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National Council of Churches of Kenya, an umbrella organisation for Protestant Churches and Christian Organisations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the following position in our Jumuia Hospital:


Nursing Officer, Jumuia Friends Hospital, Kaimosi


2  Positions

Ref: NO – JFHK

Reporting to: Medical Administrator
Job Responsibilities
  • Maintenance of nursing records including nurse’s flow sheet, charts, consents, and initial assessment data for all assigned patients as per protocols.
  • Maintains continuity of care through clear and concise verbal and written communication with all departments, internal and external customers
  • Collects and sends all relevant documents duly completed to ensure speedy referral  process.
  • Will accompany all critical & helpless patients for any investigation procedures.
  • Performs nursing procedures as per set protocols in the department.
  • Imparts relevant health education to patients and families and documents of the same.
  • Takes care of all dying patients, maintains seriousness and accompanies every dead body to the mortuary.
  • Co-ordinate with the different doctors who have various slot timings
  • Cleaning, disinfecting and complete arrangement of the OPD rooms.
  • Render assistance to the consultants in way of taking vital signs and assisting in OPD Procedures
  • Educating the patient about care at home and the importance of follow up care.
  • Attends all in-service education programs and takes mandatory certification programs.
  • Takes responsibility and accountability in professional advancement.
  • Updates herself in special skills from time to time.
  • Educates herself on any new procedure and equipment installed in her unit.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing
  • Registered by Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Training in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS care
Relevant Experience
  • 3 years working experience in a busy facility

Clinical Officer, Jumuia Friends Hospital, Kaimosi

Ref: CO – JFHK

Reporting To: Medical Administrator
Job Responsibilities

Medical


  • Do consultations as need be and to prescribe drugs if necessary according to the guidelines of MOH
  • Participate actively in the daily ward round with/without the doctor.
  • Examine patients daily in the ward, he/she is in charge of and to prescribe drugs if necessary according to the guidelines of MOH
  • Refer or to call a doctor in case of problems which cannot be solved at his/her level
  • Decide on patients that need to be referred to the hospital for admission or for review by the doctor
  • Fill correctly the patient’s chart; complete information, well written
  • Ensure patient registers are well filled and legible
  • Ensure disease monitoring charts are updated
  • Certify the weekly morbidity reports at his area of work
  • Certify the drug order for his/her ward
  • Participate in night calls when her/his turn comes
  • Carry out minor procedures when necessary
  • Ensure health education is undertaken periodically
General
  • Refer to the administrator through the doctor  for any logistical need
  • Participate in training the staff on the spot and following the training program
  • Participate in other activities in the hospitals e.g. campaigns as deemed necessary
  • Participate in clinical meetings and general staff meetings
  • Respect the internal rules of NCCK and the MOH staff regulation
  • Carry out any other duties as deemed necessary by the  Chief Medical Officer or Hospital Matron.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  • Registered by Clinical Officers Council
  • Training in reproductive health and HIV Comprehensive Care Services
Relevant Experience
  • 3 years working experience in a busy facility

Radiographer, Jumuia Friends Hospital, Kaimosi 

Ref: RL – JFHK

Reporting To:
 Medical Administrator
Job Responsibilities


  • Carrying out all the radiological investigations at the radiology unit of the hospital including X ray and Ultrasound
  • In charge of the radiology unit of the hospital
  • Giving reports on all the investigations done
  • Providing any technical advice as may be required by the hospital management
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Radiography from a recognised college in Kenya
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a busy radiology unit
Other Competencies
  • Computer Literate

Laboratory Technologist,  Jumuia Friends Hospital, Kaimosi

Ref: LT – JFHK

Reporting To: Medical Administrator
Job Responsibilities:
  • Organize & dispatch lab reagents as required.
  • Preparation of standard operating procedures (SOP) & it’s adherence
  • Carry out quality control procedures in accordance with WHO/Kenya
  • Ensure compliance to diagnostic protocols, quality assurance and control
  • In Charge of stock control and inventory management
  • Preparation of quarterly lab orders in collaboration with the Medical Administrator
  • Receive ordered items from suppliers and ensure the following:
  • Quality of items as specified in the quotation and requisition order
  • Delivery note is signed and medical stamped in it and retain copies for filling.
  • Items supplied are not expired and will not expire in the lab main store
  • Cost of items is indicated in the quotation / invoice.
  • Analyze trends in use of laboratory reagents in terms of changes.
  • Giving health education talks to patients as a means of preventive care
  • Prepare monthly reports analyzing and recording the trends such as TB / HIV management.
  • Sterilize both lab equipment / appliances in line with the MOH regulations.
  • Ensure waste disaggregation for sharps and biohazard for incineration.
  • Daily cleaning of reusable test tubes, blood slides and working benches.
  • Provide information on suitability, reliability of lab reagents or equipment
  • Maintain a daily record of all investigations done and provide a monthly
  • Participate in staff meetings on a regular basis.
  • Perform all investigations requested by the clinicians and giving them the results which is accurate and replicable.
  • Organize and manage an operational laboratory diagnostic clinical system          
  • Any other related duties that may be assigned by the Medical Administrator
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technologist.
  • Computer Literate.
  • 3 years working experience with in a busy facility

Pharmaceutical Technologist, Jumuia Friends Hospital, Kaimosi 

Ref: PT – JFHK

Reporting To: Medical Administrator
Responsibilities


  • To run the Kaimosi Hospital pharmacy in, which supplies drugs and medical materials to the wards.
  • To ensure the cleanliness, the correct use and maintenance of all instruments, drugs and materials in the pharmacy
  • To follow the waste management principles
  • To prepare, to pack and to expedite the orders for the wards.
  • To record correctly all the entries and exits to the stock and to ensure that at all times physical stock equals theoretical stock
  • To check the drug consumption, prescription behaviour, the drug storage, the pharmacy registers
  • To check the health CCC dispensary in cooperation with the CCC in charge and the Chief Medical Officer
  • To monitor the drug and material consumption for the different pharmacy departments
  • To make three monthly order to Nairobi  and in cooperation with the Chief Medical Officer and the Hospital Matron
  • To collect data for the monthly pharmacy statistics
General:
  • Participate in training the staff on the spot and following the training program.
  • Participate in general staff meetings.
  • Carry out any other duties as deemed necessary by the Chief Medical Officer or the hospital Matron
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Pharmacy from Kenya Medical Training College
  • Computer Literate.
  • 3 years working experience with a humanitarian organisation or in a busy dispensing pharmacy.
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form (Click Here to Download), fill it out and send it via email to  recruitment@ncck.org before 5.00 p. m. on 23rd September 2014. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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