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Aga Khan Hospitals

Clinical Nurse, Maternity

Nairobi, Kenya

Closing: Jun 14, 2022

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Published: Jun 3, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Qualifications & Requirements
  • Must be a Professional Registered Nurse
  • Graduate of a recognized School of Nursing
  • 1-5 years of related work experience
  • Fluent in English both in writing and communication
  • Capable of performing multiple nursing tasks.
  • ACLS & BCLS certification required
  • Good interpersonal skills and result-oriented.
  • Must have a helping and caring nature.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume using the role as the subject of the mail.

Responsibilities
Qualifications & Requirements
  • Must be a Professional Registered Nurse
  • Graduate of a recognized School of Nursing
  • 1-5 years of related work experience
  • Fluent in English both in writing and communication
  • Capable of performing multiple nursing tasks.
  • ACLS & BCLS certification required
  • Good interpersonal skills and result-oriented.
  • Must have a helping and caring nature.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume using the role as the subject of the mail.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care needs of a specific group of service users
  • To supervise, mentor, and teach qualified ancillary staff. To coordinate the patient environments on a shift-by-shift basis and to coordinate care for a specified group of service users. Note that this is a guideline, not a comprehensive list of duties.

Assisting and Caring for Patients:

  • Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers and patients’ families.
  • Perform physical examinations of your patients at the start of every shift
  • Administer prescribed drugs, injections, inhalation, intravenous, and other medications.
  • Adhere to and observe the ten rights of medication administration
  • Administer treatments such as physiotherapy, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy
  • Assist in examining or treating medical, surgical, and dental patients
  • Care for mentally ill patients
  • Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments.
  • Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment, and supplies, and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained
  • Provide health care, first aid, immunizations, and assistance in locations such as schools, clinics, homes, and hospice centers.
  • Treat patients en route to hospitals or at disaster site triage centers when required.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.

Documenting and Recording Information:

  • Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic / magnetic form.
  • Maintain accurate detailed reports of patient’s history and treatments
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions.
  • All incidents or near misses must be reported in the appropriate form and to the shift leader / ward manager.

Communicating with Shift Leaders, ward Managers, Nursing Colleagues, or Subordinates:

  • Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Consult and coordinate with multidisciplinary teams to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Inform consultants and medical officers regularly of changes in patients’ conditions.
  • Interpret medical laboratory test results
  • Explain testing procedures to patient
  • Communicate information on patient care and related matters to the consultants, nurse in charge, or the ward manager.
  • Accept professional responsibility for the safe custody, administration, and recording of medications in accordance with the hospital medication policy.
  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time
  • Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to enter data or process information
  • Direct and supervise less-skilled nursing or health care personnel

Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:

  • Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Use the clinical problem-solving technique
  • Follow institutional care policies and procedures
  • Follow patient observation procedures
  • Follow infectious material procedures
  • Use nursing practices and evidence-based procedures
  • Use counselling techniques
  • Use sanitation practices in health care settings
  • Use knowledge of nursing terminology
  • Use knowledge of medical terminology
  • Use personal care procedures.
  • Engage in continuing nursing education and research activities related to nursing.

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work:

  • Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Developing personal yearly goals and objectives in keeping with your professional career advancement and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Participating and completing your professional competencies as required by the institution.
  • To comply with the Gbagada Cardio-Renal hospital Fire precautions and procedures for evacuation and disaster plan policy
  • To be appraised annually based on the Key Performance Indicators and yearly personal objectives.
  • To positively promote The Gbagada Cardio-Renal hospital philosophy to caring, and contribute to achieving the Hospital’s objectives.


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