Nursing Officer, Cath Lab, Job in Kenya

Job Title: Nursing Officer – Cath Lab

Hiring Organization: Tenwek Hospital
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/18/2024

Job summary:

Responsible for assisting the cardiologist in diagnostic cardiac catheterizations and interventional procedures on patients and providing quality nursing care, assessing and managing patient care in the cardiac catheterization lab, and support interventional radiology as needed

Responsibilities


Performing preoperative and postoperative assessment including measuring blood pressure and temperature, checking blood glucose levels and administering medications as ordered by the physician.

Assess utilizing age specific data the patient’s physical psychosocial, and spiritual status in a comprehensive manner.

Perform initial assessment and completes required documentation within Tenwek hospital organizational standards.

Performs and documents ongoing assessments including observation, physical examination laboratory/test results and patient response to procedural intervention.

Maintaining equipment used in the cath lab such as monitoring vital signs during examinations and maintaining proper temperatures of solutions used in examination.

Participates in the identification and clarification of patient needs as evidenced by participation in multidisciplinary care planning to achieve optimal outcomes.

Reviews and revises plan of care according to change in patient’s status.

Assist other staff in the delivery to change in patient’s status.

Incorporates patient teaching/discharge planning to promote optimal outcome

Coordinates and documents appropriate discharge planning and referral to ensure continuity of care after discharge

Organize and coordinate nursing care and medical treatments.

Provide and ensure appropriate health teaching and counseling to individuals, families and community.

Maintain the unit effectively according to hospital policy with minimum supervision

Promote effective interpersonal and public relations

Maintain infection prevention guidelines and practice.

Ensure safety in the work place by maintaining a clean, safe, and pleasant environment

Maintain familiarity with the legal implications of nursing practice and ensure that legal requirements are met

Identify research topics, construct a research plan, and carry out surveys at the operational level.

To be punctual and available when on duty

Display Christ like attitude and character both on and off duty

Abide by the Tenwek Hospital moral code and Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) regulations.

Perform other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by Unit’s Nursing Officer In-charge or his/her designate.

Qualifications & Experience

Diploma in Nursing (KRN/KRCHN), BScN

At least one year experience in a busy hospital

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