Kericho County Senior Principal Registered Nurse – Jobs in Kenya

Job Description and Job Specification:

(a) 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 programmes in area of specialization;

ensuring application of nursing process at the service delivery point/area, coordinating the provision of appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (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/programmes 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 programmes for nurses; and

initiating preparation of annual work plans.

(b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

served in the grade of Principal 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 qualification from a recognized institution;

Higher Diploma in any of the following discipline: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Registered Anaesthetic Nursing, Kenya Registered Psychiatric Nursing, Kenya Registered Peri-operative Nursing, Kenya Registered Ophthalmology Nursing, Kenya Registered Paediatric 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 institution;

Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;

Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;

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

Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and

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.
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