Nurse at OGRA Foundation

On Thursday, February 6th, 2014

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 at Osani Community Health Centre
This is a full time position and is based in Ndhiwa, Homabay County.
Overall Job Function: The role of the Nurse is to ensure nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients
Key Responsibilities
  • Regulates and monitors patient flow and progress by preparing clients for examination, setting up examination rooms, and assisting other health care providers with procedures.
  • Administering drugs and dressings to patients.
  • Assess vital signs, administers injections and performs minor procedures on patients.
  • Recording patients’ details in the patients register.
  • Ensure that examination and post-clinic rooms or other areas are cleaned to maintain a safe, therapeutic, and hygienic environment;
  • Ensure adequate supplies are available and that equipment is in working order.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Registered Nursing from a recognized institution and in possession of a registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Must have at least one year’s experience in a busy health facility.
  • Knowledge on HIV/AIDS care and treatment added advantage.
  • Must be pleasant, have good communication skills and willing to work in challenging environments and under pressure.
  • Demonstrated skills in records management.
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 Friday, 31st January 2014 latest 12 noon.

Canvassing by applicant is strongly discouraged.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

OGRA Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
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