Nurse Job in Kenya – Multilateral Development Bank

Our client, a Multilateral Development Bank, is seeking to recruit a Nurse – RDGE.

Industry: Banking

Report to: Regional Medical Doctor, RDGE

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a wide range of clinical functions to support the Medical Services Team.

Key Functions:

Under the supervision and guidance of the Regional Medical Doctor, the Nurse will:

Clinical:

  • Perform clinical functions – give first aid, carry out prescribed treatments, immunization, provide medications for minor ailments, health counselling, etc.
  • Assist the Medical doctor in conducting medical examinations and giving treatments.
  • Advice on mass immunizations, when required.
  • Make recommendations for specialized examination, arranging/coordinating hospital admissions of staff, conduct hospital/house visits of sick staff member, temporary staff or consultants.
  • Extend medical services to staff dependants by arranging appointments for private consultations and hospital admissions.
  • Brief and debrief newly appointed, Staff, short-term staff and consultants assigned to the Bank and Field Offices on medical facilities available, immunization requirements and prophylaxis measures.

Administrative Functions:

  • Maintain records of periodic clinical statistics (illnesses, consultations, immunizations, medical evacuations, and maternity leaves, number of cases attended daily); input and update the Immunization Monitoring System.
  • Maintain emergency and standard medication in stock.
  • Regular inventory of medications and medical equipment for Medical Centre. Make a request to Medical Doctor for replacement and reordering the new medication.
  • Checking the medication for expiry date, on regular basis.
  • Ensure compliance by the staff of periodic medical examinations, arrange appointments with the Medical Officer and inform staff of necessary preparations and maintain appropriate follow-up system.
  • Bring to the attention of Medical Officer cases that require further action, e.g., medical travel, extended sick leave, maternity leave, travel by business class).
  • Ensure staff awareness of current Bank recommendations on medical matters, malaria, immunizations etc.
  • Maintain confidential files of all Bank’s staff and ensuring their confidentiality.
  • Maintain a close liaison with accredited hospitals and physicians where staff members and their dependents are hospitalized.
  • Visit hospitalized staff and follow up on their care after discharge. Visit staff on long sick leave
  • Perform other related duties that may be assigned.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and knowledge):

  • Hold a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or related discipline such as Nursing and Midwifery.
  • Have at least five (5) years of relevant clinical experience in an acute hospital setting.
  • Additional qualification in psychology or Nutrition and dietetics is desirable
  • Registration as Nurse/Midwife and Licensure in country of origin is desirable
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of Nursing principles and practices are an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and document a comprehensive discharge needs assessment are an asset.
  • Ability to initiate and manage innovations and changes.
  • Active participation in a staff motivation programs.
  • Ability to interact effectively with people, and cooperate with other colleagues
  • Capable of motivating, leading and inspiring enthusiasm and trust.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications

Terms of Employment

  • 3 months contract renewal based on performance, continued work needs and budget availability.

How to Apply

Apply at Flexi Personnel ATS or recruit@flexi-personnel.com latest by 25th October 2022.

Indicate Nurse-RDGE on the email subject for easier retrieval and placement.

NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement