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Clinical Practice Educator Job, Medical Jobs November, 

Clinical Practice Educator-ICU

Department: Hospital Administration

Entity: Aga Khan University Hospital

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Introduction

Reporting to the ICU Nursing Manager, the Clinical Practice Educator will be responsible for delivery of safe and quality patient care through evidence based clinical practice and nurses’ professional growth and development.

Responsibilities

  • Leads the team in development, implementation and monitoring of unit based clinical policies and procedures;
  • Guides nurses in the assessment of patient care needs and the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing interventions;
  • Identifies learning needs of the nurses and assumes responsibility for development and implementation of unit based in-service programs for all nursing staff;
  • Makes daily rounds of all patients in the unit while reviewing patient allocation to determine correct patient assignment to the nurses;
  • Ensures that all documentation related to patient care is done as well as ensure that staff are familiar with the documentation policy;
  • Participates in the Nursing Division Nursing Quality Assurance audit program;
  • Guides nursing staff in initiation of and participation in Hospital-wide as well as Unit-based nursing research projects;
  • Ensures a monthly report of learning activities and spot checks are submitted to the relevant entities on time;
  • Takes lead in unit based continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) projects.

Qualifications

Applicant must be a Registered Nurse with current licensure with the Kenya Nursing Council. They must have BScN, ACLS certification. S/he should be proficient in Microsoft Office packages. The successful candidate should have a minimum of five (5) years nursing experience in the Critical Care Department in an acute care Hospital.
How To Apply
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email thr.recruitment@aku.edu. Applications by email are preferred.
Please indicate the title of the position on your application.Applications should be submitted latest by November 22, 2020
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