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Jobs and Vacancies in Nairobi Hospital, Kenya

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in East Africa has the following career development opportunities for individuals who are committed to high quality patient centred care and shaping best practices in both clinical and non-clinical areas.


Senior Medical Officer
 
REF/SMO/01/16

Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Assistant Accident & Emergency Coordinator, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:-
  • Leading the assigned teams.
  • Floor management and ensuring seamless liaison of all the functions in A&E.
  • Enabling smooth patient journey including diagnostics, admissions, referrals for tests, procedures and specialist treatment.
  • Performance management and support of A&E staff.
  • Championing evidence based medicine and patient-centred care.
  • In-depth evaluation & assessment of patients.
  • Management, stabilization and treatment of patients.
  • Participating in reviewing, developing and implementing quality systems standards and work instructions.
  • Reviewing patient files for accuracy and completeness of documentation.
  • Facilitating customer complaint handling, root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Carrying out CME sessions and research.
  • Championing continual improvement.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery.
  • Valid private practice and annual licenses.
  • Valid certification in at least 2 life support courses (ACLS, ATLS, BLS, PALS).
  • 7 years’ work experience, 3 of which must be in an emergency department.
  • Proven leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
Medical Officer

REF/MO/01/16

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Medical Officer, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:-
  • Management, stabilization and treatment of all patients-both minor ailments and emergencies.
  • Admission, discharge and referral to specialists as appropriate.
  • Undertaking clinical procedures in the Accident & Emergency.
  • Participating in hospital rounds including fixing cannulae, fixing catheters, reviewing patients, etc
  • Assisting in covering assigned wards on a rotational basis.
  • Head emergency teams on a shift basis and as the E1, organising and co-ordinating activities of the Accident & Emergency unit in cases of major disasters
  • Participate in the ambulance Service
  • Carrying out research and CME sessions.
  • Championing continual improvement in clinical care and patient experience.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery.
  • Valid private practice and annual licenses.
  • Valid certification in 1 life support course i.e. ACLS, ATLS, BLS or PALS.
  • 2 years post qualification experience.
  • Proven leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Effective communication skills.

Staff Nurse
 
REF/SN/01/16
 
Responsibilities

Reporting to the respective Charge Nurse, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Assessing, planning and implementing agreed individual care plans and evaluating effectiveness of the care given
  • Applying the standard and procedures of nursing care and implementing agreed individual care plans to provide quality nursing care.
  • Exercising professionalism at all times while treating patients with dignity, privacy and respect.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Championing continual improvement and patient centred care.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • KRN/KRM/KRCHN
  • Sc. in Nursing or Higher Diploma in specialized Nursing will be an added advantage
  • 2 years minimum post qualification bedside nursing experience.
  • Customer excellence orientation
  • Conscientious and detail oriented
Senior Staff Nurse

REF/SSN/01/16
 
Responsibilities

Reporting to the respective Charge Nurse, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Assessing, planning and implementing agreed individual care plans and evaluating the effectiveness of care given to patients
  • Applying the standard and procedures of nursing care and implementing agreed individual care plans to provide quality nursing care.
  • Exercising professionalism at all times
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Championing continual improvement and patient centred care.
  • Ensuring nursing and clinical protocols are adhered to
  • Being an effective advocate for patients
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • KRN/KRM/KRCHN or BsN.
  • Additional qualifications in higher diploma specialised nursing will be an added advantage.
  • 4 years post qualification bedside nursing experience.
  • Customer excellence orientation
  • Conscientious and detail oriented
Senior Nurse

REF/SNRN/01/16
 
Responsibilities

Reporting to the respective Charge Nurse, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others.
  • Providing leadership to the assigned teams and shifts.
  • Supervising, assessing, planning and implementing agreed individual care plans and evaluating the effectiveness of care given.
  • Applying the standard and procedures of nursing care and implementing agreed individual care plans to provide quality nursing care.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Being an effective advocate for patients.
  • Championing continual improvement and patient centred care.
  • Ensuring clinical protocols are adhered to.
  • Exercising professionalism at all times
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • KRN/KRM/KRCHN or BsN.
  • Additional qualifications in specialised nursing or Higher Diploma in Advanced Nursing will be an added advantage.
  • 6 years post qualification bedside nursing experience, at least 2 of which must be at a supervisory level.
  • Conscientious and detail oriented
  • Customer excellence orientation.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send an application letter and CV by 10th February 2016, quoting the reference and include current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees to:

Head, Human Resources               
 
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026
Nairobi – 00100

OR e-mail recruitment@nbihosp.org

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