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Peri-Operative Nurses ( KRPON ), REF: TNH/HRD/KRPON/03/2021

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

Description

Peri-Operative Nurses ( KRPON ),  REF: TNH/HRD/KRPON/03/2021

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

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducting an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs within timeframe as per the standard operating procedures.
  • Developing plan of care that is individualized for the patient reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
  • Performing appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Performing therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care for the patient and their family.
  • Providing individualized patient/family education and discharge planning customized to the patient and their family.
  • Documenting patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
  • Initiating emergency resuscitative measures according to resuscitation, basic and advanced life support protocols.
  • Maintaining confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
  • Providing care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights.
  • Reporting patient’s condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
  • Ensuring that all supplies necessary to perform surgical procedures are availed to the surgeon and the supporting team.
  • Observing infection control measures and maintaining sterility in the operating theatres
  • Applying safety mearing throughout the perioperative period
  • Monitoring physiological and psychological status of the patients.
  • Maintaining current competency in perioperative nursing through continuing nursing education.
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time depending on the need and urgency.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • KRN, KRN/KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
  • Must be a Kenya Registered Perioperative 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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