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Nurse Job At Savannah Healthcare

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare 

SHL/HRD/04/06/23

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To provide professional and compassionate nursing care to patients by following established standards and practices. It involves promoting and restoring patients’ health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparing equipment and ensuring examination rooms are clean and stocked with required supplies and materials;
  • Triage of patients; taking vital signs
  • Identifying patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements
  • Decontaminate and sterilize used instruments and treatment rooms
  • Providing counselling services to patients as and when necessary
  • Keep file and records for each patient
  • Undertaking health talks both at personal and collective level
  • Aiding physician as required during treatment, examination, emergencies and surgical procedures
  • Ensuring Triage is well stocked with emergency tray and drugs are within expiry dates.
  • Liaising with Pharmacy in case of any drugs in the emergency tray that are close to expiry
  • Participate actively in periodic stock take exercise to ensure minimal stock losses
  • Assuring quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards
  • Follow up of patients after attending to them when necessary
  • Maintains strict confidentiality, and treats staff, physicians, visitors and patients with dignity and respect
  • Responding to telephone inquiries relating to patients, lab requests, x-rays, prescription requests, etc.
  • Take active role in co-coordinating appointments for specialist referrals, x-rays, lab testing, etc. and conveying pertinent instructions and information to the patient
  • Requesting and transferring of patient records where required
  • Maintain a sterile environment in organizations and during emergency
  • Performing any other general nursing care to patients
  • Performing other work-related duties within the clinic as may be assigned

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Bachelor Degree/Diploma in nursing from an accredited and recognized medical college
  • Should be registered by Kenya Nursing Council, preferably KRCHN
  • Minimum 5-year post qualification excluding attachment/internship
  • Knowledge of professional practice to give and evaluate patient care
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
  • Competent in standard outpatient nursing procedures
  • Ability to use good reasoning and judgement and to react calmly in emergency situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, coworkers and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and in a team-based environment
  • Patient oriented
  • Availability to work in shifts

Method of Application

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications indicating their current salary and expected salary, with detailed curriculum vitae, copy of national ID, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to careers@savannahhealth.co.ke quoting the position you are applying for as the subject e.g. â€˜Chef’.

Upon being successful during interviews, the successful candidate must present the following; National ID, KRA Pin, current coloured passport photo, NSSF & NHIF, Good Conduct Certificate, academic and professional certificates, latest pay slips from previous employer (where applicable).

Please note only online applications will be accepted.

Applications to be received on or before 1st July 2023.

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