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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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    Public Health Officer- 1 Post


    Position summary 
    Reporting to the Senior Public Health Officer, the Public Health Officer will job exists to provide and implement public health and sanitation policies and procedures, and services and advise on the same at KUTRRH

    Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Implement hospital public health and sanitation programmes and projectsfor safe and habitable environment for patients, staff and other visitors of the hospital. 
    • Implement and enforcement of all environmental health and safety systems, policies, procedures and practices in the hospital.
    • Ensure that all food, beverage and other consumables are handled within the established standards of cleanliness and hygiene in the hospital.
    • Ensure water supplies quality control, food quality control and safety control in order to control communicable diseases and suppress epidemics in the hospital. 
    • Ensure proper drainage of water rain water, used water and sewage are properly drained and their drainage systems properly functioning in the hospital.
    • Ensure minimization of wastage of consumable materials and of course proper and safe waste disposal systems in the hospital. 
    • Provide technical advice on preventive and promotive health and ensure compliance to the national public health policies and regulations in the hospital. 
    • Work in collaboration with clinical epidemiologist, and hospital engineering sections and specialists to ensure environmental safety and security in the hospital. 
    • Work with other public and health and sanitation stakeholders, partnerships and networks for safe environment in the community within and without the hospital. 
    • Provide clinical research and training to students in the hospital. 
    • Guide and mentor junior public health and sanitation staff, interns and students in the hospital.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications 

    • Bachelors’ Degree in Environmental Health Sciences from a recognized institution. 
    • Computer literate 
    • Knowledge of relevant legislations 
    • Knowledge of professional standards 
    • Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution 
    • Must be registered with the Public Health Officers’ and Technicians’ Council of Kenya.
    • At least one year working experience as a Hospital Public Health Officer in a reputable hospital.

    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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