Chief Nursing Officer
Oasis Healthcare Group Limited
Kakamega, Kenya
15h ago
source : Fuzu

Job Summary

Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of Nursing / PatientCare Services. Ensures compliance with patient care quality standards as it relates to the careprovided to all age groups of patients ranging from neonate to geriatric.

Maintainsperformance improvement activities within the department and participates in ContinuedQuality Improvement activities.

1. At least BSc. Nursing degree; MSc. Nursing an added advantage2. 2 Years of relevant nursing management experience.

3. Demonstrated intention to advance professionally.

4. Flexibility, a high degree of organization and the ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced

rapidly changing environment.

5. Strong work ethic and dedication

6. Data analysis, communication, creativity, critical thinking and effective problem solving

abilities.

7. The ability to demonstrate leadership, managerial ability, good interpersonal relationships,

and the application of sound administrative principles.

8. Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations

9. Licensed with the Nursing Council of Kenya

Responsibilities

1. Promotes the mission, vision and values of the organization.2. Knows and practices the prescribed policies and standards of Nursing / Patient Care

Services.

3. Organizes, directs, and administers the Nursing / Patient Care Services in order to provide

the level of care required by current medical and nursing standards.

4. Plans and coordinates with the Financial Controller, Administrator and HR Officer, utilizing

the respective Nursing Leadership members for planning the budgeting requirements for

personnel, supplies, and equipment.

5. Responsible for cost controls to insure maximum effectiveness of funds expended from the

approved departmental budgets.

6. Supports and develops Nursing / Patient Care Services in the coordination of the employee

selection process, work assignments / duty allocations, performance appraisals, and staff

development for these services.

7. Maintains continuing quality assessment and improvement analysis and evaluation of

patient care delivery and communicates with Administration on the activities / issues of

Nursing / Patient Care Services.

8. Plans and recommends to Administration new facilities or equipment, or modification

thereto, needed to provide patient care.

9. Recommends, supports, and participates in education services, programs of education, and

training, including orientation of new employees. Encourages and facilitates the

professional advancement of employees by affording opportunities for further education

and experience.

10. Recommends the modification, addition, or deletion of personnel policies to insure

reasonable hours and acceptable working conditions to provide patient care coverage.

Approves the nurses’ Rota as forwarded by floor managers.

11. Initiates and participates in problem solving, policy forming conferences for

Nursing / Patient Care Services. Maintains close coordination with all departments to ensure

continuity and collaboration of services.

12. Ensures that cordial professional relationships are maintained with patients, their families

and friends.

13. Interprets the goals of the Nursing / Patient Care Services areas to the community by

maintaining harmonious and effective relationships with the education system, volunteer

groups, agencies, and the community.

Job Requirements

Required education : Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience : 2 years

Required languages : English (Spoken : fluent Written : fluent)

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