IRC Nurse

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004736
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Qualifications Diploma

Job Description

IRC Nurse

Location: Kenya

Job Description:

The Nurse will provide holistic specialized or general nursing services to both inpatients and outpatients within the hospital specialized unit or health post.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Work in specific ward/health post/specialized unit assigned, acting as both supervisor and team leader for national and refugee staff.
  2. Prepare for and assist doctors during clinical procedures.
  3. Ensure all required observations, prescribed treatment, and procedures are properly carried out and documented on patient charts.
  4. Carry out minor surgical procedures, screening, admissions, consultation, resuscitation, and stabilization of clients in the management of clinical emergencies.
  5. Provide effective reproductive health services based on all pillars of safe motherhood.
  6. Implement community health strategy in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  7. Refer relevant information to the doctor in charge or on call for proper clinical management.
  8. Assist patients with activities of daily living in the ward/clinic.
  9. Maintain psychological well-being through reassurance to patients perioperatively.
  10. Provide hospital coverage and be on call as required.
  11. Participate in camp health surveys/campaigns as required.

Reporting and Communication:

  1. Compile and submit quarterly inventory return/requisition of all drugs and supplies.
  2. Conduct regular training sessions for national and refugee staff on basic nursing care/management.
  3. Provide individualized health education and counseling.
  4. Attend and facilitate Continuous Medical Education.
  5. Compile and submit weekly/monthly Health Information System (HIS) reports.
  6. Monitor and supervise proper usage of supplies and maintain adequate supplies and buffer stock.

Key Result Areas:

Assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of nursing care services and other related activities within the allocated ward/unit.


  1. Kenya Registered and/or Community Health Nurse from a recognized Nursing Training Institution.
  2. Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya with a valid practicing license.
  3. At least two years of experience in a hospital setting post-registration.
  4. Somali speaking and/or experience in the immediate context is an added advantage.

How to Apply: For more information and job application details, interested candidates can visit the IRC Careers Page.

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