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Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital Jobs in Kenya

For over 60 years, Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital has provided high standards of paedriatic health care in East and Central Africa exclusively to children from birth to 21 years of age. We have a network of outpatient units in Nairobi with the main campus located in Muthaiga.

Due to the recent expansion of our services, the hospital wishes to recruit dynamic and committed individuals to the following positions:
Out Patient Manager - Satellite Clinic 
Ref:
 HRD001/07/2010

Reporting to the Head of Out Patient Services, the clinic manager will be responsible for the implementation of strategic goals and objectives of the clinic and give direction and leadership towards the growth and achievement of the clinics mission and objectives.
The candidate will be required to supervise all operational and administrative activities in the clinic and have the knowledge of budgets and budget process, business planning with the ability to make sound decision to deliver growth and excellent outcomes for the clinic.
The requirements for the position are as follows:
  • MBchB/ BScN/Paedriatic Nursing or equivalent.
  • Valid registration with relevant clinical body.
  • Training in management or business administration or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • A Minimum of seven (7) years relevant working experience three (3) of which must have been at supervisory or leadership level in a hospital.
Charge Sister - Inpatient 
Ref:
 HRD002/07/2010

Reporting to the Head of Nursing Services, the Charge Sister will be responsible for providing a clear focus for clinical leadership, and ensure that patients receive high standards of holistic care within the assigned ward.

The position involves co-ordinating patients care, managing resources and staff. This includes providing support to all team members and liaising with all other departments to ensure excellent patient care outcomes
The requirements for the position are as follows:
  • BScN/Paedriatic Nursing/ Kenya Registered Nurse or equivalent.
  • Nursing Council of Kenya registration and a valid practicing license.
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience two (2) of which must have had supervisory responsibilities.
Assistant Manager - Out Patient Services 
Ref:
 HRD003/07/2010

Reporting to the Out Patient Manager, the Assistant Manager – Out Patient Services will be responsible for supervising and coordinating activities within the outpatient unit while ensuring adherence to procedure and schedules. He/She must demonstrate the ability to utilize critical thinking and apply sound clinical judgment and assessment skills for decision making.

The position requires one to be able to interact with a wide variety of individuals and handle several complex situations simultaneously. He/she should have excellent
 communication and organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail and follow-up.
The requirements for the position are as follows:
  • MBchB/ BScN/Paedriatic Nursing/ Kenya Registered Nurse or equivalent.
  • Valid registration with relevant clinical body.
  • Additional training in management or business administration or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • A Minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience one (1) of which must have been at supervisory or team leadership level; Experience in handling emergencies will be an advantage.
Health Information Manager
Ref:
 HRD004/07/2010

Reporting to the ICT Manager, the Health Information Manager is responsible for the effective and appropriate management of the hospitals information and will direct the activities of the Health Information Management Department.

He/she will establish policies, objectives and departmental standards including record transcription, coding, abstracting, filing and storage of patient medical information in electronic form.

The ideal candidate will be required to have the knowledge of the principles and practices of medical record keeping in hospitals; medical terminology; national laws and regulations related to medical information content, privacy, release, and retention; International Classification of Diseases (ICD10) system
 and Current Practices and Trends (CPT) to code medical diagnoses; basic math to compute summary statistics of medical information.
The requirements for the position are as follows:
  • A Diploma in Health Records & Information Technology; supplemented with one or more specialized training in medical information management.
  • A Degree in Information Management will be an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years experience as a Information Manager in a medium sized organization that uses current information technology.
  • The ability to gain a clear overview of the organization’s strategic goals and drive to achieve.
  • A high level of awareness of information management principles and familiarity with information systems and archives.
These are senior positions so ideal candidate must display commercial acumen, commitment to first rate customer service and a can-do attitude and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills

If you are interested in this challenging position, please send a written application and C.V. together with a one page, typed testimony quoting the given reference explaining why you feel that you are best suited for this position to

The Head of Human Resources,
Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital,
P.O Box 42325-00100,
Nairobi
or by e-mail to hr@gerties.org to be received on or before 13th August 2010.


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