Nurse Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nyeri

Centre For Health Solutions Kenya

Job Description

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS), in partnership with the County Government of Nyandarua, is seeking to employ the services of motivated and proactive individuals to fill the following vacancy in the Ministry of Health (MoH)/CHS Tegemeza Plus Project, which supports and strengthens HIV/AIDS services in Nyandarua County.

Position: Nurse – 1 position

Location: Nyandarua County

Overall Function:

The Nurse is responsible for providing HIV/TB and related treatment service at supported sites as a member of the clinical team. The nurse will also play an instrumental role in ensuring infection prevention practices are maintained and nursing services are optimal.

Key responsibilities:

Ensure proper patient management is done in line with National HIV management guidelines
Ensure the minimum package of HIV/TB care is implemented in line with National guidelines
Carry out initial assessment and triage of all patients attending the HIV clinic and instituting a fast track system in line with the standard operating procedure
Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
Assist and work together in support of all the CCC activities with the clinical officer and other team members.
Ensure integration of HIV services in OPD, MCH, inpatient and other outpatient clinics.
Participate in weekly multidisciplinary team meetings (MDTs) to discuss complicated cases.
Participate in continuous quality improvement initiatives to improve service delivery and patient level outcomes
Lead and support educational sessions at the CCC.
Support the formation and management patient support groups at the CCC.
Ensure complete documentation and timely reporting
Conduct any other duty as may be prescribed by the supervisor

Qualifications and Requirements

For appointment to the post of Nurse, a candidate must;

Have a Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing
Be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya
At least 2 years’ work experience in busy Comprehensive Care Clinic (CCC) or MCH
Experience working with MOH/County systems and personnel
Experience working in PEPFAR funded projects is an added advantage
Should be self-motivated
Should have good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

Successful candidates will be supervised by their respective hospital/facility health management team (HMT) from the Ministry of Health in conjunction with the CHS Program team.

Applications should include the following

Cover letter and current CV with names and telephone contacts of at least three (3) referees
Copies of academic and professional certificates
Photocopy of ID
Testimonials/ Recommendation

Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications clearly indicating the job title as the subject line by 5.00PM on or before Thursday, June 21, 2018.

Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification