MP Shah Hospital

MP Shah Hospital in Kenya is hiring skilled Theatre Nurses to join their Operating Theatre (OR) team. This full-time position offers an exciting opportunity for qualified nurses to provide exceptional care in a dynamic surgical environment.

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Manager of the Operating Theatre, Theatre Nurses will be responsible for providing comprehensive nursing care to patients undergoing general medical or surgical procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Provide holistic patient care, addressing physical, mental, and social wellbeing

2. Respond promptly to medical emergencies and alert senior staff

3. Administer prescribed medications and monitor patients for side effects

4. Monitor and document vital signs, hydration status, and conduct diagnostic tests

5. Prepare patients for simple and complex surgical procedures

6. Assist doctors during surgical operations

7. Manage clinical and non-clinical waste according to hospital guidelines

8. Educate patients and family members on treatments and care plans

9. Liaise with other medical professionals to ensure comprehensive patient care


  • – Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing
  • – Qualified and Registered Nurse (RN/RM/KRCHN/BSN)
  • – Valid license from the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • – Basic Life Support Certification
  • – Minimum 5 years’ experience as a nurse, with 2 years in OR
  • – In-depth understanding of safety guidelines
  • – Proficiency in basic computer skills
  • – Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • – Sound clinical judgment and quick reaction times
  • – Ability to recognize clinical patterns
  • – Leadership qualities

Additional Competencies:

  • – Attention to detail
  • – Empathy and patient-focused approach
  • – Ability to work under pressure
  • – Flexibility to adapt to changing situations
  • Salary: Confidential (to be discussed during the interview process)

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a detailed CV and cover letter, to MP Shah Hospital’s Human Resources department. Please reference “Theatre Nurse Position” in the subject line.

About MP Shah Hospital:

MP Shah Hospital is a leading healthcare provider in Kenya, committed to delivering high-quality patient care and medical services. They offer a supportive work environment and opportunities for professional growth.

MP Shah Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in their workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.

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