Clinical Nurse, Endoscopy Needed at Aga Khan University Hospital

Aga Khan University Hospital

Clinical Nurse, Endoscopy Needed at Aga Khan University Hospital,

Clinical Nurse, Endoscopy Needed at Aga Khan University Hospital

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Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University’s Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Ho…

Clinical Nurse, Endoscopy

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Supervisor Endoscopy Unit.


  • Conduct head to toe assessment before procedure to identify care needs and plan effective nursing interventions to meet those needs
  • Ascertain patient readiness for procedure using a checklist i.e. confirms consent, IV access, and Vital signs
  • Confirm equipment are clean and in working order before start of the procedure
  • Assist the physician during the procedure either as a scrub or circulating nurse
  • Administer IV medication and fluids as prescribed
  • Monitor patients during procedure, ensuring patient safety, stability and dignity is maintained throughout the procedure
  • Provide post procedure care and assesses patient’s readiness for discharge from the unit
  • Maintain accurate record of patient’s condition, procedures and medications.
  • Ensure discharge instructions from Endoscopy Unit are clear and documented, and hands over the patients to the floors or their families

  • Provide safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices, timely safety checks on oxygen source, suction and other equipment used in the unit
  • Take accountability for efficient use of consumables and practices judicious stock control at all times i.e. accurate and timely billing of used CSSD items and unit drugs
  • Responsible for safe use of equipment through cleaning, storage, per shift checks of the inventory and timely reporting of non-functional equipment to the unit supervisor
  • Participate in unit based continuing education and monitoring of identified unit based quality indicators
  • Participate in unit based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, clinical care program certification (CCPC), audits, spot checks and skill checks


  • RN from a recognized school of nursing or University
  • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in Medical-Surgical nursing

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Aga Khan University Hospital on to apply