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Paediatric Nurse

MP SHAH HOSPITAL
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The position holder is expected to provide general nursing care to paediatric patients.

Qualification & requirement:
1. RN from a recognized school of nursing or University
2. Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
3. Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
4. Certification in EPLS OR ETAT
5. Certification in any Paediatrics course
6. 2-4 years of continuous clinical nursing experience in an acute care hospital
7. Ability to identify the needs of the Paediatrics patients and to plan effective interventions
8. Demonstrate extensive scientific knowledge of current practices in Paediatrics
9. Ability to operate equipment used in care delivery in Pediatrics
10. Knowledge of the wide range of medications used Pediatrics
11. Familiar with unit policies, procedures, and care protocols

Responsibilities

• Complete head to toe assessment and re-assessment of patients to identify their care needs
• Develop written care plans based on patients’ needs, monitor and evaluate effectiveness of interventions
• Carry out hemodynamic monitoring to include vital signs, neurological and fluid status; labs and radiological evaluations
• Document all assessment data, investigation results, care given, discussions with the multidisciplinary team, family/patient interactions
• Administer medication safely
• Dispose of clinical and non-clinical waste safely
• Assist patients with activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing and dressing
• Prepare for and assist physicians to perform various procedures
• Maintain adequate airway management
• Prepare the patient for various investigations
• Collect specimens including sputum, stool, urine
• Perform pain assessment and initiate analgesia as per protocol
• Evaluate a child for signs and symptoms of abuse
• Identify patient and family education needs and implement appropriate teaching
• Provide safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices and other safety policies

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Mandatory attachments

Please have a scan or photo of these documents ready when you start the application:

Self-prepared CV file - the employer wants to see a CV that you have prepared yourself
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