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Jobs and Vacancies in Central Bank of Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and self-motivated candidates with proven track record to fill the following positions.
 
1. Medical Officer 

(1 Position)

Job Purpose: The Medical Officer will apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis, prevention and management of diseases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversees clinical aspects of the clinic, professional guidance and workforce requirements.
  • Monitor and provide medical care to patients visiting the staff clinic.
  • Admits patients to main Hospitals or to other specialized care facilities.
  • Refer patients to hospitals, to consultants or to other specialized facilities.
  • Take patients notes, examine and document all findings both for legal reference and for the benefit of other medical staff.
  • Give medical education; explain tests and procedures to patients.
  • Organizes and facilitates overseas treatments for patients who require specialized treatment.
  • Advices on procurement of medical equipment, drugs and consumables.
  • Member and secretariat of the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC).
  • Develop, monitor and control use of medical Budget.
  • Advocating on behalf of patients and making ethical decisions.
  • Maintain confidentiality and impartiality and keep up to date with medical developments, new drugs, treatments and medications, including complementary medicine.
  • Deputy In-charge of the clinic staff, participates in their recruitment and performance management.
  • Oversee Learning and Development Programs of clinic staff.
  • Organize and participate in employee wellness programmes.
  • Participate in Occupational Safety and Health and workplace program.
  • Ensure Customer satisfaction.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in Internal Medicine.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery.
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical and Dentist practitioners Board with a current practicing license.
  • Six (6) to ten (10) years’ post - Bachelor’s degree experience as a medical doctor in a busy health facility.
Competencies
  • Knowledge of health laws and medical legislations.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy policy and legislative requirements.
  • Knowledge of drug supplies and management.
  • A team player, open-minded, a change champion possessing excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Mature person with a clean record, proven integrity, prudence, initiative and drive.
  • Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.
  • Computer application skills.
2. Laboratory Technologist

(1 Position)
 
Job Purpose: The Laboratory Technologist will carry out patient sample analysis whilst adhering to correct laboratory procedures, health and safety guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carry out sampling, testing, recording and analysing of all medical results.
  • Perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations;
  • Maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment, for example centrifuges, refrigerators, pipetting machines and pH meters;
  • Must have proven ability to work with highly specialized equipment especially chemistry analyzers, haematology analysers, endocrinology and tumour marker equipment, rapid based procedures etc.
  • Ensure that the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;
  • Using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs;
  • Follow and ensure strict safety procedures and safety checks.
  • Testing all lab equipment and ensure that they are functioning in the required order.
  • Carry out periodic internal and external quality controls and quality assurance on laboratory performance.
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly and annual reports and analytics as required by management and act when the Laboratory technologist in charge is absent.
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability; Conduct searches on identified topics relevant to the research in line with new developments in medical laboratory technology.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Higher National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences (those with microbiology will have an added advantage).
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board (KMLTTB).
  • Must have a current practising license.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a busy modern laboratory
  • KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with C (Minus) in Mathematics/Physics, C (Plain) in Biology / Chemistry and English / Kiswahili.
Competencies
  • Knowledge of health laws and medical legislations.
  • Knowledge of drug supplies and management.
  • A team player, open-minded, a change champion possessing excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Mature person with a clean record, proven integrity, prudence, initiative and drive.
  • Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.
  • Computer application skills.
3. Pharmaceutical Technologist 

(1 Position)

Job Purpose: 
The Pharmaceutical Technologist will ensure the safe and appropriate use of drugs in the staff clinic.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure delivery of wholesome Pharmaceutical care to all patients.
  • Check prescriptions for suitability and accuracy and consult when necessary with the prescriber.
  • Provide drug information to medical staff on dosages, adverse effects, appropriate dosage and any other aspects of medicines use.
  • Discuss treatments with and provide information on medicines to patients.
  • Ensure that medicines are stored appropriately and securely.
  • Keep up-to-date with new developments in the field of pharmacy.
  • Participate in the annual updating of the drug formulary.
  • Participate in procurement of drugs and medical consumables.
  • Preparation of individualized extemporaneous drug formulations.
  • Conduct quarterly stock takes in the Pharmacy.
  • Ensuring adverse events reporting and participating in Pharmaco-vigilance.
  • Organizing Continuous Medical Education Meetings for Clinic Staff.
  • Ensuring keeping of statutory and ethical records/registers.
  • Monitoring patients on long-term medications.
  • Sourcing out-of- stock drugs on prescriptions from hospitals and external pharmacies.
  • Maintain surveillance on expiry dates of items in all drug stores.
  • Arranging and labelling of drug shelves.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Higher National Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution gazetted by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Must be enrolled with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board with a current valid practising license.
  • Member of the Kenya Pharmaceutical Association.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a modern hospital pharmacy.
  • KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with C (Plain) in Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry/Biology and English/ Kiswahili.
Competencies
  • Knowledge of health laws and medical legislations.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy policy and legislative requirements.
  • Knowledge of drug supplies and management.
  • A team player, open-minded, a change champion possessing excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Mature person with a clean record, proven integrity, prudence, initiative and drive.
  • Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.
  • Computer application skills.
If you consider yourself proactive, self-driven and up to the challenge, please visit the following link to view the job profilehttp://www.centralbank.go.ke/index.php/careers and submit your application online so as to be received on or before 26th April, 2016.

Note:

  • INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted
  • Canvassing, either directly or indirectly, will result to disqualification
  • “Central Bank of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer”

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