28 Aug 2023

Mental Health Nurse at Lifeway House Medical Centre

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Job Description

The psychiatric nurse contributes to the implementation of specialty patient care in collaboration with Lifeway House care team members and ensures that patients receive coordinated, specialized care of highest standard.

Psychiatric Nurse Duties and Responsibilities

·        Carry out patients’ mental health assessments and ensure documentation of the same, while maintaining communication of findings with other team members

·        Patient management:

o   Ensure clients are appropriately and promptly medically managed and stabilized, especially in emergency situations, according to individual needs

o   Intake of new patients and initiation of admission protocol, as necessary

o   Constant monitoring of patient care as per standard nursing practices

o   Ensure patients abide by institution’s regulations, including house norms and timetable management, while considering individual patients’ traits and personalities and amicable handling of challenges

o   Ensure constant communication with other team members in various departments for effective workflow

·        Maintain and update daily patient treatment records and documentation on patients’ health conditions

·        Continuous observation of client’s medical progress and facilitation of interventions with the psychiatrist as needed

·        Facilitate coordinated and constant communication with physicians on patients’ progress

·        Provide appropriate health education to patients throughout their treatment process

·        Work together with the counselling department, including continuous progress updates and case conferences

·        Completing other tasks within the scope of registered nurses and Lifeway House program services and procedures.


·        At least two years working experience in a facility specializing in mental health and/or addictions treatment

·        Qualification in Mental Health/Psychiatry Nursing and Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya

·        Valid and current Nursing Practice License from Nursing Council of Kenya

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Closing Date : 11th September, 2023


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