Locum Nurse

  • Career Point Kenya
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • 14/03/2022
Young Professional Nurse

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Observe patients’ vital signs, review and maintain patients’ records and reports.
  • Provision of nursing care and health education to the patients as appropriate.
  • Ensure hygiene and orderliness of the clinic environment.
  • Plan, implement through teamwork with other clinic staff to ensure health awareness to the students through planned activities like health week, health talks.
  • Carry out all nursing procedures professionally and ethically as per the procedure manual.
  • Participate in the student affairs functions as called upon by the supervisor.
  • Ensure that all equipment are in good working condition, ensure timely calibration and in case of malfunction, report to the maintenance team promptly.
  • Keep inventory of all clinic equipment, linen, medical supplies and any other university property at the clinic.
  • Ensure compliance with all appropriate regulatory requirements in relation to nursing practice and enhancing streamlined processes, patient experience and overall nurse performance.
  • Participate in decision-making concerning patient care services, emergency response, non-clinical services and ensures that policies and procedures are properly interpreted and applied.
  • In coordination with the clinic team, initiate disaster plans when necessary in the event of a disaster, fire, or other emergency within the clinic or outside in which the department may be involved.
  • Ensures that the highest quality nursing care is provided to patients by leading the improvement of the patient experience, and complaints handling.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • The candidate must have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered as a Nurse with the Nursing Council.
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position in a recognized academic institution.

OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Communication Skills.
  • Problem Solving Skills.
  • Critical Thinking.
  • Attention to Details.
  • Team Player.
  • Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter a detailed CV, academic certificates and three references via email to  by 18th March 2022.