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

  • Experience Required:5 Years
  • Total Positions:5
  • 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/06/08/2023

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 of clients/patients pre-mature, injured or ill newborn to promote their health and
lively procedures at the Hospital. Collaborate with other members of the health care team in
providing health care interventions. Carry out research in Neonatal nursing health care. Maintain
nursing records and confidentiality of information relating to patients/clients. Provide safe
patient care in a conducive environment.

b) Responsibilities
Senior Registered Nurse (Neonatal) responsibilities include;
1. Providing care for infants immediately after birth
2. Preparing and checking medications.
3. Managing baby’s fluids.
4. Recording observations and documenting baby's care.
5. Initiating appropriate basic resuscitation in an emergency situation
6. Overseeing the care of infant patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit(NICU)
7. Troubleshooting and maintaining NICU equipment
8. Consulting with parents/guardians on aftercare and long-term health management for
9. Educating new parents on basic infant care including breastfeeding, hygiene and safety
10. Performing tests ordered by the obstetrician or nurse practitioner and evaluate the

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 Neonatal 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
Clarity in Communicating

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