Nursing Officers (Vaccination) Jobs in Kenya

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Nursing Officers (Vaccination) Jobs in Kenya

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Exciting Career Opportunities: Nursing Officers (Vaccination)

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, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa – Bay, Kapsabet, Migori, Bomet and Narok.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu with funding support from German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the German Development Bank (BMZ/KFW) is implementing A COVID 19 Vaccination Project in Western parts of Kenya.


The overall objective of the project is to promote COVID-19 vaccination among the population in East Africa. To effectively implement the programme.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the below positions.

Nursing Officers (Vaccination) (4 Posts)

Vacancy No: AKHK/PRJ/NOV/12/22

Overall Responsibility: The successful candidates will be responsible for providing safe and competent general nursing care for patients, administration of vaccines and managing vaccine logistics.

Key Responsibilities

·  Utilize the nursing process in planning and executing care for patients/clients

·  Ensure safe and proper handling and administration of COVID-19 vaccine.

·  Perform physical assessments and follow proper technique in administering vaccination

·  Ordering of vaccinations

·  Maintain cold chain in handling vaccines and related product

·  Maintain accurate and timely documentation of all vaccination activities

·  Formulate care plans and educate patients regarding vaccination process, possible adverse reactions, and isolation/quarantine practices where applicable.

·  Adhere to infection control procedures

·  Maintain clients` confidentiality.

Requirements

·  KRCHN

·  Bsc. Nursing will be an added advantage

·  Basic Life Support (BLS)

·  At least 1 year post registration work experience

·  Working experience in covid 19 vaccine administration and logistics management

·  A valid NCK practicing license

·  Must be a member of the professional body (NNAK).

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and vacancy number on the subject line including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org on or before 6th January 2023.

The email subject line MUST include position title and vacancy number being applied for e.g.,
AKHK/PRJ/PC/12/22

OR apply via this link: http://www.the.akdn/careers

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, medical examination or any fee).

“The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer”

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