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Oncology Nurse at Karen Hospital

The Karen Hospital is a 102 bed multispecialty Hospital in Kenya located in Karen along Karen –Langata Road, Nairobi. We offer patient focused, world class medical treatment and accord the highest standards of medical care to all our patients indiscriminately. With our State of the art amenities, equipment and our well trained staff, we are committed to delivering the most effective and most compassionate care to all our patients.

Overall Purpose

The role is responsible for provision of excellent and compassionate nursing care to patients.

Key responsibilities:

  • · 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.
  • · To utilize the standards and procedures of nursing care to continuously improve the quality of nursing and exceed the patients’ expectations and participate in audits within their departments.
  • · To communicate with other professionals and all relevant parties in order to advocate effectively for the patients.
  • · 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.
  • · Implement infection control measures to provide a safe environment for patients, staff and others.
  • · To be knowledgeable of the equipment in ward/department and to safe guard hospital/patient property and equipment from damage, wastage or loss.
  • · 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.

Minimum requirement:

  • · KRN, KRN/KRM, KRCHN or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Higher Diploma in Haematology / Oncology or Breast Cancer is added advantage.
  • 6 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be in oncology units.
  • BLS certified
  • High standards of grooming and personal etiquette.
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills.

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