Head Nurse (Assisted Living Care Facility) Vacancy in Athi River, Kenya

Our client is a care facility in the outskirts of Nairobi.

They seek to hire a Head Nurse who will take charge of the overall day to day operations of the Care Facility.

S/he will be responsible for managing, supervising and assisting the nursing staff, as well as providing administrative support and patient care.

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer

Salary: Competitive based on experience

Location: Athi River

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assessing the resident’s physical status when s/he is admitted, as well as during severe changes in health and also annually.
  • Establish a care plan using the information that was gathered on the resident during the assessment process.
  • Share the care plan with the resident and members of the staff and oversee its implementation while noting anything that strays from the plan.
  • Manage the resident’s medication, making sure to test their ability to manage their own medication administration and storage.
  • Create and oversee programs (including immunization requirements and plans for combating infectious diseases like tuberculosis) that promote health and prevent diseases for residents.
  • To work in collaboration with and arrange for visits by General Practitioners, physicians and other specialists as the case may be to provide medical services to the residents.
  • Create and oversee a philosophy of care that includes exercise plans at the assisted living facility.
  • Create and oversee rules for resident capacity and end-of-life care preferences.
  • Be accountable for care practices when it comes to him/her and the staff.
  • Ensure care practices have each resident’s best interests in mind.
  • Schedule nurses’ shifts.
  • Develop and enforce policies aiming at legal compliance and high quality standards.
  • Provide reports on productivity, quality and customer service metrics.
  • Control budgets and monitor expenditures at the Assisted Care facility
  • Resolve issues and deficiencies when needed.
  • Evaluate nurses’ performance

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing/ Higher Diploma in nursing from a recognized institution
  • Must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • At least 7-10 years’ work experience as a head nurse preferably in a similar setup.
  • In-depth knowledge of patient care and medical facilities procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in healthcare particularly in Assisted Living Care facilities.
  • Great communication and people skills.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrable leadership, management and communication skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head Nurse – Assisted Living Care Facility) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before Tuesday, 19th June 2018.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.



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