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Theatre Nurses - M.P. Shah Hospital

Date Posted: Jul 03, 2024
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  • Location:
    Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Day)
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    5 Years
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jul 20, 2024
  • Days Remaining:

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, Operating Theatre(OR) the purpose of the role to provide general nursing care to patients suffering from general medical or surgical conditions 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Patient care- Provide holistic patient care, including physical, mental, and social wellbeing 
  • Respond to emergencies – Instantly respond to medical emergency and immediately alerting the senior nurse and doctor on duty. 
  • Administer Medication – Administer prescribed medicine to patients, monitoring patients for side effects. 
  • Monitoring of vital signs – Monitor and document vital signs, hydration status and conduct diagnostic tests. In the case of abnormal finding and seek help from the senior nurses or the doctor on duty. 
  • Assist in Surgical operation – Prepare patient for simple and complex procedures and assist doctors during the procedures as prescribed. 
  • Waste management – Dispose of clinical and non-clinical waste safely in accordance with MP Shah Hospital IPC Guidelines on waste management. 
  • Customer care – Educate patients and family members on treatments and care plans . Answer all of patients and family member questions 
  • Liaise with other medical professionals – Work with other medical professional such as surgeons, physicians and physiotherapists that are treating the patient, updating them on the patient status, and receive orders or patient care recommendations. 
  • Perform routine procedures – Conduct routine activities such as safety checks, IV insertion, urinary catheterization and changing of wound dressing. 

Qualifications & Requirements 

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Nursing 
  • Must be a qualified and Registered Nurse (RN/RM/KRCHN/BSN). 
  • Must have a valid licensure from the Nursing Council of Kenya. 
  • Must have a Basic Life Support Certification 
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience working as a nurse

Should also have the additional competencies: 

  • In-depth understanding of safety guidelines 
  • Proficiency in Basic computer skills. 
  • Teamwork 
  • Sound clinical judgement and quick reaction times 
  • Ability to recognise clinical patterns 
  • Leadership and communication skills 

Interested and qualified candidates in the above position are encouraged to apply through  on or before 20th July 2024.


  • Confidential.

Company Overview

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Formally known as Parklands Nursing Home, M.P. Shah Hospital (Meghji Pethraj Hospital) was founded in early 1930s by prominent philanthropists to alleviate human suffering in the community. The founders had a vision of establishing a haven for the il... Read More

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