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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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    Orthopedic Trauma Technologist- 3 Posts


    Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Prepare or set up traction as requested by the physician and can assess patients in traction, detect deficiencies in the equipment and make adjustments as needed in the hospital. 
    • Provide information and advice to patients and their relatives/careers regarding their cast or splint and manage their injuries in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital.
    • Deal with orthopedic patients’ problems, concerns and queries regarding casts or splints in the hospital. 
    • Work with the orthopedic trauma technologists to provide cast to patients with bone & joint problems in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital. 
    • Fit and apply pre-operative braces, crutches and other soft goods to patients in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital. 
    • Correcting Congenital Talipes Equino – Varus (C.T.E.V) 
    • Support with orthopedic procedures, including wound care, aspirations, minor surgical procedures and fracture reductions in the hospital. 
    • Give patients instructions concerning cast care and the use of orthopedic appliances in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital. 
    • Clean and stock casts and soft goods room, order special supplies or equipment in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital. 
    • Counselling patients/ clients on issues regarding orthopedic trauma
    • Support patients and their relatives throughout their time in casting (plaster) room in the orthopedic unit of the hospital. 

    Minimum Academic Qualifications 

    • Certificate in Orthopedic Plaster & Traction Technology or Orthopedic plaster Technology or it’s equivalent from a recognized institution. 
    • A Diploma in Orthopedic & Trauma Technology or Orthopedic & Trauma Medicine will be an added advantage. 
    • Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:
    • Registration with the respective regulatory or professional body if applicable
    • At least three years’ working experience as an Orthopaedic Trauma Technician in a reputable health facility 
    • Computer literate Knowledge of relevant legislations Knowledge of professional standards

    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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