Community Health Nurse at James Finlays (Kenya) Limited

On Friday, February 6th, 2015
We invite applications for the post of Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse which has arisen in our Kericho Operations. 
This is a junior management position.

The Job: Reporting to the Company Medical Officer, the job holder will provide primary and curative health services to the company’s employees and their dependants.

Key responsibilities include amongst others:
  • Responsible for the day-day running of the assigned dispensary.
  • Providing nursing care and treatment to the employees and their dependants
  • Conducting Primary Health Care (PHC) activities in the department.
  • Providing OPD services to include Nutrition and TB management.
  • Providing MCH/FP/VCT /Counseling services
  • Preparing & submitting various weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to the Company Medical Officer
  • Preparing reports for submission to the relevant government departments.
  • Ordering drugs from the pharmacy and ensure that there is enough stock in the dispensary
  • Arranging for quarterly and annual stock take in the unit health facility.
  • Ensuring best Health and Safety practices are adhered to by monitoring industrial and non-industrial injuries. This includes attending meetings on Environment , Health and Safety
  • Carrying out continuous Health education for clients and colleagues respectively
  • Supervising staff under his or her care
  • Conduct emergency deliveries in the health unit.
The person
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications / competencies
  • Diploma in the Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing from a recognized institution
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Experience of at least 2 yrs in a similar role
  • Computer literate
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Willing and capable of working long hours with minimal supervision
  • Must have been trained in HIV/AIDS care and treatment with a NASCOP certification.
Application Procedure
If you meet the requirements of this position, please submit an application, including a detailed CV, your postal, e-mail and telephone contacts, current & expected remuneration, names and addresses of three referees. 
Your application, clearly indicating the position you are applying for should reach us not later than 23 February 2015 and be addressed to:

Human Resource Director
James Finlays (Kenya) Limited
P O Box 223 – 20200, 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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