Nursing Jobs-Maternity at Aga Khan University Hospital

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Aga Khan University Hospital

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial assessments and re-assessments of obstetric mothers and newborn babies to identify their care needs.
  • Document all assessment data, investigation results, care given, and discussions with the multidisciplinary team, as well as family/patient interactions in an accurate, comprehensive, and timely manner.
  • Develop and implement prepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and newborn care plans.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the management of labor, delivery, and the third stage.
  • Perform and repair episiotomy, as well as repair first and second-degree tears.
  • Conduct and interpret Cardiotocography (CTG) and Non-Stress Test (NST), and take appropriate action based on findings.
  • Administer medications routinely used in obstetrics safely and possess knowledge in this area.
  • Recognize obstetric and neonatal emergencies, involving the multidisciplinary team as needed.
  • Initiate timely initial immunizations for newborns following established guidelines.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in caring for mothers post-surgical procedures.
  • Perform timely safety checks on equipment as per policy guidelines.

Requirements:

  • KRCHN/KRM/BScN from a recognized school of Nursing or University.
  • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Certification in Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO).
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an acute care hospital.
  • Demonstrate evidence-based knowledge of current practices in Obstetric nursing.

To apply for this job please visit aku.taleo.net.