Overview

Nursing Officer

Role Description:

Nursing Officers at Penda ensure the best quality of service and excellent patient experience through standardized patient triaging, management of emergencies, best MCH/FP services as well as other out-patient procedures.  This position will report to the Medical Centre Team Leader and will work with a great  multidisciplinary team that is committed to serving the communities where Penda operates

Responsibilities:

  • Initial assessment of patients, triaging, MCH/FP and nursing procedures as well as administering IV or IM medications using nursing best practice.
  • Ensure the Medical Centre is always ready and well stocked with supplies and equipment, including well-packed clean and sterile items to attend to general and emergency cases.
  • Be an Infection Prevention and Control Champion
  • Quality patient education and  excellent patient experience to all clients.
  • Accurately and comprehensively record patient data in Penda’s electronic medical record in real-time.
  • Complete the necessary MoH reporting requirements and ensure timely and accurate submission.
    Requirements:
  • Diploma in Nursing – KRCHN holding a valid practicing license from NCK.
  • Valid BLS certification is mandatory, ACLS is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a busy Healthcare Facility
  • Demonstrated experience in MCH/FP
  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills, outstanding patient interaction skills.
  • Strong demonstrated ability to use electronic health records and digital health tools
    Package
  • Base salary + benefits such as medical insurance
  • Lots of growth opportunities over time – you can even become a branch manager!

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About Penda Health

Penda Health is a chain of outpatient Medical Centres that offer the highest quality outpatient care for the whole family and unbelievable patient experiences at surprising affordable costs. Open since 2012, we now operate two of the busiest and most well respected Medical Centres in Kitengela, Umoja and we aim to be operating 50+ medical centres across Nairobi by 2020.