County Government of Kakamega Assistant Director, Nursing Services – Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;
Coordinating development policies, standards, and guidelines in the provision of nursing services;
Ensure application of the nursing process at the service delivery unit of specialization;
Carrying out a comprehensive health needs assessment in the area of specialization;
Formulating interventions to address identified health needs;
Monitoring and evaluating health care services in a health facility;
Coordinating the implementation of nursing-related projects and programs;
Coordinating the provision of appropriate healthcare services including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses(IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood illnesses(IMAI);
Immunization and reproductive health;
Coordinating preparation of training plans/programs for nurses at the service delivery department;
Providing quantification and specifications for procurement of medical supplies and equipment; conducting research and preparing reports;
Advising Health/Hospital Management Team(HMT) on matters relating to Nursing Services; and
Implementing continuing professional development programs for nurses; preparing strategic/annual workplans in a health facility, and coaching and mentoring staff

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Principal Nursing Officer, Job Group CPSB 06/’N’ for a minimum period of three(3)years;
Bachelor’s degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution;
Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Nursing, Midwifery, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Oncology, and Palliative Care Nursing, Forensic Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Management and Leadership, Mental Health or Geriatric Nursing from a recognized institution will be added advantage;
Registration certificate issued by the nursing council of Kenya;
Valid practicing license from the Nursing council of Kenya; and
Shown a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability
How to apply

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 16th August, 2022 at 11.59 P.M.

N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. cpsb@kakamega.go.ke will be accepted. Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANYFEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email addresscpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.

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