Senior Registered Nurse –Peri-Operative

Recruiter / Employer: Kitui County Public Service Board
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Requirements for appointment

  •   Be a Kenyan Citizen
  •   Be a holder of a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution; 
  •  Must have an Advanced Diploma or a Higher Diploma in peri-operative Nursing or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; 
  •  Registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; 
  •  Valid Practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; 
  •  Must be a professional of high integrity, intelligence and energy; 
  •  Must have good inter-personal and communication skills; and 
  •  Proficiency in computer applications.

 Duties and Responsibilities 

  •  Theatre nurses provide high standards of skilled care and support during the preoperative’ journey; 
  •  Assessing, planning, implementation nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes; 
  •  Preoperative assessment of patient; 
  •  Receive, assess and deliver care on the patient’s arrival into the post anesthetic care unit;
  •  Monitor the patient’s health and support them, providing appropriate care and treatment until the patient has recovered from the effects of the anesthesia and/or surgery and is stable; 
  •  Assess the patient in order to ensure they can be discharged back to a surgical ward area; 
  •  Evaluate the care given during the preoperative phases (anesthetics, surgery, and recovery); and 
  •  Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
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