Kericho County Principal Registered Nurse – Jobs in Kenya

Job Description and Job Specification:

a) Duties and Responsibilities

Implementing application of nursing process at the health service delivery point;

Coordinating the provision of appropriate health care service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood Illnesses (IMAI), immunization, reproductive health;

Designing health education and counselling interventions for patients/clients and community on identified health needs;

Managing a service delivery department;

Monitoring and evaluating health care at the health service delivery department;

Preparing training plans/programmes for nurses at the service delivery department;

Facilitating the referral of patients and clients appropriately;

Facilitating patients’ admission and initiate discharge plans;

Keep up to date records of nursing staff;

Facilitate availability of resources for keeping clinical environment tidy and safe;

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

Coordinating school health programmes, occupational health activities and home-based care services;

Conducting clinical teaching and assessment of nursing staff and students;

Conducting desk reviews on health reports and implementing recommendations related to nursing;

Analyzing data for research and compiling reports.

b) Requirements for Appointment

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

Diploma in any of the following disciplines: – Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery-Kenya Registered Nursing//Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry form a recognized institution;

Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya

Valid practising 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 a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability as well as possess broad experience in setting and evaluating nursing and healthcare standards and programmes; merit and ability as reflected in work.
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