Nursing Officer Internship at Kakamega County

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant position;Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:

providing holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan;
performing a comprehensive physical examination within various settings;
assessing, formulating, planning and implementing evidence-based nursing care for client/patient;
creating and maintaining a safe nursing care environment for client/patient;
carrying out patient audits to improve client/patient care;
collaborating and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary teams to support client/patient and their families;
carrying out therapeutic communication with the patient/client;
conducting community health risk assessment and providing outcome based interventions;
documenting interventions and nursing outcomes;
participating in quality improvement and quality assurance procedures; and
diagnosing common health conditions and recommending necessary interventions

Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

Bachelor's Degree Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution;
Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized

NOTE: APPLICANTS FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS WILL BE REQUIRED TO GET CLEARANCE FROM THE FOLLOWING TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 6 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010:-

Criminal Investigation Department;
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University

Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.
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