Nairobi Women’s Medical Officers and Nursing Jobs in Kenya

The Nairobi Women’s Hospital is trusted with the healthcare of Women in Africa, and with passion, we deliver healthcare.

We are recruiting for the following high calibre individuals to join our team of healthcare professionals.  

Interested applicants are invited to send their applications detailing current and expected salary and a CV with contact details of three referees to the General Manager Human Resource P.O. Box 10552-00100 Nairobi, clearly marking the application with position applied for. DO NOT attach certificates. 
Applications can also be emailed to vacancies@nwch.co.ke with the position applied for as the subject line by Thursday, 8th November 2012.

Medical Officers
The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Providing superior interventional and preventative medical care based on approved guidelines and hospital policy.
  • Fostering inter-professional dialogue and consultation in health care matters.
  • Ensure continuous medical training of other health professionals
  • Recruiting patients for specialist clinics and theatre e.g., Diabetes, HIV.
  • Supervising the work of intern doctors and medical students.
  • Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities
  • Fostering teamwork in medical management- nurses, technicians etc
  • Ensuring superior customer care
  • Contributing and participating in development of standards and best practices
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • Must have practiced in a  hospital for 2 years
  • MBChB or equivalent
  • Current valid registration license with the KMPDB or any of the other East Africa Medical Boards
Renal Nurse

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Delivering a professional and high standard of nursing care  within the Renal/ICU departments while leading a team of nurses in delivering projects and team targets
  • Orientating new staffs at the section level
  • Maintaining good communication within the section and other sections to provide unified approach to patient care
  • Implementing health and safety regulations and  policies and procedure
  • Administering prescribed treatment to patients as necessary.
  • Ensuring patients/clients proper orientation within the sections.
  • Ensuring accurate information is relayed to clinical staff on a patient’s condition
  • Caring for postoperative patient by undertaking and recording post operative observations.
  • Responding to and reporting any abnormal recordings to the person in charge
  • Implementing emergency procedure including resuscitation as and when necessary
  • Conducting training in NWHMTC including clinical instruction and ensure clinical supervision of all students
  • Labeling and dispatching specimens to laboratory promptly and safely
  • Undertaking routine duties to prepare and clear the ward before admission and after discharge
  • Ensuring patients are provided with relevant health education and follow up care.
  • Participating in continuous medical education
  • Ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and handing over between shifts at all times
  • Preparing, implementing and monitoring departmental rotas including reports.
  • Ensuring Superior Customer Experience to both internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • KRCHN
  • Diploma in Renal Medicine
  • BSN or its equivalent is an added advantage
  • Membership to a professional body
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in a Busy Renal unit
  • At least 6 years relevant experience with KRCHN with diploma in specialised area (s) and ability to work in ICU & Renal units
  • Consistent good performance for 4 years
Senior Staff Nurse

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Delivering a professional and high standard of nursing care  within the section while leading a team of nurses in delivering projects and team targets
  • Orientating new staffs at the section level
  • Maintaining good communication within the section and other sections to provide unified approach to patient care
  • Implementing health and safety regulations and  policies and procedure
  • Administering prescribed treatment to patients as necessary.
  • Ensuring patients/clients proper orientation within the sections.
  • Ensuring accurate information is relayed to clinical staff on a patient’s condition
  • Caring for postoperative patient by undertaking and recording post operative observations.
  • Responding to and reporting any abnormal recordings to the person in charge
  • Implementing emergency procedure including resuscitation as and when necessary
  • Conducting training in NWHMTC including clinical instruction and ensure clinical supervision of all students
  • Labelling and dispatching specimens to laboratory promptly and safely
  • Undertaking routine duties to prepare and clear the ward before admission and after discharge
  • Ensuring patients are provided with relevant health education and follow up care.
  • Participating in continuous medical education
  • Ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and handing over between shifts at all times
  • Preparing, implementing and monitoring departmental rotas including reports.
  • Ensuring Superior Customer Experience to both internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 3 years relevant experience (BSN qualifications)
  • At least 6 years relevant experience with KRCHN with diploma in specialised area (s) and ability to work in more than one specialised areas
  • Consistent good performance for 4 years
  • KRCHN with diploma in specialised area (paediatric, theatre, ICU or Maternity) and working knowledge in more than one specialised areas
  • Diploma in a specialised area
  • BSN or its equivalent is an added advantage
  • Membership to a professional body
Staff Nurse

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Delivering a professional and high standard of nursing care  within the section
  • Orientating new staffs at the section level
  • Maintaining good communication within the section and other sections to provide unified approach to patient care
  • Implementing health and safety regulations and  policies and procedure
  • Administering prescribed treatment to patients as necessary.
  • Ensuring patients/clients proper orientation within the section.
  • Ensuring accurate information is relayed to clinical staff on a patient’s condition
  • Responding to and reporting any abnormal recordings to the person in charge
  • Implementing emergency procedure including resuscitation as and when necessary
  • Labeling and dispatching specimens to laboratory promptly and safely
  • Undertaking routine duties to prepare and clear the ward before admission and after discharge
  • Ensuring patients are provided with relevant health education and follow up care.
  • Participating in continuous medical education
  • Ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and handing over between shifts at all times
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to both internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
  • KRCHN with basic training in specialised area (paediatric, theatre, ICU or Maternity)
  • BSN or its equivalent is an added advantage
  • Membership to a professional body
Entry Nurse

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Delivering a professional and high standard of nursing care  within the section
  • Maintaining good communication within the section and other sections to provide unified approach to patient care
  • Implementing health and safety regulations, policies and procedure
  • Ensuring information management
  • Administering prescribed treatment to patients as necessary.
  • Ensuring patients/clients proper orientation within the section.
  • Ensuring accurate information is relayed to clinical staff on a patient’s condition
  • Caring for postoperative patient by undertaking and recording post operative observations
  • Responding to and reporting any abnormal recordings to the person in charge
  • Implementing emergency procedures as and when necessary
  • Labeling and dispatching specimens to laboratory promptly and safely
  • Undertaking routine duties to prepare and clear the ward before admission and after discharge
  • Ensuring patients are provided with relevant health education and follow up care.
  • Participating in continuous medical education
  • Ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and handing over between shifts at all times
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • KRCHN or equivalent
  • Membership to a professional body
  • At least 6 months relevant experience
Programmes Manager (GVRC)

The Gender Violence Recovery Centre(GVRC) is a non-profit mak­ing, non-partisan; char­i­ta­ble trust of the Nairobi Women’s Hos­pi­tal (NWH) which is a pri­vate insti­tu­tion that specializes in obstet­rics and gynae­col­ogy ser­vices and seeks to pro­vide holis­tic care to women and their families. 

GVRC’s main pur­pose is to bring back mean­ing to survivor’s lives and their fam­i­lies. 
We do this through the pro­vi­sion of free med­ical treat­ment and psy­choso­cial sup­port to sur­vivors of gen­der based vio­lence.

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will be responsible for programme development and leadership including planning, resource mobilization, implementation, coordination and evaluation of all GVRC programmes.

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Resource Mobilization for GVRC programmes; grant management and reporting to donors and partners.
  • Planning, implementing and coordinating all GVRC programs – Administration, Monitoring and evaluation and advocacy.
  • Ensuring budget management
  • Training & Capacity building on gender based violence, human rights,  HIV/AIDS and other related areas
  • Public/Community Awareness programs relating to GBV and HIV/AIDS
  • Networking & Social Mapping  of likeminded Civil Society Organizations (CSOs),  the private sector & other stakeholders to enhance lobbying and advocacy for programs and policies that protect women, men and children from Gender Based Violence.
  • Developing IEC materials for the organization
  • Formulation & Implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of the Centre.
  • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating departmental staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or its equivalent.
  • At least 4 years relevant work experience as a Program Officer in an NGO.
  • Programs development course will be an added advantage
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Ms. Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Strong communication and effective interpersonal skills     
  • Relevant masters degree will be an added advantage


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