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Hospital Instructor / Educator Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Hospital Instructor / Educator

Background

Jacaranda Health is a social venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa.

We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women.

We have launched one clinic in Nairobi last year, and are currently expanding to other locations in the region.

We strive to be a data-driven company which improves its operational efficiency through informed decision making on the costs and pricing mechanisms in the health care market.

Job Summary

The Hospital Instructor/Educator role focuses on building the capacity and capability of the nursing and multidisciplinary workforce through the delivery of high quality, safe and effective clinical teaching and learning programmes.

This role also provides additional consultation, leadership and education to managers, supervisors and employees on matters related to performance measurement and quality improvement.

Responsibilities
  • Identifies and defines areas for improvement and develop targeted teaching and learning activities to facilitate improvement
  • Develop and deliver training and educational programs and optimize learning activities for practitioners both at organizational and individual levels; Incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of education programs
  • Plans, prepares and maintains materials for use in educational programs for accuracy and relevance to the target audience
  • Identifies and evaluates instructional materials in all types of media and formats
  • Teaches content as needed and/or assigned within clinical expertise to facilitate orientation, staff development and/or safe practice
  • Serves as an educational consultant to facilities, task forces, committees, and projects relating to policy, procedure and program development
  • Identifies and recruits internal and external resources (nurse, physicians and other specialists) for educational activities

Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing/Public Health or or its equivalent, Masters Degree a plus
  • Minimum of 5-7 years clinical experience
  • Three (3) years of applicable Hospital Instructor/Educator/similar experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop constructive interpersonal and professional relationships with diverse populations (administrators, physicians, nurses, aides, technicians and other personnel).
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and ability to work independently and as a contributing team member.
  • Proficient in PC based computer skills, as well as Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient facilitation and presentation skills preferred alongside proficient computer skills.

To Apply;

Interested candidates should send their application cover letters and CVs to jobs@jacarandahealth.org with the subject line Hospital Instructor/Educator.

Preference will be given to candidates who will send their applications by October 30, 2013

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we will be unable to confirm all applications.


Please visit www.jacarandahealth.org for more details.

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