Head of Nursing Services Job in Kenya – Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa

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The Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an institution of Aga Khan Health Services, Kenya which is an Agency of Aga Khan Development Network.  The hospital is part of an integrated health system that includes Hospitals and outreach health centers across East Africa. AKHS is one of the most comprehensive private not-for-profit health care systems in the developing world.

The hospital seeks to recruit an ideal candidate for the following position:-

Head of Nursing Services

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing overall leadership and direction to Nursing Services.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, s/he will lead and facilitate the provision of excellent patient centered nursing care services in collaboration with key clinical and identified support services to enhance and uphold the institution vision and mission.

Job Summary

  • Providing leadership in implementing Nursing and Professional Practice standards for nurses
  • Participating in the development of the overall strategic plan for the institution and linking the same to the strategic plan for nursing division
  • Creating and implementing appropriate professional practice structures for nursing staff with appropriate monitoring indicators to provide oversight of nursing clinical quality in collaboration with the Medical Director
  • Implementing the strategic plan by setting realistic service goals and standardising approaches and processes in the department , including admission and discharge practices, bed utilization and documentation
  • Fostering multidisciplinary collaboration to ensure optimal patient care
  • Developing nursing budget and ensuring budget control
  • Communicate and interpret policies and procedures to nursing staff and monitor staff best practice and implementation
  • Evaluate the work performance of all nursing personnel, assist in the determination of training and development needs of the department and implement discipline according to operational policies
  • Actively participate in quality initiative programmes including JCIA and ISO

Required qualifications, attributes and experience

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing either from a local or international institution recognized by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • A Master of Science in Nursing either from a local or international institution recognized by the Nursing Council of Kenya will be an added advantage
  • Must have a KRN/KRM/KRCHN Diploma recognized by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Must have a valid registration and licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • S/he will have a minimum of eight (8) years working experience; five (5) of which should be current and in a busy Hospital setup with hands on experience in matters relating to Nursing
  • S/he must demonstrate understanding of nursing education and quality initiatives not limited to JCIA and ISO
  • S/he should have strong leadership, people management, negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to build relationships and encourage consensus, partnering and networking at all levels.
  • In addition s/he should be a strategic thinker with a proven capability of quickly assessing complex situations and generate astute and practical solutions.

Application procedure:

Candidates are invited to upload a CV and covering letter to recruitment.msa@akhskenya.org or via AKDN Career Centre at www.akdn.org/careers

Deadline of submitting application is on 2nd March 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an equal opportunity Employer”

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Updated: February 17, 2018 — 7:53 pm