THEATRE NURSES

Duties and responsibilities

  • Consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plan
  • Conducts pre- and post-operative education.
  • Serves as the communication liaison to family and members of the operating team.
  • Takes and monitors patients’ vital signs.
  • Ensures that safety checks are performed
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse.
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
  • Prepare operating room for patient/procedure.
  • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology well-being throughout the care continuum.
  • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their post-treatment home care needs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation.
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting.

 

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • The candidate should be in possession of a Diploma in Nursing
  • Theatre nursing experience for at least two years in a busy theatre
  • Registration from the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Valid Practice licence
  • A higher diploma in perioperative nursing is an added advantage

 

 

Please drop your CV at the H. R Office, Coptic Hospital or Send application to jobs@coptichospital.org

 

 

Job disclaimer and notification

 

Coptic Hospital does not charge/accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.