EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Meridian Health Group is one of the market leaders in quality, cost-effective and accessible health care in Kenya and the East African region. At the heart of our corporate philosophy is a devotion to patient centred care and service excellence. We provide effective and efficient care in a safe and welcoming environment.

We seek to recruit competent and qualified individuals in the following capacities:

Job Title

 

Renal Nurse Function

Department

Nursing
Grade

 

  Reports To Nursing Operations Manager
Scope

 

 Hospital Location  Meridian Equator Hospital
Main Purpose of the Job- (Job Summary)

●     Maintain a caring and high professional standard of nursing care, meeting the needs of the patients in all aspects and promoting job satisfaction in the nursing team. In addition be responsible for the assessment of patient needs, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care plans and the care delivered on daily basis

Main Responsibilities
●     Ensuring that haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatments are administered to patients correctly.

●     To communicate with other professionals and all relevant parties in order to advocate effectively for the patients.

●     To provide guidance, supervise and mentor staff and trainees to ensure all patients are treated with dignity, privacy and respect and that the patients are encouraged to be involved in decision making related to their care.

●     Checking and recording patients' vitals before, during, and after dialysis treatment.

●     Monitoring patients during dialysis treatment to identify any adverse reactions.

●     Preparing and updating nursing care plans.

●     Promptly notifying the appropriate medical practitioner of any problems that occur during dialysis treatments.

●     Working with the Dialysis Technicians to ensure that dialysis machines and equipment are set up correctly.

●     Educating patients on dialysis treatment options, kidney disease management, as well as suitable nutrition and exercise regimens.

●     To investigate patients' complaints promptly in accordance with the hospital procedure and inform Chief nursing officer

●     To ensure accurate documentation, proper record keeping and storage for continuity, quality and legal reference.

●     To utilize available resources effectively to ensure quality service delivery, profitability, cost containment while closely adhering to the budget.

●     To promote good interpersonal relationships amongst the nursing team, patients and other disciplines.

●     Supervise and assess, plan and implement agreed individual care plans and evaluate the effectiveness of care given.

●     Assist medical staff in the overall care of the patient and to ensure the prescribed treatment is given.

●     Maintain personal contact with patients ensuring that they understand their treatment and that their needs are met as far as possible.

Key Deliverables of this position
●      Excellent patient experience and quality of care.
Academic & Professional Qualifications
Essential Desirable
●     Diploma in nursing KRCHN

●     BLS/ACLS trained.

●      Higher Nursing Diploma in Nephrology Nursing
Work experience and skills
Essential Desirable
●      3 years of experience in post clinical nursing and 1 year being in renal.

 

 
Key Competencies
Essential Desirable
●     Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and observation skills.

●     The ability to operate dialysis machines.

●     Excellent interpersonal, communication & customer care

●     Compassionate,

●     Possess phenomenal efficiency