REGISTERED NURSE I – CRITICAL CARE, JG “K” (3 POSTS)

  1. Requirements for appointment

-Be Higher Diploma holder in Critical Care Nursing (CCN) from a recognized institution

-Diploma in Nursing-in any of the  following – KRN or KRCHN or KRN/M from a recognized training institution

-Registered  by the Nursing Council of Kenya as a Nurse

-Registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya  as a Critical Care Nurse (CCN)

-Basic Life Support (BLS) is an added advantage

-At least 3 years’ nursing clinical experience in a similar position

  1. Duties and responsibilities

-Demonstrate clinical practice competence in nursing management of critically ill patients

-Assessing a patient’s condition and planning and implementing patient care plans

-Treating wounds and providing advanced life support

-Assisting physicians in performing procedures

-Observing and recording patient vital signs

-Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly

-Administering intravenous fluids and medications

-Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team

-Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment

-Acting as patient advocate

-Providing education and support to patient families

-Care for pre- and post-operative patients.

-Participate in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives in the unit and in other departments.

-Ensures intra and interdepartmental collaboration

-Provide safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices and other safety policies, and perform timely safety checks.

-Implement safe custody and correct administration of drugs.

  1. Terms of Service

5 years contract renewable on satisfactory performance.

How to apply

All applications accompanied by a copy of National ID card, detailed CV, copies of all relevant academic certificates and other testimonials should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before 17th August 2020, at 4pm.

 

Applications should be addressed to:

 

THE SECRETARY

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

THARAKA NITHI COUNTY

P.O. BOX 10-60406

KATHWANA

 

Applications can also be emailed to tharakanithi.cpsb@gmail.com or hand delivered to THARAKA NITHI COUNTY Headquarters Kathwana.

Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. Applicants comprising persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

NOTE: COMMUNICATION FROM THE COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD IS ONLY DONE THROUGH THE OFFICE MOBILE PHONE NUMBER 0748087375.



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