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Senior Registered Nurse (Peadiatrics) Job Vacancies at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital

  • Experience Required:5 Years
  • Total Positions:10
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Medical
  • Minimum Education: Diploma
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: August 8, 2023
  • Last Date: September 1, 2023

Job Description

REF: MTRH/HR/03/08/2023

a) Job Purpose
Implement the Nursing Act, Cap 257 Revised Edition 2012 [1985]. Provide holistic, preventive,
curative, rehabilitative and palliative health care services using the nursing process to meet
health needs for infants, children, and adolescents patients and provide care and support
throughout their treatment at the Hospital. Collaborate with other members of the health care
team in providing health care interventions. Carry out research in Peadiatric nursing health care.
Maintain nursing records and confidentiality of information relating to patients/clients. Provide
safe patient care in a conducive environment.

b). Responsibilities:
1. Providing, Preventive, Promotive, Curative and Rehabilitative care in the Hospital.
2. Communicating with children of different abilities and developmental levels about their
symptoms, medical history, talking to patients and their families about medical issues
and documenting the child’s vital signs and laboratory results.
3. Assessing a child's needs and providing initial care.
4. Monitoring temperature, pulse, breathing, and blood pressure and keeping accurate
5. Identifying changes in children's symptoms and intervening in emergency situations.
6. Participating in pain management for children.
7. Administering medications, drawing blood, and giving childhood vaccinations following
age-appropriate guidelines.
8. Evaluating children for signs and symptoms of abuse.
9. Remaining up to date on the latest developments, rules and regulations, drug therapies,
equipment, and treatment procedures.
10. Providing supportive care to critical children.
11. Maintaining good inter personal communication with the child, family and health team
members. Through coordination of nursing care with other services for meeting the
needs of child.
12. Acting as an advocate to safeguard the child’s right, to assist & to provide best care from
the health care team.
13. Providing information to the child parents and significant other about prevention of
illness, promotion or health maintenance.
14. Providing guidance to parents in health hazards of children and help them for own
decision making in different situations.
15. Dealing with the anxieties and demands of parents, and helping families to deal with
their child's illness or injury.
16. Playing supportive role for the child to provide play facilities for recreation and diversion.
17. Participating in social services or referring child & family to child welfare agencies for
necessary support.
18. Participating in Research activities.

c). Minimum Requirements
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
i. Served in the grade of Registered Nurse for a minimum period of five (5) years or in a
comparable position.
ii. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing,
Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental
Health and Psychiatric from a recognized institution.
iii. Higher Diploma in Peadiatric Nursing from a recognized institution.
iv. Registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
v. 2023 practising license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
vi. Proficiency in computer applications.

d). Competencies
i. Effective communication skills
ii. Good time management
iii. Decision making and problem solving skills
iv. Target setting
v. High standards of professional ethics
vi. Responsive, prompt and effective provision of services
vii. Team player
viii. Excellent interpersonal skills
ix. Client service support and public relations


MTRH 9: Ksh. 74,663 x 5,221 – 79,884 x 5,405 – 85,290 x 5,590 – 90,879 x 5,774 – 96,653 x 5,958 – 102,612 x 6,143 – 108,754 x 6,327 – 115,081 x 6,511 – 121,592 x 6,695 – 128,287 x 6,880 – 135,167 x 7,064 – 142,231PM

The successful candidates will still be entitled to applicable allowances to these grades

Skills Required

Interpersonal Skills
Communication Skills

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