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Care Assistant

Marie Stopes Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

The care assistant position in Marie Stopes Kenya is uniquely tailored to meet the demands that are specific to our organization. Our core activities are provision of high quality, safe sexual and reproductive health services.
As such the holder of this position may require taking up responsibilities beyond the hospital setup care/nursing assistant role. The holder of the position is required to maintain a high degree of confidentiality in matters relating to the organisation and its clients.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares and serves refreshments for staff and clients at agreed times or as directed by the team leader.
  • Provides clients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
  • Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding clients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning clients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during procedures.
  • To conduct reception area activities
  • To conduct centre clerical tasks
  • To conduct daily data entry tasks
  • To provide other services that seek to promote the image of MSK

  • Ensures cleanliness of the entire facility by cleaning as instructed by the team leader or other supervisors
  • Follows all aspects of the infection prevention protocol and assist in Infection Prevention activities as directed by the Team Leader
  • Ensure that theatre and bed linen is clean, pressed and available at all times.
  • Keeps the kitchen clean and neatly arranged ensuring that utensils and cutlery are accounted for and hygienically kept.
  • Runs errands as requested by the Centre Manager, such as banking daily income and buying items from petty cash, and provides the required receipts.
  • Support the Centre team members by assisting to sterilize equipment and assist in the procedures as requested by service providers
  • To abide by all MSK policies and procedure in the performance of duties
  • Maintains work operations by following standard operating procedures and policies.
  • Protects organization's values by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities which include attending CMEs
  • Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records as required.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required skills: Following care plans; Nursing; Patient care; Counseling; Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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