Kilimani Children’s Clinic – Nursing Officer.

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Job Summary

The nurse should have experience in paediatrics and maintain a high level of professionalism and friendliness to the patients.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 year

Job Description/Requirements


Job Title:            Nursing Officer

Reports to:         Nursing Officer In-charge

Purpose:   Interface with the patient to create the first impression of the quality of the clinical services.

Duties & Responsibilities.

  • Ensure Cleanliness of all the working areas in the facility, as well as adhere to infection-control policies and protocols administration and storage procedures; and controlled substance regulations.
  • Document patient care services by charting all patient and department records. Also Maintain continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Must have the competence to Perform all Nursing procedures when required.

These include but not limited to:

  1. Triaging all patients and Interpretation of the Vital signs
  2. Administration of prescribed meds
  3. Immunization, Growth monitoring and interpretation of growth Charts
  4. Maintaining the cold chain for vaccines
  5. Wound cleaning
  6. Nebulization
  7. Suctioning
  8. Sterilization
  9. Reciting Cannulas and administration of intravenous drug
  • Give the relevant Health Education and Promotion within the scope of nursing, when required
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information and participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, continuous medical Education and participating in professional societies.
  • Follow up of patients to ascertain Progress and ensure that there is no loss of follow up on Immunization schedules
  • Compiling Daily reports of all activities and incidences in the health facility
  • Perform any other legal Duties as required by the facility

Desired skills:

  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent Customer service
  • Integrity and a professional attitude.
  • Excellent computer skills and an understanding of Health Management Information systems (HMIS)
  • Ability to adapt easily and quickly to change.
  • The ability to Empathize and express Compassion to patients
  • Computer Literacy: Basic computer skills like Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint as well as experience in the use of HMIS
  • Previous experience with private vaccines
  • Paediatric experience is an added advantage.

Professional Requirements:

  •  A Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Training institution.
  • Must Possess a registration certificate from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Must Possess a valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Must Possess a Kenyan National identity Card

Other Relevant Training:

Basic Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, First Aid, Advanced Cardiac Life Support.




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