Perioperative Nurse Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

Providing high standards of Peri-operative care in line with the hospital’s policies and procedures to deliver safe surgical outcomes and achieve patient safety goals.

Main Duties And Responsibilities

  • Delivering comprehensive perioperative care to patients including but not limited to assessing patient needs, preparing patients for surgery, ensuring patient safety throughout the perioperative period.
  • Assist the surgeon in the operating room by handling equipment and surgical instruments, anticipating the surgeon’s needs and maintaining a sterile environment in the operating theatre.
  • Conduct perioperative assessment, review medical records and ensure all necessary documents and consents are in order, administer medication as prescribed, alley anxiety and provide emotional support to patients and their family.
  • Monitor patients vitals assist with anesthesia administration and manage surgical equipment and surgical supplies during the procedure.
  • Provide post operative care to patients recovering from surgery including not limited to vital signs monitoring, pain management, incision site and wound care patient and family health education.

  • Responding to and reporting abnormal recordings to the person in charge.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams including surgeons, anesthesiologist and other perioperative staff to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality and handing over between shifts.
  • Assisting the anesthetist during induction and reversal of anesthesia.
  • Implementing emergency procedure including resuscitation as and when necessary.

Minimum Requirements/ Qualifications

  • Diploma in Community Health Nursing.
  • Higher Diploma in Peri-operative Nursing.
  • 2 years of working experience as a nurse and 1 year experience as Peri-operative nurse.
  • A valid BLS and ACLS certification.
  • Valid Nursing council license.

Key Job Requirements

  • Honesty, transparency, and integrity
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Effective communication skills – listening, oral and written.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Good understanding on IPSG goals.

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 (Perioperative Nurse), your current and expected remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to The application should be received not later than 5.00pm on 5th July 2024. 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.