Oasis Healthcare Perioperative Nurse Jobs In Kenya

Perioperative Nurse Job, Latest Kenyan Nursing Job Vacancies 2021,

Vacancy No: OHGL/NUR/PO/06/003

Overall Responsibility:

Reporting to the Theatre Nurse Manager, the successful candidate shall have overall responsibility to ensure safety in all surgical operations including direct monitoring of instrument processing, patient positioning on tables and assisting in procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan for all surgical procedures by ensuring theatre lists are followed
  • Ensure proper pre-operative preparation of patients including instituting compliance of pre-operative checklists
  • Implementation of patient safety programs in theatre including full compliance to WHO surgical Safety Checklists
  • Preparation of surgical instruments in readiness for procedures to ensure sterility
  • Ensure prudent use of resources by properly allocating staff and proper utilization of consumables to prevent waste and promote a culture of accountability.
  • Lead patient safety protocols in theatre by instituting standard infection control and prevention in theatre and promoting proper patient body mechanics to prevent harm.
  • Participate in surgical procedures are a scrub nurse or a circulating nurse
  • Lead the management of post-anesthetic patients in close consultation with the anesthetist/anestheologist until discharge from the unit.
  • Participate in the Post-surgical care of patients
  • Participate in outreach programs involving surgical patients and surgery at large
  • Give a specialist advice to the Chief Nursing Officer in regard to the Peri-operative care of patients
  • In collaboration with the finance department, ensure all the procedures, and commodities are billed appropriately for every patient.
  • Champion quality improvement and patient safety initiatives in theatre as advised by the Quality Lead.
  • Ensure all daily, weekly and monthly reports about the unit are timely generated and submitted appropriately

Requirements

  • KRCHN or BSc. in Nursing
  • Post-Basic Qualification in Peri-Operative Nursing
  • At least 2-years’ experience working in Theatre
  • MUST be registered and hold a current license by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)
  • BLS/ACLS strongly preferred
  • Team leading skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Computer skills and good reporting skills including experience in Health Information Systems

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae only; including names and contacts of three references, to hr@oasishealthcaregroup.com on or before 7th July 2021.

The email subject line MUST include position title and Vacancy number being applied for e.g. “ONCOLOGY NURSE OHGL/NUR/ON/06/004”

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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