USIU Africa University Nurse Job in Nairobi, Kenya

United States International University – Africa, situated in Nairobi,
Kenya is the most diverse university in East and Central Africa
catering to over 6000 students from 73 nationalities, and with a global
network of over 11,000 alumni. 
It is also the only other university in Africa to receive local and American accreditation of its 24 degree programs.

In
line with USIU РAfrica’s commitment to providing quality, affordable
education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is
seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the following position:
University Nurse

Key Responsibilities
  • Observation of vital signs and giving treatment at the triage room.
  • Man the health center reception and receive patients.
  • Maintaining medical records.
  • Observation and monitoring of patient conditions as well as maintenance of records.
  • Offering medical advice to patients.
  • Assistance in surgical procedures.
  • Sterilization and packaging of surgical equipment.
  • Referral (where necessary) of medical emergencies.
  • General housekeeping of the Health Center (includes preparation of First Aid kits, pre-packaging of drugs/pharmaceuticals and maintenance of hygiene).
  • Assisting the Clinician in dispensing drugs when needed.
  • Assisting in the monthly stock take.
  • Process and follow up on insurance and hospital invoices
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Health Service Coordinator
Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Diploma in Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) from an accredited medical institution.
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education grade C (plain) or equivalent.
  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Over 5 years working experience as a nurse in a hospital/university clinic. Experience managing the reception of a busy hospital, and processing of patient medical records will be an added advantage.
Competencies
  • Good customer care
  • Team work.
  • Accuracy, neatness, and consistency
Skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Planning and Organization skills
  • Decision Making skills
If you had previously applied for any of the listed positions, please do not re-apply.
Incumbents will be expected to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes and trends in higher education.

Should you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. 

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the following address by Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

Head of Human Resources,
United States International University – Africa
P.O Box 14634-00800, 

Nairobi, Kenya

Email: jobs@usiu.ac.ke

www.usiu.ac.ke/jobs

USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer

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