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General Nursing Officers

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the general nurses’ job exists to provide nursing services and care, and provide nursing research and training.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR VACANT POSITIONS IN GATUNDU LEVEL 5 HOSPITAL

At Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, an Annex of Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital, we seek to engage qualified staff for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment and a positive attitude.

4. General Nursing Officers - KUTRRH/GATHA/GNO/004 – 10 POSTS

Job Description
Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the general nurses’ job exists to provide nursing services and care, and provide nursing research and training.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Receive, register, record and document patients’ information and present the same to the Medical Officers at the unit of the.
ii. Transfer referred patients from unit for further diagnosis or specialized treatment from other units of the hospital.
iii. Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the hospital.
iv. Ensure cleanliness and tidiness in the hospital.
v. Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in the unit hospital.
vi. Administer medication to patients in the unit as prescribed by Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
vii. Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the hospital.
viii. Monitor patients’ progress in the unit, document the same for clear patient records and report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
ix. Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex medical conditions in the units in the hospital.
x. Supervise, guide and mentor junior nursing officers, interns and nursing students, together with their work in the units of the hospital.
xi. Provide nursing services research and training to students at the unit of the hospital.
xii. Ensure that the nursing areas of the hospital are clean and tidy complying with sanitation standards of the hospital.

Qualifications Knowledge and Skills
i. Diploma or Degree in Nursing from a recognized institution
ii. Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License
iii. Must have a Certificate in a course in life saving
iv. Computer literate
v. Knowledge of relevant legislations
vi. Knowledge of professional standards
vii. Proven track record of nursing research and training in a reputable institution
viii. At least two (2) years working experience as a Nursing Officer in reputable health facility.

Soft Skills Required
i. Organizational skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate
vi. Team player
vii. Ability to work under pressure

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form ONLY to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya


For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 1st December 2020. Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal: www.kutrrh.go.ke
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All shortlisted candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through official emails/ telephone.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

YOUTH, WOMEN AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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