Kericho County Chief Nursing Officer – Jobs in Kenya

Job Description and Job Specification:

a) Duties and Responsibilities

Providing holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan;

Performing a comprehensive physical examination within various settings;

Assessing, formulating, planning and implementing evidence based nursing care for client/patient;

Ensuring a safe nursing care environment for client/patient;

Conducting patient audits to improve client/patient care;

Collaborating and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary teams to support client/patient and their families;

Conducting community health risk assessment and providing outcome based interventions;

Conducting nursing teaching and assessment of nursing staff and students;

Reoffering patients and clients appropriately;

Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;

Maintaining nursing records on patients/clients personal and health condition/care;

Conducting assessment of school health needs, and implementing;

Conducting community diagnosis and providing feedback;

Conducting desk reviews, collecting and collating data;

Implementing recommendations of findings for improvement of nursing care;

Conducting ward rounds and reviewing patients’ conditions;

Coaching and mentoring nursing staff

b) Requirements for Appointment

Served in the grade of Senior Nursing Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Midwifery from a recognised institution;

Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya

Valid practising License from Nursing Council of Kenya;

Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;

Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
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