Friday, 6 January 2012

Free the Children - Community Health Nurses - Maasai Mara, Kenya

Free the Children is looking to recruit a Community Nurses to work in their Health Centre in Maasai Mara.

Job description:
  • Plan for and participate in field research related to community health nursing.
  • Seek and encourage input from community members, local leadership, and other community health workers in determining health care needs throughout the community.
  • Set health care priorities, implement the prevention, health promotion, and other programs identified in the community health nursing plan.
  • Assess community health needs using local knowledge and information, morbidity, mortality, and general health status statistical information.
  • Deliver approved health care services through planned home visits, clinics, and workshops.
  • Counsel parents of infants, preschool, and school children including prevention, normal growth and development, and illness management.
  • Knowledge of public health issues in Kenya.
  • Please note that this is not an exhaustive Job description for this position.
Qualifications:
  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing from a recognized College.
  • At least 5 years in Community nursing experience.
  • Must be Registered by the Nursing council of Kenya
  • Must have rural background working with Communities.
Are you passionate to work with communities first hand and make a difference?

Send your resume and a cover letter only indicating your current salary to infokenya@freethechildren.com by 13th January 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For general information on the NGO, visit website: www.freethechildren.com

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