Nursing Officer, Endoscopy, Job in Kenya

Job Title: Nursing Officer – Endoscopy

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

About Tenwek Hospital

Mission Statement: “Tenwek Hospital is a Christian community committed to excellence in compassionate healthcare, spiritual ministry, and training for service to the glory of God.” The hospital was founded in 1937 by missionaries from World Gospel Mission and has since grown to be a leading teaching and referral hospital in the region and one of the largest mission hospitals in Africa. It is a non-profit faith-based organization, a ministry of Africa Gospel Church and in partnership with World Gospel Mission. It has a capacity of 300 beds and offers a wide-range of quality and affordable primary and specialized healthcare services. Through partnerships with various organizations, long term and visiting physicians (Facilitated through Samaritan’s Purse), provide Tenwek patients with expertise in hospital care, out-patient treatment (Supported through USAID), and HIV/AIDS care through the PEPFAR program. Tenwek is also supported by Friends of Tenwek (FOT), a U.S.-based non-profit organization dedicated to developing key relationships and resources that help Tenwek fulfill its mission.

Job Description:


A laboratory receptionist is responsible for the daily administration of doctors, staff, visitors, and patients at a healthcare facility. They schedule appointments, answer patient enquiries and handle patient emergencies.

Responsibilities

Receive Laboratory phone calls and forward messages.

Print samples draw list and bar codes and hand over to phlebotomist for collection.

Receive and acknowledge collected samples into Laboratory and then to departments.

Record all tests ordered on the tubes and containers appropriately.

Transport samples to various departments for analysis.

Daily clean and organize reception work station.

Collect data, file records and statistics as required.

Receive supplies and reagents and verify inventories.

Retrieve patient reports in computer or from cabinets when required.

Stock reception work station with required supplies

Perform any other task assigned by Lab manager or designate

Qualifications & Experience

Certificate in phlebotomy course.

Certificate and above in laboratory science.

Certificate in Computer application.

At least two years in a busy clinical laboratory.

Training in GCLP, Human Tissue Act, biosecurity and biosafety is an Advantage.

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