Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse Job in Kwale County

Oct 25, 2016

Position: Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse
 
Job Station: Kwale County
 
Job Purpose: Promotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with the clinician and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families and  supervising assigned team members.
 
Job Duties:
  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients 
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by the  nursing council and other medical  governing agency regulations.
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from other health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Carry out all other services in relation to patient care and treatment as permitted by the kenya Nursing council
Other Duties: Other duties as may be assigned by the team leader as long as they are within his/her competence
 
Qualifications: Diploma in community Health Nursing from a recognised Institution

If you are up to the challenge, meet the above minimum qualifications and experience send your Application letter along with your Current CV as One Word Document, and a daytime telephone contact to: hr.pbsourcing@gmail.com

Deadline: 1st  November2016 at 5:00pm




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