Nursing Jobs in Kenya (2 Positions)

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Site Nurses Job at Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation, Kenya

Position: (2)

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is an affiliate of University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

Position Summary:

  • Under the supervision of Facility Incharge, the Site Nurse will provide nursing services particularly in Maternal and Child Health and HIV care.

Site Nurses Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform patient assessments and determination of presenting health care problems of clients.
  • Work hand in hand with the clinical officers to implement patients Plan of Care.
  • Review TB status for all patients
  • Ensure that laboratory results are filed and communicated to the patients at all times
  • Initiate and monitors patient’s adherence plan and ongoing health education.
  • Consult with clinic team if patient not meeting the goals of treatment.
  • Evaluate the treatment plan of patients on every clinic visit.
  • Assess the work environment for safety concerns and seeks out appropriate solutions.
  • Ensure that patient records are well maintained in consultation with the clinician.

Required Qualifications for Site Nurses Job

  • Diploma in Nursing.
  • 1 – 3 years’ experience, 1 year of which should be within a busy HIV Comprehensive Care Centre and/or in the provision of PMTCT services.
  • Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • NASCOP Certification in Provision of both adult and pediatric ART, and PMCT preferred
  • Demonstrable knowledge of HIV/ART management, diagnosis and treatment procedures of conditions associated with HIV, adherence support and PMTCT service delivery.

Desired Skills

  • Ability to work independently, under pressure while at the same time adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organizational skills.

 

   How to Apply

   

  • If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to [email protected] by Friday April 29, 2016.
  • Candidates are required to quote the title of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

 

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