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  • Posted: Apr 9, 2020
    Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
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    Laikipia County is one of the 14 counties within the Rift Valley region and one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya.
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    Medical Officer

    Responsibilities

    An officer at this level will work under guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:

    • diagnosing, caring and treating diseases;
    • performing medical and surgical procedures;
    • preparing and responding to emergencies and disasters;
    • participating in management of medicines, medical instruments and equipment;
    • providing health education;
    • maintaining medical records, health information and data;
    • counselling patients and their relatives on diagnoses and bereavement;
    • teaching and coaching medical students, nursing students and clinical officer interns;
    • and preparing requisite documents for registration.

    Qualifications

    • For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;Ch.B.) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution;
    • Registration license from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board; and
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized

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    Medical Specialist

    Responsibilities

    • Undertaking general diagnosis, care ,treatment and rehabilitation of patients;
    • carrying out specialized clinical care; providing psycho- social interventions;
    • providing clinical services to patients;
    • training, consulting and performing surgeries in various health facilities;
    • carrying out forensic and medico- legal services;
    • coordinating disease surveillance; prevention and control;
    • coordinating health education and promotion;
    • implementing health projects  and  programmes;
    • maintaining up- to- date health information systems;
    • monitoring provision of health treatment and care;
    • undertaking health research;
    • and analyzing medical reports.

    Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • Served as Medical Specialist in the relevant discipline for a minimum period three (3) years
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Masters degree in any of the following fields: Anesthesia or Internal
    • Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and

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    Anaesthetist

    Responsibilities

    • Undertaking general diagnosis, care ,treatment and rehabilitation of patients;
    • carrying out specialized clinical care; providing psycho- social interventions;
    • providing clinical services to patients;
    • training, consulting and performing surgeries in various health facilities;
    • carrying out forensic and medico- legal services;
    • coordinating disease surveillance; prevention and control;
    • coordinating health education and promotion;
    • implementing health projects  and  programmes;
    • maintaining up- to- date health information systems;
    • monitoring provision of health treatment and care;
    • undertaking health research;
    • and analyzing medical reports.

    Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • Served as Medical Specialist in the relevant discipline for a minimum period three (3) years
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Masters degree in any of the following fields: Anesthesia or Internal
    • Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; 

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    Nursing Officer

    Responsibilities

    An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:

    • providing holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan;
    • performing a comprehensive physical examination within various settings;
    • assessing, formulating, planning and implementing evidence- based nursing care for client/patient;
    • creating and maintaining a safe nursing care environment for client/patient;
    • carrying out patient audits to improve client/patient care;
    • collaborating and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary teams to support client/patient and their families;
    • carrying out therapeutic communication with the patient/client;
    • conducting community health risk assessment and providing outcome based interventions;
    • documenting interventions and nursing outcomes; participating in quality improvement and quality assurance procedures;
    • and diagnosing common health conditions and recommending necessary interventions.

    Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

    • Bachelors Degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution;
    • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
    • Valid practising license from the Nursing Council of Kenya

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    Public Health Officer

    Responsibilities

    An officer at this level will provide Environmental Health Extension services in the area of deployment, where specific duties and responsibilities will include:

    • mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health;
    • referring health cases to relevant health facilities;
    • carrying out immunization;
    • identifying environmental health issues at community level;
    • organizing community health days to advise communities on common public health issues;
    • collecting and maintaining up to date records of services rendered;
    • assessing health needs of the community;
    • implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures;
    • and implementing integrated mosquito control strategies.

    Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

    • Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution; and
    • Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized

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    Medical Lab Technologist

    Responsibilities

    • Cleaning and sterilizing laboratory glass ware, Surfaces and equipment,
    • documenting and receiving Samples for analysis,
    • Preparing laboratory reagents,
    • Carrying out chemical/microbiological analysis on samples (food, water, waste waters and beverages),
    • Extracting, isolating and identifying drugs, pesticides and heavy metal’s from biological and miscellaneous samples and disposing laboratory waste.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Medical Laboratory sciences or any other qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Registration certificate issued by the
    • Valid practicing license from KMLTTB

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    Physiotherapist

    Job description

    This is the entry grade into the physiotherapists cadre. Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a more senior officer.

    Responsibilities

    • Examine and assess patients/clients requiring physiotherapy
    • Determine indications and contra- indications for
    • Determine appropriate physiotherapy treatment/rehabilitation plan/protocol.
    • Carry out individual or group physiotherapy treatment/rehabilitation
    • Evaluate patients/clients on treatment in view of changing treatment modalities, placement, referral for further consultation with the doctor, or for discharge of a home
    • Maintain patient/clients file for filing patients admission Review and document patients’ treatment progress notes.
    • Daily Physiotherapy report sheet for patients/clients treated/rehabilitated and submit to immediate supervisor for verification and
    • To handle an average of 10 (long cases) in Physiotherapy outpatient unit per day.
    • Maintain a patients’/clients outpatient or inpatient register and document on daily basis patient’s attendance & treatment and other necessary
    • Maintain an  equipment     inventory   indicating   the functionality

    Qualifications

    • Diploma physiotherapy or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • Valid registration and Certificate of practice from the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists (KSP)
    • Three years’ experience in a busy facility
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

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    Health Records Officer

    Responsibilities

    • Receiving and documenting patients at hospital reception;
    • Registering and booking appointment for patients to clinics and consultants;
    • Storing and retrieving medical records documents;
    • Preparing clinics;
    • Updating bed bureau;
    • Editing of patient case records;
    • Gathering data from different sources;
    • Capturing data from service points;
    • Maintaining record safety and confidentiality;
    • Storing and retrieving medical records;
    • Balancing daily bed returns;
    • Creating and maintaining master index;
    • Updating patient master index;
    • Directing patients to relevant clinics;
    • Scheduling of patients to the consultants and specialty clinics;
    • Assigning codes to diseases and surgical procedures according to the International
    • Classification of Diseases and Procedures in Medicine;
    • Preparing Health records and reports;
    • Performing any other dutiesasmay be assigned by theimmediate supervisor;

    Qualifications

    • Be a Kenyan
    • Be a holder of Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology from a recognized
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
    • A registration Certificate from a relevant professional board or Association

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    Physician

    Responsibilities

    • Undertaking general diagnosis, care ,treatment and rehabilitation of patients;
    • carrying out specialized clinical care; providing psycho- social interventions;
    • providing clinical services to patients;
    • training, consulting and performing surgeries in various health facilities;
    • carrying out forensic and medico- legal services;
    • coordinating disease surveillance; prevention and control;
    • coordinating health education and promotion;
    • implementing health projects  and  programmes;
    • maintaining up- to- date health information systems;
    • monitoring provision of health treatment and care;
    • undertaking health research;
    • and analyzing medical reports.

    Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • Served as Medical Specialist in the relevant discipline for a minimum period three (3) years
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Masters degree in any of the following fields: Anesthesia or Internal
    • Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;

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    Occupational Therapist

    Responsibilities

    • Assessing and formulating patient treatment plan
    • Maintaining records and data relating to patients’
    • Collecting data for operational research
    • Sensitizing the community on occupational therapy issues
    • Preparing periodic reports

    Qualifications

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, Mean Grade C (plain)
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
    • Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution

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    Radiographer

    Responsibilities

    • Carrying out radiological examinations
    • Providing medical imaging services at a Level 4 or County Hospital;
    • Processing, verifying and maintaining information related to patients;
    • Providing care and counseling patients and their relatives before, during and afterexamination;
    • Safeguarding and providing basic maintenance and safety of medical imagingequipment in the hospital;
    • Establishing and maintaining quality assurance programs in the department; and
    • Coordinating procurement and safe storage of departmental supplies of radiographic materials and preparing reports on radiography activities

    Qualifications

    • Must be a Kenyan citizen
    • Diploma in diagnostic radiology from a recognized institution
    • Additional trainings in medical imaging sciences, ultrasound computerised tomography will be an added advantage
    • Registered with professional body
    • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya

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    Nutrition Technologist

    Responsibilities

    • Planning, formulating and managing therapeutic diets
    • Being the resource person on nutrition in the health team;
    • Developing weaning foods with families using community resources;
    • Initiating projects in the community which promote nutrition
    • Supervising and guiding other staff working under the officer and other duties

    Qualifications

    • Must be a Kenyan citizen
    • Holder of Kenya certificate of secondary Education, or its equivalet
    • Have a Diploma in Community Nutrition and Dietetics from Kenya Medical Training College or recognized
    • Registered with the Kenya Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (KNDI).

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    Pharmaceutical Technologist

    Responsibilities

    • Giving expert opinion on management of patients in the outpatient department using current guidelines and protocols;
    • Giving expert opinion on management of patients in the inpatient department usingcurrent guidelines and protocols;
    • Timely submission of reports as may be required;
    • Participating in supply chain management;
    • Giving continuous medical education on a regular basis;
    • Undertake requisite professional development activities;
    • Performing any other duties delegated by your respective

    Qualifications

    • Kenyan citizen;
    • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from an institution recognized in Kenya, OR Equivalent;
    • Successful completion of one- year internship in a hospital within Kenya;
    • Registered and recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya

    Method of Application

    Applications complete with a detailed resume, a copy of the National Identity card, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should be emailed to:

    cpsb@ laikipia.go.ke

    To be considered, your application must be received on or before Friday, 17th April, 2020

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