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Physiotherapist – Nairobi, Kenya.
Our client, an upcoming high-end private hospital in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi, is looking to recruit a Physiotherapist. The successful candidate will provide quality rehabilitative care using a family-centered approach that empowers patients and families afflicted with physical impairments, disabilities and other health conditions that have life in all its fullness. He/she MUST have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar position in the health care sector.
- Carry out a systematic assessment of clients and their families to identify their physical challenges and how the family can be involved in the care and support of the client.
- Discuss with the client and family the findings of the assessment to enable them to understand their health condition for better adherence to care.
- Technically develop an efficient and acceptable progressive rehabilitation program for the client and family for effective functional recovery.
- Apply expertise in selecting a treatment modality (exercise therapy, electrotherapy, lifestyle management skills, cryotherapy, massage) that addresses the client’s needs and improves their condition.
- Proficiently carry out the relevant treatment procedures to achieve maximum attainable physical function.
- Appropriately assess the client for the need for assistive devices, provide, and train the client in the use of the device to achieve physical functional independence.
- Identify the locally available resources and train the client & his family in their use at home to ensure continuity and proper follow up.
- Carry out targeted home visits to families and communities to incorporate the rehabilitation program into the home environment, for adaptation and continuity of care plan, and follow up.
- Evaluate the clients’ progress for effectiveness of the treatment and further planning.
- Carry out appropriate referral of clients to relevant service points for comprehensive management.
- Link and participate in the resettlement of rehabilitated NHL clients with physical impairments & disabilities back to the community for adaptability, acceptability to ensure continuity of normal life.
- Ensure that the community exit plans are made by the therapist after successful rehabilitation has been achieved for every client
- Any other duties as may be assigned.
- A Diploma in Physiotherapy.
- Ability to obtain complex medical information from those whose first language may not be English.
- Ability to work as a pivotal member of a team comprising medical and non-medical colleagues.
- Able to maintain a compassionate and understanding approach even under pressure.
- Must be able to make rapid assessments of risk and start treatment, transfer or other remote intervention.
- Able to communicate their decisions and the reasoning behind them to the patient and other parties.
- Develop an understanding of the commercial and corporate structures and operations of our clients.
- Job Type:Permanent.
- Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
- Career Level:Upper-Mid level.
- Salary:Monthly Gross Salary: Open depending on skills and experience.
- Deadline:28th June 2020.
Charge Nurse (Renal Centre) – Nairobi, Kenya.
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Our client, an upcoming high-end private hospital in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi, is looking to recruit a Charge Nurse for their Renal Centre to plan, organize, implement, and evaluate patient care. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating, delegating, directing nursing care for patients and overseeing the daily functions of the dialysis staff. The ideal candidate MUST have at least 4 years’ nursing and supervisory experience in a Renal Centre.
- Oversee preparation of the delivery system and dialyzer.
- Confirm all mandatory alar tests on the dialyzer equipment are performed.
- Review physician orders for dialysis patients.
- Collects pre-treatment dialysis data, and reviews patient records prior to dialysis.
- Verifies that patients are taking all prescribed medications and performs medication reconciliation.
- Documents findings of patient assessment and interventions and advise providers of any significant change.
- Oversee dialysis technicians in the performance of dialysis from start to finish.
- Monitor patient reaction to treatment and performance of the dialysis machines.
- Oversee disassembly and disinfection of dialysis equipment.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of dialysis laboratory tests and dialysis medications.
- Provides leadership in improving patient care.
- Responsible for implementing and maintain the dialysis policy and procedure manual.
- Registration in Nursing Diploma.
- Minimum of 4 years’ experience working as a dialysis nurse.
- Current BLS Certification.
- Current ACLS Certification.
- Ability to enact policies and procedures.
- A comprehensive understanding of the nursing processes.
- Supervision and managerial skills.
- Analysis and planning skills.
- Leadership and organizing skills.
- Demonstrated ability to transmit knowledge, skills through patient education.
- The ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
Intensivist Healthcare – Kiambu, Kenya.
Our Client, an upcoming high-end private hospital in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi is looking to recruit an Intensivist. The successful candidate will be in charge of taking care of critically ill patients in a busy Intensive Care Unit/ High Dependency Unit and providing highly specialized nursing and medical care to patients in the hospital in the form of close monitoring, support of vital organs, treatment of life-threatening conditions, and care for critically ill patients. The ideal candidate MUST have more than 3 years’ working experience in critical care management in a Hospital setting.
- Physically present to provide continuous patient care in ICU and HDU for a 12 hour shift as scheduled on the monthly duty Rota.
- Review critically ill patients at A&E and wards on consultation by other consultants and/or medical officer to assess the need for critical care and provide a well-documented patient care plan.
- Respond to clinical emergency codes and review all patients on ward that have been objectively classified as critically ill by the ward team.
- Clinical management of all critically ill patients admitted to the critical care units [ICU and HDU].
- Routinely involve patient’s primary consultant and other relevant consultants in the management of critically ill patients admitted to the ICU and HDU.
- Hand over patients back to the primary consultant upon discharge from ICU/HDU.
- Attend and participate in scheduled department meetings and hospital meetings as may be invited.
- Train and mentor junior healthcare professionals on the care of critically ill patients in the ICU/HDU and A&E.
- Participate in the development and implementation of protocols and guidelines pertaining to the care of critically ill patients.
- Ensure proper handling and functionality of all equipment in the ICU/HDU and report in writing any malfunctioning equipment to the biomedical team and to the Department Head.
- Document all clinical information during patient care on the appropriate hospital forms as required by the set standard of care at the hospital.
- Accountable for all clinical decisions and ICU/HDU administration while on duty with guidance from the head of the department.
- Promptly share with the head of department challenges in patient care while on duty.
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- Master of Medicine in Critical Care.
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
- Diploma / Fellowship in Critical Care is desirable.
- 3+ Years’ Experience in Critical Care Management in a Hospital Setting.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- An analytical, problem-solving and creative work approach.
- Job Type:Permanent.
- Location:Kiambu, Kenya.
- Career Level:Executive Level.
- Salary:Monthly Gross Salary: Open depending on individual skills and experience.
- Deadline:01st July 2020.
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