Nursing Jobs at Kakenya’s Dream (NGO)-2 positions

  • Full Time
  • Kilgoris

Kakenya’s Dream

Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (2 Positions)

Job Purpose

The Job holder shall ensure the effective delivery of quality nursing services to the health Centre catchment population.

Responsibilities

  • Complete head-to-toe assessment and re-assessment of patients to identify their care needs
  • Develop written care plans based on patient’s needs, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions
  • Carry out monitoring to include vital signs
  • Document all assessment data, investigation results, care given, discussions with the multidisciplinary team, and family/patient interactions in an accurate, comprehensive, and timely manner
  • Administer medication safely, monitor patient responses to medication, and report adverse reactions promptly.
  • Dispose of clinical and non-clinical waste safely in accordance with guidelines
  • Prepare for and assist physicians in performing various procedures in the clinic.
  • Perform pain assessment and initiate analgesia as per protocol
  • Promptly report both clinical and non-clinical unusual findings/incidences to the Clinic Manager
  • Identify patient and youth education needs and implement appropriate teaching
  • Provide a safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices and other safety policies
  • Be accountable for judicious and efficient use of resources i.e., accurate and timely billing of clinic stock drugs and consumables
  • Care for equipment through proper cleaning, storage, per shift check of the
  • inventory and timely reporting and follow-up of non-functional equipment to the Clinic Manager.
  • Participate in clinic-based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, audits, spot checks and skill checks

Minimum Qualifications

  • A diploma in Community Health Nursing
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • At least two years of experience in a busy health facility
  • Demonstrate evidence-based knowledge of the current practices in general nursing in an outpatient setup
  • Experience in a youth-friendly facility is an added advantage

How to apply

If you meet the above qualifications, please email your certificate of registration with the relevant professional body, resume and a cover letter indicating your expected salary and availability to jobs@kakenyasdream.org on or before the close of business on Tuesday 28th November 2023

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@kakenyasdream.org