Meridian Health Group Nurses Jobs in Kenya

Meridian Health Group is one of the market leaders in quality, cost-effective and accessible health care in Kenya and East African region.

At the heart of our corporate philosophy is a devotion to patient centred care and service excellence.

We are dedicated to providing effective and efficient care in a safe and welcoming environment.

We seek to recruit competent and qualified individuals in the following capacities:

Nurses

Job Purpose: To promote and restore patients’ health by providing comprehensive nursing care and collaborating with multidisciplinary team members.

Key Responsibilities / Duties

Operational Responsibilities

  • Ensure availability and functionality of medical equipment in the nursing room, doctors room and procedure room.
  • Conduct initial assessment and continuous monitoring of patients including brief history, triage and recording of vital signs.
  • Develop evidence-based nursing care plan for individualised patient care in a health facility.
  • Document nursing care services accurately and completely in the electronic medical record.
  • Perform nursing procedures in the facility.
  • Assist the Medical Officer/Clinical Officer in performing minor surgical procedures.
  • Monitor patients undergoing procedures or other form of treatment.
  • Provide emergency care at the clinic.
  • Ensure inventory management in the nursing and/or procedure room.
  • Conduct patient education on priority health issues identified that require intervention.
  • Ensure that infection prevention measures are put in place in the health facilities.
  • Assure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards and treatment protocols.
  • Keep abreast with developments in diagnostics and therapeutics in the market and advise the management accordingly.
  • Participate in marketing activities and events as scheduled from time to time.
  • Liaise with the Chief Medical Officer on rota preparation and management including locum staff on boarding.
  • Participate in the internal Continuous Medical Education (CME) programs.
  • Participate in quality improvement programs and Hospital Committees as appointed from time to time.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Ensure accurate billing for procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to claims management process to avoid rejections on clinical grounds.

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Office equipment in the nursing and/or procedure rooms.
  • Medical equipment in the nursing and/or procedure rooms.

Decision Making:

  • Clinical decision making.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

Academic Qualifications

  • O-levels/A-Levels

Professional Qualifications

  • KRCHN
  • Possess a valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.

Other know-how required apart from academic and professional qualifications

  • Computer skills

Previous relevant work experience required

  • At least 1yr experience post internship experience in a similar position

Functional Skills:

  • Nursing care Skills.
  • Infection prevention and control.
  • Drug administration.
  • Patient education skills.
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member.
  • Exercise sound judgment and initiative.

Personal Attributes

  • Organisational, managerial and administrative abilities
  • Ability to get on well with diverse workforce
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Interpersonal relations including being a team player

How to Apply

Interested candidates meeting the requirements for any of the positions above should send current CV and cover letter quoting the post applying for in the subject line to: hr@mhg.co.ke by close of business 5th November, 2021.

Due to urgency in filling the above positions, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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