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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.

    Electricians - 2 positions

     

    Ref: DCSAE/KUTRRH/12

    Department: Biomedical Engineering

    Section/Unit: Biomedical Engineering

    Reports to: Senior Hospital Electrical Technician

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Senior Hospital Electrical/Electronics Technician, the Electrical/Electronics Technician, job exists to provide all general electrical and electronics installation, repair and maintenance works at KUTRRH

    Responsibilities

    • Review electrical plans and specifications in building in order to understand the construction layout and related materials for electrical and electronics works in the hospital.
    • Ensure all electrical installation, repairs and maintenance meet the requirements of the appropriate codes and environmental safety and protection requirements in the hospital.
    • Implement all electrical and electrics systems and equipment installation, modification, repair and maintenance assignments by the Electrical Engineer on buildings and structure in the hospital.
    • Change, repair and modify hospital building electrical systems, wiring, fittings and appliances to suit end user interests in the hospital.
    • Identify and requisition the required tools, equipment and materials needed for use in electrical and electronics works in the hospital.
    • Connect, disconnect and change electrical routing and wiring and settings of electrical appliances and electronics as required by end users in the hospital.
    • Perform scheduled general maintenance service on electrical wiring, systems and equipment and appliances in the hospital.
    • Implement all electrical and electronics installation, maintenance and user requirements as specified by the manufacturer of systems and fixtures are met in the hospital
    • Implement installations, repairs and maintenance of electricity systems and appliances, and transmission are properly adjusted, aligned, supported and graded in the hospital.
    • Undertake repairs, performance verification testing, acceptance testing, planned preventative maintenance and electrical safety testing on a wide variety of medical devices in the hospital.
    • Train other staff in use of electric medical equipment and devices, keeping training records for their appropriate use, safety and maintenance in the hospital.
    • Report to the Hospital Electrical Engineer of “out of condition” electronics and electrical appliances for their requisition and replacement in the hospital.
    • Work in collaboration with the biomedical staff to service and maintain electrical medical equipment in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics or
    • Certificate in Electrical and Electronics or any other relevant field from recognized institution
    • At least three years’ working experience as an Electrical/Electronics Technician in reputable organization
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of operating procedures
    • Knowledge of relevant professional standards
    • Registration with relevant professional body

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team player
    • Ability to work odd hours and odd days

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    Housekeepers - 10 positions

     

    Ref: DCASH/KUTRRH/14

    Department: Administration & Finance

    Section/Unit: Hospitality Services

    Reports to: Floor Supervisor

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Executive House Keeper, the House Keeper job exists to provide cleaning services including cleaning all surfaces, arrange furniture, window and door curtains and other household items in wards, working rooms, corridors and verandas at KUTRRH

    Responsibilities

    • Mop floors and wipe surfaces in wards, working rooms, verandas, corridors, bathrooms and toilets in the hospital.
    • Wipe clean walls, ceilings, touchable electrical appliances, window guards and remove cobwebs from the surfaces in the rooms in the hospital.
    • Remove and dispose garbage from wards, examination rooms and other working and living areas of buildings, in accordance with public health and sanitation policies and practices of the hospital.
    • Prepare examination beds in consultation rooms for use by patients in the hospital.
    • Draw window curtains, open and shut windows in the working rooms, wards, offices and other living areas according to needs in the hospital.
    • Remove septic materials from the dustbins of the consultation, injection and dressing rooms, in accordance with public health and sanitation policies and practices in the hospital.
    • Remove used bedding material, replace them and hand used ones over to the laundry for cleaning in the hospital.
    • Arrange furniture and other stuff in the consultation, wards, injection and dressing rooms, waiting rooms, living areas and verandas in the hospital.
    • Report any broken cleaning tools and equipment to the Floor Supervisor for the appropriate maintenance action in the hospital.
    • Obtain cleaning tools, equipment and materials such as soap, detergents and deodorants from the Floor Supervisor in the hospital

    Qualifications

    • KCSE Certificate with Mean Grade D+
    • Must have at least two years working experience as a House Keeper in a reputable organization
    • Knowledge of hospital operations
    • Ability to handle cleaning equipment

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Observation skills
    • Team player
    • Sense of cleanliness and orderliness
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work odd hour and odd day

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    Housekeeping Supervisor

     

    Ref: DCASHS/KUTRRH/13

    Department: Administration

    Section/Unit: Hospitality Services

    Reports to: Hospitality Manager

    Direct Reports:

    1. Compound Supervisor
    2. Floor Supervisor
    3. Laundry Supervisor

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Hospitality Manager, the Executive Housekeeper job exists to oversee, coordinate and direct all house-keeping service within the KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Establish and implement operational standards and procedures for the section in collaboration with the public health and sanitation section of the hospital.
    • Outsource cleaning services from service providers through service lending agreements in collaboration with the procurement office of the hospital.
    • Outsource cleaning equipment and materials for gardens, floors and laundry, in collaboration with the procurement office of the hospital.
    • Liaise with service lender and equipment vendors concerning conditions and service provision situations in the hospital.
    • Ensure that work plans for cleaning staff are prepared in order to provide effective and efficient cleaning services in the hospital.
    • Ensure that cleaning services are well coordinated and satisfactory among the different sections and units of the hospital.
    • Inspect and certify cleaning services and works performed to ensure that they meet the established sanitation and hygiene standards of the hospital.
    • Ensure orientation of outsourced cleaning staff with the hospital’s policies and procedures so that they can always act and do their work within the expected sanitation standards of the hospital.
    • Receive and investigate cleaning service complaints and feedback from different end users and equipment, and take corrective action according to the policies and procedures of the hospital.
    • Inspect and assess physical condition of hospital facilities in order to determine the type of cleaning work they require and if they require maintenance from engineering sections of the hospital.
    • Ensure that cleaning equipment are always in good conditions for continuous cleaning service provision, and report any dysfunction to the hospital engineering division of the hospital.
    • Ensure steady supply of cleaning materials such as soaps, detergents, disinfectants and deodorants for continuous cleaning services in the hospital.
    • Prepare and disburse reports on cleaning services and service providers, and cleaning equipment and materials in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Hotel Management or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution.
    • Higher Diploma in Hotel Management or other Hospitality Management Specializations from a recognized.
    • Bachelors’ Degree in Hotel Management or appropriate Hospitality services from a recognized institution will be added advantage
    • At least three years working experience in a similar role.
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of hospital operations
    • Knowledge of relevant legislations
    • Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Leadership skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work odd hours and odd days

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    Landscaper - 2 positions

     

    Ref: DCSALS/KUTRRH/13

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit: Hospitality Services

    Reports to: Senior Administrator

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Senior Administrator, the Landscaper job exists to clean and clear outdoor water drainage channels and ensure proper drainage at KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Facilitate planting of flowers, trees and grass in the flowerbeds, lawns, playing fields, grounds and fences within and around the hospital.
    • Repair flowers and flower fences and lawns by filling gaps with seedlings and grass carpet in the grounds of the hospital.
    • Replace old trees, shear flowers and trees and prune falling branches of trees in the compound of the hospital.
    • Apply manure, mulch, fertilizers, and dirt to flowerbeds, playing fields, resting and other recreation grounds and lawns in the hospital.
    • Apply pesticides and rodenticide in affected areas of grounds, flowerbeds, recreation, resting and playing grounds in order to control pests and rodents in the hospital.
    • Water seedlings, young trees, flowers beds, lawns and other trees and seedlings, mow lawns and gardens in the compound of the hospital.
    • Mow the lawns, rake all sheared grass and flowers, pruned trees branches, gather and burn it in the designated areas of the hospital.
    • Sweep grounds, courtyards, walkways and paths, drives, parking lots, assembly grounds and other outside areas of the hospital.
    • Dispose all refuse and garbage from the grounds and gardens appropriately in accordance with the public health and sanitation policies of the hospital.
    • Clean and arrange sitting and other outside resting and recreation facilities in the compounds of the hospital.
    • Clear and clean outdoor water drainage channels and ways to ensure proper drainage, and drain stagnant waters from the grounds of the hospital.
    • Report any breakdown and other dysfunctions among gardening and compound cleaning tools and equipment to the Compound Supervisor in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • BSC in Environmental Horticulture and Landscaping Technology from a recognized institution
    • At least one year working experience in landscape installation and maintenance
    • Knowledge of gardening techniques and plant identification
    • Knowledge of pest management and basic lawn maintenance

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Good team player
    • Sense of cleanliness and orderliness
    • Ability to work on odd hours and odd days
    • Ability to work in outdoor environment (sunny, rainy, dusty, noisy)

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    Tailor - 5 positions

     

    Ref: DCAST/KUTRRH/14

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit: Hospitality Services

    Reports to: Tailoring Supervisor

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Tailoring Supervisor, the Tailor job exists to provide all tailoring and dressmaking services including sewing, mending and repairing hospital linen, uniforms and other clothing needed and used at KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Take orders from the Tailoring Supervisor and prepare garments and other accordingly for patients and staff in the hospital.
    • Repair, adjust, alter and mend garments such as uniforms, aprons, pants, shirts and blouses, gowns and other clothing for patients and staff in the hospital.
    • Take measurements from patients and staff and assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
    • Press and iron ready-made garments, uniforms, gowns, pants, shirts and blouses for patients and staff in the hospital.
    • Take and record the required alterations and instructions on tags, and attach them to garments to be repaired of mended in the hospital.
    • Fit, alter, repair, and make made-to-measure clothing, according to customers’ and clothing manufacturers’ specifications and fit, and applying principles of garment design, construction, and styling in the hospital.
    • Develop, copy, or adapt designs for garments, and design patterns to fit measurements, applying knowledge of garment design, construction, styling, and fabric in the hospital.
    • Take care of the garment store and keep its inventory under supervision and instruction of the Tailoring Supervisor in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • KCSE Certificate with Mean Grade D+
    • Certificate in Tailoring and Dressmaking or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • At least two years working experience as a Tailor or Dressmaker in a reputable organization
    • Ability to operate tailoring equipment
    • Knowledge of hospital operations
    • Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Team player
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills

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    Tailoring Supervisor

     

    Ref: DCASTS/KUTRRH/13

    Department: Administration

    Section/Unit: Hospitality Services

    Reports to: Executive House Keeper

    Direct Reports: Tailor

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Executive House Keeper the Tailoring Supervisor exists to supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating sewing machines at KUTRRH

    Responsibilities

    • Trains workers by demonstrating work methods and machine operation
    • Develop, copy, or adapt designs for garments, and design patterns to fit measurements, applying knowledge of garment design, construction, styling, and fabric in the hospital.
    • Take and record the required alterations and instructions on tags, and attach them to garments to be repaired of mended in the hospital
    • Take measurements from patients and staff and assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
    • Determining quality control standards in the hospital.
    • Overseeing production processes.
    • Re-negotiating timescales or schedules as necessary with the managers.
    • Selecting, ordering and purchasing materials.
    • Organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
    • Supervising the work of junior staff.
    • Take part in machine selection of the hospital.
    • Ensure the stitching is of Quality.
    • Estimating negotiating and agreeing budgets and timescales with clients and managers.
    • Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met
    • Create a design and pattern by hand by hand or using computer software

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Sewing & Textile Design from a recognized institution
    • At least three years working experience as a Senior Tailor in a reputable hospital
    • Knowledge of a sewing machine

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work odd hours and odd days
    • Customer service skills
    • Attention to detail skills

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    Laundry Attendant - 20 positions

     

    Ref: DCASLA/KUTRRH/14

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit: Hospitality Services

    Reports to: Laundry Supervisor

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Laundry Supervisor, the Launderer job exists to provide laundering services including operating washing or dry-cleaning machines to clean, dry, press and fold cloth-ware at KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare work-plans and schedules, allocate work to laundry staff and set laundry production Receive or collect used up linen for cleaning and record or classify it according to its sources from different wards and units of the hospital.
    • Sort and classify and mark or tag dirty linen according to its source in the hospital, type, color and maintenance specifications for laundering in the hospital.
    • Determine spotting procedures and proper solvents, detergents and other cleaning materials based on fabric and stain types in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Pre-soak, sterilize, scrub, spot-clean, and dry contaminated or stained articles, using neutralizer solutions and portable machines in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Spray steam, water, or air over spots to flush out chemicals, dry material, raise naps, or brighten colors of garments in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Load dry-cleanable garments into washers or dry-cleaning machines, add detergents and other washing materials and start washing process in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Use other cleaning procedures to clean and dry non-dry-cleanable linen in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Operate machines that comb, dry and polish furs, clean, sterilize and fluff feathers and blankets, or roll and package towels in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Remove items from washers or dry-cleaning machines and dry them on cloth lines to reduce excessive moisture in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Collect cleaned and dried up linen, sort, press and pack according to its source and type, from different wards and units in the hospital.
    • Perform other special or peculiar garment maintenance or garment care according to need or manufacturers’ specifications in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Liaise with the tailors and dressmakers to repair and mend torn or replace missing parts of garments during and after laundering in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Maintain dry-cleaning machines and other laundry equipment, or report their breakdown for repair and maintenance in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Certificate in Laundry-related Housekeeping or Hospitality field from a recognized institution.
    • At least two years working experience as a Launderer in reputable organization
    • Ability to operate laundry machines
    • Knowledge of hospital operations
    • Knowledge of hospital sanitation practices
    • Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Team player
    • Observation skills
    • Sense of cleanliness and orderliness
    • Ability to work under pressure

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    Laundry Supervisor - 4 positions

     

    Ref: DCASLA/KUTRRH/13

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit: Hospitality Services

    Reports to: Executive Housekeeper

    Direct Reports:

    1. Tailor
    2. Launderer

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Executive Housekeeper, the Laundry Supervisor job exists to coordinate, direct and supervise laundering and tailoring services at the KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare work-plans and schedules, allocate work to laundry staff and set laundry production goals in the hospital.
    • Ensure, through the procurement office, the availability of tools, equipment and materials required provide laundering and tailoring services and manage their inventory in the hospital.
    • Ensure that public health and sanitation policies and procedures are appropriately adhered to, especially while handling septic clothing, in the laundry unit of the hospital.
    • Ensure that linen and other clothing materials are laundered in accordance the manufacturers’ instructions and specifications, for use in the hospital.
    • Ensure that all wards and other medical units are well supplied with quality linen and other clothing materials in the hospital.
    • Collaborate with other supervisors in the hospitality section to ensure that overlapping hospitality services are properly taken care within different units of the hospital.
    • Inspect and ensure that laundry equipment are in condition, report any malfunction to the engineering unit, in order to readily provide laundry services in the hospital.
    • Take linen orders from the Nursing Officers in-charge of Wards and other units and prepare the ensure preparation of the same by the tailors in the hospital.
    • Take uniforms and other fitting orders from end users and ensure that the tailoring staff prepare it accordingly in the hospital.
    • Interpret specifications, analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements, record and report the same in the hospital
    • Perform basic human resource process such as recruitment of casual staff, manage their timesheets, performance and disciplinary in the hospital
    • Supervise laundry staff together with their work in order to ensure that they operate within the established standards and that their work meets the expected quality and quantity in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in House-keeping, or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution.
    • At least three years’ working experience as a Laundry Supervisor in a reputable organization.
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of hospital operations
    • Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Leadership skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Observation skills
    • Sense of cleanliness and orderliness

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    Switchboard Operator - 4 positions

     

    Ref: DCASS0/KUTRRH/12

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit: Public Relations and Customer Services

    Reports to: Senior Administrator

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Customer Relations Officer, the Telephone Operator job exists to provide telephone operations services by operating the telephone switchboard at the KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure cleanliness, tidiness and orderliness in the telephone switchboard of the hospital.
    • Receive all external telephone calls to the hospital and redirect them to the appropriate recipients in the hospital.
    • Ensure all telephone consoles are manned properly in the hospital.
    • Ensure proper use of telephone to minimize cost of telephone bill in the hospital.
    • Ensure customers are well attended to promptly and courteously by phone in the hospital.
    • Liaise with Engineers/Technicians on maintenance of telephone exchange equipment in the hospital.
    • Liaise with accounts section on payment of telephone bills and purchase of calling cards in the hospital.
    • Interrupt busy lines if an emergency warrants in the hospital.
    • Keep records of calls placed and received, and of the related toll charges, every day in the hospital.
    • Update hospital telephone directory information for easier and convenient contacts in the hospital.
    • Listen to customer requests, to answer questions and provide telephone information in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Telecommunication, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
    • At least three years working experience as a Telephone Operator in a busy organization.
    • Ability to operate the switchboard
    • Good knowledge of hospital products
    • Fluent in spoken English and Kiswahili
    • Knowledge of professional standards
    • Computer Literate
    • Customer Service skills

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Organizational skills
    • Listening skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Courteous
    • Ability to work under pressure

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    Receptionist - 10 positions

     

    Ref: DCASR/KUTRRH/12

    Department: Administration and Finance

    Section/Unit: Public Relations and Customer Services

    Reports to: Senior Administrator

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Customer Relations Officer, the Receptionist job exists to provide all front office services such as receiving visitors, giving the right information, receiving phone calls and parcels and directing them to the appropriate destinations at KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Receive all phone calls to the hospital and respond to the inquiries, give the appropriate information or redirect them to the appropriate persons in the hospital.
    • Hand over to customers and other stakeholder mails and parcels delivered at the reception, from within and outside the hospital.
    • Record all visitors to the hospital in the front office directory, taking their personal details for auditing and security purposes in the hospital.
    • Document and file all customer care and customer service information for future reference and follow ups in the hospital.
    • Report to the security guards or officer of any suspiciously looking persons or objects entering into or present in the reception area for the appropriate security procedures in the hospital.
    • Liaising with other hospital departments and different personalities regarding services and issues of interest to customers, patients and visitors of the hospital.
    • Implement all the established administrative and operations programmes in the reception area of the hospital.
    • Document, record and file all reception daily business and forward it to the Customer Relations Officer for the appropriate action in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Public Relations from a recognized institution.
    • At least two years working experience as a Receptionist or Customer Service Assistant in a reputable organization.
    • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
    • Excellent knowledge of hospital products
    • Knowledge of professional standards
    • Computer Literate
    • Customer service skills

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Organizational skills
    • Observation skills
    • Listening skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Compassionate
    • Team player
    • Courteous
    • Strong memory
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to observe confidentiality

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    Customer Care Assistant - 10 positions

     

    Ref: DCASCSA/KUTRRH/12

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit Public Relations and Customer Service

    Reports to: Executive Secretary

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Executive Secretary, the Customer Care Assistant job exists to receive and direct visitors to the respective departments at KUTRRH

    Responsibilities

    • Primary point of contact within the hospital
    • Responding to visitors’ queries
    • Receiving, guiding and directing the patients around the hospital
    • Maintaining good ambience in the hospital
    • Maintaining a log of visitors
    • Resolving customer complaints
    • Filling and processing of application forms
    • Facilitating appointments
    • Prepare reports on trends to inform resolution of continuous customer service quality improvement

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Business Administration or Public Relations from a recognized institution.
    • At least two years working experience as a customer care assistant in a reputable organization.
    • Computer Literate
    • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
    • Record keeping skills
    • Office management skills
    • Knowledge of office operations

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    Administrative Assistant - 5 positions

     

    Ref: DCASAS/KUTRRH/10

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit Public Relations and Customer Service

    Reports to: Executive Secretary

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Executive Secretary, the Administrative Assistant job exists to manage phones, emails, scheduling appointments and planning meetings at KUTRRH

    Responsibilities

    • Keep records, mails, parcels and file and distribute all inward and outward correspondence to ensure timely delivery of documents and information in the hospital.
    • Store, arrange, index and classify records to facilitate easier reference and thus smooth running of office activities in the hospital.
    • Retrieve documents and files from their storage facilities, and move them to the appropriate destinations in the hospital.
    • Move documents, parcels, other hard office information and physical assets within and without the offices in the hospital.
    • Provide administrative support within offices by moving things around and about, being sent to run errands within and without the hospital.
    • Implement and manage filing systems and maintain both electronic and paper-based files in the offices to ensure timely retrieval and data integrity in the hospital.
    • Control movement of people and goods within and among departmental offices for safety and security of officers in the hospital.
    • Prepare rooms and venues for meetings by moving, arranging and cleaning seats and tables, public address and organize and deliver refreshment to their attendants in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from a recognized Institution.
    • Diploma in Business Administration or a related field from a recognized Institution.
    • At least five years working experience as an Administrative Assistant in a reputable organization.
    • Computer Literate
    • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
    • Ability to type 50 words per minute
    • Record keeping skills
    • Office management skills
    • Knowledge of office operations

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Courteous
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to observe confidentiality

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    Senior Administrative Assistant - 2 positions

     

    Ref: DCASSAS/KUTRRH/9

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit Public Relations and Customer Service

    Reports to: Senior Administrator

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Senior Administrator, the Senior Administrative Assistant job exists providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the offices at KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Support managers and executives with daily clerical tasks within the hospital.
    • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes.
    • Answer phone calls, provide information to clients and transfer the calls to the specific person.
    • Schedule appointments for senior staff within the assigned department and update their calendar.
    • Order office supplies for departments within the hospital.
    • Produce and distribute correspondence memos and letters within the departments.
    • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
    • Provide general support to the visitors.
    • Develop and Maintain a filling system.
    • Reconcile and submit expense reports.
    • Assist in preparation of regularly scheduled reports.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Business Administration from a recognized institution.
    • Diploma in Business Management, Secretarial or Administration.
    • At least five years’ working experience as an Administrative Assistant in a reputable organization.
    • Computer Literate
    • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
    • Ability to type 50 words per minute
    • Record keeping skills
    • Office management skills
    • Knowledge of office operations

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Courteous
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to observe confidentiality

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    Senior Administrator - 2 positions

     

    Ref: DCSASA/KUTRRH/7

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit Corporate Services

    Reports to: Deputy Director Administration

    Direct Reports: Senior Administrative Assistant

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Deputy Director Administration, the Senior Administrator will manage administrative staff of the department and prepare performance reports for staff at KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Provision of office accommodation to ensure that staff have comfortable work stations
    • Supervise transport services to ensure efficient movement of staff and supplies
    • Supervise health and safety of staff, building & equipment to ensure a conducive work environment at the hospital.
    • Supervise maintenance of office buildings and equipment to enhance occupational health and safety.
    • Supervise ground maintenance to ensure a clean work environment at KUTRRH.
    • Conducts performance appraisals in conjunction with the Quality Management Section to measure performance targets.
    • Sign performance contracts with administration officers and head of sections to set annual performance indicators.
    • Oversee provision of secretarial services to facilitate smooth office operations.
    • Oversee efficient and effective utilization of office resources to ensure prudent use of the same.
    • Liaises and leads on strategic relationships with main service providers.
    • Mentors administrative staff in accomplishing their goals and objectives and fosters harmonious working relationships.
    • Coordinate the conduct of drills and put in place safety equipment to enhance emergency preparedness.
    • Plan for trainings of the division staff in liaison with the human resource division to enhance capacity building.
    • Takes the lead in coordinating the full range of staff and human resource administration related issues, ensuring requirements are met. This involves overseeing development and maintenance of staffing table records, interpretation and application of staff rules relating to human resources issues, preparation of staffing projects and other ad hoc status reports on those issues.
    • Ensures all actions follow operational procedures for recruitment, placement and separation of staff as well as career development, gender equality and staff-management relations.
    • Participates in management meetings to provide advice on administrative, financial and human resources matters, as required.
    • Overseas travel, procurement, information technologies, asset and facilities management functions.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in Public Relations, Business, Education, Administration or any related social science field from a recognized institution.
    • Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Social Science, Business, Education or any related field from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage
    • At least five years’ working experience as a Senior Administrator in a reputable organization.
    • Computer Literate
    • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
    • Time Management skills
    • Leadership skills
    • Multi -Tasking skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Judgment/Decision making skills
    • Office management skills
    • Knowledge of office operations

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Courteous
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to observe confidentiality

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    Executive Secretary - 3 positions

     

    Ref: DCSAES/KUTRRH/8

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit Administrative Service

    Reports to: Chief Executive Officer & Directors

    Direct Reports:

    1. a) Administrative Clerk
    2. b) Secretary/Copy Typist

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Secretary job exists to coordinate and provide secretarial and administrative services at the KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the executive’s diary by booking appointments for, organizing meetings for them, organizing their work and programming their daily, weekly, monthly or annual activities in the hospital.
    • Manage the executive’s calendar by planning their work plans and work schedules, annual leaves and day offs and thus reminding them when they are due in the hospital.
    • Provide logistical support to executives with issues such as visas, travel, itinerary and personal needs within and without the hospital.
    • Keep the records of their work by taking notes of their meetings, typing documents, documenting and filing documents within or without the hospital.
    • Correspond with the executives’ customers, clients and colleagues on official business of the hospital.
    • Book appointments, receive and screen all visitors to the executives’ offices, telephone calls, inward and outward mail and ensure relevant action is taken by respective staff in the hospital.
    • Secure and safe-keep the executives’ office, information, documents, equipment by limiting access to any unauthorized persons, controlling movement and access to any unauthorized persons and any unauthorized access to classified information, movement of documents or equipment from their offices in the hospital.
    • Manage administration of formal events such as logistics of high-level delegations to the hospital, logistics for international conference hosted in or organized by the hospital.
    • Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements, and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software for the executives in the hospital.
    • Prepare agendas and make arrangements, such as coordinating catering for luncheons, for management committee, board, board committees, and other high-level meetings in the hospital.
    • Coordinate and direct office services, such as records, departmental finances, budget preparation, personnel issues, and housekeeping, to aid executives within and without the hospital.
    • Oversee, formulate, review and implement administrative policies, procedures and practices for executives’ offices in the hospital.
    • Guide the operations and activities of other administrative staff in the hospital within the policies, procedures and processes of the administrative services of the hospital.
    • Supervise other clerical and administrative staff together with their work, and train them where necessary in order to improve their skills and performance in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Office Management or other relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Management Studies or Social Sciences from a recognized institution Professional qualifications required to effectively
    • At least five years working experience as an Executive Secretary in a reputable organization.
    • Computer Literate
    • Knowledge of shorthand ability to type 50 words per minute
    • Knowledge of office management
    • Knowledge of executive dairy keeping
    • Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Team building skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Courteous
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to observe confidentiality

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    Boiler Assistant - 2 positions

     

    Ref: DCSABA/KUTRRH/12

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit Mechanical Engineer

    Reports to: Boiler Operator

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Boiler Operator, the Boiler Assistant job exists to provide operation and maintenance works of the heating systems in the high-pressure boiler, engine, and mechanical equipment at the KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform routine maintenance of the boiler, engine, piping system and other related appliances in the hospital.
    • Identify old, worn out and thus defective parts of the boilers and systems and replace them with new ones for effective operations in the hospital.
    • Test boiler water chemical balance and bring it to the recommended level so as to avoid corrosion, deposits that may damage it thus affecting operations in the hospital
    • Manipulate valves to control the flow of water and fuel and to increase or decrease steam pressure and heat as required for use in the hospital.
    • Observe operating equipment, meters, and gauges to ensure that operation is in accord with specified instructions to ensure safety of the device and users in the hospital.
    • Report to the Mechanical Engineer, any abnormal operating conditions or major repair requirements to shift engineer, and assist in implementing remedial action in the hospital
    • Record and document hourly operations of the boiler and heating or cooling system and relay the same information to shift boilers operators and engineer of maintenance mechanic who make the necessary repairs or corrections if necessary in the hospital.
    • Check and record temperatures of air conditioning equipment, such as chillers, chilled water pumps, and condensed water pumps in the hospital.
    • Ensure and maintain boiler rooms and related work area in a clean, orderly, and safe condition, free from any unauthorized access and interference or contamination in the hospital.
    • Ensure maintenance and observation of all safety requirements and standards for the heating and cooling systems for the safety of all in the hospital.
    • Test and treat boiler feed water for scale, oxygen, pitting, corrosion, hardness, etc. and add chemicals to treat these problems on a daily basis for use in the hospital

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Boiler operation or Advanced Certificate in Boiler Operation or its equivalent from a reputable institution.
    • At least two years working experience as a Boiler Assistant from a reputable organization.
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of relevant professional standards
    • Knowledge of water treatment, electricity, plumbing welding and Computer control
    • Knowledge of Diesel engines and Petrol engine.

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team player
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work odd hours and odd days

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    Boiler Operator - 4 positions

     

    Ref: DCASBO/KUTRRH/9

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit: Mechanical Engineering

    Reports to: Hospital Mechanical Engineer

    Direct Reports: Boiler Assistant

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Hospital Mechanical Engineer, the Boiler to provide operation and maintenance works of the heating systems in the high-pressure boiler, engine, and mechanical machines and air conditioning equipment at the KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform routine maintenance of the boiler, engine, piping system and other related appliances in the hospital.
    • Identify old, worn out and thus defective parts of the boilers and systems and replace them with new ones for effective operations in the hospital.
    • Test boiler water chemical balance and bring it to the recommended level so as to avoid corrosion, deposits that may damage it thus affecting operations in the hospital
    • Manipulate valves to control the flow of water and fuel and to increase or decrease steam pressure and heat as required for use in the hospital.
    • Observe operating equipment, meters, and gauges to ensure that operation is in accord with specified instructions to ensure safety of the device and users in the hospital.
    • Report to the Mechanical Engineer, any abnormal operating conditions or major repair requirements to shift engineer, and assist in implementing remedial action in the hospital
    • Record and document hourly operations of the boiler and heating or cooling system and relay the same information to shift boilers operators and engineer of maintenance mechanic who make the necessary repairs or corrections if necessary in the hospital.
    • Check and record temperatures of air conditioning equipment, such as chillers, chilled water pumps, and condensed water pumps in the hospital.
    • Ensure and maintain boiler rooms and related work area in a clean, orderly, and safe condition, free from any unauthorized access and interference or contamination in the hospital.
    • Ensure maintenance and observation of all safety requirements and standards for the heating and cooling systems for the safety of all in the hospital.
    • Test and treat boiler feed water for scale, oxygen, pitting, corrosion, hardness, etc. and add chemicals to treat these problems on a daily basis for use in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Boiler Operation, Advanced Certificate in Boiler Operation, or Craft 1 or other relevant field from a recognized institution
    • At least three years working experience as a Boiler Operator
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of relevant professional standards
    • Knowledge of water treatment, electricity, plumbing welding and Computer control
    • Knowledge of Diesel engines and Petrol engine.

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team player
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work odd hours and odd days

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    Biomedical Technician - 2 positions

     

    Ref: DCASBT/KUTRRH/10

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Section/Unit Biomedical Engineering

    Reports to: Biomedical Engineer

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Biomedical Engineer, the Biomedical Technician job exists to provide support in patient diagnosis and treatment by installing, testing, calibrating, and repairing biomedical equipment at KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Repair, maintain and ensure that medical equipment in operating rooms, intensive care, clinical labs, including therapeutic and diagnostic clinics are running well at the hospital.
    • Provide preventive maintenance to medical equipment in a safe, self-directed and proper functioning in the hospital.
    • Provide technical support on informal and formal basis concerning operation of medical equipment to ensure that all processes are adhered to while using them in the hospital.
    • Collaborate with biomedical engineers and researchers to design and fabricate specialized devices for use in the clinical and research settings in the hospital.
    • Document and maintain records pertaining to all repairs, replacement parts, calibrations and modifications of medical equipment in the hospital.
    • Gather and provide first response information on medical equipment related issues involved in patient occurrence reports to ensure follow up of issues raised in the hospital.
    • Identify aging and obsolete patient care equipment and ensures all procedures are followed while disposing them within and without the in the hospital.
    • Ensure provision of supporting documentation for the assessment, justification and selection of new devices while realizing fiscal responsibility in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Certificate in Electrical Engineering with focus on medical engineering from a recognized institution
    • At least two years working experience as a Biomedical Technician in a reputable health facility
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of relevant professional standards
    • Knowledge of relevant legislations

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team player
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work odd hours and odd days

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    Carpenters - 2 positions

     

    Ref: DCSAC/KUTRRH/14

    Department: Hospital Administration

    Reports to: Maintenance Manager

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Maintenance Manager the Carpenter job exists to contribute to the repair and maintenance of furniture, carpentry and timber related items at KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Carrying out all repair works on furniture, doors, windows and any wooden material belonging to the hospital.
    • Handling maintenance requests as assigned by supervisors
    • Responsible for ensuring that any carpentry works are attended to as soon as they are reported.
    • Carry out periodic surveys as a check to ensure that broken furniture in the hospital are repaired as soon as possible to mitigate against risk.

    Qualifications

    • KCSE Certificate.
    • Government Trade Test
    • Carpentry apprenticeship program
    • At least two years working experience as a Carpenter a reputable organization
    • Knowledge of carpentry and proficiency in carpentry works

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skill
    • Ability to work under pressure

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    Plumber - 2 positions

     

    Ref: DCSAP/KUTRRH/14

    Department: Administration

    Section/Unit: Mechanical Engineering

    Reports to: Hospital Mechanical Engineer

    Job Purpose

    Reporting to the Mechanical Engineer, the Building Technician-Plumber job exists to provide all plumbing construction, repair, modification and maintenance works at the KUTRRH.

    Responsibilities

    • Review building plans and specifications to determine the construction layout and related materials for plumbing works in the hospital.
    • Ensure all installation, repairs and maintenance meet the requirements of the appropriate codes and environmental protection requirements in the hospital.
    • Implement all plumbing construction, modification, repair and maintenance assignments by the Mechanical Engineer on buildings and structure in the hospital.
    • Change, repair and modify hospital buildings’ water, sanitation, heating and cooling storage and piping systems, fittings and appliances to suit end user interests in the hospital.
    • Identify and requisition the required tools, equipment and materials needed for use in pluming works in the hospital.
    • Locate, identify and mark all points, positions for repairs, reinforcement, connections, modifications and fixtures in the fluid’s storage and transmissions in the hospital.
    • Perform scheduled general repairs and maintenance service on fluids storage and transmission systems and fixtures in the hospital.
    • Ensure that all installation, maintenance and user requirements as specified by the manufacturer of systems and fixtures are met in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Building/Construction Technology in Plumbing or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • Government Trade Test certifications
    • At least three years working experience as a Building Technician-Plumber in reputable organization
    • Ability to operate plumbing machines and tools
    • Knowledge of relevant legislation
    • Knowledge of relevant professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:

    • Communication skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Aesthetic sense
    • Problem solving skills
    • Ability to work on odd hours and odd days

    Method of Application

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your

    • Application Letter,
    • Curriculum Vitae and
    • Filled Application Form

    Download the Job Job Application Form.

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer

    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO

    Nairobi Kenya

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

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