Oasis Healthcare Patient / Healthcare Assistant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Oasis Healthcare Group Limited is Kenya’s first and largest countrywide fully-integrated private healthcare system, registered in October 2015 and born out of the Oasis Group Practice model of health services provision to harmonize the various companies & facilities existing across the country under the Oasis umbrella.

We currently have facilities in the following counties: Kisii, Nyamira, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya, Uasin-Gishu, Kitui, Nairobi, Kakamega, Bungoma and Busia.

We are currently looking for a qualified and dedicated candidate to fill the following position;

Position Title: Patient / Healthcare Assistant

Location: Siaya / Homabay / Kisii

Overall Responsibility: The successful candidate shall provide comprehensive support services to admitted patients to enhance their comfort.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist patients to perform self-hygiene by providing bathing water, making beds, and assisting in bathing where necessary.
  • In liaison with housekeeping, ensure that patient rooms/wards are always ready for admissions.
  • Escort patients for admissions to the allocated rooms, perform room orientations, and ensure the patients are comfortable.
  • Perform periodic ward visits to check on patients and escalate care where necessary.
  • Participate in ensuring the patients have taken their meals and drinks.
  • Assist nurses in making occupied beds and NGT feeding for patients.
  • Assist patients in toileting by providing bedpans and urinals
  • Perform Ongoing cleaning of clinical equipment and working surfaces (trolleys, stretchers, wheelchairs), preparing treatment/procedure/delivery rooms prior to use.
  • Assist patients in onboarding and offloading patients from Taxis, ambulances, cars or helicopters
  • Maintain inventory of equipment such as ripple mattress, wheel chairs, stretchers, and stock take of toiletries, linen and other items used by the patient.
  • Document all patient responses to direct care/assistance given in the Patient Assistants Care Plans and progress notes.
  • Accompany patients who have been discharged or referred out of the facility as may be advised by the nurse in-charge.
  • Transport equipment, specimens, X-rays, patient records, patients and deceased patients between wards, departments, theatres and out of the facility
  • Assist in administrative duties such as photocopying ward forms.

Job Requirements & Skills

  • A Certificate in Nurse Aide / Certificate in Healthcare Assistance
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Computer literate and good reporting skills.
  • Compassionate.
  • Knowledge of the Hospital’s Health and Safety policies and procedures

Application Instructions

Interested candidates to email their cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae ONLY; including names and contacts of three references, to hr@oasishealthcaregroup.com on or before 9th March, 2023.

The email subject line MUST include position title being applied for e.g., “HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER”

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.