Kericho County Principal 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 nursing teaching and assessment of nursing staff and students;

Coordinate quality assurance activities for improvement of nursing care outcomes.

Evaluating community interventions and providing feedback;

Managing nursing commodities and other resources

Conducting studies and surveys in various health care areas and disseminating findings to improve care

Coordinating occupational health and safety activities and preparing periodic reports;

Ensuring effective utilization and safety of assigned medical supplies and equipment;

Developing standard operating procedures for the unit in collaboration with other stakeholders;

Conducting training needs assessment and developing training/induction programmes;

Evaluating in-house training programmes and producing periodic reports;

Implementing nursing programmes;

Mobilizing resources for implementation of nursing activities and projects;

Conducting ward rounds and reviewing patient’s conditions;

Coaching and mentoring nursing staff

b) Requirements for Appointment

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

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

Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya

Valid practicing License from Nursing Council of Kenya;

Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from recognized institution;

Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;

Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
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