Critical Care Nurse at Premier Hospital

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Premier Hospital

Reports:   Nurse In charge -ICU

JOB PURPOSE

Providing high standard of nursing care to critically ill patients in line with the hospital’s policies and procedures and accountable for a shift in the section.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Deliver direct patient care including but not limited to assessment, planning, implementation.
  • Carry out specific tests, analyze, interpret, troubleshoot, and initiate immediate intervention.
  • Engage with doctors and other care providers on daily basis regarding patients’ Plan of Care and Care solutions with emphasis on a team- based problem-solving approach to provide unified approach to patient care.
  • Administering treatment plans to patients as prescribed.
  • Relay accurate information to clinical staff on a patient’s condition.
  • Responding to and reporting any abnormal recordings to the person in charge.
  • Labeling and dispatching specimens to laboratory promptly and safely.
  • Ensure routine duties are done to prepare and clear the ward before admission and after discharge.
  • Provide health education to patients and follow up care.
  • Address patients’ complaints and emergencies as they arise.
  • Carry out patients’ proper orientation within the section.
  • Overall supervision of section activities in an assigned shift.
  • Mentor junior nurses in the hospital and students attached in the department.
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor in line with the job description.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (KRCCN).
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing. A degree in Nursing will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in a critical care unit post-KRCCN training and licensure.
  • Valid BLS/ACLS certification.

KEY JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Competent in nursing skills
  • Conversant with International Patient Safety Goals.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Desire for career development

Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job title on the email subject, your current and expected remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to careers@premierhospital.org. The application should be received not later than 5.00pm on 23rd April, 2024. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@premierhospital.org