• Massive Career Opportunities at The Kenyatta National Hospital - 34 Positions

  • Posted on: 1 August, 2017 Deadline: 18 August, 2017
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  • KNH has turned 115 years and it had its Centenary Celebration in 2001. The Hospital was built to fulfill the role of being a National Referral and Teaching Hospital, as well as to provide medical research environment. Established in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40, KNH became a State Corporation in 1987 with a Board of Management and is at the apex of the referral system in the Health Sector in Kenya. It covers an area of 45.7 hectares and within the KNH complex are College of Health Sciences (University of Nairobi); the Kenya Medical Training College; Kenya Medical Research Institute and National Laboratory Service (Ministry of Health). KNH has 50 wards, 22out-patient clinics, 24 theaters (16 specialized) and Accident & Emergency Department. Out of the total bed capacity of 1800, 209 beds are for the Private Wing. Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country. Kenyatta National Hospital has a capacity of 1800 beds and has over 6000 staff members. It covers an area of 45.7 hectares. The University of Nairobi Medical School, and several government agencies are located on the campus.
     

    Deputy Director (Nursing Services)

     

    Job Purpose

    The Deputy Director (Nursing Services) will be reporting the Director, Clinical Services and will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of nursing services in the
    Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Developing, maintaining and implementing nursing policies and procedures that conform to current standards of nursing practice and operational policies while
      maintaining compliance with National laws and regulations.
    • Communicating and interpreting policies and procedures to nursing staff and monitor their practices and implementation.
    • Coordinating patient care activities in collaboration with nurse managers, administrative and other technical personnel in the Hospital.
    • Developing nursing standards and playing a leading role in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
    • Ensuring that the planning and delivery of nursing services are addressed and meet the changing needs of clients.
    • Collaborating with consultants, administrative and other medical staff to improve the quality of services to patients and to resolve identified problems.
    • Participating in the development and implementation of strategic plans for nursing services.
    • Participating in the annual planning and budgeting for nursing services during preparation of the Hospital budget and ensure proper utilization of allocated funds.
    • Preparing employees for the desired changes in working styles, attitudes and work ethics.
    • Planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the divisional/individual performance targets.

    Qualifications and experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution.
      OR
      Higher Diploma in Nursing or Diploma in Advanced Nursing
    • Masters degree in Nursing (MSN) from a recognized university.
    • At least three (3) years experience at the level of Deputy Chief Nurse in a large Hospital.
    • Evidence of at least one (1) month training in general management.
    • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
    • Registration with the Nursing Council and possession of a current retention certificate.
    • Valid practising license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
    • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competencies and administered capability as well as broad experience in Nursing and Health care standards and
      programmes.

    The position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

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    Manager, ICT

     

    Job Purpose

    The Manager, ICT will be responsible to the Director, Corporate Services for the overall development, documentation, administration, implementation and maintenance of ICT
    installations and strategies in the Hospital.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Ensuring implementation and monitoring of the ICT Strategy to enhance the delivery of services, while clearly demonstrating ability to meet deadlines.
    • Leading and driving a culture of innovation and creativity in seeking ICT solutions to organisational challenges.
    • Customizing ICT systems into an interactive infrastructure which enables faster access to data and information and the sharing of ICT resources by users
    • Assuring functionality of operating systems, network and applications software for effective communication and put in place measures which ensure security, privacy
      and integrity of ICT systems.
    • Maintaining and/or developing new databases on a need basis.
    • Ensuring Disaster and Recovery Management
    • Planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the divisional/individual performance targets.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • A Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or its accepted equivalent from a recognized institution
    • A Masters degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution.
    • Possess Professional certificate in either Microsoft certified Engineering, Microsoft Certified Professional, Database Administration or Systems Development.
    • Possess programming skills.
    • At least 6 years progressive experience in Senior Management level.
    • Certification from relevant recognized professional bodies.

    Skills/Competencies

    • Ability to conceptualise and convert ideas into solutions.
    • Excellent interpersonal and Communication skills.
    • Good understanding of how software is developed and ICT programme management.
    • Good understanding of Data Protection and information security and governance standards.
    • Experience of managing multiple ICT disciplines i.e software development, technical support, systems architecture etc.
    • Experience of managing major projects using universal project management methodologies.
    • Experience in systems analysis, design and redesign.
    • Knowledge of workflow analysis tools.
    • Knowledge of ICT Business Continuity Planning.
    • Good understanding of the ICT strategy development and execution.
    • Ability to work flexi hours due to the 24 hour nature of Hospital operation.

    This position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance

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    Medical Specialist II - Reproductive Health, Radiology, Dermatology - 4 positions

     

    Job purpose

    The Medical Specialist II will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
    • Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
    • Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
    • Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
    • Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
    • Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
    • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
    • Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
    • Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Masters Degree in Medicine (Mmed) or Surgery from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
    • At least one sub-specialization or interest in the respective specialty.
    • Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.
    • Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
    • Evidence of research and at least two (2) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.

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    Medical Specialist II, Oncology (CTC)

     

    Job purpose

    The Medical Specialist II, Oncology will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients
    under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
    • Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
    • Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
    • Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
    • Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
    • Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
    • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
    • Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
    • Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Masters Degree in Medicine (Mmed) in Nuclear Medicine or equivalent from a recognized University.
    • Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.
    • Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
    • Evidence of research and at least two (2) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.

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    Medical Specialist II, Paediatric Surgery

     

    Job purpose

    The Medical Specialist II, Paediatric Surgery will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients
    under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
    • Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
    • Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
    • Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
    • Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
    • Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
    • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
    • Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
    • Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Must have a MBChB Degree or equivalent from a recognized university
    • Must have a Master’s Degree in Paediatric Surgery from a recognized University.
    • Registered as a paediatric surgeon with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB) and must have a valid Professional Indemnity (PI) cover.
    • Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
    • Applicants with Publications will have an added advantage.

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    Medical Specialist II, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

     

    Job purpose

    The Medical Specialist II, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
    • Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
    • Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
    • Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
    • Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
    • Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
    • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
    • Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
    • Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Must have a MB ChB Degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
    • A Master’s Degree in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
    • Registered as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB) and must have a valid Professional Indemnity (PI) cover.
    • Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
    • Applicants with Publications will have an added advantage

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    Resource Mobilization Manager

     

    Job purpose

    Reporting to the Deputy Director, Affiliations & Institutional Development, the Resource Mobilization Manager will be expected to take a leading role in the Hospital resource
    mobilization programmes.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Developing and implementing local and international resource mobilization strategies.
    • Identifying a funding base and fundraising partners and writing funding proposals.
    • Building and sustaining a sound relationship with Government agencies, donors and potential partners.
    • Facilitating resource mobilization programmes within the Hospital.
    • Sensitizing the hospital stakeholders on resources mobilization activities.
    • Assisting in mobilising non-financial resources from private sector entities, individuals and corporate entities.
    • Developing a fund generation and resource mobilisation work plan and constantly follow-up the implementation of the plan.

    Qualification and work experience

    • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation and/or Equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized university.
    • Proven work experience of not less than two (2) years in resource mobilization.
    • Additional training in resource mobilization and/or fundraising will be an added advantage.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.

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    Deputy Quality Assurance Manager

     

    Job Purpose

    The Deputy Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible to the Quality Assurance Manager for the implementation of quality assurance programmes and ensuring that
    quality systems are maintained in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 Standards.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Planning and organizing programmes to ensure delivery of quality services in the Hospital.
    • Participating in preparation of annual budget for the department and ensuring proper utilization of allocated funds.
    • Preparing reports on quality related matters and activities in the Hospital.
    • Participating in quality assurance research activities.
    • Assisting in the development, implementation plus verification effectiveness of quality systems affecting all aspects of Hospital operations.
    • Reviewing &analyzing data, in order to recognize trends as well as opportunities for improvement/corrective action, by using process capability other statistical or quality
      tools.
    • Effective supervision, training and development of staff.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Masters Degree in any following: Public Health; Health management; Nursing;
      Environmental Sciences or their equivalent.
    • Proven experience of at least three (3) years in a managerial position in a large organization, preferably quality management.
    • At least two (2) years experience as lead Auditor of quality/environmental management systems.
    • Degree or post graduate qualification in Quality management will be an added advantage.
    • A certificate in ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditors course will be an added advantage.
    • Proficiency in MS Office applications and statistical analysis packages

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    Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Technologist

     

    Job Purpose

    The Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Technologist will be responsible to the Chief Pharmaceutical Technologist for the planning, organizing and coordinating of Pharmaceutical services in the Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Planning, Supervision, Coordination and Evaluation of pharmaceutical services.
    • Facilitating regular inspections and quality control audits to ensure conformity with national guidelines and regulations.
    • Participating in planning and budgeting for drugs and pharmaceutical requirements including for the Hospital including Performance Contract negotiations.
    • Maintaining Pharmacy files, charge system inventory procedures and control of drugs
    • Supervising quality pharmaceutical services which include; examination and filing of prescriptions.
    • Directing Pharmacy Staff engaged in compounding, mixing, packaging, labelling and dispensing Pharmaceuticals.
    • Assisting in the review of pharmacy policies and procedure manual.
    • Protecting patients and support staff by adhering to Infection Control Protocols.

    • Inspection and examination of pharmaceutical supplies.
    • Participating in departmental quality improvement control programmes.
    • Ensuring that dispensing of drugs is done professionally.
    • Effective supervision, training and development of staff.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management
    • Higher Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution.
    • Proven experience of at least three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Chief Pharmaceutical Technologist or equivalent position in a large organization.
    • Registration with the Pharmacy and poisons Board.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.
    • Shown merit and ability in work performance and results.

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    Chief Human Resource Officer I (Employee Relations)

     

    Job purpose

    Reporting to the Deputy Human Resource Manager (Employee Services), the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the planning, coordination, organization and
    general Human Resource management services in the hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Analysing the staffing levels and making proposals for succession planning
    • Handling all Discipline cases, Resignation, Retirement, Leave and Allowances.
    • Preparing agenda for the Staff Disciplinary and Advisory Committee (SDAC).
    • Ensuring correct interpretation and implementation of human resource regulations relating to pensions, salary administration, labour laws and other statutes relating to
      human resource management.
    • Developing, implementing and maintaining human resources and promote awareness on regulatory compliance.
    • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
    • Evaluating internal processes and providing solutions that will ensure services to employees are timely and transparent.
    • Supporting quality Assurance / OSHE initiatives in the Department
    • Producing reports on key metrics, including remuneration and benefits, absenteeism and turnover.
    • Providing supervision, guidance, mentorship and coaching to help staff realise their full potential.
    • Providing technical advice to HR business partners in the hospital

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration (Human Resource option), Labour Relations Management or its equivalent from a recognised
      university.
    • Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource management from a recognised institution or CPS(K).
    • Senior Management course lasting at least one (1) month.
    • Working experience of at least three (3) years at the level of Chief Human Resource Officer II or its equivalent in a large organization.
    • Must be conversant with human resource management information system.
    • Must be a member of the Human Resource professional body (IHRM).

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    Chief Human Resource Officer I (Performance Management)

     

    Job purpose

    Reporting to the Deputy Director, Human Resource, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the planning, coordination, organization and general Human
    Resource management services in the hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Coordinating Human Resource performance contracting activities and ensure timely reporting on the same.
    • Coordinating compliance with the values and principles as provided in Articles 10 & 232 of the Constitution and report to the PSCK if and when required.
    • Ensuring that the applicable performance management processes support employee development and continuing improvement.
    • Developing metrics to evaluate individual employee contribution to the achievement of organizational goals and objectives.
    • Ensuring that employee performance evaluation rating is aligned to the goals and objectives of the Hospital.
    • Coordinating bi-annual performance appraisal reports across the Hospital and provide reports.
    • Encouraging full participation and success of the Performance Management function in the Hospital.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration (Human Resource) or its equivalent from a recognised university.
    • Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource management from a recognised institution
      or CPS(K).
    • Senior Management course lasting at least one (1) month.
    • Working experience of at least three (3) years at the level of Chief Human Resource
      Officer II or its equivalent in a large organization.
    • Must be conversant with human resource management information system.
    • Must be a member of the Human Resource professional body (IHRM).

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    Senior Hospital Planner I

     

    Job Purpose

    The Senior Hospital Planner I will be responsible to the Deputy Planning Manager for Planning for the overall development, documentation, administration and implementation
    of strategies in the Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Providing professional advice to the Hospital Management on all matters related to planning.
    • Co-ordinating all hospital projects, Performance Contracting activities & Carrying out of specific surveys as may be required in the Hospital.
    • Developing project proposals for funding.
    • Preparing Hospital monthly/annual reports and expenditure estimates and ensuring proper utilization of funds allocated to the Department.
    • Coordinating quality assurance activities in the Department.
    • Identifying and prioritizing policy issues within the Hospital.
    • Providing analysis, forecasts and trends on economic matters.
    • Assessing and reviewing the viability f key health sector indicators
    • Managing the design and development of tools to assist management in developing and interpreting policies and guide managers through policy and planning decisions.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Masters Degree in Economics/Statistics, Health Economics/Strategic Management from a recognized university.
    • Proven experience of not less three (3) years at the level of Senior Economist II/Senior Statistician II/Senior Hospital Planner II or equivalent position in a large
      organization.
    • A proficient working knowledge of MS office and other software e.g. SPSS, STATA.
    • Proven experience in Performance Management Reporting (Performance Contracting)
    • Experience in Working knowledge of the Balanced Scorecard, policy planning and analysis will be an added advantage.

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    Pharmacist I

     

    Job purpose

    The Pharmacist I will be responsible to the Senior Pharmacist for ensuring delivery of pharmaceutical services at unit level.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Preparing medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders and detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.
    • Consulting with prescribers and other staff to clarify medication orders.
    • Dispensing medication by compounding, packaging and labelling pharmaceuticals including but not limited to extemporaneous preparations and cancer chemotherapy.
    • Controlling medication by monitoring drug therapies and advising interventions.
    • Completing pharmacy operational requirements by organising and directing technologists workflow, verifying their preparation and labelling of pharmaceuticals,
      verifying order entries, charges and inspections.
    • Providing pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals and counselling patients on drug therapies.
    • Developing Hospital staff pharmacological knowledge by participating in clinical programmes, training pharmacy staff, students, interns and health care professionals.
    • Complying with drug laws as regulated by Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya.
    • Protecting patients and support staff by adhering to infection control protocols.
    • Maintaining pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
    • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as required.
    • Ensuring that controlled substances are dispensed in compliance with law and that inventory control and record keeping requirements are met.
    • Participate in quality improvement initiatives.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy.
    • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.
    • At least two (2) years work experience as a Pharmacist

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    Senior Hospital Planner II

     

    Job Purpose

    The Senior Hospital Planner II will be responsible to the Deputy Planning Manager for the overall planning of Hospital development programmes.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Participating in formulation of Hospital development strategies and providing professional guidance to the Hospital Management on matters relating to planning and
      development.
    • Conducting feasibility studies and determining viability and prioritizing of projects.
    • Participating in preparation of expenditure estimates for the department.
    • Compiling reports on periodic and specific assignments.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Masters Degree in Economics/Statistics, Health Economics or equivalent post graduate qualification from a recognized university.
    • Proven experience of not less three (3) years at the level of Economist I/ Statistician I or Hospital Planner I or equivalent position in a large organization.
    • A proficient working knowledge of MS office and other software e.g. SPSS, STATA.
    • Proven experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of projects and programmes.

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    Senior Superintendent (Buildings)

     

    Job Purpose

    The Senior Superintendent (Buildings) will be responsible to the Hospital Engineer for the planning and implementation of building works.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Estimating costs of repairs.
    • Monitoring and supervision of work in progress on site.
    • Participating in the preparation of monthly progress returns on expenditure.
    • Ensuring that proper specifications and standards are maintained.
    • Supervising any repairs, maintenance and/or alterations being carried out on existing buildings.
    • Auditing of quantities of materials required for the job.
    • Effective supervision, training and development of staff.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Higher Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering from Kenya National Examinations Council or other approved equivalent qualification.
    • Proven experience of at least three (3) years at the level of Superintendent I (Buildings) or its equivalent in a large organization.
    • Training in Project/Contract Management.
    • Registered with relevant professional body.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution

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    Deputy Farewell Home Manager

     

    Job Purpose

    The Deputy Farewell Home Manager will be responsible to the Farewell Home Manager for the day-to-day management of the Farewell Home services.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Deputizing the Farewell Home Manager.
    • Supervising, receiving, registration, preservation, as well as security and disposal of bodies.
    • Co-ordination of post-mortems.
    • Participating in planning and implementation of the performance contract.
    • Coaching and mentoring of Farewell Home Staff.
    • Overseeing the good working condition of the body storage facility.
    • Effective supervision, training and development of staff.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Higher Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (Histopathology).
    • Proven experience of not less than three (3) years at a senior level in a Farewell Home.
    • Possession of a degree in Biological Sciences from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
    • Management training lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Valid practicing license.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution

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    Senior Clinical Psychologist

     

    Job Purpose

    The Senior Clinical Psychologist will be responsible to the Head of Department (Mental Health) for the efficient and proper management of Mental Health services.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Receiving, assessing patients and offering interventions, counselling and other psychotherapies.
    • Running group therapies
    • Participating in the organization and running of continuous Medical Education.
    • Collecting statistics and compile reports.
    • Supervising counselling psychology students.
    • Participating in and facilitate research.

    Qualification and Experience

    • Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from a recognized institution.
    • Evidence of practical (supervised) attachment for a minimum period of three (3) months.
    • Proof of training in specific intervention skills/therapies.
    • Proven experience of not less three (3) years at the level of Clinical Psychologist I in a large health organization.
    • Registration with a professional body.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution

     

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    Pharmaceutical Technologist III - 11 positions

     

    Job purpose

    The Pharmaceutical Technologist III will be responsible to the Senior Pharmaceutical Technologist for the efficient delivery of Pharmaceutical services.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Participating in the compounding and dispensing of medicine to patients in a satellite pharmacy.
    • Ensuring proper utilization of supplies and equipment.
    • Ensuring safety of drugs to staff and patients.
    • Participating in research and teaching of students.
    • Effective supervision, training and development of staff.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.
    • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons’ Board.
    • At least three (3) years in a NHIF accredited health organization.
    • A Higher Diploma in Pharmacy will be an added advantage.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.

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    Orthopaedic Plaster Technician III - 2 positions

     

    Job Purpose

    The Orthopaedic plaster Technician III will be responsible to Senior Orthopaedic Technician for provision of care to patients with orthopaedic conditions

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manipulating and reducing fractures and dislocations.
    • Fixing and removing casts, bandages to and from patients
    • Correcting Congenital Talipes Equino - Varus (C.T.E.V)
    • Participating in the management of minor orthopaedic and trauma cases in emergencies and accidents
    • Sensitizing and creating awareness on orthopaedic and trauma conditions to the communities
    • Protecting patients and support staff by adhering to Infection Control Protocols.
    • Counselling patients/clients on issues regarding orthopaedic trauma
    • Ensuring compliance with the set standard operating procedures
    • Ensuring compliance with OSHE Act and KNH safety policy

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Certificate in Orthopaedic Plaster and Traction Technology or Othopaedic Plaster Technology from a recognised institution; and
    • At least two (2) years working experience in an NHIF accredited facility.
    • Registration with a professional body.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution

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    Medical Laboratory Technologist II

     

    Job Purpose

    The Medical Laboratory Technologist II will be responsible to the Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist for the provision of quality diagnostic medical laboratory services in the
    Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Recruiting, preparing and bleeding of blood donors for transfusion services.
    • Performing blood grouping.
    • Storing blood products according to their requirements.
    • Screening for blood transfusion infections.
    • Collecting and analyzing laboratory findings and resultant data.
    • Processing the specimen according to specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
    • Supervising the disinfection, washing and sterilization of apparatus.
    • Mentoring and coaching trainees on practical attachment.
    • Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens.
    • Preparing clients for collection of specimens for correctness.
    • Receiving, collecting, labelling and registering of specimens.
    • Disaggregating specimens for processing and analysis.
    • Preparing reagents, examining specimens, writing and recording results.
    • Dispatching the results for use in clinical management

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Higher Diploma in Microbiology or Histopathology
    • Bachelors Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences from an institution recognized by Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board will be an added
      advantage.
    • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
    • At least two (2) years progressive work experience post specialization in an NHIF accredited health facility.
    • A valid practising license from KMLTTB.
    • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates for these positions and who meet the minimum requirements are requested to apply online and submit theHospital application form in the Website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before Friday, 18th August 2017 to the address below:

    The Chief Executive Officer,

    Kenyatta National Hospital

    P.O Box 20723-00202

    NAIROBI

     

    “Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

     Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

    • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
    • EACC Clearance
    • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
    • HELB Compliance
    • KRA Tax Compliance

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