Kericho County Senior 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;

Creating and maintaining a safe nursing care environment for client/patient

Carrying out clinical audits o improve client/patient care;

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

Documenting interventions and nursing outcomes;

Conducting community health risk assessment and providing outcome-based interventions;

Participating in quality improvement and quality assurance procedures;

Referring patients and clients appropriately;

Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;

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

Following up convalescing patients referred from; higher facilities for continuity of care;

Conducting assessment of school health needs, plan, implement interventions and preparing and periodic reports;

Conducting occupational health needs assessment, planning, implementing, evaluating, making recommendations and preparing periodic reports;

Conducting community diagnosis and providing feedback;

Conducting desk reviews, collecting data and implementing recommendations of the findings for improvement of nursing care.

b) Requirements for Appointment

Served in the grade of Nursing Officer for a minimum period of two (2) years;

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

Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;

Valid practicing 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.
For more information and job application details, see; https://psbkericho.co.ke/jobDetails?id=KCPSB/2022/39

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