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  • Posted: Aug 1, 2021
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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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    Pension Officers

    KUTRRH/DHRDPO/400

    Position Summary

    The position is responsible for ensuring KUTRRH Pension Scheme complies with the relevant legislation and the Terms of Authorization issued by RBA through establishing procedures of sound governance for the scheme. This position will oversee all day-to-day operations of the pension scheme including keeping an upto-date members record.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Develop and implement policies, processes, procedures for the continuous and effective operationalization of the strategic direction of KUTRRH pension scheme administration.
    2. Ensures effective maintenance of records which include up to date individual membership records of serving employees, retired members, and the rate of their basic pensions.
    3. Maintain all pension records, including information on employer and employee contributions.
    4. Carrying out statutory compliance of pension as stipulated by the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
    5. To provide up to date management reports on monthly basis and periodically as required.
    6. Certify all entries, exits, increases, and decreases in the payroll.
    7. Process benefits to retiring pension members.
    8. Process benefits to the beneficiaries of a deceased Pension member.
    9. Provide pension information and advice to members.
    10. Reconcile contributions and membership data and filing and archiving.
    11. Provides guidance, leadership, and direction to the management to facilitate the achievement of the Pension’s Mission and Values.
    12. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    1. A Bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, business administration, finance, Commerce, accounting, or any other relevant field from a recognized institution.
    2. A Master’s degree in actuarial science, business administration, finance, commerce, accounting, or any other relevant and related field from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
    3. Knowledge of pension administration industry and concepts.
    4. Knowledge of the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA’s) regulatory requirements.
    5. Must have impeccable planning skills.
    6. Must be computer proficient.
    7. At least three (3) years’ working experience in Pension Scheme administration.

    Soft Skills Required

    1. Effective communication skills (both written & verbal communication skills)
    2. Good presentation skills
    3. Ability to produce timely and quality reports
    4. High standards of professional ethics
    5. Team player
    6. Excellent negotiation skills
    7. Must be able to work under pressure
    8. Excellent interpersonal skills
    9. Excellent listening and customer care skills
    10. Leadership and supervisory skills

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    Morticians

    KUTRRH/DCSMORT/393 – 2 POSTS

    Position Summary

    Reporting to the Senior Mortician, the Morticians’ job exists to provide funeral services at the funeral home of KUTRRH.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Ensure that the funeral home preservation equipment and other machinery are in the right condition and thus functioning properly for the provision of quality funeral services delivery in the funeral home of the hospital.
    2. Report any malfunction of any funeral home equipment and other machinery to the senior mortician in the funeral home of the hospital.
    3. Work in collaboration with hospital public health office in the implementation of all health and sanitation policies, procedures, and practices in the funeral home of the hospital.
    4. Obtain information needed to complete legal documents, such as death certificates or burial permits at the funeral home of the hospital.
    5. Provide proper record keeping and provide custody of all documentation at the funeral home of the hospital.
    6. Receive, prepare, preserve, and prepare and dispatch bodies to the family members if deceased at the funeral home of the hospital.
    7. Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services of the funeral home of the hospital.
    8. Plan, schedule, or coordinate funerals, burials, or cremations, arranging details such as floral delivery or the time and place of services at the funeral home of the hospital.
    9. Prepare bodies for burial by cleaning and embalming them with the appropriate clothing materials at the funeral home of the hospital.
    10. Provide information on funeral service options, products, or merchandise and maintain a casket display area at the funeral home of the hospital.
    11. Discuss and negotiate prearranged funerals services with clients at the funeral home of the hospital.
    12. Support in running the funeral home operations, including the hiring, training, or supervision of embalmers, funeral attendants, or other staff at the funeral home of the hospital.
    13. Maintain the proper cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation of the funeral home facilities and grounds, in the hospital.
    14. Assist in Autopsy procedures under the supervision of the Pathologist.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    1. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science/Technology from a recognized institution.
    2. Certificate in mortuary practice from a recognized institution.
    3. Knowledge of relevant legislations
    4. Knowledge of professional standards
    5. Registration with the relevant regulatory body if applicable.
    6. Proficiency in computer applications.
    7. At least two (2) years working experience as a mortician in a reputable funeral home.

    Soft Skills Required

    Communicati

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    HTS Counsellors

    KUTRRH/DCSHTSCOUN/392 – 2 POSTS

    Position Summary

    The position exists to provide patient consultation and implement individualized psychological treatment with a bias to HIV testing and counselling services.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Create demand for HTS by conducting health talks at the waiting bays and thorough eligibility screening.
    2. Perform provider-initiated HIV Testing and counselling at all service points (i.e. outpatient & inpatient, TB, etc.) with total coverage and thorough eligibility screening to identify eligible client for testing in the facility.
    3. Plan and implement high yield strategies i.e. HIV testing services for families and sexual partners/contacts of people living with HIV (Partner Notification services (PNS) and Family and Partner Testing and Counselling.
    4. Ensure integration of other health services in provision of HTS services
    5. Take a lead role in the mapping of HTS expansion areas within the facility to help in the identification of men and young people.
    6. Maintain referral charts/ dairies and coordinate intra and inter facilities referrals.
    7. Implement strategies for referrals and linkages of newly diagnosed HIV infected clients between HTS points and the HIV clinics (CCC).
    8. Carry out proper documentation and reporting of HTS activities and compilation of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports (KTRRH and MOH reports)
    9. Maintain compliance to KUTRRH and national policies i.e. national testing algorithms, standard operating procedures, and job aids.
    10. Participate in internal and external quality assurance measures in HTS i.e. PT, counselling supervision.
    11. Manage allocated HTS commodities, ensure there are no testing interruptions and ensure quality HTS service provision.

    Minimum Qualification and Experience

    1. Diploma in counseling or any other health related field
    2. A degree in counselling or a related and relevant field from a recognized university will be an added advantage
    3. NASCOP certified training in provision of HIV testing services (HTS)
    4. Training in HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment.
    5. Demonstrable computer literacy and health management information systems applicable skills.
    6. One (1) year working experience in HTS service provision.

    Soft Skills Required

    1. Elicitation, tracing, and testing of contacts from the index client
    2. Ability to maintain confidentiality
    3. Good communication skills
    4. Good analytical skills
    5. Counselling skills
    6. Good organizational skills – planning and implementation
    7. Ability to work under minimum supervision and pro-activeness viii. Good report writing skills
    8. Ability to capacity built and mentor others
    9. Knowledge of the relevant MOH reporting tools

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    Maternal & Fetal Medicine Specialist

     KUTRRH/DCSMATS/389 

    Position Summary

    The maternal-fetal specialist will take care of women having complicated or high-risk pregnancies. The specialist should be an Obstetricians who has completed two (2) years of clinical training in Maternal and Fetal Medicine.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Inpatient care of antepartum patients and key lead in obstetric care
    2. Overseeing scheduling and management of patients of the perinatal unit
    3. Handling the outpatient high risk obstetric clinics
    4. Conducting antenatal testing and outpatient consultations
    5. Participate in research, training, and supervision of residents
    6. Carrying out early pregnancy screening ultrasound, advanced fetal ultrasound
    7. Perform prenatal diagnostic procedures, including but not limited to: a. Amniocentesis, b. Chronic villus sampling, c. placental biopsies, and d. Umbilical Cord Blood Sampling
    8. Management of a range of fetal conditions
    9. Participate in community education and scientific programs assigned.
    10. Shall use and endorse the use of all the Hospital’s automated systems, as appropriate, including the Hospital Management Information System (HMIS);
    11. Maintain a clinical presence at the hospitals, on-site patient care and consultative services.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)/ Medical Degree)
    • Masters in Obstetrics & Gynecology from a reputable institution
    • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
    • Subspecialty recognition in maternal fetal medicine by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
    • Valid practicing license.
    • A valid professional insurance indemnity cover.
    • Must be ready and willing to teach and work with residents and medical students

    Soft Skills Required

    1. Communication skills
    2. Organizational skills
    3. Observant and compassionate
    4. Advanced analytical skills regarding evaluation and treatment required
    5. Team player

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    Neonatologist

    KUTRRH/DCSNEON/390 – 1 POST

    Position Summary

    The Neonatologist will diagnose and treat newborns with conditions such as breathing disorders, all sorts of infections, and handle birth defects. They will also coordinate care and medically manage newborns born prematurely, critically ill, or in need of surgery. The neonatologist will primarily manage the medical care for these at-risk newborns.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Caring for newborn infants until they are ready to go home.
    2. Providing prenatal care for high-risk infants.
    3. Assisting in premature or problematic deliveries and helping if complications arise or if medical attention is necessary immediately after birth.
    4. Caring for infants' nutrition to ensure optimal growth and development and finding alternative ways to feed infants who struggle to suckle.
    5. Prescribing medications and treating infants born with infections or who contract infections after birth.
    6. Performing heart-lung bypass procedures for infants with breathing difficulties due to underdeveloped or damaged hearts and lungs.
    7. Providing support to parents and helping them to understand and make decisions regarding their infant's condition and treatment.
    8. Ensuring parents have sufficient opportunities to bond with their infants.
    9. Contribute to the proper running of the neonatal intensive care unit.
    10. Conducting research and clinical trials.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    1. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)/ Medical Degree)
    2. Masters in Pediatrics and Child Health from a reputable institution
    3. Sub specialization in neonatology and the successful completion of a residency and fellowship program.
    4. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
    5. Subspecialty recognition in neonatology by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
    6. Valid practicing license.
    7.  A valid professional insurance indemnity cover.
    8.  A willingness to work long hours and remain on-call for emergency situations.
    9. The ability to work under pressure.
    10. Strong communication skills, patience and empathy towards patients and their families.
    11. Strong dedication and motivation for helping newborn infants.

    Soft Skills Required

    1. Communication skills
    2. Organizational skills
    3. Observant and compassionate
    4. Analytical skills
    5. Compassionate skills
    6. Team player

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    Nephrologist (Re-advert)

     KUTRRH/DCSNEPH/331 – 1

    POST Position Summary

    The Nephrologist’s job exists to provide specialized medical nephrology services, coordinate research & conduct training for continuous improvement of nephrology services at KUTRRH.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Managing patients with kidney disorders or injuries.
    2. Prescribe renal replacement therapy for patients with kidney diseases.
    3. Will be part of a multi-disciplinary team for the kidney transplant program.
    4. Consult other specialists especially in critical care units as part of a multidisciplinary team.
    5. Maintain and ensure that relevant patient records are properly updated and filed physically and in the KUTRRH Health Management Information System.
    6. Supervise medical students and registrars.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    1. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)/ Medical Degree)
    2. Master of Medicine in internal medicine from a recognized institution.
    3. Fellowship Nephrology from a recognized institution.
    4. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
    5. Subspecialty recognition in nephrology by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
    6. Valid practicing license.
    7. A valid professional insurance indemnity cover.
    8. Proficiency in computer applications.
    9. A minimum of two (2) years’ working experience as a Nephrologist in a busy hospital.

    Soft Skills Required

    1. Communication skills
    2. Organizational skills
    3. Observant and compassionate
    4. Analytical skills
    5. Team player

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    General Physician

    KUTRRH/DCS/PHY/292 

    Position Summary

    The General Physician’s job exists to coordinate and provide specialized general medical services, medical research, and training as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team for internationally acceptable patient outcomes. The position holder shall also be mandated to promote a continuous improvement approach to patient management.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Plan for general medical services and resources in the internal medicine unit of the hospital.
    2. Provide specialized medical services and service delivery in the internal medicine unit of the hospital, ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity, and compliance.
    3. Coordinate internal medicine referral services within and without the hospital according to the specialized medical services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
    4. Provide medical research and training within the internal medicine unit of the hospital as well as ensure collaboration and cooperation other clinical teams at KUTRRH.
    5. Offer specialized internal medical services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/units and the public.
    6. Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or support the performance of extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
    7. Prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
    8. Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    1. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)/ Medical Degree)
    2. Master of Medicine in (Internal Medicine) from a recognized institution
    3. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
    4. Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
    5. A valid medical practicing license.
    6. Professional insurance indemnity cover.
    7. Proficiency in computer applications.
    8. At least two (2) years of working experience as a General Physician in a reputable hospital.

    Soft Skills Required

    1. Communication skills
    2. Organizational skills
    3. Observant and compassionate
    4. Analytical skills
    5. Team player

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    HIV Testing Services Counsellors

    KUTRRH/DCSHTSCOUN/392 – 2 POSTS

    Position Summary

    The position exists to provide patient consultation and implement individualized psychological treatment with a bias to HIV testing and counselling services.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Create demand for HTS by conducting health talks at the waiting bays and thorough eligibility screening.
    2. Perform provider-initiated HIV Testing and counselling at all service points (i.e. outpatient & inpatient, TB, etc.) with total coverage and thorough eligibility screening to identify eligible client for testing in the facility.
    3. Plan and implement high yield strategies i.e. HIV testing services for families and sexual partners/contacts of people living with HIV (Partner Notification services (PNS) and Family and Partner Testing and Counselling.
    4. Ensure integration of other health services in provision of HTS services
    5. Take a lead role in the mapping of HTS expansion areas within the facility to help in the identification of men and young people.
    6. Maintain referral charts/ dairies and coordinate intra and inter facilities referrals.
    7. Implement strategies for referrals and linkages of newly diagnosed HIV infected clients between HTS points and the HIV clinics (CCC).
    8. Carry out proper documentation and reporting of HTS activities and compilation of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports (KTRRH and MOH reports)
    9. Maintain compliance to KUTRRH and national policies i.e. national testing algorithms, standard operating procedures, and job aids.
    10. Participate in internal and external quality assurance measures in HTS i.e. PT, counselling supervision.
    11. Manage allocated HTS commodities, ensure there are no testing interruptions and ensure quality HTS service provision.

    Minimum Qualification and Experience
    i. Diploma in counseling or any other health related field
    ii. A degree in counselling or a related and relevant field from a recognized university will be an added advantage
    iii. NASCOP certified training in provision of HIV testing services (HTS)
    iv. Training in HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment.
    v. Demonstrable computer literacy and health management information systems applicable skills.
    vi. One (1) year working experience in HTS service provision.

    Soft Skills Required

    1. i. Elicitation, tracing, and testing of contacts from the index client
    2. ii. Ability to maintain confidentiality
    3. iii. Good communication skills
    4. iv. Good analytical skills
    5. v. Counselling skills
    6. vi. Good organizational skills – planning and implementation
    7. vii. Ability to work under minimum supervision and pro-activeness viii. Good report writing skills
    8. ix. Ability to capacity built and mentor others
    9. x. Knowledge of the relevant MOH reporting tools

    Method of Application

    Download Job Application Form

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of the position above, please apply online via:careers.kutrrh.go.ke

    OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form ONLY  to the address below:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER].
    Please note that you have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.
    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 17th August 2021.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    All shortlisted candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;

    • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
    • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
    • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
    • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
    • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

    Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through official telephone/ email.
    Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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