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16 Jul 2020

Nurse Counselor Job -Nairobi Hospital

Job Description

REF: TNH/HRD/NC/07/2020(CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Charge Nurse – Psychosocial Department, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Organizing and managing the functions of patient counselling in Nursing practice;
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to counselling liaison nurses, ensuring that their performance meets The Nairobi Hospital and Kenya Counselling Association standards.
  • Conducting daily morning ward rounds, liaising with doctors and ward staff for new clients to be counselled;
  • Observing, maintaining confidentiality and ensuring that disclosure of any information passes through the right channels;
  • Maintaining the expected counselling standards by delegating to each counsellor according to their level of competence;
  • Exercising professionalism and be a role model to the counselling profession within The Nairobi Hospital;
  • Coordinating and maintaining the hospital’s breast cancer support group activities to ensure that clients are satisfied with the care;
  • Ensuring that all inpatient clients are attended to within 24 hours of the doctor’s requisition.
  • Keeping records and diary for both inpatients and outpatients counselled;
  • Formulating and implementing nursing standards, procedures and audits;
  • Conducting psychological debriefing for nursing staff and others as required;
  • Promoting good interpersonal relationship with other disciplines within the hospital;
  • Compiling and analysing statistical reports on different aspects as required.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Diploma in KRN/KRCHN or Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
  • Post Basic qualification in Nursing will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum Diploma in Counselling Psychology Training;
  • in Counselling Psychology is an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 5 years post clinical nursing;

How to Apply

if your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned on: recruitment@nbihosp.org not later than Friday, 24th July,2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees. Note
  • ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.
  • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
  • National I.D.
  • KRA PIN Certificate
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR 

THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL

P.O. BOX 30026 – 00100

Mail: recruitment@nbihosp.org

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