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Operators, Paramedics and Assistant Accountant Jobs in Kenya

E-Plus is a private company, limited by guarantee, fully owned by the Kenya Red Cross to offer emergency medical services which include 24hr ambulance services, first aid training and the sale of first aid kits.

We are looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions:

Job Title Ambulance Operators
Reports to: Operations Manager
Location: Various Towns

Main duties:

  • Maintain the ambulance in the most efficient operating condition ensuring proper cost management
  • Timely and safe patient rescue and evacuation
  • At all times ensure proper maintenance of ambulances
  • Receipt and handover cash payments for ambulance rescue services
  • Ensure the vehicle is in proper mechanical condition by performing daily unit checkout and completing ‘Ambulance operator’s Daily Checklist’. Maintain familiarity with specialized equipment used by E-Plus.
  • Assist Paramedic or doctor whenever required.
  • Proper incident command while on a rescue mission
  • Perform any other duty within the scope of this position
Minimum requirements:
  • Emergency Medical Technician certificate
  • Certificate in Basic Life Support , Basic Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life support or Advanced Trauma Life Support added advantage
  • Must have a minimum of five years experience as a driver with a clean driving record
  • Additional qualification within the medical industry is an added advantage
  • Two (2) years experience as an ambulance operator will be an added advantage
Job Title Paramedics
Reports to: Assistant Paramedic Supervisor
Location: Various Towns

Main Responsibilities
  • Provide and direct fast, efficient Advanced Life Support to the ill and injured utilizing all basic and advanced abilities and techniques
  • Recognize and understand a medical emergency and make reasonable and acceptable differential diagnosis
  • Understand and anticipate the pharmacological treatment of critically ill and injured patients
  • Understand and anticipate potentially life-threatening squeal of cardiac and non-cardiac emergencies and institute appropriate emergency therapy where essential for the preservation of life
  • Deal with medical and emotional needs of any victim of acute illness or injury with the goal of reducing mortality and morbidity;
  • File standardized reports of patient information and care for the use of receiving hospital and administration, including nature of request for aid, pertinent past history, therapy provided diagnosis, disposition and sufficient patient information for billing purposes
  • Maintain effective communication with physician on duty at hospital to relate patient condition and obtain orders for treatment
  • Accompany the ill and injured to institutions of medical care
  • Complies with regulations on the handling of the deceased, notifies authorities, and arranges for protection of property and evidence at scene.
  • Reports verbally and in writing their observation and emergency medical care of the patient at the emergency scene and in transit to the receiving facility staff for purposes of records and diagnostics. Upon request, provides assistance to the receiving facility staff.
  • Properly complete patient statistics and medical information forms for administrative use
  • Receive and receipt cash payments for ambulance recue services and handing over the same to finance
  • Perform any other duty within the scope of this position
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution
  • Must be licensed by the Kenya Nursing Council to practice
  • Certificates in BLS/ACLS/ATLS/
  • At least two years experience in critical care nursing
  • Previous experience in emergency rescue service will be an added advantage
Job Title : Assistant Accountant-Payables
Reports to: Finance Manager
Location: Nairobi

Main Responsibilities
  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests
  • Determining if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary
  • Reviewing requisitions orders in order to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications
  • Comparing prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers
  • Processing payments for suppliers and ensuring all suppliers are paid on time
  • Tracking the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.
  • Responding to supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Contacting suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Responding to supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Processing payments for suppliers and ensuring all suppliers are paid on time
  • Prequalification of suppliers
  • Ensure the existing of a symbiotic business relationship between suppliers and E-Plus
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in a business related field preferably in finance
  • CPA or ACCA
  • At least (2) years experience in the relevant position
  • Experience in procurement will be an added advantage
Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply. Applications can be sent via or dropped off at Kenya Red Cross offices or E-Plus Office by 6th April 2012 at 5.00pm.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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