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361 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya - Bomet

Health Administrative Officer
J/G “K” (2 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

·         Reporting to the officer in charge, the job holder will:-
·         Oversee procurement at the hospital and/or the sub-county health facilities
·         Oversee maintenance of health facilities
·         Prepare budgets and manage budgetary allocations
·         Oversee revenue collection
·         Oversee staff and patients ‘ welfare
·         Ensure security at the facilities and general upkeep of the health facilities

Requirements

·         Bachelors degree in either Health Service Management, Hospital administration, Health system management or any health related undergraduate or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
·         Must have at least one year experience in a health institution or health projects or programs management
·         Computer literate
Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable
SALARY AND REMUNERATION
The salaries and allowances payable for all the positions will be as per the guidelines of Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).
Plaster Technician
J/G ‘G’ (4 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

·         The officer reporting to In-charge, will:-
·         Work with the Orthopedic Surgeon and other health staff to provide caste to patients with bone & joint problems.
·         Fit and apply pre-operative braces, crutches and other soft goods;
·         Prepare and apply casts and orthopedic appliances; and removing sutures, casts and splints.
·         Perform orthopedic procedures, including wound care, aspirations, minor surgical procedures and fracture reductions.
·         Give patients instructions concerning cast care and the use of orthopedic appliances.
·         Prepare or set up traction as requested by the physician and can assess patients in traction, detect deficiencies in the equipment and make adjustments as needed.
·         Clean and stock the cast and soft goods room, order special supplies or equipment, and coordinate collection of patient data.

Requirements

·         Be a holder of certificate in Orthopedic Plaster & Traction Technology from Kenya Medical Training College or any other recognized training institution.
·         Must be computer literate
·         Minimum two years experience
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Dental Technologist III
J/G ‘H’ (3 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Dentist in-charge the officer will:-
·         Design, build, repair dental prosthesis
·         Adjust dental devices for people who have lost teeth or need help to correct the appearance and performance of their teeth
·         Create plastic or metal devices, such as braces, to straighten teeth
·         Crown and bridge work – constructing items which can be cemented in place
·         Produce plastic dentures or implants, some of which have metal inserts to help keep them straight
·         Help to reconstruct the faces of people damaged by accident or disease

Requirements

·         Be a holder of Diploma in Dental Technology from Kenya Medical Training College or any other recognized training institution
·         Must be computer literate.
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Community Oral Health Officer III
J/G ‘H’ (3 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

·         Reporting to the Facility In charge, the officer will:-
·         Exhibition and give lectures to communities and schools;
·         Collect data for fluoride testing in water samples,
·         Analyze and interpret results and advising the relevant authorities accordingly.
·         Diagnose and treat common dental conditions,
·         Do temporary and permanent dental restoration,
·         Reduce simple fractures of jaws, extractions

Requirements

·         Be a holder of Diploma in Community Oral Health from Kenya Medical Training College or any other recognized training institution.
·         Minimum two years experience
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Pharmaceutical Technologist
J/G ‘H’ (15 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

Reporting to the County Pharmacist/ Facility In-charge, the officer will-;
·         Ensure that there is an efficient supply of essential commodities and rational use of medicines in the county & Sub-county Health facilities.
·         Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate.
·         Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
·         Attend to other duties as may be assigned

Requirements

·         Be a holder of a Diploma in pharmaceutical technology from a recognized training institution
·         Be registered and licensed by Pharmacy & Poisons Board.
·         Minimum two years experience
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable


Assistant Public Health Officer
J/G ‘H’ (5 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

The officer will be responsible for :-
·         Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising the community on matters related to public health issues at household level.
·         Referring health cases to health facilities.
·         Inspecting homesteads, markets, commercial premises, trading centres to ensure cleanliness and sanitary requirements are maintained
·         Assessing health needs in the community.
·         Spearhead the CLTS process aimed to deliver village open defecation free.
·         Initiate local community mobilization processes and promote / oversee the formation of user groups for programme implementation.
·         Identifying public health issues at household level.
·         Organizing health days to advice communities on common public health issues.
·         Defaulter tracing and reporting of Tuberculosis and other immunizable diseases
·         Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures.
·         Issuing of intimation and statutory notices

Requirements

·         Diploma in either Health Science or Public Health from a recognized institution.
·         Must be registered by Association of Public Health Officers of Kenya.
·         Minimum two years experience
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable


Public Health Officer
J/G ‘K’ (5 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

The officer will be responsible for:-
·         Supervising and guiding other staff working under the officer.
·         Identifying public health issues in the community level.
·         Assessing health needs in the community.
·         Coordinating sanitation and hygiene programmes in the community.
·         Sensitizing communities on food and water safety measures.
·         Spearhead the CLTS process aimed to deliver village open defecation free
·         Conducting Training for Public Health Trainees, Community Own Resource Persons (CORPS). Community based health volunteers (CHVs) and Community Health committee (CHCs) on Public Health Issues.
·         Implementing public health programmes and projects.
·         Inspecting homesteads, markets, commercial premises, trading centres to ensure cleanliness and sanitary requirements are maintained.
·         Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures.
·         Collecting water and food samples for bacteriological and chemical analysis.
·         Initiating and implementing community based health care programmes.
·         Implementing integrated mosquito control another public health strategies.
·         Organizing health days to advice communities on common public health issues.
·         Following up on proper collection and disposal of solid waste in markets and other dwelling premises in towns.
·         Defaulter tracing and reporting of Tuberculosis and other immunizable diseases
·         Issuing of intimation and statutory notices
·         Collecting and maintaining up to date records of services rendered

Requirements

·         Bachelors Degree in Environmental Health or Public Health from a recognized institution.
·         Must be registered by Association of Public Health Officers of Kenya.
·         Minimum experience of two years
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Nutrition & Dietetics Officer
J/G ‘K’ (5 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

The officer will be responsible for:-
·         Preparing and implementing therapeutic diets for outpatients and inpatients
·         Providing guidelines on therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital use and home-based care and other institutions
·         Treating and counseling patients using specialized dietetic nutritionally modified products
·         Implementing the nutrition and dietetic processes including screening, assessing, formatting and implementing nutrition interventions and evaluating outcomes
·         Providing nutrition support to inpatient management in health care facilities
·         Developing and disseminating nutrition behavior change communication, education and communication materials
·         Implementation of nutrition health programs
·         Collecting and compiling nutrition and dietetic data

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Foods, Nutrition& Dietetics, Clinical Nutrition from a recognized institution.
·         Registration by the council of the Kenya Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (KNDI)

·         Minimum two years experience
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Refrigeration Technician
J/G ‘G’ (1 Vacancy)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

Reporting to the biomedical engineer – in – charge, the officer will:-
·         Ensure proper maintenance of light, heavy duty fridges including mortuary freezers at the hospital
·         Develop and maintain current technical knowledge on evolving and emerging technologies
·         Prepare comprehensive project cost estimates including direct and indirect equipment, construction costs and relocation costs.
·         Do equipment cost analysis to reflect anticipated expenditures and variances.
·         Liaise with departments (biomedical technicians, information technology, facilities, radiation safety, patient safety, clinical departments) and other interested parties to determine the requirements for purchase, installation and maintenance.

Requirements

·         Two year certificate course in refrigeration from an approved institution
·         Two years’ experience in a busy hospital or industry
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Biomedical Engineering Technician
J/G ‘G’ (5 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

Reporting to the in – charge, the officer will:-
·         Plan for medical technology capital requirements including setting priorities and document requirements for annual technology plans.
·         Develop and maintain current technical knowledge on evolving and emerging technologies
·         Prepare comprehensive project cost estimates including direct and indirect equipment, construction costs and relocation costs.
·         Do equipment cost analysis to reflect anticipated expenditures and variances.
·         Determine and communicate the advantages and disadvantages of alternative solutions with engineers and clinicians.
·         Liaise with departments (biomedical technicians, information technology, facilities, radiation safety, patient safety, clinical departments) and other interested parties to determine the requirements for purchase, installation and maintenance.

Requirements

·         Certificate in Biomedical Engineering / instrumentation from an approved institution
·         Two years relevant experience.
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Assistant Health Records & Information Officer
J/G ‘H’ (5 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-

Responsibilities

The officer will be:-
·         Receiving and documenting patients at hospital reception;
·         Registering and booking appointment for patients to clinics and consultants;
·         Storing and retrieving medical records documents; preparing clinics; updating bed bureau;
·         Editing of patient case records;
·         Gathering data from different sources
·         Capturing data from service points
·         Maintaining record safety and confidentiality
·         Storing and retrieving medical records; balancing daily bed returns
·         Creating and maintaining master index; updating patient master index; directing patients to relevant clinics;
·         Scheduling of patients to the consultants and specialty clinics
·         Assigning codes to diseases and surgical procedures according to the International Classification of Diseases and Procedures in Medicine
·         Preparing Health records and reports.
·         Entering data into DHIS2
·         Analyzing the data and giving feedback to relevant users

Requirements

·         Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology from a recognized institution; and
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
·         Must AMRO registration Certificate
·         Minimum two years’ experience
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Specialised Laboratory Technologist
J/G ‘J’ (3 Vacancies)
The County Government of Bomet through the Public Service Board is pleased to invite competent and qualified persons to fill three hundred and forty (340) vacancies in the Department of Medical Services & Public Health:-
·         Hematology – (1)
·         Histopathology – (1)
·         Bacteriology – (1)

Responsibilities

Reporting to the in- charge of the facility; the officer will be:-
·         Receiving, collecting, labeling and registering specimen and performing routine diagnostic tests and other specialized tests.

Requirements

·         Be a holder of a higher national diploma in Medical laboratory sciences in the relevant field from a recognized training institution.
·         Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologist Board (KMLTTB)
·         Knowledge of ICT is an added advantage.
·         Possession of other relevant certificates will be an added advantage.
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Specialised Nurse
Job Group: J/G ‘J’
1.   Kenya Registered Critical Care Nurse – (6)
2.   Kenya Registered Nephrology Nurse – (2)
3.   Kenya Registered Anesthetic Nurse – (1)
4.   Kenya Registered Ophthalmology Nurse – (2)
5.   Kenya Registered Psychiatric Nurse – (1)

Responsibilities

·         Reporting to the Nursing officer in-charge, the officer will be:
·         Responsible for day to day nursing services in the specialized unit
·         Providing appropriate nursing services in the area of specialty
·         Assessing, planning, implementing nursing services and evaluating patient’s outcome.
·         Facilitating patient’s admissions, and initiating discharge plan
·         Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care
·         Providing technical advice and nursing care in the approved areas of specialization

Requirements

·         Be a holder of a Higher National Diploma in area of specialty from a recognized training institute in Kenya
·         Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya
·         Must have served for at least for three years in the position of Registered Nurse III

Medical Laboratory Technician
Job Group: J/G ‘G’ (5 Vacancies)

Responsibilities 

·         Reporting to the County Medical Laboratory Technologist and facility in charge, the officer will be :-
·         Receiving, collecting, labeling and registering specimen and performing routine diagnostic tests. Requirements
·         Be a holder of a certificate in medical laboratory sciences from a recognized training institution.
·         Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologist Board (KMLTTB)
·         Knowledge of ICT is an added advantage.
·         Minimum experience of two years in a health facility
·         Possession of other relevant certificates will be an added advantage.

Registered Nurse III
Job Group J/G ‘H’

Responsibilities

·         Responsible for day to day nursing services in the county and sub-county health facilities
·         Assessing patients and clients and establishing health care needs;
·         Planning and implementing care interventions based on patients’/clients’ health needs;
·         Providing appropriate healthcare services, including immunization, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT), ante-natal care and delivery, administration of medication providing health education and counseling on identified health and socio-economic needs to patients/clients; Referring patients and clients appropriately; facilitating patients’ admission and discharge in a health facility;
·         Implementing school health interventions and preparing periodic reports;
·         Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment; ensuring safe custody of inpatients belongings
·         Maintaining records on patients/clients personal and health condition/care.

Requirements

·         Be a holder of a diploma in Nursing and above from a recognized training institute in Kenya
·         Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya
·         Must have served for at least two years in a health facility

Clerical Officer
Job Group: J/G ‘F’

Responsibilities

·         Collect mail regularly, sort and distribute as appropriate
·         Provide reception services including receiving visitors, responding to inquiries, taking messages and maintaining working area
·         Undertake general administrative duties like photocopying, data input, filing and retrieval
·         Provide returns and reports
·         Maintain familiarity with current computer system operations and input relevant patient data

Requirements

·         KCSE Certificate or equivalent
·         Have a proficiency certificate in computer applications
·         Two year experience in a health services setting

Artisan II
Job Group: J/G ‘E’
1.   Plumber – ( 2 Vacancies)
2.   Carpenter – (1 Vacancy)

Responsibilities   

·         Execute the technical function in relevant skilful area
·         Repair and maintain plumbing or carpentry works
·         Perform general works in the facility e.g lifting, cleaning machines, tools, clearing and cleaning drainages
·         Perform Improvement works and workshop maintenance
·         Facilitate other personnel in technical assignments

Requirements 

·         Be a holder of a government trade test III relevant area (plumbing or carpentry) in a recognized training institute in Kenya
·         Experience in hospital cleaning services
·         Minimum two years experience

Laundry Attendant
Job Group:  J/G ‘E’

Responsibilities

·         Sort all linen and treat stains
·         Repair patient linen
·         Load all laundry into washer and add specified cleaning agents
·         Clean items and dry as directed
·         Sort and fold or hang clean dried items
·         Maintain inventory of all cleaning supplies and communicate needs to Hospital Administrator
·         Maintain all laundry equipment and inform facilities manager as to any maintenance needs
·         Perform additional laundry services when necessary

Requirements

·         Be a holder of a craft certificate in laundry or related course from a recognized training institute in Kenya
·         Experience in hospital cleaning services

General Surgeon
Job Group: J/G ‘Q’

Responsibilities

·         Head   the unit and discharge both clinical and administrative duties.
·         Provide guidance in their departments as consultants in their respective areas
·         Train students attached to the department
·         Perform   general surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients health safely
·         Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patients
·         Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients
·         Monitor patients conditions and progress and re-evaluate treatments as necessary
·         Refer patients to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary

Requirements

·         Master’s degree in the general surgery
·         Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBCHB)
·         Registered with the Kenya Medical practitioners and Dentists Boards
·         Must have served in the grade of Senior Medical officer for at least three (3) years

Cateress
Job Group: J/G ‘H’

Responsibilities 

·         Prepare and serve food and drink, in accordance with the health and hygiene regulations to meet the daily needs of the patients.
·         Serve  food ,  clean tables,  and perform  general cleaning duties as required,
·         Maintain the kitchens, bins, dining areas, floor areas, tables and all other catering related areas to  high standard of cleanliness.
·         Report to the Catering Manager/Catering Supervisor any matters of concern which affects the day-to-day operations of the department.

Requirements

·         Diploma in Food and Beverage from a recognized Institution
·         Competence in computer applications
·         Working experience of 3 years and above
·         Able to work under pressure and to a tight schedule.
·         Excellent interpersonal skills.
·         Must be a team player with the ability to multi-task.
·         Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
How to Apply
1.   Eligible and interested applicants should submit their applications with copies of National Identification cards, academic and professional certificates together with detailed CV’s.
2.   Clearance documents for purposes of complying with the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 should be attached.
3.   Hand delivered applications can be submitted to the Board Secretariat Offices, and the position applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope.
4.   Residents of Bomet County are required to state their Sub-county, Ward and Location in their application.
5.   All applications should be submitted so as to reach the undersigned on or before 1st December, 2017.
N/B.  The recruitment exercise is free of charge. The Public Service Board would wish to advise   applicants to be wary of fraudsters extorting money. Any fraudulent activity should be reported to the nearest police station.
The Secretary /C.E.O Public Service Board P.O Box 605-20400 BOMET

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