Well Baby/ TB Nurse Job in Kenya

Well Baby/ TB Nurse

Job Purpose

The Well Baby Nurse’s job will be to support maternal health and well-being, identify health and development concerns early, provide intervention and referral when necessary, and deliver health promotion and education programs. The Well Baby/ TB Nurse will also maintain records and monthly TB reports of vaccines as well as issuing TB drugs and screening of patients.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Vaccination using the KEPI and baby-friendly schedule.
  • Monitoring the growth and development of babies.
  • Carrying out routine screening of vision and hearing.
  • Coordinate follow-up medical care.
  • Maintaining records and monthly reports of vaccines.
  • Perform screening to determine if a patient has TB.
  • Issuing TB drugs to TB patients.
  • Provide case management of TB cases.
  • Provide directly observed therapy (DOT) and directly observed preventive therapy (DOPT) to cases, suspects, and TBI cases.
  • Help ensure timely contact tracing for each TB case.
  • Adhere to the hospital health and safety policies, guidelines/ protocols (e.g. the use of personal protective clothing/ equipment, fire safety).

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in nursing from a reputable institution.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Comprehensive Care Clinic/ Maternal and Child Health.
  • Knowledge of the KEPI Schedule

How To Apply

If your background, experience, and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job title on the email subject, testimonials, and full contact details of 3 referees, to careers@premierhospital.org. The application should be received no later than 5.00 pm on 31/12/2023. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.