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Nurse Job at Shining Hope For Communities
Grade: 2.2
Section: Member/ Client Services
Department: Health
Location / Work station: Kibera/Mathare/Mukuru/Bangladesh
Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 8.00 AM – 4.00PM, 2 Saturdays a month
Reports to: Clinic Manager/ Satellite Clinic Coordinator Direct reports: N/A Job Purpose: To be responsible for providing holistic nursing services to outpatients by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in health facilities and community.

Nurse Job Responsibilities

  • Assess patients’ general condition to determine patient care.
  • Support Clinical Officer as required during treatment, examination and testing of patients.
  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out and documented on patient’s charts.
  • Prepare equipment and ensure examination rooms are clean and stocked with required supplies and materials.
  • Refer to the Clinical Officer relevant information such as patient’s status and laboratory results, which would assist in proper clinical management.
  • Participate in community health surveys/campaigns and in training of community health workers.
  • Administer prescribed medications, injections and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
  • Act as a link between clients and different program areas to include CCC, ANC, PNC, nutrition, family planning.
  • Conduct follow up home visits for clients with special cases.
  • Work together with CHW and social worker to reach out to missed appointments and defaulters.
  • Ensure timely and correct, timely data entry and completeness of data tools to include; prophylaxis, ART, PMTCT, HEI, TB, IPT and any other relevant tool.
  • Co-ordinate client support groups.
  • Co-ordinate timely reporting and ordering of supplies.
  • Maintain high quality of service provision including patient confidentiality.
  • Conduct CME’s and feedback after internal/external trainings.

Qualifications for the Nurse Job

  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing, Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse, Professional Qualifications
  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)
  • At least 3 years of cumulative relevant experience in nursing

Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Examining information
  • Documenting facts
  • Inviting feedback
  • Making decisions
  • Interacting with people
  • Following procedures
  • Team working
  • Understanding people

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager, jobsmathare@shininghopeforcommunities.org quoting their current and expected salaries.
Applications without this information will not be considered.
DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis. Applications should reach us no later than 11th December 2017.