MTRH Jobs Mental Health & Psychiatric Nurse (5 Posts)


Mental Health/Psychiatric Nurse Jobs at Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital

Grade: M9

Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital is the second largest Referral Hospital serving the western Kenya and neighboring countries. It is the first Public Hospital to be ISO 9001:2008 certified. The Hospital serves as a Teaching and Research Institution for Moi University College of Health Sciences.

MTRH is a major Centre for specialized medical care, training and research and participates in National Health Planning. With its vision statement “To Be the Leading Multi-Specialty Hospital for Healthcare, Training and

Research in Africa” MTRH is an equal opportunity employer and in her efforts to achieve the desired leadership as a Multi-Specialty Hospital, now seeks to recruit highly, competent, dynamic, visionary, result-oriented professionals to fill the following nursing positions:

Mental Health/Psychiatric Nurse Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing patients requiring critical care;
  • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions, evaluating and documenting patient’s outcomes;
  • Providing appropriate healthcare services using Evidence-Based Practice
  • Providing health education and counselling patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
  • Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;
  • Maintaining records on patients /client’s health condition and care;
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment; and viiCollecting and compiling data.

Qualifications for the Mental Health/Psychiatric Nurse Job

  • Served in the grade of Registered Nurse III for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Higher Diploma in any of the following discipline: Kenya Registered Peri-operative Nursing, Kenya Registered
  • Critical Care Nursing, Kenya Registered Neonatal Nursing, Kenya Registered Nephrology Nursing, Midwifery,
  • Mental Health/Psychiatry Nursing, Kenya Registered Accident and Emergency Nursing or Kenya Registered
  • Pediatric Nursing qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid and current Nursing Practising License (NPL) from Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

Additional requirements;

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Certificate
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • CRB – Reference Bureau Certificate
  • Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Clearance


M9 : Kshs. 45,046 x 2,257 — 47,303 x 2,371 — 49,674 x 2,496 — 52,170 x 2,597 — 54,767 x 2,785 — 57,552p.m

The successful candidates will still be entitled to applicable allowances to this grade.

How to Apply

If you are innovative, self-starter, results-oriented individual and you meet the above requirements, please send your application letter in six hard (6) copies, detailed CV, together with copies of your relevant academic/professional testimonials and three (3) referees whereby two (2) must be from your profession to:

Chief Executive Officer
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital
P 0 Box 3-30100

The deadline for submitting full applications will be on Wednesday, 26th July, 2017 at 5 pm. Any lobbying and/or canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.