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Oct 27, 2017

P.C.E.A Chogoria Hospital Nursing Jobs in Kenya

P.C.E.A Chogoria Hospital was established in 1922 and serves as a referral and teaching Hospital.

It has a 295 bed capacity that focuses on the provision of Curative, Preventive and Promotive Health Care services in Tharaka Nithi County and the greater Meru, Embu and as far as Isiolo and Marsabit Counties.

We are seeking to fill the following positions:

Anesthesia Nurse 

(1 Post)

Job Purpose: Responsible for anesthetic preparations to patients in the Operation Theatre. The Anesthesia Nurse Works closely with, and is supervised by the Hospital surgeon in the Operation Theatre.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Deliver general and spinal anesthesia/ Epidural anesthesia to patients requiring surgery.
  • Deliver local anesthesia to patients requiring minor surgery.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of standard antisepsis in the operation theatre.
  • Responsible for adequate sterilization of re-usable materials for all departments of the hospital.
  • Assist in setting up and performance of cases by opening of sterile pack, instruments and supplies according to sterile technique whenever necessary.
  • Prepare sterile field including sponge and needle counts, documenting these on patient records.
  • Ensure resuscitation trolley/tray supplies kept in working order and drugs maintained appropriately.
  • Perform pre and post operative assessment of all patients for operation.
  • Together with medical/surgical/maternity staff, responsible for post operative care on the wards and follow up of discharged surgical/obstetric patients.
Minimum Qualifications and Skills:
  • Diploma in Community health Nursing (KRCHN) /BSN from a recognized institution
  • Should be registered and licensed by Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Higher Diploma in Anesthesia from a recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of O.R. procedures, standards and equipment.
  • At least two years relevant experience in O.R, anesthesia and Nursing practice
  • Previous work experience.
Peri-operative Nurse (Theatre Nurse)
(1 Post)

Job Purpose:
Responsible for promoting and maintaining high standards of professional nursing care by providing quality services with special focus on operations and surgeries to meet the needs of patients and their families

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • 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 mission, vision and standards.
Minimum Qualifications and Skills:
  • Diploma in Community health Nursing (KRCHN) /BSN from a recognized institution
  • Higher Diploma in Preoperative Nursing
  • Previous experience in a busy operating theatre an added advantage
  • Should be registered and licensed by Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Certification in ACLS and ATLS will be an added advantage
How to Apply

Candidates who meet above minimum requirements are requested to submit their applications indicating their current salary and enclosing their detailed CVS, certificates, testimonials (including a letter from local Church Minister) so as to reach the Chief Executive Officer by 4 p.m on Friday 10th November  2017. If you do not hear from us, kindly consider your application unsuccessful

PCEA Chogoria Hospital
P.O. Box 35 – 60401

Email: [email protected]

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