University Locum Nurse at KCA University (KCAU)

On Monday, April 27th, 2015
KCA University (KCAU) is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices. KCAU seeks to recruit a highly motivated and innovative candidate to fill the following position;

Job Objective: To provide and manage healthcare services for both staff and students of KCAU
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To ensure successful operation of the KCA University Clinic;
  • To ensure delivery of clinical services to both full time, part time and weekend students;
  • To develop and ensure the implementation of health strategies and budgets for KCAU;
  • To contribute towards development and oversee the implementation of healthcare policies and procedures for both staff and students;
  • To manage the healthcare services for KCAU and ensure that the department is able to meet its operating costs (at least break even)
  • To ensure effective reporting on healthcare activities to KCAU management;
  • To carry an ongoing case load of individual clients and maintain their confidential case records and accurate statistics;
  • Initiate and provide group work and training for students and staff on support related issues;
  • Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with colleagues and staff;
  • Contribute to the strategic development of the counseling provision by assessing and referring counseling cases to the University Counselor;
  • Maintain and develop professional expertise;
  • Encourage clients to talk about issues they feel they cannot normally share with others;
  • Challenge any inconsistencies in what clients say or do;
  • To help clients make decisions and choices regarding possible ways forward after carefully listening to the clients.
  • Refer clients to other sources of help, as appropriate.
  • To liaise, as necessary, with other agencies and individuals to help make changes based on the issues raised by clients.
  • To undertake group as well as individual therapy on occasions.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Academic & Professional Qualification
  • Diploma in Nursing (Minimum).
  • MUST be a registered and practicing nurse with The Nursing Council of Kenya with additional qualifications in counseling from a recognized examination body.
Experience
  • 3 to 4 years’ experience
Other skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Well developed report writing skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Guidance and counseling skills;
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV, and three references via email to [email protected] so as to be received not later than 30th April, 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

The Human Resources Director,
KCA University,
P.O Box 56808-00200,
Nairobi.
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