Accident & Emergency Unit In charge Needed at Mater Hospital

Accident & Emergency Unit In charge Needed at Mater Hospital

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The Mater Hospital was opened in 1962 by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order of Nuns originating from Ireland, three years after registering themselves as the Registered Trustees of an entity under the Perpetual Succession Act (the succeeding legislation after independence). The “Sisters of Mercy” first set up a 60 bed general hospital to cater …

Accident & Emergency Unit In charge

Main Duties

  • Monitor standards of nursing care and other support services to ensure delivery of quality patient care
  • Develop and implement unit budget and ensure operations are within the budget
  • Address issues and concerns within the section to ensure both internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Submit monthly activity reports to the management
  • Update staff on health and safety requirements to ensure a safe environment and compliance with the statutory requirements
  • Liaise with various experts, consultants and section heads to achieve departmental and institutional goals
  • Ensure adequate supply and proper management of staff, consumables and assets to maximize efficiency and cost controls
  • Ensure effective infection control measures
  • In liaison with the security Manager ensuring adequate security at the premises throughout and reporting any incidents
  • Ensure patients nursing needs be they physical, psychological, mental and spiritual are attended to in a holistic manner
  • To supervise nursing care and other support services to assure delivery of quality care
  • Set work schedules for all staff in the unit
  • Foster team work and discipline among the staff
  • Address issues and concerns within the section to ensure both internal and external customers satisfaction
  • Ensure proper induction of new staff and nursing students for smooth adoption and correct practice of nursing care

Required Qualifications for the Position

  • Diploma (KRCHN/KRN) / Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BScN)
  • A higher National Diploma in Accident & Emergency Nursing or Critical care Nursing specialization
  • BLS/ACLS certified
  • ATCN certification would be an added advantage
  • A&E or Critical Care Nursing experience of 5 years and above with at least 2 years managing a busy A&E or Critical care unit

Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job, your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to hrrecruit@materkenya.com not later than 31st October 2022