Kisumu Specialists Hospital – Nursing Director.

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Position: Nursing Director-1 Position

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

 Kisumu Specialists Hospital is seeking to recruit a Director of Nursing with excellent management and organizational skills to lead our staff of nursing professionals and oversee patient care.The successful candidate will join a dedicated team in Kisumu Specialists Hospital to offer world-class care and services to our patients.

 Job Summary:

To work towards achieving the professional and organisational goals of Kisumu Specialists Hospital by offering high level of dynamic leadership and clinical skill.

 Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent shall:

  • Directing, overseeing and evaluating all nursing activities and personnel in the hospital
  • Maintaining the Hospital’s policies, standards and procedures of nursing care.
  • Heading, coaching and mentoring the nursing leadership team.
  • Be responsible for the assignment of duties in the nursing department, overseeing the departmental duty rotas.
  • Ensure the upholding statutory regulations by the hospital and all nursing personnel, as required by the nursing profession and the laws of Kenya.
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate response and implementation of changes that may arise from client feedback, complaints or incident reports.
  • Ensure appropriate safeguard of client property and confidentiality by the nursing department
  • Handling client complaints and incidents and escalating the same where necessary.
  • Be responsible for the timely and appropriate preparation of reports arising from the office.
  • Utilizing the available resources effectively for quality service delivery, profitability and cost containment.
  • Be a member of Board committees, as assigned to the office
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  •  Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree holder
  • Masters’ degree in a health-related field shall be an added advantage
  • Added certification in health-related fields
  • At least 10 years working experience in a hospital environment
  • Previous experience in a nursing managerial position is mandatory (either as unit head or in charge of a facility)
  • Valid Nursing Council of Kenya practice license
  • Experience with a hospital-based ERP or HMIS is an added advantage
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Quick decision-making capacity and ability to handle deadlines
  • Team leader
  • Good customer care skills.
  • Have a good understanding of continuous improvement and risk management

Terms of Engagement: 4- year contract, renewable

 How to Apply: Send Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to to reach us no later than: 2nd August 2021 at 5.00pm.

Do not attach any documents at this point

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KSH is an equal opportunity employer





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