Specialized nurses - Renal

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the Renal Nursing Officers’ job exists to provide general nursing services and patient care and provide nursing research and training at the KUTRRH.

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

Job Description/Requirements

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY TEACHING, REFERRAL & RESEARCH HOSPITAL (KUTRRH)

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR VACANT POSITIONS IN KUTRRH


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap 446 in January 2019 as a Level 6 Tertiary Hospital and is now operational offering specialized referral services. The Hospital is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced officers on full time basis for a three (3) year contract.

11. SPECIALIZED NURSES – RENAL - KUTRRH/DNSNOREN/397 - 10 POSTS

Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the Renal Nursing Officers’ job exists to provide general nursing services and patient care and provide nursing research and training at the KUTRRH.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Receive, register, record and document patients’ information and present the same the Medical Officers at the hospital.
ii. Transfers referred patients from the Renal unit for further diagnosis or specialized treatment from other units of the hospital.
iii. Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the Renal unit.
iv. Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at the Renal unit of the hospital.
v. Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in the Renal unit.
vi. Administer medication to patients in the Renal unit as prescribed by Medical Officers and Medical Specialists.
vii. Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the Renal unit.
viii. Monitor patients’ progress in the Renal unit, document the same for clear patient records and report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists.
ix. Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple or complex medical conditions.
x. Ensure that the nursing areas of the hospital are clean and tidy in compliance with sanitation standards of the hospital.
xi. Perform any other duties as may be assigned in healthcare management

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Diploma and/or degree in Nursing from a recognized institution
ii. Higher Diploma in Specialized Nursing (Renal) from a recognized institution
iii. Proficiency in Computer Applications
iv. Knowledge of relevant legislations
v. Knowledge of professional standards
vi. Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya
vii. Valid Practice License
viii. Above two (2) years’ Renal working experience

Soft Skills Required
i. Communication skills
ii. Organizational skills
iii. Observant and compassionate
iv. Analytical skills
v. Team player

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the position 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 must attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 17th August 2021

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 telephone/ email

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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