Nursing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Nursing Officers

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 summary:


To provide nursing services within the respective department, in order that the patient/client receives quality care for the honor and glory of God.

Responsibilities

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).

Atleast one year experience in a busy hospital, Valid preactice Licence, Registered by NCK.

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