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Ministry of Public Health & Sanitation 508 Clinical and Nursing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following Posts under the GOK/ DENMARK Development Cooperation.

Successful candidates will initially serve on contract for 12 months with possible absorption to regular establishment subject to satisfactory performance in the Provinces as indicated below:

1. Registered Clinical Officer III

Job Group ‘H’

One Hundred and Seventy Seven (177) Posts

(Central-12, Nairobi-5, Eastern-37, North Eastern-13, Rift Valley-32, Nyanza-29, Western-30, Coast-19)

Salary Scale: Basic Salary Kshs.16,692

House allowance will be paid according to area of deployment

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  • Have successfully completed at least three (3) years pre-service training at a Medical Training College or any other recognized Medical Training Institution and have been awarded a Diploma in Clinical medicine or its equivalent; and
  • Have been registered by the Clinical Officers Council
Duties and Responsibilities

Work at this level will be carried out under the guidance of a more senior officer.

Specifically, duties and responsibilities will involve provision, supervision and planning of nursing care at an out-patient department or ward in a health facility.

In addition, the officer will be expected to assess patients’ needs for nursing services; verify and maintain information relating to patient admissions; keep records of drugs and other supplies; and guide, supervise and counsel staff performing routine clinical duties.

2. Nursing Officer III

Job Group ‘H’

Three Hundred and Thirty One (331) Posts

(Central-8, Eastern-52 , North Eastern-61 , Rift Valley-68, Nyanza-42, Western-56, Coast-44)

Salary Scale:
 Basic Salary Kshs.16,692

House allowance will be paid according to area of deployment

For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
  • Have successfully completed three (3) years pre-service training at a Medical Training College or at any other recognized training institution and have been awarded the Kenya Registered Nurse, or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse certificate by the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Council of Kenya.
Duties and responsibilities

This is the entry grade into the Nursing Officers cadre. Work at this level will be limited in scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a more senior Officer.

Specifically, duties and responsibilities will involve provision, supervision and planning of nursing care at an out-patient department or ward in a facility.

In addition, the Officer will be expected to assess patients’ needs for nursing services; verify and maintain information relating to patients admissions; keep records of drugs and supplies; and guide, supervise and counsel staff performing routine clinical duties.

Applicants who should be below 45 years old age, are required to indicate their preferred Province of work and address their handwritten applications together with copies of their National ID Cards, Academic/ Professional Certificates and testimonials to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Public Health & Sanitation
P. O. Box 30016, 00100
Nairobi.

so as to reach him by 10th December, 2010

N.B:
 Those currently working with other projects in the Ministry are not required to apply.

Mark K. Bor, CBS
Permanent Secretary

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