Kericho County Senior Registered Nurse – Jobs in Kenya

Job Description and Job Specification:

a) Duties and Responsibilities

Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes;

Providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood Illnesses (IMAI), immunization and reproductive health;

Providing health education and counselling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;

Referring patients and clients appropriately;

Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;

Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care;

Ensuring tidy and safe clinical environment;

Conducting home visits

Conducting nursing teaching and assessment of nursing staff and students;

Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/clients and preparing individualized reports;

Conducting assessment of school health needs;

Planning, implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports;

Conducting occupational health needs assessment and making appropriate recommendations;

Managing a health service delivery unit;

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

Implementing recommendations of research findings for improvement of nursing care.

b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have: –

Served in the grade of Registered Nurse I 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 practicing License from the 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/2022/43

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