Senior Nurse job at Meridian Health Group

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  • Full Time
  • NAIROBI

Website Meridian Health Group

Senior Nurse job at Meridian Health Group

The position holder will be responsible for promoting and restoring patients’ health by developing day-to-day management and long-term planning of the patient care area; directing and developing staff; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staff; providing physical and psychological support for patients, friends, and families.

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The clinical nurse will also be the Nursing Team Leader in the Hospital and serve as a representative to promote the best interests of both the staff and management to ensure that the patients are well attended to.

Key Responsibilities / Duties

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Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Complete patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning staff rota and following up on work results.
  • Maintain staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining all the employees at the hospital.
  • Assure quality of care by developing and interpreting hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care.
  • Protect patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations
  • Maintain nursing guidelines by ensuring that all policies and procedures are followed
  • Identify patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.

Operational Responsibilities

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  • Maintain clinical operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Enforce adherence to requirements and regulations relating to health care.
  • Measure health outcomes against standards in the branch and make adjustments to meet the set standards.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by designing and implementing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Ensure patient confidence and protect operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
  • Maintain documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
  • Ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying availability, ensuring they are serviced and repaired.
  • Maintain clinical supplies inventory by studying usage reports, identify trends; anticipating needed supplies, approve requisitions and cost allocations.
  • Reporting
  • Submit monthly department reports

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

Academic Qualifications
O-levels/A-Levels

Professional Qualifications

  1. KRCHN
  2. BSc. In Nursing will be an added advantage
  3. Possess a valid practicing license

Other know-how required apart from academic and professional qualifications

  • Computer skills
  • Previous relevant work experience required
  • 4-years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Managerial training & experience is desired.

Functional Skills:

  • Keen on detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Supervision skills.

Personal Attributes

  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Kind and compassionate.
  • Team Player.
  • Time Management.
  • Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with medical professionals.

How to apply

  • Interested candidates meeting the requirements for any of the positions above should send current CV and cover letter quoting the post applying for in the subject line to: hr@mhg.co.ke  by close of business 20th December, 2021.
  • Due to urgency in filling the above positions, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit mhg.co.ke .

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