Kenya Medical Research Institute(KEMRI)

Senior Nursing Officer

Published:KMR 05
  • Advertised Date: 06/24/2022
  • Closing Date: 07/14/2022 17:00:00
  • Applications: 87

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • i.Taking part in developing and implementing nursing care policies related to research activities;
  • ii.promoting innovation, creativity and excellence in nursing activities in the Institute;
  • iii.Ensure implementation of nursing care and services required by the various diverse research teams within the Institute;
  • iv.Spearhead patient\client Centredness’ practices within the research environment;
  • v.Monitoring and evaluating nursing activities to ensure compliance with prevailing guidelines and statutory requirements;
  • vi. Ensuring performance contracting for the unit and capacity building by appraising nursing staff;
  • vii.participating in scientific meetings;
  • viii.reviewing and approving Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • ix.establishing staff training needs and recommending training programs; and
  • x. Coach and mentor nursing staff

Vacancy Requirements:

# Description. Requirement Type
1 i.At least four(4) years relevant work experience; Mandatory
2 ii.Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, public health, Psychology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; Mandatory
3 iii.Master’s degree in Nursing disciplines, public health, health management, epidemiology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage; Mandatory
4 iv.Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; Mandatory
5 v.Valid Practising Licensing from Nursing Council of Kenya; Mandatory
6 vi.Supervisory Course not lasting less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution; Mandatory
7 vii.Proficiency in computer application; Mandatory
8 viii.Demonstrated work performance and results; and Mandatory
9 i.Analytical skills. Skills & Competencies
10 ii.Strong communication and reporting skills. Skills & Competencies
11 iii.Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams. Skills & Competencies
12 iv.Mentoring and coaching skills. Skills & Competencies
13 v.Interpersonal and negotiation skills. Skills & Competencies
14 vi.Team player. Skills & Competencies
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