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  • Posted: Mar 31, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 11, 2023
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    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a leading National Referral Hospital with a 650 bed capacity and equipped with state-of-art medical amenities. The hospital is well equiped to offer Oncology, Trauma & Orthopedics, Renal among other services. The Hospital is located along Northern Bypass Rd. near Kahawa West, Nairobi
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    Infection Control Officer - 2 Posts


    Duties And Responsibilities 

    • Providing specialist advice to all hospital staff in respect to improving the patient care and the reduction of hospital associated infections and other infection prevention issues.
    • Identifying, investigating and monitoring infections and hazardous practice/ procedures which could pose health risks to patients, staff or the public.
    • Communicating with patient/ relatives and giving advise relating to infection prevention and control appropriately.
    • Implementing the annual infection prevention programme plan for goal achievement in conjunction with the Infection prevention & control Team.
    • Working with other health care workers in the investigation and control of outbreaks or increased incidents of infection in primary and secondary care.
    • Assisting in the collection and the analysis of data for surveillance/ audit in conjunction with infection prevention & control and clinical teams.
    • Liaising with staff who oversee quality in the hospital (Quality assurance) to ensure patient safety.
    • Liaising with microbiology lab and conducting of HAI surveillance and investigation of outbreaks within Hospital. 
    • Compile HAI surveillance reports as required and give feedback to the infection prevention and control and Clinical teams and other interested parties.
    • Assist in implementation and compliance of policies, guidance and procedures relating to infection prevention and control in the hospital, in conjunction with other members of the infection prevention and control team.
    • Participate in identifying training needs for all staff and providing education and training regarding the prevention of HAIs.
    • Support IPC Link persons in their roles in areas across the hospital in order to ensure IPC is an integrated part of patient/ client care.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications 

    • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in applied Clinical science preferably both Nursing and Public Health or Microbiology.
    • Prior Clinical relevant working experience of 3 years in a similar position will be an added advantage.
    • Any training or courses related to infection prevention and control programme or Epidemiology is helpful
    • Duly Registered and licensed by the relevant body

    Method of Application

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via:
    For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Note that you must attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and
    Filled Application Form and Practicing License ONLY when you apply online via the portal.
    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 11th April 2023.
    Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal on the website

    Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.
    KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital on to apply

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