Peri-Operative Nurses (KRPON)

The Nairobi Hospital

Job Summary

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.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, are results oriented and committed to continual improvement. The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and non-clinical practice.


NB: THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL  DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING,          PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE;


PERI-OPERATIVE NURSES (KRPON), REF: TNH/HRD/KRPON/02/2021


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: If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned on: recruitment@nbihosp.org not later than Friday, 26th February, 2021. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.


NOTE:

  • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
  • National I.D.
  • KRA PIN Certificate
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers

Director Human Resources & Operations           

The Nairobi Hospital

P.O. Box 30026 – 00100

Email: recruitment@nbihosp.org

NAIROBI            

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