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Critical Care Nurses (KRCCN), REF: TNH/HRD/KRCCN/03/2021

The Nairobi Hospital
Published
March 30, 2021
Location
Nairobi, Kenya
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Job Type
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Confidential

Description

Critical Care Nurses (KRCCN),  REF: TNH/HRD/KRCCN/03/2021

Reporting to the Charge Nurse – Critical Care Unit, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identifying a patient’s specific and critical needs and adopt a care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Performing approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based on the patient’s clinical status.
  • Advocating for the patient’s and family’s needs and proving emotional support for both the patient and their families.
  • Setting up and monitoring medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators, alarms, oxygen delivery equipment etc.
  • Providing special therapies i.e. dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, mechanical ventilation and inotropic support.
  • Maintaining the Hospitals policies, standard and procedures of nursing care.
  • Participating in professional organizations and continuing education to improve on technical knowledge and skills.
  • Advocating for patients, treating them with dignity and according them privacy.
  • Communicating effectively with patients, patients’ families and all other care givers.
  • Communicating effectively with doctors and other hospital departments for cooperative and supportive relationships.
  • Supporting Charge Nurse in administrative roles, monitoring staff performance and staff development.
  • Maintaining and observing infection control measures for staff and patients wellbeing.
  • Upholding statutory regulations as required by Nursing Council of Kenya and the laws of Kenya.
  • Safe-guarding Hospital’s and patients’ confidential information and property.
  • Reporting all complaints and incidents to the In-charge as they occur.
  • Prioritizing nursing care for critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Providing accurate documentation and proper record keeping of patients’ treatment.
  • Provide effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Providing mentorship to junior nurses and students
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time depending on the need and urgency.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • KRN, KRM/KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
  • Must be a Kenya Registered Critical Care Nurse.
  • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
  • Mentorship training.
  • BLS Certified
  • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

NB: THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL  DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).

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