About the Role

The Incumbent will be responsible for safe and quality care for patients, capital and operational budgets as well as ensuring efficient utilization of available resources in Labor & Delivery (LDR) Unit.


  • Lead the Labor & Delivery unit team in formulation, implementation, and evaluation of annual goals & objectives in accordance with the Program and Nursing Division strategic objectives
  • Ensure staff coverage and skill mix for safe and effective patient care
  • In collaboration with others, lead the LDR Unit staff in development, implementation and review of policies, procedures, protocols, clinical pathways, and care guidelines in line with identified standards
  • Lead in development of a culture of safe practice in collaboration with clinical teams and actively participate in multidisciplinary clinical rounds
  • Participate in establishment of standards of care with unit staff and monitor delivery of care according to established standards
  • Employ effective change management strategies to support in enhancement of safe patient care
  • Take lead in unit based Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) projects, Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) and ensure participation by nurses
  • Guide nursing staff in initiation of and participation in unit based as well as hospital wide nursing research projects
  • Ensure program-based client satisfaction survey is carried out, monitor trends of incidences/complaints and take appropriate action


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BScN)
  • Registered nurse with current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Certificate in BLS and ALSO
  • 5 years of continuous clinical experience in Obstetrics Unit in acute care hospital
  • Demonstrate current knowledge in general nursing
  • Demonstrate leadership in management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills

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