Nursing Internship At Kakamega County (50 Positions)


Nursing Internship At Kakamega County


This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.

Nursing Internship Responsibilities

  • Providing holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan;
  • Performing a comprehensive history and physical examination within various settings;
  • Assessing, formulating, planning and implementing evidence-based nursing care for client/patient; creating and maintaining a safe nursing care environment for client/patient;
  • Carrying out patient audits to improve client/patient care;
  • Collaborating and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary teams to support client/patient and their families;
  • Carrying out therapeutic communication with the patient/client;
  • Conducting community health risk assessment and providing outcome based interventions;
  • Documenting interventions and nursing outcomes;
  • Participating in quality improvement and quality assurance procedures;
  • Diagnosing common health conditions and recommending necessary interventions;
  • Guiding, supervising and counseling staff performing routine duties; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications For Nursing Internship

  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
  • NB: People with disability are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

  • Applicants should submit their applications, together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and any other supporting documents. Kakamega County residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County and Ward of residence. Applications should be submitted to:
  • Hand delivered applications can be submitted at County Public Service Board’s Reception located at Former Provincial Headquarters, Block ‘B’ 2nd Floor. All applications should reach this office on or before 20th September, 2016.