Neonatal Nurse.

Job Location : Eldoret , Kenya.

Reports to: Nursing Officer in Charge -Maternity .

Company Description.

Employd Staffing Solutions Ltd is a comprehensive Human Capital Consultancy firm based in Nairobi County, Kenya. We specialize in helping organizations with their HR activities, including recruitment, labor outsourcing, payroll management, and employee training. Our mission is to create productive and fruitful relationships with our clients by adding value to their businesses and ensuring the best return on their Human Capital spend.

Job Purpose

The overall purpose of this job is to provide care for newborns and infants, specifically those who require special medical attention such as patients who may have been born early, have deformities, struggle with breathing, need surgery, or suffer from other complications that require intensive medical care.

Key duties and responsibilities

Administer medications as prescribed by attending NICU and pediatric physicians.

Maintain and calibrate NICU/pediatric equipment for patient safety and support.

Connect intravenous lines to administer medication and extract samples.

Evaluate and oversee patients in the NICU/pediatric ward and report any changes in condition to supervisors.

Communicate with parents/guardians the plan of care and scope of treatment.

Consult with physicians and other nurses on plan of care, progress, and prognosis.

Monitor the health of infants suffering from medical issues relating to birth, such as prematurity or congenital defects.

Providing treatment and administering medication as prescribed by the NICU/pediatric physician.

Documenting patient history.

Running and maintaining the equipment in the NICU/pediatric ward.

Educate new parents on the care of their new infant; for example, breastfeeding.

Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor from time.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a recognized institution.

Specialization in Neonatal Nursing.

Must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya with a valid practicing license.

Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a high-volume NICU

Current PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support) certificate a plus

NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) certificate preferred .

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Solid interpersonal and organizational skills

Up-to-date knowledge of NICU equipment, such as a ventilator, incubator, and feeding pumps.

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

Able to work in a fast-paced environment.

A caring and compassionate attitude towards new parents and their infants.

Qualified and interested candidates should share their CVs to with the subject line Neonatal Nurse . Kindly indicate your expected salary . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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