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  • Posted: Apr 15, 2020
    Deadline: Apr 20, 2020
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  • The Ministry of Defence is at Ulinzi House off Lenana Road in Nairobi. The Ministry is headed by the Cabinet Secretary who is responsible to the President and Commander - in - Chief on matters of policy. The Cabinet Secretary is appointed by the President and chairs the Defence Council which is responsible for the overall control and direction of the Kenya D...
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    Bio Medical Engineer

    V/NO. 27/2020
     
    Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 37,070– Ksh. 49,950 p.m.                 (CSG 10)
     
    Terms of Service:  Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)  
     
    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:- 

    • a Degree in Medical Engineering Technology or Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Electronics /Instrumentation) or related field from a University recognized in Kenya; and
    • been  registered with Association of Medical Engineering of Kenya (AMEK)

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

    Duties and responsibilities will include:-

    • installing, maintaining, repairing or providing technical support for biomedical equipment;
    • evaluating the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of biomedical equipment through calibration; 
    • training clinicians and other personnel on the proper use of equipment;
    • establishing and maintaining a safe work environment 
    • conforming to all safety rules and regulations; and
    • performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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    Laboratory Technologist III

    No of Positions: 9

    V/NO. 28/2020
     
    Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 p.m.                 (CSG 12)
     
    Terms of Service:  Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)  
     
    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:- 

    • a Diploma in any of the following fields:- Applied Sciences (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Biology), Food Science and Technology, or Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution;
    • a registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB); and 
    • a valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB)

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

    Duties and responsibilities will include:-

    • decontaminating working benches;
    • receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens for accuracy; (iii) preparing clients for collection of specimens;
    • receiving, collecting, labelling and registering specimens;
    • disaggregating specimens for processing and analysis; and (vi) performing routine diagnostic tests.

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    Registered Nurse III

    No of Positions: 32

    V/NO. 29/2020
     
    Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 p.m.                 (CSG 12)
     
    Terms of Service:  Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)  
     
    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:- 

    • a 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;
    • a Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
    • a Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.  Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:- 

    • assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes; 
    • providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood illness (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; and 
    • collecting and compiling data.

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    Clinical Officer III

    No of Positions: 10

    V/NO. 30/2020
     
    Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 p.m.                 (CSG 12)
     
    Terms of Service:  Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)  
     
    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:- 

    • a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C, with at least C in Biology, English or Kiswahili and a C- in any other science subjects;
    • successfully completed at least three (3) years pre-service training at a Medical Training College or any other recognized Medical Training Institution and have been awarded a Diploma in Clinical Medicine/ Surgery or its equivalent;  
    • one year’s internship in a recognized hospital; and
    • been registered by the Clinical Officers Council.

     Duties and Responsibilities
     
    This is an entry grade into the Clinical Officers cadre. Duties at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and the officer will work under the guidance and supervision of an experienced Clinical Officer.

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

    • seeing and examining patients, diagnosing and treating patients’ ailments at an Outpatient/Inpatient department in a hospital, health centre or Dispensary; 
    • assisting in planning and conducting Community Health Care activities; 
    • teaching students attached to hospitals and health Centres; 
    • supervising and counselling a small number of staff engaged on routine Patients’ care; and
    • giving support and health education to patients.

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    Pharmaceutical Technologist III

    No of Positions: 5

    V/NO. 31/2020
     
    Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 p.m.                 (CSG 12)
     
    Terms of Service:  Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)  
     
    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:- 

    • a Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution; and
    • a Certificate of enrolment as a Pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB); and

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will be responsible for dispensing drugs/medicines to patients under supervision of a senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include;- 

    • 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; and 
    • stock-taking of drugs and medicine devices on monthly basis

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    Physiotherapists III

    No of Positions: 3

    V/NO. 32/2020
     
    Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 p.m.                 (CSG 12)
     
    Terms of Service:  Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)  
     
    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:- 

    • a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mean Grade C (Plain) or its approved equivalent
    • a Diploma in physiotherapy from a recognized institution; and
    • should be registered with the Physiotherapy Council of Kenya.

    Duties and Responsibilities
     
    This will be the entry grade into the Physiotherapists cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:- 

    • managing neurological, orthopedic and trauma conditions.  
    • identifying, assessing, and managing / rehabilitating different types of impairments.  
    • using different types of modalities in management of different conditions.  
    • compiling reports according to stipulated report guidelines. 
    • safeguarding and ensuring maintenance of equipment and appliances. 
    • any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Method of Application

    Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.   Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke  so as to reach the undersigned on or before 20th April 2020 by 5.00 p.m.  (East African Time).  

    SECRETARY/CEO
    PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
    P. O. BOX 30095-00100
    NAIROBI

     
    Please Note

    • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
    • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
    • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.    

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

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