Nurse Job in Kenya


Scope Of Work

USAID Imarisha Jamii is a USAID Kenya and East Africa funded Activity that aims to increase the use of quality county-led health and social services in Turkana County, Kenya. It is an integrated health and social services program that focuses in areas of HIV; Family Planning, Reproductive, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (FP/RMNCAH); Nutrition; and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program. The RMNCAHFP Nurse will report to County RMNCAH and FP Nutrition Lead. You will support implementation of RMNCAH &FP service delivery interventions within an integrated HIV/RMNCAH/FP and OVC program in targeted health facilities in collaboration with the Sub-County Health Management Team (SCHMT).

Key Responsibilities

Technical support to Project Implementation

 The holder of this position will support implementation and monitoring of activities across a broad range of FP/RMNCAH, Nutrition service delivery areas, including:

 Offering RMNCAH/FP, Nutrition integrated services at facility or community.

 Quality improvement along the RMNCAH/FP continuum of care

 Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR)

 Respectful and dignified maternity care

 High impact, locally appropriate and patient centred interventions, such as KMC, birthing cushions, youth sensitive and responsive services, post-abortion care.

 Treatment, management and integration of STIs including HIV (eMTCT) to other service delivery points.

 Integrated management of childhood illnesses (IMCI)

 Inter-facility and community referral

 Family planning service delivery including long-term methods (through static clinics and outreach)

 Nutritional support to clients including under-fives and WRA.

 Improved RMNCAH/FP and nutrition service access for hard-to-reach or marginalized communities

 Development of immunization micro plans at the facility level.

Capacity Building

 Work with SCHMTs team to facilitate capacity development for healthcare workers at the health facility through one-on-one mentorship and on-the-job training and CMEs.

 Clients information, training and counselling

Monitoring & Evaluation and Documentation

 Support in RMNCAH/FP data tracking and ensuring that all RMNCAH/FP service delivery data is captured in the MOH relevant tools as required.

 Support in preparation of Monthly facility work plans and progress reports on RMNCAH/FP indicator performance.

 Support documentation of best practices and lessons learnt.

Partnership and Networking

 Liaise with relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborators at the Sub County and facility level in implementation of RMNCAH/FP services.


 The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a certificate in Nursing and related RMNCAH clinical training.

 Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya.

 Must have a Valid Nursing Practice License

 Training, knowledge and experience in the implementation of RMNCAH/FP service delivery programs.


 Should have at least 2 years’ relevant work experience in FP/RH service delivery

 Previous work experience implementing RMNCAH / nutrition projects in Turkana will be an added advantage

 Experience working with government or donor funded programs will be an advantage.

 Experience working with adolescent’s reproductive health

 Experience in working both at health facility and community levels.

 Experience in implementing projects involving diverse partners, consortiums and operations

 Ability to work independently and in isolation


 Decision making and problem-solving skills

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Able to work with a multi-talented project team across cultural diversities

 Good coordination, problem solving and networking skills

 Excellent reporting and computer skills and ICT competencies a must

 Ability to work independently and in isolation

 Decision making and problem-solving skills

 Ability to work under pressure and within strict time limits

 The ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

How to Apply

Interested? Please send your CV with the title ‘RMNCAHFP Nurse’ to the email address The closing date will be Monday 20 November, 2023 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.