Nurse at OGRA Foundation

On Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Background
OGRA Foundation is a tax-exempt Kenyan Non-governmental Organization founded in 2000 as a youth development group. 

In 2005 it was elevated to a full-fledged NGO to enable it expand its reach within Nyanza Province. 
Today it is one of Western Kenya’s leading Medical emergency and relief Organization active in 2 counties, namely Kisumu and Homa-bay.
OGRA Foundation is currently looking for able professional to fill the following position in the organization: 
Nurse
Overall Job Function:
To provide nursing services and public health interventions to patients and to the community.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Assess patients and clients and establish health care needs daily and as necessary.
  • Plan healthcare interventions daily and as necessary and implement.
  • Diagnose simple most common health conditions, prescribe and administer treatment.
  • Provide appropriate healthcare services e.g. immunization, PMTCT,antenatal care, administration of treatment, dispensing drugs, etc.
  • Provide health education and counseling to patients and clients on identified health problems and socio economic issues related to their health.
  • Refer patients and clients appropriately.
  • Evaluate health care outcomes to patients/clients personal health condition/care data.
  • Keep clinical environment tidy and safe.
  • Ensure efficiency and safety of assigned nursing commodities.
  • Keep records of drugs and supplies.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Hold a diploma in registered nursing/midwife from a recognised nursing training institution in possession of a registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Experience working in an HIV and AIDS Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC)
  • Ability to speak dholuo is a must.
  • Must be ready and willing to work in a rural set up.
Application Procedure
Interested applicants are invited to send their applications detailing current and expected salary and a CV with contact details of three referees to the:
Human Resource Manager
OGRA Foundation
P.O. Box 3050-40100
Kisumu 
(clearly marking the application with position applied for.)
Applications can also be emailed to [email protected] with the position applied for as the subject line by Wednesday, 24th July 2013.
Canvassing by applicant is strongly discouraged.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
OGRA Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
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