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AIC Kijabe Hospital is a church based hospital established in 1915.

Having a bed capacity of 260 beds, we seek to provide excellent compassionate health care, education and spiritual ministry in the name of Jesus Christ summed up with the motto “Health Care to God’s glory!”

Located 65 km from Nairobi, we serve a varied range of clientele from all over Kenya and neighboring countries setting ourselves as a regional beacon of hope.

As a service organization, we recognize that a team of people with great character, compassion and skills are Kijabe Hospital’s most valuable resource.

AIC Kijabe Hospital invites application from competent and qualified candidates for the following positions.

Nursing Director

Responsible to the Hospital’s Executive Director, the main duties of the incumbent (but not limited to) will be:

1.
 To develop a strong nursing service team through:
  • Participating in recruiting and selection of excellent staff in coordination with HR department.
  • Establishing and maintaining staff development program and appraisal system
  • Enhance strong professionalism, character and ownership of nursing processes among nurses.
  • Develop ethical and disciplined nursing services.
2. To develop and implement annual nursing/health plan for nursing services goals and objectives in liaison with the department supervisors.

3.
 To devise an annual budget for nursing services. Monitor nursing service revenue and expenditure.

4.
 To develop and monitor Quality Assurance program for Healthcare services

5.
 To assist senior management team to develop a patient focus and managing the hospital according to the guidelines of the Operating Board.

6.
 To liaise with the Ministry of Health, the Nursing Council and other agencies on matters affecting Nursing Services

7.
 To participate in training of both the registered and BScN nurses in the clinical area.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Technical Skills and Abilities:
  • Education requirement: Bachelor of Science in Nursing with registration in good standing;
  • A Masters qualification in Nursing or Health Care Management or any other related field will be of definite advantage.
  • Experience: Minimum five years in Leadership in Nursing Care or any related management role.
  • Faith and Values: Must be a committed Christian and willing to abide by the AIC Doctrine and statement of faith.
  • People skills: Ability to plan and organize a team effort; Capacity to motivate, lead and boost morale of the teams, ability to maintain a team that is results oriented.
  • Others: Good spoken and written communication skills; Capacity to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
Supply Chain Manager

The purpose of the position is to bring glory to God by developing and coordinating the preparation of strategic procurement plans and tender specifications for purchasing capital equipment, goods and services as provided in the annual budget.

Responsible to the Director of Finance the main duties (but not limited to) include:
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of procurement plans and budgets.
  • Manage and improve the computerised management information system for monitoring, tracking and controlling operating costs as well as maintaining up-to-date inventory of goods and services.
  • Review purchase requisitions against stock records and coordinate the development of detailed tender specifications and performance standards to facilitate procurement of capital equipment, goods and services in strict compliance to policies and procedures and statutory regulations.
  • Confer with vendors and suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability and delivery schedule. This includes estimation of value of goods and services by soliciting for multiple quotations from reliable and competitive suppliers.
  • Coordinate and participate in procurement negotiations with suppliers and vendors to consider tender applications against approved technical specifications and with due regard to market price, cost, quality and speed of delivery as well as economy of operations.
  • Prepare purchase orders, obtain authorized signatures and forward procurement documents to the Finance Director for cheque processing.
  • Receive goods and supplies and verify information on delivery notes and supply requisitions in order to establish the accuracy of orders. In addition, issues goods and supplies against approved requisition orders.
  • Coordinate cost-effective disposal of obsolete machinery, equipment, furniture and other salvage goods in accordance with laid down policies and procedures
Qualifications, Knowledge, Technical Skills and Abilities:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
  • Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business, commerce, economics or equivalent.
  • Post graduate qualifications in Purchasing and Supplies Management; Professional qualifications such as CPA, CPS, IPS or equivalent qualifications and membership to the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supplies will be of added advantage.
  • Experience: Minimum five (5) years relevant experience in purchasing, logistics and gained from a reputable organization.
  • Key Competencies: Considerable knowledge of procurement and logistics including office administration and security; Ability to analyse and process purchasing requisitions and vouchers and make purchasing decisions and maintain complex inventory records
  • Faith and Values: Must be a committed Christian of high integrity and willing to abide by the AIC Doctrine and statement of faith.
  • Communication: High proficiency in the English language (verbal and written) with ability to develop proposals as well as write reports.
  • Soft skills: Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team. Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of rectitude.
  • Others: Be proficient in MicroSoft office applications and computerised procurement and stores software packages.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in procurement
Paediatric Nursing & Allied Services Manager

Specialty Summary and purpose:
 Recognizing the unique role and opportunities of BKKH to develop a cadre of highly skills professionals for Bethany Kids overall goals, and its unique context as a division of AIC Kijabe Hospital.

The purpose of this position is to glorify God by planning, organizing, executing and directing nursing services.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Directs nursing and allied health care services for BKKH
  • Spiritual Mentorship:
  1. Provides spiritual and psychological support to staff, patients and relatives where possible and refer appropriately;
  2. Constantly endeavor to develop own technical and leadership skills and knowledge
  • Responsible for ensuring the protection of children and disabled persons receiving services at Bethany Kids facilities;
Qualifications, Knowledge, Technical Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with registration in good standing
  • Committed born again Christian with evidence of spiritual maturity and growth
  • At least five years experience in clinical nursing
  • Experience in pediatric nursing (qualification in Paediatric nursing is desirable);
  • Management and group interaction/facilitation skills
Staff Chaplain

The purpose for this position is to glorify God by providing a variety of pastoral /counselling services to Staff of AIC Kijabe Hospital.

Reporting to the Director of Chaplaincy, the incumbents’ main duties (but not limited to) will be:
  • To provide individual group pastoral counselling for Staff and in psychological crisis.
  • To provide vocational assessment and counselling for Staff.
  • Assess every staff’s spiritual growth on one to one basis.
  • In liaison with the HR Division organize recreation activities.
  • To provide seminar, workshops and Training program for the staff.
  • To assist in specific research and data collection and other projects related to the spiritual well being of the staff.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Technical Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelors degree in theology and or biblical or Christian counselling from an accredited Institution
  • A minimum of five years related experience
  • Knowledge of broad range of biblical and vocational counselling methods
  • Knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention skills
  • Ability to teach in the classroom and in workshops, training and seminars
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills
  • AIC Pastor or working with AIC organization will be preferred
Other Available Vacancies:

1. Internal Auditor

2. Systems Administrator

Please visit the Hospital website
 www.kijabehospital.or.ke for detailed job requirements and closing date.

Submission of Applications:
 Applicant’s who meet the minimum requirements, should submit their applications together with a curriculum vitae (CV) and three referees one of which MUST be their Pastor to The HR Director, AIC Kijabe Hospital through recruit.kh@kijabe.net

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