Careers

We are always looking out for skilled employees!

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).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE;

CHARGE NURSE – CRITICAL CARE UNIT            REF: TNH/HRD/CNCCU/07/2020

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.

 

CHARGE NURSE – MATERNITY WARD           REF: TNH/HRD/CNMW/07/2020

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

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Operational

  • Utilising 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.
  • Preparing department Budget.
  • Maintaining the Hospitals’ policies, standard and procedures of nursing care.
  • Upholding statutory regulations as required by nursing profession and the laws of Kenya.

Tactical

Be in control of the nursing activities for the ward, staff management and utilize hospital disciplinary policy procedure effectively.

  • 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, vacation and their daily assignment of duties.
  • Investigating patients’ complaints promptly in accordance with the hospital procedure and inform nursing administration 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 Engineering.
  • 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 7 years post clinical nursing.
  • Experience in a level 5 or 6 Hospital or a Mission Hospital
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (added advantage)
  • Management / Supervisory skills training
  • Good managerial skills.
  • Mentorship training.
  • BLS certified, ACLS.
  • Good interpersonal skills & communication skills
  • Good customer care skills.

 

CRITICAL CARE NURSES (KRCCN)         REF: TNH/HRD/KRCCN/07/2020

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

Main Duties & 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 well-being.
  • 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 & Experience

  • KRN, KRM/KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
  • Must be a Kenya Registered Critical Care Nurse.
  • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
  • Mentorship training.
  • BLS Certified
  • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

 

PERI-OPERATIVE NURSES (KRPON)         REF: TNH/HRD/KRPON/07/2020

Reporting to the Charge Nurse – Theatres, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducting an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs within time frame as per the standard operating procedures.
  • Developing plan of care that is individualized for the patient reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
  • Performing appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Performing therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care for the patient and their family.
  • Providing individualized patient/family education and discharge planning customized to the patient and their family.
  • Documenting patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
  • Initiating emergency resuscitation measures according to resuscitation, basic and advanced life support protocols.
  • Maintaining confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
  • Providing care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights.
  • Reporting patient’s condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
  • Ensuring that all supplies necessary to perform surgical procedures are availed to the surgeon and the supporting team.
  • Observing infection control measures and maintaining sterility in the operating theatres
  • Applying safety mearing throughout the perioperative period
  • Monitoring physiological and psychological status of the patients.
  • Maintaining current competency in perioperative nursing through continuing nursing education.
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time depending on the need and urgency.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • KRN, KRN/KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
  • Must be a Kenya Registered Perioperative Nurse.
  • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
  • Mentorship training.
  • BLS Certified
  • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

 

ONCOLOGY  NURSES (KRPON)          REF: TNH/HRD/KRPON/07/2020

Reporting to the Lead Radiotherapist, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Creating individualized care plans on patient under their supervision and care.
  • Recognizing and treat cancer-related issues.
  • Collaborating with a team of healthcare professionals to share expertise and knowledge.
  • Doing cancer research to enhance treatment protocols assigned to cancer patients.
  • Providing support resources to the patient and their significant others to promote positive outlook.
  • Teaching patients and their significant others regarding treatment expectations.
  • Observing and record the patient’s progress on a constant basis.
  • Charting the patient’s response to treatment and medication.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • KRN, KRCHN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
  • Diploma in Oncology Nursing is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills.
  • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
  • Mentorship training.
  • BLS Certified
  • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

 

GENERAL NURSES (KRN/KRCHN/BSN)           REF: TNH/HRD/GN/07/2020(CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Charge Nurses for the respective Wards, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Providing excellent nursing care to patients.
  • Maintaining the Hospitals policies, standard and procedures of nursing care.
  • Championing continual quality improvement.
  • Advocating for patients, treating them with dignity, according them privacy and respect.
  • Communicating effectively with all other patients’ care givers.
  • Maintaining and observing infection control measures for staff and patients wellbeing.
  • Upholding statutory regulations as required by the nursing profession and the laws of Kenya.
  • Safeguarding all Hospital’s and patients’ confidential information and property.
  • Investigating and escalating complaints and incidents as appropriate in accordance with the Hospital’s policies and procedures.
  • Participating in ward and Hospital activates i.e. research, audits, open days.
  • Providing accurate documentation and proper record keeping of patients’ treatment.
  • Utilizing the available resources effectively for quality service delivery, profitability and cost containment.
  • Mentoring Student Nurses.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • KRN, KRN/KRM, KRCHN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • 2 years post registration experience,
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good customer care skills.

 

NURSES COUNSELORS         REF: TNH/HRD/NC/07/2020(CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Charge Nurse – Psychosocial Department, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and managing the functions of patient counselling in Nursing practice;
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to counselling liaison nurses, ensuring that their performance meets The Nairobi Hospital and Kenya Counselling Association standards.
  • Conducting daily morning ward rounds, liaising with doctors and ward staff for new clients to be counselled;
  • Observing, maintaining confidentiality and ensuring that disclosure of any information passes through the right channels;
  • Maintaining the expected counselling standards by delegating to each counsellor according to their level of competence;
  • Exercising professionalism and be a role model to the counselling profession within The Nairobi Hospital;
  • Coordinating and maintaining the hospital’s breast cancer support group activities to ensure that clients are satisfied with the care;
  • Ensuring that all inpatient clients are attended to within 24 hours of the doctor’s requisition.
  • Keeping records and diary for both inpatients and outpatients counselled;
  • Formulating and implementing nursing standards, procedures and audits;
  • Conducting psychological debriefing for nursing staff and others as required;
  • Promoting good interpersonal relationship with other disciplines within the hospital;
  • Compiling and analysing statistical reports on different aspects as required.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Diploma in KRN/KRCHN or Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
  • Post Basic qualification in Nursing will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum Diploma in Counselling Psychology Training;
  • in Counselling Psychology is an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 5 years post clinical nursing;

 

PATIENT ATTENDANTS             REF: TNH/HRD/PA/07/2020

Reporting to the Charge Nurse, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Transporting or wheeling patients to appropriate areas within the hospital and/ or its subsidiaries.
  • Adhering to all hospital rules, regulations and standards.
  • Working together with nurses to assist with ambulating, turning and positioning of patients.
  • Maintaining a high degree of confidentiality regarding patient files and conditions.
  • Providing direct assistance to the nursing department.
  • Ensuring that the assigned are thoroughly cleaned to meet the expected standards.
  • Providing patients with food, beverages and any other forms of nourishment as required.
  • Helping with making of patient beds.
  • Running errands for the department and deliver messages accurately and promptly.
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned Charge Nurse or Unit Manager.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Mean Score of C- Minus and above in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.
  • Diploma in Social Work & Community Development, Public Health, Community Health of Environmental Health.
  • At least 2 (two) years of relevant work experience in a healthcare environment/ facility.

 

BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST  REF: TNH/HRD/BMT/07/2020 (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Asst. Hospital Engineer- Biomedical, the Bio-Medical technologist is responsible for ensuring proper functioning, safety and sound condition of all medical equipment and that they are in optimum maintenance condition and available for use.

 Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Carry out preventive maintenance, repairs to ICU, Theatres, Renal, Laboratory, Physical Medicine, wards equipment and other areas of the Hospital.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance, repairs to all equipment and items of plant assigned to him from time to time by the Assistant Hospital Engineer Biomed.
  • Keep records of all job cards, PPM schedules and tasks as performed.
  • Handle all biomedical equipment job requests
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by management from time to time

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Diploma in Medical Engineering
  • Minimum KSCE grade C
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the same field.
  • Experience in a hospital industry is an added advantage.

 

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR            REF: TNH/HRD/NA/07/2020(CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Senior Systems Administrator, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput and latency.
  • Responsible for installation, configuration and testing of equipment.
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning.
  • Ensure adequate data protection measures are in place and that these are tested on a regular basis.
  • Take proactive steps to ensure an appropriate level of system availability.
  • Monitor and maintain the security of ICT infrastructure within the hospital.
  • Implementation of ICT security/network policies and procedures;
  • Establishes, manages and administers the hospital’s ICT security policy and procedures to ensure preventive and recovery strategies are in place and minimize the risk of internal and external security threats.
  • Provide general ICT user support as will be allocated through helpdesk.
  • Any other duties as maybe assigned by his/her supervisor.

 Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Cisco professional certification
  • ICT security certification or experience will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Information Technology with hands on experience in LAN, WAN and Wireless networks.
  • Working knowledge/experience with IP telephony systems (VoIP) will be an added advantage
  • Experience in ICT security administration.
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to research & solve complex issues independently.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and apply them as needed.
  • Ability to effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization.
  • Flexibility to work beyond regular office hours.

SECURITY CONTROLLER   REF: TNH/HRD/SC/07/2020(PERMANENT/CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Chief Security Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring overall security of The Nairobi Hospital, and Outpatient centres, clients, and staff.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Proactively monitor all surveillance cameras and CCTV remote viewer programs. Monitor and respond to all security/life safety system alarms/ Access Control, and parking management.
  • Ensuring the Chief Security Officer is fully briefed on any pertinent matters.
  • Formulating operating procedures for security and safety activities in liaison with the Chief Security Officer.
  • Prepares reports documenting all significant events and investigations, crimes committed, lost or found property, security lapses and safety hazards.
  • Liaising with the government law enforces on security matters affecting the Hospital
  • Conducting security surveys with the aim of improving on the Hospital’s integrated security solutions.
  • Conducting routine security patrols, monitoring and evaluating performance levels for outsourced services.
  • Protecting people, property, information, and TNH reputation.
  • Proactively respond to security emergencies within the hospital
  • Overseeing security services offered to clients, hospital deliveries, key management and escort cashiers as required from time to time.
  • Overseeing the performance of the contracted third party security services operations.
  • Planning and coordinate security operations for specific events of the Hospital.
  • Representing and defending TNH interest in all forums including civil or criminal litigation matters.
  • Control and monitor the two-way communication systems.
  • Handle complaints and unusual/critical event information to the appropriate personnel immediately.
  • Accurately maintain control of all equipment and keys in the Control Room. Accurately logs all equipment and complete ‘task work orders’ for all reported maintenance needs.
  • Detect, analyze and alert relevant personnel regarding any adverse conditions to the corporation and its employees.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Chief Security Officer from time to time.

 Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • University Diploma/Degree in Criminology, Security Management, Information Science or any other relevant field.
  • At least two years working experience in a similar position with reputable security firms or public institution.
  • Knowledge on handling internal investigations.
  • Technical know-how in electronic security management systems and use of CCTV operations, VHF Radios and security phonetic alphabets
  • Experience in security patrols, fire management and emergency responses
  • Good written and verbal skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • Good interpersonal relations, leadership, planning and organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional under stress.

 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 on: recruitment@nbihosp.org not later than Friday, 24th July,2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.

NOTE:

  • ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.
  • 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 Certificate
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers

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Human Resources Director 

The Nairobi Hospital

P.O. Box 30026 – 00100

Mail: recruitment@nbihosp.org

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