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Theatre Nurse and Critical Care Nurse Jobs in Kisumu Kenya


The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. 

The hospital is part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include: Clinics, Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa, Aga Khan Hospital Dar es salaam and Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi. 

It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex cases.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, ISO 15189:2007 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation. 

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega and Busia Counties. 

The Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Theatre Nurse
 
Overall Responsibility
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and maintaining high standards of professional nursing care by providing quality services with special focus on operations and surgeries to meet the needs of patients and their families.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work as a scrub nurse
  • Work as a circulating nurse
  • Assist the Theatre Manager with preparation on staffing, equipment and procedures
  • Implement Infection control procedures
Requirements
  • Diploma in KRCHN or above
  • Diploma in Theatre Nursing
  • BLS / ACLS certificate and other unit specific certification requirements
  • At least one year working experience in a busy theatre facility
  • Valid Kenyan nursing practice licence
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System will be an added advantage
  • Excellent PR and Communication skills
Critical Care Nurse
 
Overall Responsibility
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and maintaining high standards of professional nursing care by providing quality nursing services to meet the needs of critically ill patients and their families.

Key Responsibilities
  • Nursing critically ill patients
  • Providing a safe environment for patients by practicing best nursing practices and infection control practices.
Requirements
  • Diploma in KRCHN or above
  • Diploma in Critical care Nursing
  • BLS / ACLS certificate and other unit specific certification requirements
  • At least one year working experience in an Acute care facility
  • Valid Kenyan nursing practice licence
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System will be an added advantage
  • Excellent PR and Communication skills
These are challenging positions with an attractive remuneration package.

Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contact of three referees should be forwarded by 10th December, 2012 to:

The Human Resources Department
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530-40100
Kisumu
 
E-mail: ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org

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