SHOFCO Mathare Nurse

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Job Title: Nurse

Grade: 2.2

Section: Member/ Client Services

Department: Health

Location / Work station: Kibera/Mathare/Mukuru/Bangladesh

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 8.00 AM – 4.00PM, 2 Saturdays a month

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Clinic Manager/ Satellite Clinic Coordinator

Direct reports: N/A

Job Purpose: To be responsible for providing holistic nursing services to outpatients by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in health facilities and community.

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions


  • Assess patients’ general condition to determine patient care.
  • Support Clinical Officer as required during treatment, examination and testing of patients.
  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out and documented on patient’s charts.
  • Prepare equipment and ensure examination rooms are clean and stocked with required supplies and materials.
  • Refer to the Clinical Officer relevant information such as patient’s status and laboratory results, which would assist in proper clinical management.
  • Participate in community health surveys/campaigns and in training of community health workers.
  • Administer prescribed medications, injections and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
  • Act as a link between clients and different program areas to include CCC, ANC, PNC, nutrition, family planning.
  • Conduct follow up home visits for clients with special cases.
  • Work together with CHW and social worker to reach out to missed appointments and defaulters.
  • Ensure timely and correct, timely data entry and completeness of data tools to include; prophylaxis, ART, PMTCT, HEI, TB, IPT and any other relevant tool.
  • Co-ordinate client support groups.
  • Co-ordinate timely reporting and ordering of supplies.
  • Maintain high quality of service provision including patient confidentiality.
  • Conduct CME’s and feedback after internal/external trainings.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing, Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse,

Professional Qualifications

  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

  • At least 3 years of cumulative relevant experience in nursing

Functional Skills:

  • Examining information
  • Documenting facts
  • Inviting feedback
  • Making decisions

Behavioral Competencies / Attributes:

  • Interacting with people
  • Following procedures
  • Team working
  • Understanding people

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager, quoting their current and expected salaries.

Applications without this information will not be considered.


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis.

Applications should reach us no later than 11th December 2017.


NGO and UN, Health and Medical
Updated: December 6, 2017 — 9:45 pm