Critical Care Nurses Jobs in Kenya

Critical Care Nurses 

Job Description

The Critical Care Nurses’ job exists to provide advanced nursing services and patients care in the ICU and HDU, to provide nursing research and training and advise on the same at KUTRRH.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the critical care centers are clean and in the right conditions to provide the conducive environment needed by patients into the critical care centers of the hospital.
  • Ensure that the critical care centers have all the machinery, equipment and materials needed to provide critical care to patients admitted into the critical care centers of the hospital.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, or pressure lines, and identify malfunctioning equipment or devices, and report the same to the biomedical engineering section of the hospital.
  • Receive patients in critical conditions that are referred to the critical care centers and book them in for advanced care and attention in the hospital.
  • Ensure the provision of quality critical care nursing services to the admitted critically ill patients, based on assessment data or identified needs in the hospital.

  • Monitor patients for their progress and changes in status and indications of health conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions together with medical specialists in the hospital.
  • Administer the prescribed therapeutic procedures based upon patients’ clinical status and assess patients’ pain levels or sedation requirements in the critical care centers of the hospital.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate medical conditions of patients in the critical care centers of the hospital.
  • Document patients’ medical histories and assessment findings, compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests in the critical care centers of the hospital.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing from a recognized institution.
  • Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Valid Practice License as a Critical Care Nurse.
  • Must have a Certificate in a course in life saving.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least two (2) years working experience as a Critical Care Nursing Officer in reputable health facility

How to Apply