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.
  • 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 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,
Posted in Health Care
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