Maternity Nurse at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Category
Healthcare
Location
Kakuma (Rift Vally), Kenya
Hours per week
Full Time: 30+
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_Maternity Nurse-Kakuma at International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana and Garissa regions as well as in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The IRC implements programs in the areas of comprehensive primary health care, nutrition, protection, peace building, water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH), HIV/AIDS prevention, response to gender based violence, disaster risk reduction (DRR), livelihoods and governance. Applications are invited for the following position: *MATERNITY NURSE-KAKUMA* * Sector: Health * Location: Kenya * Employee Type: Regular * Employee Category: Full Time *Description* Working under the guidance and supervision of the Midwife In charge of the Maternity Unit, the maternity nurse will be directly responsible for; *Key Responsibilities* * Diagnosing, monitoring, and examining mothers during pregnancy and in labor. * Developing, assessing and evaluating individual programs of care. * Providing full antenatal care, including counseling and screening tests in the hospital. * Identifying high risk pregnancies and making referral to clinicians and other medical specialist. * Arranging and providing parenting and health education for the mother, her partner and family members * Responsible for the delivery of the mother, ensuring the safety of both the mother and child. * Offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death. * Supervising and assisting mothers in labor, monitoring labor using the partograph and writing of nursing care plans. * Ensure that all relevant records are properly kept and updated * Arrange and submit work schedules, plan duties and responsibilities for staff in the unit. * Monitor and supervise rational use of supplies. * Maintain equipment in good condition and submit regular inventory reports of the same. * Conduct regular Continuous Medical Education and On-job trainings to staff in the unit. * Attend the hospital staff meeting and the reproductive health meetings. * Conduct weekly ward meetings. * Compile and submit weekly HIS reports. * Ensure that the birth Registration of babies is carried out, list compiled and submitted to UNHCR monthly. * Advising the mother on proper care of the child including; Breastfeeding and immunization. * Carry out other relevant and/or requested duties as may be required by the supervisor *Minimum requirements* * Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN)/ Kenya Registered Midwife. (KRM) and be registered by the nursing council. * At least two years experience working in a busy maternity unit. * Life support Skills on obstetric and neonatal care. * Team player and cultural sensitivity is required. * Ability to work in hardship areas (Previous experience in a Camp setting will be an added advantage). * Fluency in Turkana/Somali will be an added advantage Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. Please apply on or before 3rd October 2012 *http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1* IRC leading the way from harm to home. IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Description
_Maternity Nurse-Kakuma at International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana and Garissa regions as well as in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The IRC implements programs in the areas of comprehensive primary health care, nutrition, protection, peace building, water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH), HIV/AIDS prevention, response to gender based violence, disaster risk reduction (DRR), livelihoods and governance. Applications are invited for the following position: *MATERNITY NURSE-KAKUMA* * Sector: Health * Location: Kenya * Employee Type: Regular * Employee Category: Full Time *Description* Working under the guidance and supervision of the Midwife In charge of the Maternity Unit, the maternity nurse will be directly responsible for; *Key Responsibilities* * Diagnosing, monitoring, and examining mothers during pregnancy and in labor. * Developing, assessing
and evaluating individual programs of care. * Providing full antenatal care, including counseling and screening tests in the hospital. * Identifying high risk pregnancies and making referral to clinicians and other medical specialist. * Arranging and providing parenting and health education for the mother, her partner and family members * Responsible for the delivery of the mother, ensuring the safety of both the mother and child. * Offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death. * Supervising and assisting mothers in labor, monitoring labor using the partograph and writing of nursing care plans. * Ensure that all relevant records are properly kept and updated * Arrange and submit work schedules, plan duties and responsibilities for staff in the unit. * Monitor and supervise rational use of supplies. * Maintain equipment in good condition and submit regular inventory reports of the same. * Conduct regular Continuous Medical Education and On-job trainings to staff in the unit. * Attend the hospital staff meeting and the reproductive health meetings. * Conduct weekly ward meetings. * Compile and submit weekly HIS reports. * Ensure that the birth Registration of babies is carried out, list compiled and submitted to UNHCR monthly. * Advising the mother on proper care of the child including; Breastfeeding and immunization. * Carry out other relevant and/or requested duties as may be required by the supervisor *Minimum requirements* * Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN)/ Kenya Registered Midwife. (KRM) and be registered by the nursing council. * At least two years experience working in a busy maternity unit. * Life support Skills on obstetric and neonatal care. * Team player and cultural sensitivity is required. * Ability to work in hardship areas (Previous experience in a Camp setting will be an added advantage). * Fluency in Turkana/Somali will be an added advantage Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. Please apply on or before 3rd October 2012 *http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1* IRC leading the way from harm to home. IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
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Start date
As soon as possible
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Country
Kenya
City
Kakuma (Rift Vally)
Candidate
_Maternity Nurse-Kakuma at International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana and Garissa regions as well as in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The IRC implements programs in the areas of comprehensive primary health care, nutrition, protection, peace building, water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH), HIV/AIDS prevention, response to gender based violence, disaster risk reduction (DRR), livelihoods and governance. Applications are invited for the following position: *MATERNITY NURSE-KAKUMA* * Sector: Health * Location: Kenya * Employee Type: Regular * Employee Category: Full Time *Description* Working under the guidance and supervision of the Midwife In charge of the Maternity Unit, the maternity nurse will be directly responsible for; *Key Responsibilities* * Diagnosing, monitoring, and examining mothers during pregnancy and in labor. * Developing, assessing and evaluating individual programs of care. * Providing full antenatal care, including counseling and screening tests in the hospital. * Identifying high risk pregnancies and making referral to clinicians and other medical specialist. * Arranging and providing parenting and health education for the mother, her partner and family members * Responsible for the delivery of the mother, ensuring the safety of both the mother and child. * Offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death. * Supervising and assisting mothers in labor, monitoring labor using the partograph and writing of nursing care plans. * Ensure that all relevant records are properly kept and updated * Arrange and submit work schedules, plan duties and responsibilities for staff in the unit. * Monitor and supervise rational use of supplies. * Maintain equipment in good condition and submit regular inventory reports of the same. * Conduct regular Continuous Medical Education and On-job trainings to staff in the unit. * Attend the hospital staff meeting and the reproductive health meetings. * Conduct weekly ward meetings. * Compile and submit weekly HIS reports. * Ensure that the birth Registration of babies is carried out, list compiled and submitted to UNHCR monthly. * Advising the mother on proper care of the child including; Breastfeeding and immunization. * Carry out other relevant and/or requested duties as may be required by the supervisor *Minimum requirements* * Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN)/ Kenya Registered Midwife. (KRM) and be registered by the nursing council. * At least two years experience working in a busy maternity unit. * Life support Skills on obstetric and neonatal care. * Team player and cultural sensitivity is required. * Ability to work in hardship areas (Previous experience in a Camp setting will be an added advantage). * Fluency in Turkana/Somali will be an added advantage Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. Please apply on or before 3rd October 2012 *http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1* IRC leading the way from harm to home. IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Company
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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