Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
initiating development of nursing policies, standards and guidelines in the provision of nursing services in area of specialization;
implementing projects and programs in area of specialization;
ensuring application of nursing process at the service delivery point;
coordinating the provision of appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood illness (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood illnesses (IMAI) Immunization, reproductive health;
formulating interventions to address identified health needs, managing nursing services at a health facility;
monitoring and evaluating health care in a health facility;
coordinating preparation of training plans/programs for nurses at the service delivery department;
providing specifications for procurement of nursing commodities and supplies;
conducting research and preparing reports;
coordinating health care activities in an area of specialization in collaboration with other stakeholders;
advising the Health/Hospital Management Team(HMT) on matters relating to nursing;
implementing continuing professional development programs for nurses; and
initiating preparation of annual work plans.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Principal Registered Nurse, Job Group CPSB 06/’N’ for a minimum period of three(3)years;
Diploma in any of the following disciplines Kenya Registered community nursing, Kenya Registered nursing, Kenya registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery of Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental
Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
Higher Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Registered Anesthetic Nursing, Kenya Registered Psychiatric Nursing, Kenya Registered Peri-operative Nursing, Kenya Registered Ophthalmology Nursing, Kenya Registered Pediatric Nursing, Kenya Registered Critical Care Nursing, Kenya Registered Accident & Emergency Nursing, Kenya Registered Neonatal Nursing, Kenya Registered Nephrology Nursing or Kenya Registered Palliative Nursing from a recognized institution;
Diploma in Advanced Nursing in any of the following disciplines; Nursing, Education Psychology, Nursing Administration, Community Health Nursing, Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing or Clinical Care from a recognized institutions;
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 as well as possess broad experience in setting and evaluating nursing and health care standards.
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. email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.