Nurse Jobs at Access Afya

On Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
Posting: Full-time Nurse
The Organization
 
Access Afya is a start-up social enterprise committed to bringing low-income communities in Kenya quality healthcare. It is setting up a pilot high-tech mini-clinic site in south Nairobi.

Access Afya empowers nurses and local health workers to be community caretakers. We are passionate about getting reliable information, supplies, and simple diagnostics into underserved communities. 
 
Find out more at: www.accessafya.com

The Position
 

Access Afya is hiring full-time nurses in Nairobi, Kenya. 
 
The nurse will be responsible for delivering accurate, compassionate care to patients while also helping with the management of the site. 
 
The new clinic will be located in Mukuru.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Providing consultations with patients
  • Maintaining electronic records of all visits, patient data, and diagnoses
  • Working with expectant and new mothers on pre- and postnatal care
  • Providing information on preventative care
  • Maintaining clinic management systems including supplies and communications
  • Administer first-aid and facilitate emergency referrals as needed
  • Oversee continuum of care making sure patient needs are looked after holistically
  • Providing regular feedback to the entire Access Afya team on treatments, patterns, challenges, and ideas for improvements in service delivery
Desired Qualifications and Skills:
  • Registered Community Nurse with a diploma from a recognized nursing college
  • Passion for improving health in underserved areas
  • Innovative thinker interested in a new healthcare delivery model
  • Computer literate and excited about the potential for using technology to deliver better healthcare
  • Extremely organized; experience managing systems and teams preferred
To Apply
 
Please submit an application package including your CV detailing previous work experience, the names and phone numbers of at least two references, and a short statement explaining why you want to work with Access Afya. Send all materials to [email protected]
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