Nurse Jobs at Access Afya

On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
Posting: Full-time Nurse

The Organization

Access Afya is a social enterprise committed to bringing low-income communities in Kenya accessible, high-quality healthcare.
We are a private sector model delivering pay-per-use clinical services including curative consultations, wellness counselling, first aid, antenatal care, and family planning.
 
Access Afya operates one clinic in Mukuru near the South B Shopping Centre, and its vision is to expand into a chain of mini-clinics selling affordable services to communities across Kenya.

Access Afya empowers nurses and local health workers to be community caretakers.

The clinic is equipped with electronic medical records and online learning modules.
Our staff engage with the surrounding community through outreach events and health talks.
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 clinic is located in Mukuru.
The nurse will be responsible for delivering accurate, compassionate care to patients while also helping with the management of the clinic.

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
  • Participating in outreach and community mobilization activities.
  • Working closely with Community Health Workers to improve health outcomes in the community.
  • 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

Apply through this website
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FoMRyr7k92PyY2wnmAr3oI_WINkPNpgq4873nSxjtMo/viewform

All applications to be received not later than 19th April 2013 at 5 pm.

Interviews will be conducted week starting 22nd April 2013.
Starting date 2nd May 2013.
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