Nurse Job in Kenya

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Nurse Job in Kenya


Overall Responsibility

To promote and restore patient’s health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families;

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
  • Maintain nursing guidelines by following the laid down Standard Nursing Policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to duty Rosters and Patient Allocation; Assess, Plan, and implement nursing care using the Nursing process framework.
  • Maintain the nursing ethos as prescribed in the Nurses’ Act Cap 257 of the Laws of Kenya and the Hospital regulations.
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Maintain a therapeutic environment with other health and non-health professionals to uplift multidisciplinary team spirit.

  • Promote patient independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patients, friends, and family, and reinforcing their understanding of the disease, medications, and self-care skills.
  • Provide information to patients and the health care team by answering questions and requests raised by clients.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by following the stipulated nursing guidelines.
  • Ensure self-protection, of patients, and employees by strictly adhering to Infection Control Measures.
  • Maintain patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
  • Maintain documentation of patient care services by diligently and faithfully filling all necessary patient documentation.
  • Achieve financial objectives by utilizing available resources, using medical equipment correctly, and billing services offered.
  • Update inventories daily and ensure emergency equipment is updated on a daily basis.

Job Requirements & Skills

  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing from a recognized institution
  • Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License
  • BLS/ACLS Certification
  • Computer literate
  • Compassionate
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • At least one (1) year of working experience as a Nursing Officer in a reputable health facility

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are to email their cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae ONLY; including names and contacts of three references, to on or before 9 th March 2023.
  • The email subject line MUST include the position title being applied for e.g., “HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER”
  • Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

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