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  • Posted: Jul 16, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
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  • Murang’a County is one of the five counties in the Central region of the Republic of Kenya. It is bordered to the North by Nyeri, to the South by Kiambu, to the West by Nyandarua and to the East by Kirinyaga, Embu and Machakos counties.
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    Registered Clinical Officer II

    Job Group ‘H’

    No of Positions:- 7 posts

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate of Registration from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
    • Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Taking history, examining, diagnosing and treating patients’ common ailments at an outpatient or inpatient health facility;
    • Implementing community health care activities in liaison with other health workers;
    • Guiding and counselling patients, clients and staff on health issues;
    • Sensitizing patients and clients on preventive and promotive health;
    • Referring patients and clients to appropriate health facilities;
    • Providing clinical outreach and school health services;
    • Carrying out minor surgical procedures as per training and skill;
    • Collecting and compiling clinical data;
    • Assessing, preparing and presenting medico-legal reports.

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    Pharmacist

    Job Group ‘M’

    No of Positions:- 2

    Requirements for appointment

    • Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons board;
    • Successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution;
    • Registration certificate by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
    • Certificate in compute Application skills from a recognized institution.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interaction, appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patience convenience;
    • Preparing and dispensing medicines according to good dispensing practices and counselling patients on use of medicine;
    • Making extemporaneous preparations;
    • Participating in ward rounds;
    • Identify medicinal gaps and challenges;
    • Maintaining a daily activity log book for recording all activities undertaken;
    • Recommending Over The Counter (OTC) medicines to patients/clients with simple medical conditions and making necessary referrals;
    • Making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers.

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    Assistant Occupational Therapist III

    Job Group ‘H’

    No of Position:- 4

    Duties and Responsibilities

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

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Diploma in occupational therapy from a recognized institution
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

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    Registered Physiotherapist III

    Job Group ‘H’

    No of Positions:- 4 posts

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Providing physiotherapist services to outpatients at an outpatient unit/ward/ health institution
    • Assessing patients’ needs including rehabilitation
    • Verifying and maintaining information and records relating to patients
    • Screening, assessing and providing therapeutic exercises, manual therapy, electrotherapy and hydrotherapy as per the patients/clients formulated treatment plan
    • Collecting data for operational research
    • Sensitizing the community on physiotherapist issues
    • Preparing periodic reports

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Diploma in physiotherapist from a recognized institution
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
    • Certificate of registration from the Kenya society of physiotherapist (KSP)
    • Current certificate of practice from the Kenya society of physiotherapist (KSP)

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    Mortician III

    Job Group ‘G’

    No of Positions:- 5 posts

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • An officer at this level will work under supervision and guidance of a more senior officer
    • Removal of the deceased from place of death
    • Receiving of bodies and tagging for proper identification
    • Escort mourners to funeral chapels
    • Organize the reception after service

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Kenya certificate of secondary (KCSE) ‘D’ plain or its equivalent
    • One (1) year work experience in a funeral establishment
    • Be a member of a registered funeral professional association
    • Must have attended a minimum of three months training in embalming mortuary science or funeral service education in a recognized institution
    • Proficiency in computer skills

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    Health Records Officer

     Job Group ‘H’

    No of Positions:- 5 posts

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Responsible for accurately transcribing and organizing patients' medical histories.
    • Compiling, processing, and maintaining medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system
    • Creating new medical records and retrieves existing medical records by gathering appropriate record folders and contents;
    • Assigning and recording new record numbers;
    • Verifying existing record numbers
    • Day-to-day running of the records department.
    • Organizing and maintaining medical records by collecting information about patients.
    • Care, maintenance, scheduling, designation, classification, disposal, and preservation of records"

    Requirement for appointment

    • A Diploma in Health Records and Information Management
    • Registered with relevant regulatory Body
    • Computer Literate
    • At least one (1) year working experience in a health facility

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    Radiographer III

    Job Group ‘H’

    No of Positions:– 3 posts

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • providing radiographic services to the patients;
    • processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients;
    • ordering and maintaining records of radiographic and photographic supplies.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (plain) with grade C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, Biology/Biological Sciences or Physics/Physical Sciences and C- in Mathematics; and
    • Diploma in any of the following: Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging Sciences, Ultrasound, Computerized Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Digital Medical imaging equipment or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
    • Valid registration with the Radiation Protection Board of Kenya

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    Medical Specialist I (Radiologist)

    Job Group ‘Q’

    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 programs
    • Maintaining up-to-date health information systems
    • Monitoring provision of health treatment and care
    • Undertaking health research
    • Analyzing medical reports

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: -

    • Bachelor of medicine and Bachelor of surgery (M.C.Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
    • Master’s degree in Radiology or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
    • Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
    • Valid Practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
    • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
    • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

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    Plaster Technician

    Job Group ‘G’

    No of Positions:- 4 posts

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Application and removal of plaster and traction;
    • Recording of procedures carried out on patients;
    • Counselling patients;
    • Ordering plaster and other supplies: and
    • Assisting in planning and organizing orthopedic care.

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with at least mean grade D+ or its equivalent qualification; and
    • Successfully completed at least three years Pre service training, at the Kenya medical Training College or any: other recognized Training institution and have been awarded the Plaster Technician's Certificate.

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    Anaesthetist

    Job Group ‘K’

    No of Positions:- 2 posts

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a recognized institution;
    • Higher diploma in Anaesthesia from a recognized medical training Institution;
    • Certificate of Registration from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
    • Valid practising license from the Council;
    • Certificate in Computer Application Skills.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Administration of anaesthesia to patients undergoing minor surgery;
    • Monitoring patients vital signs and organ functions during surgery;
    • Ensuring successful recovery of patients who have undergone surgery;
    • Maintenance of anaesthesia machines.

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    Laboratory Technologist III

    Job Group ‘H’

    No of Positions:- 3

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Cleaning and sterilizing laboratory glass ware, surfaces and equipment;
    • Carrying out chemical/microbiological analysis on samples (food, water, waste waters and beverages)
    • Extracting, isolating and identifying drugs, pesticides and heavy metals from biological and miscellaneous samples
    • Preparing laboratory reagents;
    • Documenting and receiving samples for analysis; and disposing laboratory waste.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Diploma in any of the following fields: Applied sciences (chemistry, Analytical chemistry, industry chemistry, Biology), food science and technology, Medical Laboratory Technology or sciences biotechnology from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Computer applications skills from a recognized institution.

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    Pharmaceutical Technologist III

    Job Group ‘H’

    No of Positions:- 2

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Receiving interpreting and processing prescriptions
    • Recording prescriptions in a pharmacy unit
    • Pre-packing, repacking and writing instructions on labels
    • Counselling patients on usage of drugs in a pharmacy unit
    • Maintaining drug registers/ books
    • Stock-taking of drugs and medical devices on monthly basis

    Requirements for appointment

    • Diploma in either pharmacy or pharmaceutical technology or equivalent qualification approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution
    • Certificate of enrolment as a pharmaceutical technologist awarded by Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PBB)
    • Certificate in compute Application skills from a recognized institution

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    Medical Officers

    Job Group ‘M’

    No of Positions:- 5 posts

    Requirement for appointment

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized by Medical practitioner and Dentist Board;
    • Successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution;
    • Registration license from the medical practitioner and Dentists Board;
    • Certificate in Computer Application skills from a recognized institution.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Diagnosing, caring and treating diseases;
    • Performing medical and surgical procedures;
    • Preparing and responding to emergencies and disasters;
    • Participating in management of medicine, medical instruments and equipment;
    • Providing health education;
    • Maintaining health records, health information and data;
    • Counselling patients and their relatives on diagnoses and bereavements;
    • Teaching and coaching medical students, nursing students and clinical officer intern;
    • Preparing requisite documents for registration.

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    Medical Specialist

    Job Group ‘Q’

    No of Positions:- 1

    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 programs
    • Maintaining up-to-date health information systems
    • Monitoring provision of health treatment and care
    • Undertaking health research
    • Analyzing medical reports

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: -

    • Bachelor of medicine and Bachelor of surgery (M.C.Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
    • Master’s degree in Radiology or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
    • Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
    • Valid Practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
    • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
    • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

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    Registered Nurses III

    Job Group ‘H’

    No of Positions:- 25 posts

    Requirements for appointment

    • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
    • Registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
    • Valid Practicing License from Nursing Council of Kenya;
    • Certificate in Computer Application skills from a recognized institution.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patients outcomes;
    • Providing appropriate healthcare services including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, ante-natal care and delivery;
    • Providing health education and counselling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
    • Referring patients and clients appropriately;
    • Facilitating patients` admission and initiating discharge plans;
    • Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care;
    • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment;
    • Collecting and compiling data.

    Method of Application

    Application forms and details of the vacancies can be accessed at www.murang’a.go.ke. Applications should be submitted through the Public Service Board email: [email protected] or hand delivered to the County Public Service Board offices on or before close of business on 27th July, 2020 in a sealed envelope addressed to:
     
    The Secretary
    Murang’a County Public Service Board
    P.O. Box 52-10200
    MURANG’A

     
    Applicants from other Counties are encouraged to apply.
    Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
    Women, minorities and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.
    Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
     
    Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer

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

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