Job description

Catholic Hospital Wamba wishes to recruit a highly motivated, competent, honest, and remarkably talented Theatre Nurse. The Theatre Nurse will work with other staff to maintain high standards and actively promote quality health care delivery and smooth running of the theatre and to provide care to patients in the institution who require acute medical intervention that can be provided by a theatre nurse.

Duties and responsibilities of Theatre Nurses

I. Consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plan

II.Conducts pre- and post-operative education.

III.Serves as the communication liaison to family and members of the operating team.

III. Ensures that operating on correct patient and the correct procedure is being performed Provides basic, bedside care.

VI.Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.

V. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse.

VII. Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.

VIII. Prepare operating room for patient/procedure.

IX. Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology well-being throughout the care continuum.

X. Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their post-treatment home care needs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation.

XI. Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting.

XII. Performs other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Nursing Officer In-charge.


  • Must possess a diploma in nursing from a recognized institution
  • Must be registered with the nursing council and possess a current license.
  • MUST have undertaken an extra course in theatre nursing.
  • Must have good communication skills both written and oral.
  • The candidate must be self-driven and self-motivated.
  • Minimum working experience of two years in a busy theatre in a health institution.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a current and detailed CV, copies of academic testimonials and names of three referees and day time telephone contacts by

7th July 2020 at 5.00pm to:

P.O BOX 17 – 20603

P.O BOX 350 – 20600

Or email and cc Clearly mention the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Hand Deliveries to be dropped at the reception at Catholic Diocese of Maralal Secretariat offices / Catholic Hospital Wamba. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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