Nursing Manager Job in Makindu, Makueni County

Career Management Centre is a Human Resource Management Consulting firm that provides outsourcing HR services both at strategic and operational levels to organisations.

Our client, a Hospital providing both inpatient and Outpatient services seeks to recruit a Nursing Manager to be based in Makindu, Makueni County.

Reports to: Resident Doctor

Job Purpose: In charge of the overall responsibility of a nursing services in the Hospital. This will include planning, coordinating, controlling and evaluating nursing services to promote and ensure quality health services and patient safety.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervising and ensuring delivery of a professional and high standard of nursing care within the hospital while leading a team of nurses and patient attendants in delivering individual and team targets.
  • Actively participate in Quality Management committees and ensure regular monitors are conducted and reported one
  • Lead the implementation and continuous review of standard operating procedures in the nursing department
  • Ensure prudent utilization of resources by allocating nurses to duties as per patient needs and hospital guidelines and policies.
  • Actively engage with doctors and other care providers to get feedback on the quality of nursing care in the units.
  • Monitor and ensure clients satisfaction and proactively manage their complaints as they arise.
  • Ensure all daily, weekly and monthly reports about the unit are timely generated and submitted appropriately.
  • In collaboration with the finance department, ensure all the procedures, and commodities are billed appropriately for every patient.
  • Participate in the development of unit budgets, review of budgets and controls
  • Champion quality improvement and patient safety initiatives in the Hospital
  • Responsible for making management decisions in consultation with the medical leads or Head of Clinical Services and other departmental heads
  • Plan nursing duties and work schedules including day and night nursing duty rosters, planning goals and objectives for the nursing team and ensuring they are met
  • Assess, diagnose, implement and evaluate nursing care to patients using the nursing process framework.
  • Solve any problems patients might have at the facility to ensure patient satisfaction
  • Participate in hospital coverage/duty roles as allocated

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • BSc. Nursing degree /Diploma in Nursing
  • At least 6 years’ experience in Nursing, Nurse manager experience will be a distinct advantage.
  • Must be registered and hold a current license by the Nursing Council of Kenya

Job Related Skills

  • Team leading skill.
  • Excellent communication skills, problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Computer skills and good reporting skills including experience in Health Information Systems.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates to apply via email jobs@careermanagementcentre.com clearly indicating the position you are applying for on the email subject as “Nursing Manager- Makindu” by COB 1st December, 2021.

Due to the urgency, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Career Management Centre is a proud equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.

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