Nursing Officer – Laikipia University

Description

The University has a unique history that has evolved through different educational phases. It was started in April 1929 by a British Colonial farmer cum educationist by the name William Thomas Alfred Levet.

The Institution was by then a whites’ only primary school with a large farm, which was sold to Guy Bullen in February 1959. Mr. Bullen sold it to Ministry of Agriculture in 1965. Between 1965 and 1970, the Institution served as a Large–scale Farmers training (LSFTC) college

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful Nursing Officer on locum, will be expected to;

  • Ensure patient needs are met; treatment, safety, nutrition and overall nursing care.
  • Maintain proper continuity of care at take-over, bed-side handover of reports, and at referral point,  ensuring that their communication is clear at all times.
  • Ensure that all equipment are in good working condition and in case of malfunction report immediately to the supervisor
  • Maintain availability of minimum stock of commodities and supplies to ensure optimal provision of services in the department
  • Coordinate with other sections in the provision of care such as the laboratory, Laundry, Pharmacy, Records and Clinical
  • Provide support and health education to patients and relatives
  • Ensure aseptic technique and infection prevention is adhered to at the facility – disinfection and sterilization of medical equipment, medical and general waste management.
  • Perform any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Persons Specifications
For appointment to this post, a candidate must;

  • Be holders of a diploma or degree in Nursing from a recognized Institution.
  • Be registered with the National Nursing Council of Kenya (NNCK)
  • Have a valid practicing license from National Nursing Council of Kenya (NNCK).
  • Have a working experience of at least 2 years.
  • Be computer literate.

Competence required:

  • Excellent clinical accuracy
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Effective communication skills- listening, oral and written
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player
  • Empathetic to patients of all ages
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision

How To Apply

Interested candidates must:-

  • Submit Two (2) hard copies of the letter of application; Academic Certificates, testimonials, ID/Passport and updated Curriculum Vitae to include full details of academic and professional qualifications, experience, valid/updated practicing license, and membership to professional bodies (where applicable).
  • MUST submit a soft copy {one (1) running PDF file} of application specified in one (1) above, to [email protected].
  • Contacts of at least three (3) referees with recommendations, under sealed envelopes (To be submitted to the undersigned before the deadline of the advert).
  • Attachment of the NCPWD Certificate (where applicable).
  • Fulfilment of the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked:
  • “Application for the Position of Nursing Officer on Locum at Laikipia University, Medical Department LU/AD/07/06/EA/NO – LOCUM/2024’’ and delivered to:
  • “Application For Part-Time Teaching Position at Laikipia University, in the School or Department of……..(i.e. as listed in the advert above)’’ and delivered to:

The Registrar Administration and Human Capital

Laikipia University
P. O. BOX 1100 – 20300
NYAHURURU, KENYA

So as to be received not later than Tuesday 18th June, 2024.

NOTE:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Laikipia University is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and therefore, qualified applicants of either gender, marginalized group or persons living with disability (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.
  • The University does not charge any fee for the recruitment and selection process.

TERMS OF SERVICE

The Terms of service for these positions will be on Part Time Basis.

PAYMENT
Will be based on the required teaching/practical contact hours with the students per programme as listed below;

  •  Certificate Programme – Kes. 800/= for one (1) instructional hour or two (2) contact hours in a tutorial design or open-learning designed – session, examined and results submitted.
  •  Diploma Programme – Kes. 1,000/= for one (1) instructional hour or two (2) contact hours in a tutorial design or open-learning designed – session, examined and results submitted.
  •  Technologists – Kes. 1,200/= for three (3) contact hours in a laboratory-designed or practicum session or five (5) contact hours in farm or similar practice, examined and results submitted.
  •  Undergraduate Programme – Kes. 1,200/= for one (1) instructional hour or two (2) contact hours in a tutorial design or open-learning designed – session, examined and results submitted.
  •  Masters Programme – Kes. 1,500/= for one (1) instructional hour or two (2) contact hours in a tutorial design or open-learning designed – session, examined and results submitted.
  •  PhD Programme – Kes. 1,800/= for one (1) instructional hour or two (2) contact hours in a tutorial design or open-learning designed – session, examined and results submitted.

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