Maternity Matron at Marie Stopes Nairobi Marie Stopes International is an international non-governmental organisation providing contraception and safe abortion services in 37 countries around the world. Marie Stopes International as an organisation lobbies in favour of access to abortion, and provides a variety of sexual and reproductive healthcare services including advice, vasectomies, and abortions in the UK and other countries where it is legal to do so. In 2015 there were an estimated 21 million women around the world using a method of contraception provided by Marie Stopes International provided. The contraception and safe abortion services that the organisation provided in 2015 averted 6.3 million unintended pregnancies, 4 million unsafe abortions and 18,100 maternal deaths. The organisations core services include family planning; safe abortion and post-abortion care; maternal and child health care, including safe delivery and obstetrics; diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections; and HIV/AIDS... prevention.
Reporting to the Hospital Manager and deputizing the Business Manager, this role plays an important part in effective clinical teamwork and is responsible for high quality frontline service delivery to our clients. Through strong clinical leadership the Matron will support Eastleigh Nursing Home to promote excellence in obstetrics and gynaecology, nursing and midwifery. The post holder will ensure that all clients are treated with compassion, dignity and respect placing value on the diversity of the local community and beyond. She will promote best practice in the prevention of infection through ensuring a clean and safe environment.
The Matrons key responsibility is to ensure that the patient experience is of the highest quality inspiring patient and public confidence. This will be achieved through high visibility, accessibility and constant surveillance. The post holder will be expected to be a specialist (mid-wifery) in their clinical area and support the running of operations in the in-patient wards.
Degree/Diploma in Nursing
Must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya and possess a valid Practice License.
At least 4 years working experience as a nurse in a reputable hospital/medical facility.
Management training will be an added advantage
Practising knowledge of Sexual Reproductive Health an advantage Nairobi Kenya
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