BLS Certified
  • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

The duties of the post may change from time to time and new duties allocated will be consistent with the overall role of the post.

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned not later than 15th November 2019. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates. The Nairobi Hospital does not charge any money throughout the recruitment process.

Ag. Human Resources Director

The Nairobi Hospital

P.O. Box 30026 - 00100

NAIROBI.

Email: recruitment@nbihosp.org

NOTE:

Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:

  • National I.D.
  • KRA Pin Card
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Police Clearance Certificate
  • Academic and Professional certificates

Certificates of Service from previous employers where applicable.

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Successful Applicants will be contacted