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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, 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.