Nurse in Charge (A & E) Jobs at Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu

On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.
The hospital is part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include: Clinics, Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa, Aga Khan Hospital Dar es salaam and Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi.
It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex cases.
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, ISO 15189:2007 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation.
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega and Busia Counties and is now expanding its services in Kisumu and Bungoma counties.
The Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:
Nurse in Charge: A & E
Overall Responsibility
The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and maintaining high standards of professional nursing care by planning, organizing, and controlling nursing care services in the A&E department while ensuring consistent provision of efficient and ethical care to achieve quality nursing care.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform regular rounds within the unit to ensure smooth triage, observation, admission, transfer and referral of patients that enhances patient safety and quality patient care
  • Supervise and control staff members in the unit. This will include preparing monthly duty Rota and daily duty allocation to the staff members and liaising with Nurse Supervisor to ensure the patient care load is addressed with the appropriate staffing and skill mix in an environment which is safe for the patient and nurse.
  • Ensure that all policies and procedures on personnel, equipment and supplies are in place and adhered to.
  • Perform quality improvement rounds to include all patient areas to influence a safe patient care environment.
  • Identify staff training needs as well as organize for Continuous Nursing Education.
  • Participate in the Nursing Quality improvement activities and institutional quality activities.
  • Organise and hold regular departmental meetings to enhance multidisciplinary collaboration and team work
  • Lead the team in Emergency preparedness and Disaster management Activities.
Requirements
  • Bsc Nursing or above.
  • Excellent cardiac, medical, surgical, trauma and resuscitation knowledge.
  • BLS / ACLS certificate and other unit specific certification requirements.
  • At least three years working experience in nursing practice and administration in an A&E department.
  • Valid Kenyan nursing practice licence.
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System.
  • Excellent PR and Communication skills.
This is a challenging position with an attractive remuneration package.

Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees should be forwarded by 12th April, 2013 to:

The Human Resources Department
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530-40100
Kisumu
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