Oncology Nurse

Nairobi Adventist Hospital

Medical & Pharmaceutical

Healthcare KSh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

Overall responsibility to ensure all oncology clients have been reviewed and their cancer treatment initiated as per the protocols.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Nairobi Adventist hospital, a level 4 Faith Based Hospital provides excellent employment opportunities to competent, diligent and ethical individuals. We are located in Nyari, Westlands off Redhill Road. .


As part of our strategic realignment, we believe that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our facility goals and therefore must have in place right human resources. .


NAH therefore invites applications from qualified professionals


JOB TITLE

ONCOLOGY NURSE


POSITIONS

1

REPORTS TO

NURSE MANAGER

Job purpose

Overall responsibility to ensure all oncology clients have been reviewed and their cancer treatment initiated as per the protocols.


Key Responsibilities
  • Assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to patients and clients having been diagnosed with cancer using the nursing process framework.
  • Undertake screening services for various cancers and help diagnose patients early.
  • Work with the Oncology team to navigate patients through the cancer treatment journey.
  • Support clients who have been diagnosed of cancer psychologically through their journey to recovery.
  • In collaboration with the finance team ensure clients get appropriate insurance approval to facilitate smooth treatment.
  • Ensure the chemotherapy protocols have been administered as per the set-out policies and guidelines
  • Champion safe handling of cytotoxic drugs and appropriate disposal of waste.
  • Run survivorship programs to promote mental health of patients and improve care outcomes
  • Run Hospice services and palliation to improve quality of life
  • Participate in community outreach programs and creation of awareness about cancer and its treatment
  • Give a specialist advice to the Nurse manager in regard to the Oncology nursing care
  • Champion quality improvement and patient safety initiatives in theatre as advised by the Quality Lead.
  • Ensure all daily, weekly and monthly reports about the unit are timely generated and submitted appropriately
Requirements
  • KRCHN or BSc. Nursing
  • Post-Basic Qualification in Oncology Nursing
  • At least 2-years’ experience working in an oncology unit
  • MUST be registered and hold a current license by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)
  • BLS/ACLS strongly preferred
  • Compassionate skills
  • Team leading skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Computer skills and good reporting skills including experience in Health Information Systems
To apply for the advertised position:

Interested candidates are invited to send their Application Letter, CV, letter of reference from pastor/chaplain, and copies of certificates on or before Tuesday, 31st January, 2023 to careers@nah.or.keThese documents should be merged into one PDF document. For details on job purpose and job description, kindly visit our website www.nah.or.ke/careers. Late applications will not be accepted and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Addressed to: The Human Resource Manager,

                          Central Kenya Conference

                          P.O. Box 41352-00100

                          Nairobi

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