Career Openings at Premier Hospital

Career Openings at Premier Hospital.

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Premier Hospital is an 82 bed specialized hospital located in Nyali, Mombasa offering high quality emergency, outpatient and inpatient care. We have a patient centered culture and our approach is to provide you with comprehensive healthcare, which is focused on all aspects of your health and overall well-being. Our service delivery model is anchored on Compassion, Care and Competence. Our Doctors, Nurses, other Medical Professionals and support staff will provide you with personal service with great regard to respect and dignity to ensure that your experience with us is as comfortable as possible.

Radiographer

JOB PURPOSE

To work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in the provision of a safe, efficient, and high-quality diagnostic imaging services while developing and maintaining high standards of patient care amongst peers, and colleagues and support the department in achieving the departmental and hospital objectives.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently undertake general x-ray, ct-scan, portable and theater radiography with precision and accuracy with minimal supervision. To be accountable for own actions and work within codes of Practice and professional guidelines.
  • To independently undertake and report diagnostic ultrasound procedures, maintaining a high professional standard of technical competence and ensuring excellent standards of care at all time.
  • To take professional responsibility for ensuring compliance always with the appropriate legislation and radiation local rules to ensure that during work, standards of radiation protection are maintained for self, patients, other staff and members of the public.
  • To interpret complex data to ascertain and identify any pathological or incidental findings observable.
  • To assess and adapt techniques following assessment for each procedure to meet individual needs of the patient.
  • To analyze the clinical information and determine most appropriate x-ray or scanning method, utilizing judgement and skill to incorporate different techniques i.e. transabdominal or intracavitary, or doppler to obtain required information.
  • To handle potentially stressful, upsetting or emotional situations in an appropriate empathetic manner. · Assist patients as required i.e. disabled, elderly patients with undressing and dressing if the nurse or patient relative is unavailable, also to take responsibility for the area of the patient whilst undertaking the procedure.
  • To maintain knowledge and be fully aware of the safety aspects and hazards, and related emergency procedures for the working area.
  • To be able to work using visual display units for long periods of time to enable correct images to be processed and to provide a comprehensive and timely diagnostic report on images obtained to relevant medical personnel.
  • To offer appropriate guidance to patients, care givers and other health professionals on both x-ray and ultrasound procedures and issues, while taking due consideration of patient’s condition.
  • To identify and report equipment failures immediately, by liaising with third party equipment support centers to arrange services.
  • To use own initiative to re-arrange work lists in the event of equipment failure, organize alternative cover and ensure relevant staff in the hospital are informed particularly if this occurs out of normal working hours.
  • To assist in the evaluation and procurement process for any new equipment within the radiology department. Be fully conversant of appropriate actions to take in the event of an untoward incident in the area ·
  • To achieve and maintain competence in imaging modalities such as CT, Ultrasound, Plain film radiography, theater radiography, mobile radiography.
  • To flexibly provide cover for unexpected absence to ensure maintenance of service provision · To ensure compliance with protocols and procedures in relation to ionizing radiation in the areas under their supervision.
  • To maintain a clean working environment, this includes clearing bloody fluids and products of conception in accordance with policy.
  • To be continually mindful of using resources in an efficient manner.
  • To use safely, and supervise the use of very expensive specialist equipment with care and due diligence. Assist in ordering, checking and monitoring of stock, making the manager aware of any concerns as they arise.
  • To inform and obtain informed consent from patients or their care givers prior to undertaking procedures as appropriate to individual circumstances and barriers.
  • To communicate the results of normal and abnormal scans to patients and relatives, sensitively and with empathy. Ensure that information is clearly understood and assist in determining appropriate referral pathway to other health care professionals.
  • To promote good relations with other directorates and hospitals
  • To take part in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and the department’s personal appraisal scheme.
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Radiography (Medical Imaging and Diagnostic Science) from a recognized institution
  • Higher Diploma in Ultrasound added advantage
  • 2-3 Years working experience
  • Any other specialty certificate e.g. CT, MRI, Ultrasound ·

KEY JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent customer handling skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong possession of general knowledge and current affairs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to plan and build strong teamwork, work under pressure to maintain excellent customer experience.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.

Maternity Nurse

JOB PURPOSE

Ensure high-quality clinical care to all patients through provision of effective nursing services as a Registered Nursing Officer.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain the highest possible standard of client care by adhering to the hospital standard treatment protocols and guidelines.
  • Identify obstetric complications and institute appropriate and timely interventions.
  • Effective monitoring and evaluation of patients admitted in the maternity ward.
  • Administer medication and perform medical procedures within prevailing Hospital guidelines and protocols.
  • Ensure outstanding client experience.
  • Counsel and prepare mothers for labor, childbirth and postpartum.
  • Monitor and manage pregnant mothers during labor and childbirth and ensure timely intervention in case of emergency.
  • Perform deliveries.
  • Provide care for mothers and new-born after birth.
  • Ensure proper documentation in partograph.
  • Educate and support mothers in breastfeeding and care of the new-born.
  • Follow through investigations and procedures ordered by doctors during ward rounds.
  • Run MCH, Family planning and other clinics as assigned by HOD.
  • Provide comprehensive client counselling e.g., reproductive health, HIV, vaccination, pap smear &
  • Ensure maintenance and availability of medical equipment in the doctors’ and nursing room.
  • Professionally and timely prepare and present regular nursing reports.
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS

  • A registered midwife – Kenya Registered Midwife (KRM) or Kenya Registered Nurse Midwife (KRM/N) or a Registered Nurse with Bachelors (BScN)
  • Experience – 5 years of experience in a busy maternity or it’s equivalent
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution will be an added
  • Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya with a Valid Practicing License
  • Must have Valid ACLS/BLS certificates
  • ETAT+ and EmOC training will be an added advantage.

KEY JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent clinical acumen.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Effective communication skills – listening, oral and written.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Problem solving, conflict resolution and crisis management skills

How to apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job title on the email subject,  your current and expected remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to careers@premierhospital.org. The application should be received not later than 5.00pm on 21st AUGUST 2023. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.