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Kenyatta National Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions:-


Medical Laboratory Technologist III
Ref: 2014/07/15 
Job Group K10
2 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities
The Medical Laboratory Technologist III will be responsible to the Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist for the provision of Laboratory services in the Hospital. 

Duties will include:-
  • Planning, coordinating and providing laboratory services.
  • Analysing specimen and report results.
  • Ensuring proper utilization of equipment and other consumables.
  • Participating in research and teaching of students.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution.
  • Registration by the Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
  • At least two (2) years progressive work experience in an NHIF accredited health facility.

Physiotherapist III/II
Ref: 2014/07/16
Job Group K10/9
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

Physiotherapist III/II will be responsible to the Senior Physiotherapist for the contribution of patient satisfaction through delivery of efficient and effective physiotherapy services. 

Specific duties will include:-
  • Preventing impairment, functional limitation and disabilities to individuals at risk of altered movement due to ill health.
  • Providing interventions to restore integrity of body systems and improve on their quality of life.
  • Promoting the health and well-being f individual and general public society.

Qualifications
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy from a recognized institution.
  • At least two (2) years work experience in an NHIF accredited health facility.
  • Registration by the Kenya Society o Physiotherapists.
  • Evidence of at least attendance of accredited Continuous Professional Medical Education will be an added advantage.

Occupational Therapist III
Ref: 2014/07/17
Job Group K10
2 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Occupational Therapist III will be responsible to the Senior Occupational Therapist for Contribution of patient satisfaction through provision of quality Occupational therapy services.


Specific duties will include:-
  • Receive and assess patients needs including rehabilitation of patients with limited/lost functions.
  • Ensure that patients requiring therapy treatment are reviewed and evaluated for proper treatment.
  • Ensure all equipment is in good working condition and available to the patients.

Qualifications
  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution.
  • Registration by the Kenya Occupational Therapists Association.
  • At least two (2) years’ work experience in an NHIF accredited facility.


Registered Clinical Officer III/II (Anaesthesia)
Ref: 2014/07/14
Job Group: K10/9
5 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities

The registered clinical Officer III/II will be responsible to the registered clinical Officer I for the management of clinical services in the Hospital. 

Specific duties will include:-
  • Planning, examining and conducting primary health care activities.
  • Undertake clinical work in theatres as may be directed.
  • Teaching students attached to the hospital.
  • Supervising and counselling of staff engaged on routine patients’ care.
  • Giving support and health education to patients.

Qualification and Experience

  • A  Higher Diploma in Anaesthesia from any recognized institution.
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience In a NHIF accredited health facility.
  • Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KSCE), mean grade C, with at least C in Biology, English or Kiswahili and a C- in any other two science subjects.
  • Registration with Kenya Clinical Officers Association/ clinical council of Kenya.
  • Must have a valid practicing licence.
  • Computer literate.


Senior Inspector (Mechanical)
Ref: 2014/07/10
Job Group K9
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

The senior inspector mechanical will be responsible to the Superintendent Mechanical for repair of plant machinery. 

Specific duties will include:-
  • Inspection of plant and machinery.
  • Verification of the required spare parts
  • Testing of equipment before and after repair.
  • Supervision of junior staff.

Qualification

  • Diploma in Mechanical engineering or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Satisfactorily served for at least three (3) years in the grade of Inspector(Mechanical)
  • Shown merit and ability in work performance.
  • Registration by the Engineers of Kenya.
  • Computer literate.

Senior Inspector (Motor Vehicle)
Ref: 2014/07/11
Job Group K9
1 Post

Duties and responsibilities

The senior inspector motor vehicle will be responsible to the SAD (Technical Services) for repair of motor vehicles. 

Specific duties will include:-
  • Inspection of motor vehicles
  • Verification of the required spare parts.
  • Testing of vehicles and equipment before and after repair.
  • Conducting proficiency test for drivers
  • Supervision of junior staff.

Qualifications
  • Diploma in (Automotive) or approved equivalent qualification.
  • Driving licence.
  • Satisfactorily served for at least three (3) years in the grade of Inspector I
  • Shown merit and ability in work performance.
  • Registration by the Institute of Engineers of Kenya.
  • Computer Literate.

Superintendent (Electrical)
Ref: 2014/07/12
Job Group K8
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The superintendent electrical will be responsible to the senior superintendent (electrical) for the planning and implementation of electrical works.
  • Prepare cost estimates of repairs
  • Ensure compliance with electrical codes and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Supervising repairs of electrical equipment and assist in electrical system installation.
  • Prioritize purchases and ensuring proper specifications and standards.
  • Effective supervision, training and development of staff.

Qualification
  • Diploma in Automotive/Mechanical Engineering or Technician certificate Part III in Mechanical Engineering or automotive Engineering or its equivalent.
  • A driving licence;
  • Served in the grade of senior inspector (Mechanical) for three years or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Registration by the Institute of Engineers of Kenya.
  • Computer literate.

Inspector (Mechanical)
Ref: 2014/07/19
Job Group K10
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

The inspector (mechanical will be responsible to the Superintendent (Mechanical) for repair of section plant machinery. 

Specific duties will include:-
  • Keep equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services.
  • Inspect and test equipment before and after repairs.
  • Prepare reports on products.
  • Evaluate mechanical and electro mechanical systems and products
  • Training and guiding technicians.
  • Supervision of staff.

Qualifications
  • Diploma in mechanical Engineering or other approved equivalent qualification.
  • Registration by the Association of Engineers of Kenya.
  • Computer literate.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


Corporate Affairs and Communication Assistant
Ref: 2014/07/07
Job Group K10
2 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities

The corporate Affairs and communication Assistant will be responsible to the Corporate Affairs and Communication Officer for provision of quality corporate communication functions in the Hospital. 

Specific duties will include:-
  • Participate in the development of the corporate communication strategy for the Hospital.
  • Participate in the identification of Hospital events that require dissemination to the media and the public.
  • Prepare media supplements, documentaries and press releases/media features.
  • Participate in the preparation of budget for the Unit.
  • Prepare reports on the operations of the Unit.
  • Supervise social media platform

Qualification
  • A  Diploma in Communication, Mass Communication, Public Relations or Journalism
  • Customer care skills and interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills both oral and written.
  • Good grasp of both public relations duties and media relations.
  • Must possess desktop publishing skills, experience in web design.
  • Possess video shooting and editing skills.


Information Communication Officer II
Ref: 2014/07/06
Job Group K9
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities
The Information communication officer II will be responsible to the Senior Information Communication Technology Officer for the application of Information Communication Technology and maintaining ICT standards.

Specific duties will include:-
  • Analysing, designing, coding, testing, implementing computer programs
  • Providing user support and maintaining support systems.
  • Training of users
  • Repairing and maintaining of Information communication Technology, equipment and associated peripherals.
  • Receiving, installing and certifying of communication Technology equipment.
  • Configuring of new Information communication technology equipment.
  • Routine maintenance and updating of the hospital website.
  • Creation of site layout/user interface from provided design concepts by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
  • Development of robust and user-friendly PHP web applications.

Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in any of the following; Information Communication Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Must have excellent skills on Creation of site layout/user interface from provided design concepts by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
  • Understands the development of robust and user-friendly PHP web applications


Chief Supply Chain Management Officer I
Ref: 2014/07/03
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Job Group K5
1 Post

The Chief supplies chain Management Officer I will be responsible to the Supplies chain manager for ensuring timely availability of required materials, goods and services at the most competitive value and terms and stores management.

Specific duties will include:-
  • Purchasing and stores management
  • Preparation & implementation of procurement and disposal plans
  • Supervision & appraisal of staff in areas of operation
  • Preparation of periodic reports to management
  • Enforcement of regulations procedures, & policies in supply  chain function
  • Planning and co-coordinating the procurement/stock control and/or warehousing functions.
  • Preparing of expenditure estimates.
  • Review and updating of existing procurement regulations.
  • Advising on appropriate stock levels, defects and obsolescence.
  • Must have at least five (5) years professional and working experience in the management level in a multifaceted large organization.

Qualifications
  • A university degree in Economics, Commerce or Supply Chain Management
  • Possession of a post graduate diploma in Supplies Management from chartered institute of purchasing and supplies (CIPS)
  • Must have a masters degree in procurement or Supply Chain Management or its equivalent
  • At least three (3) years’ experience at a management level in a large organization
  • Must be a registered member of a recognized body e.g. KISM or MCIPS
  • Must be conversant with Public Procurement and Disposal Act and /or regulations


Deputy Quality Assurance Manager
Ref: 2014/07/02
Job Group K5
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

The Deputy Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible to the Quality Assurance Manager for the implementation of quality assurance programmes and ensuring that quality systems are maintained in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 Standards.

Specific duties will include:-

  • Planning and organizing programmes to ensure delivery of quality services in the Hospital.
  • Participating in preparation of annual budget for the department and ensuring proper utilization of allocated funds.
  • Preparation of reports on quality related matters and activities in the Hospital.
  • Participating in quality assurance research activities.
  • Effective supervision, training and development of staff.
  • Assist in the development, implementation plus verification effectiveness of quality systems affecting all aspects of Hospital operations.
  • Responsible for reviewing & analyzing data, in order to recognize trends as well as opportunities for improvement/corrective action, by using process capability other statistical or quality tools.

Qualification

  • Masters degree in Public Health or Health management or its equivalent.
  • Proven experience of at least three (3) years in a managerial position in a large organization.
  • Degree or post graduate certificate in Quality Assurance will be an added advantage.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience as lead Auditor of quality management systems.
  • Computer literate.

How to Apply

All those interested in these position and meet the minimum requirements  are requested to submit their letter of application together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates  on or before 1st August, 2014 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenyatta National Hospital,
P.O Box 20723 - 00202,
Nairobi.

Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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