Metropolitan Hospital Nairobi – Deputy Theatre In-Charge.

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Metropolitan Hospital Nairobi is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of DEPUTY THEATRE IN-CHARGE.

Kindly go through the job requirements, duties and responsibilities, then apply in case you feel you’re a good fit:

Duties and responsibilities:

• Assisting in all major surgeries and as required by surgeons.

• Timely escalation of theatre incidents and errors.

• Ensure that all elective surgical cases are booked as per scheduling SOP.

• Ensure equipment and instruments are managed as per manufacturers specifications and ensure that failures and breakages are reported immediately.

• Preparation of theatre reports as requested by theatre nurse manager.

• Overseeing the daily operations of theatre department in the absence of the theatre manager.

• Ensure timely staff scheduling and Rota Management in consultation with theatre manager.

• Patient safety.

• Ensure that only patients who are fully prepared are received and operated on.

• Ensure that all pre and post-operative checklists are duly filled as per the theatre operating standards.

• Comply with Metropolitan Hospital Quality and risk policies.

• Comply with IPC protocols in managing theatre and CSSD units.

• Plan with biosafety teams to conduct sterility tests for theatre and CSSD.

• Ensure compliance with all theatre related turn around times. This may include but not limited to: Decision to cutting time, receiving and discharge from theatre.

• Ensure compliance with healthcare standards code of conduct.

• Comply with the data protection act.

Key deliverables

• Ensure implementation and compliance with theatre surgical scheduling.

• Manage theatre equipment and instrument management.

• Ensure and compliance with IPC protocol.

• Ensure implementation and compliance with IPSG at theatre level.

Job Requirements

• Higher diploma in perioperative nursing

• Diploma in KRN/KRCHN

• Registered with the nursing council of Kenya

• Active BLS/ACLS certification

• 2 to 5 years in leadership position

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes

• Good interpersonal skills

• Process Oriented

• Critical thinker

• Strict time manager

How to apply

Please send your application to our email on:

Interested applicants must meet all the requirements and provide an updated CV by 20th May, 2022.

N.B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Metropolitan Hospital is an all-time equal employment opportunity provider.



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