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Vacancy announcement, Nurse wanted

Reachout Centre Trust is a non-profit organization founded in 24th Jan, 2003 our  main mandate is to provide harm reduction services, preventive and treatment services to those affected by or vulnerable to Alcohol, Drug Abuse (ADA) and HIV and AIDS in the Coastal area of Kenya.

Reachout is seeking to recruit a nurse to provide a high standard of client care to our target clients in accordance to clinical guidelines, policies, procedure quality standards and guidelines for nursing professional practice in Kenya.

Successful candidate will be stationed in our drop in centre in Taita Taveta County reporting to Drop in Centre Coordinator.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Performing physical exams and taking health histories
  2. Providing health promotion, counseling and education
  3. Administering medications, wound care and other personalized interventions
  4. Interpreting patient information and making critical decisions about needed actions
  5. Coordinating care in collaboration with other health care professionals at the DIC
  6. Diagnosing the disease by analyzing patient’s symptoms and taking required actions for his/her recovery.
  7. Maintaining reports of patients’ medical histories, and monitoring changes in their condition.
  8. Carrying out the requisite treatments and medications.
  9. Providing necessary guidance on health maintenance and disease prevention.
  10. Recommending drugs and other forms of treatment

 

Requirements:

  1. KCSE certificate with grade C (Plain) and above ·
  2. Diploma in Kenya Community Health Nurse from a recognized medical training college in Kenya. ·
  3. Have at-least one year working experience in a busy health institution
  4. Registered and have a valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya
  5. Must be Computer Literate ·
  6. Must have knowledge of professional standards ·
  7. Have good interpersonal and communication skills

Applications should be made quoting the current and expected salary

Interested candidates should send their Applications; Curriculum Vitae, Cover letter and Scanned copies of Academic qualification to reachoutpwani@gmail.com CC info@reachout.or.ke before  22nd January 2018, hand delivery will NOT be accepted.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the way we work and we welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

 

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