Save the Children Nurse Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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Save the Children Nurse Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

Save the Children Kenya looking for “Nurse”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 29, 2024.

Save the Children has been providing support to children in Kenya through our development and humanitarian programmes since 1950. We work with communities, local partners, and the government to design and deliver programmes to meet the needs of the most deprived children. We also advocate for greater investment of public and private resources for children.

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on April 24, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Nurse to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter Save the Children
Position Nurse
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Two Years
Application Deadline April 29, 2024

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2024

Key Areas of Accountability:

Programme:

  • Provide technical assistance to MoH and CHPs towards implementation of integrated community case management and integration with uncomplicated acute malnutrition.
  • Support training and mentorship for Community Health Volunteers on Integrated Community Case management implementation (ICCM), Basic modules, Community based Management of uncomplicated acute malnutrition (CMAM).
  • Coordinate with the health records and information officers to ensure the data submitted by facilities is complete by regular quality checks   to ensure completeness of the records of the children in the study.
  • Organize and coordinate trainings for CHPs in consultation with County health authorities.
  • Supervise routine data collection and commodity accountability by the CHPs in liaison with Community Health Assistants
  • Closely work with the principal investigator(s) and provide the necessary requirements they need to successfully implement the research.
  • Follow-up visits of all children identified as malnourished by CHPs treated by CHPs at home within.
  • QA nurse shall visit the home of the child identified with malnutrition within 24-48 hours to verify classification and management.
  • QA nurse together with the CHAs shall verify every 10th child reported with suspected SAM and MAM, pneumonia, malaria cases managed by a CHP at home or referred to a health facility.
  • QA nurse shall conduct follow-up visit one week and two weeks after the initial diagnosis and management to assess for treatment failure.
  • Shall ensure children discharged as cured from SAM and/or MAM are followed for 6 months and the MUAC and weight are taken every month.
  • Ensure Children treated for diarrhoea, malaria and pneumonia will be followed up 2 days after initiating treatment to assess treatment progression and thereafter post-discharge follow up will be done for 3 months.
  • Ensure all children on post-discharge follow up will be assessed for ICCM conditions, MUAC and weight every month.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 7114
  • Job Category: Programme Operations
  • Posting Date: 04/22/2024, 10:43 AM
  • Apply Before; 04/29/2024, 02:29 AM
  • Locations: Nairobi

Qualification and More Skill:

  • Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse
  • At least two (2) years’ work experience in health and nutrition programming including monitoring and evaluation.
  • MUST be registered with Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Fluency (written and verbal) in English, Swahili, and Local dialects in Mandera County.
  • At least two-year working experience in a health facility.
  • Mature, responsible, dependent, highly organized and motivated persons
  • Willing to work in a rural set up and perform household visits on a daily basis.
  • Good inter-personal, report writing and communication skills.
  • Strong capacity to work with initiative, flexibility and without close supervision.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Strong research and data analysis skills.
  • Experience in community mobilisation within the development context.
  • Experience working with programmes on community health strategy and community health services delivery is an added advantage.
  • Good understanding and experience working with MOH and county health departments, health stakeholders, opinion leaders and integration of donor funded programmes into county plans.
  • Experience in training and capacity building.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of organizations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with children.
  • Good knowledge of the nutrition and health field.
  • Proficiency in intermediate computer skills especially basic office applications including MS office (word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook) is a MUST.
  • Good presentation and persuasion skills.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.
  • Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment.
  • Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field.
  • Experience in project and donor report writing is an added advantage.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles

How to Apply Save the Children Nurse Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/7114/

The Closing Date: April 29, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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