Friday, 22 January 2016

Nursing Officer In Charge, College Matron, Nursing Tutor, Pharmacy Services In Charge, Claims Officer - Quality Assurance, Senior Staff Nurse, Customer Relations Officer, Pool Nurses, and Internship Positions

At The Nairobi Women’s Hospital, we are growing as we deliver on our promise and live to our vision “We are Trusted with The Health Care of Our Women In Africa”.

As a result of this growth, exciting vacancies have arisen, and we invite suitably qualified talent to join this winning team in the following positions:

Nursing Officer In Charge 
(1 Position)
 
Reporting to the Hospital Manager, this position is responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating the nursing team within the hospital. 


In addition, this position is responsible for ensuring consistency and continuity of high nursing quality care, upholding of the highest professional standards and excellent customer service.

Applicants must be in possession of a Diploma in KRCHN or its equivalent, valid certification in BLS, ACLS or ATLS and prior experience managing a large team of nurses in a hospital setting. 

A degree in any health care area or a higher national diploma in a specialized area will be an added advantage. 

The position requires active knowledge and experience in People Management and Customer service. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 6 years cumulative experience in a busy hospital environment with 3 to 5 years experience in a similar position leading a team of nursing staff.

College Matron
(1 Position )

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Reporting to the Principal, NWH College this position is responsible for the monitoring and well-being of the welfare of the students, including meals, supervision of the cleanliness and maintenance of the college facilities in an effective manner.
 
Applicants must be in possession of a recognized post-secondary diploma and a minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar position, preferably in an institutional setting. 

In addition, he/she must have a liking for and understanding of young people and should be firm and able to demonstrate good sense. 

They should have good personal inter-active skills with young people and be a good listener, flexible in outlook, reliable, warm and friendly in disposition, with sufficient sensitivity to show tact and diplomacy.

Nursing Tutor 
(1 Position)
 
Reporting to the Head, School of Nursing, this position will be responsible for delivering quality teaching to nursingtrainees including monitoring their clinical learning.

Applicants must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, and with more than 2 years post internship work experience, of which 1 year must be in delivering teaching to health care trainees/workers. 

In addition, they must be able to commit consistent hours per week to deliver training.

Pharmacy Services In Charge 
(1 Position)
 
Reporting to the Hospital Manager, with a matrix reporting to the Pharmacy Services Manager, this position is responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating the Pharmacy team within a hospital branch. 

The job holder will superintend the branch pharmacy.

In addition, he/she will ensure availability of the products as per the approved formulary, stock control and superior customer service.

Applicants must be in possession of a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology and must have a valid license with the KPPB. The position requires active knowledge and experience in People Management and Customer service. 

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 6 years cumulative experience in a busy hospital environment with 1 to 3 years experience in a similar position leading a team of pharmacy staff.

Claims Officer - Quality Assurance 
(1 Position)
 
Reporting to the Credit Controller, this position will be responsible for maintaining accuracy, compliance, and consistency of invoices as per the Company policy.
 
Applicants must be in possession of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing, with 1 to 3 years work experience in a similar position. 

A degree in any health care area or a higher national diploma in a specialized area and clinical experience in a hospital setting will be an added advantage. 

The position requires active knowledge in health care practise and attention to detail.
 
Senior Staff Nurse 
(Multiple Positions)
 
Reporting to the Nursing Officer, the position is responsible for hands on provision of high quality nursing care within an assigned nursing unit (Maternity, Paediatrics, OPD, Medical / Surgical Ward, Theatre). In addition, the position holder may be required to shift lead.

Applicants must be in possession of a recognized nursing qualification at Diploma or Degree level, valid certification in BLS, ACLS or ATLS and above 4 years experience in a hospital setting. 

A Higher National diploma in a specialized area and experience leading a team will be a distinct advantage. 

The position requires active knowledge and experience in providing nursing care.
 
Customer Relations Officer
(1 Position)
 
Reporting to the Hospital Manager with a matrix reporting to the Chief Officer- Business Development & Marketing, this position is responsible for growing the business volumes for the unit through executing business development activities, maintaining excellent relationships with doctors, clients and corporate clients.
 
Applicants must be in possession of a Diploma in Communications/ Public Relations/Marketing or a business related course. 

In addition they must have 3 years working experience interacting directly with clients and managing relationships.

Experience in a busy hospital environment or service industry will be an added advantage.

Pool Nurses 
(Multiple Positions)
 
Reporting to the Nursing Officer, this position is responsible for provision of high quality nursing care within an assigned nursing unit (Maternity, Paediatrics’, OPD, Medical / Surgical, Theatre) and will be engaged on need basis according to the prevailing business volumes.

Applicants must be in possession of a nursing qualification at Diploma or Degree level, valid certification in BLS, ACLS or ATLS and experience in a busy hospital setting. 

The position requires active knowledge and experience in nursing care, as well as ability to commit consistent hours per month to the organization.

Internship Positions
 
We invite suitably qualified candidates’ for Internship opportunities in Human Resources, Public Relations, Laboratory Technology and Pharmacy Technology which are available for a term period. 

This is targeted at ambitious, growth oriented young professions, interested in progressing their careers.

Applicants must be in possession of a relevant qualification at Diploma or Degree level in their area of interest. 

Prior exposure in an actual work environment setting is desirable.

For all the positions, the following Key Competencies will apply:Customer Focus, Team Work, Managing performance, Results Oriented, Reliability with demonstrated interpersonal skills and a high degree of professionalism and ethics

Interested candidates are invited to send their application and CV on or before Friday, 29th January, 2016 to vacancies@nwch.co.ke quoting the position applied for as the subject line. 

Owing to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

The Nairobi Women’s Hospital is an equal opportunities employer.

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