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Medical Officer

Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.
In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.
Terms of Service:            Three (3) year contract
Responsibilities
An Officer at this level will work under guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:
·         Diagnosing, caring and treating diseases;
·         Performing medical and surgical procedures;
·         Preparing and responding to emergencies and disasters;
·         Participating in management of medicines, medical instruments and equipment;
·         Providing health educational maintaining medical records, health information and data;
·         Counselling patients and their relatives on diagnoses and bereavement;
·         Teaching and coaching medical students, nursing students and clinical officer interns;
·         Preparing requisite documents for registration;
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirement

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
·         Successively Completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution;
·         Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
·         Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, Mean Grade C- (Minus) with atleast C (plain) in English and Kiswahili Language or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Diploma in secretarial studies from Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC);
OR
·         Business Education Single and Group Certificate (BES & GC) from Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) in the following subjects;
1.   Type writing III (50 w.p.m)/ Computerised Document Processing III;
2.   Shorthand II (80 w.p.m);
3.   Business English II/ Communication I;
4.   Office Practice II;
5.    Secretarial Duties;
6.   Office Management III/ Office Administration and Management III;
·         Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Shown merit as reflected in work performance and results.


Pharmacist
Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.
In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.
Terms of Service: Three (3) year contract
Salary: Job Group M

Responsibilities

An officer at this level will work under supervision of a senior pharmacist. Duties and responsibilities will include:
·         Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions, appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patience convenience;
·         Preparing and dispensing medicines according to Good Dispensing Practices and counseling patients on use of medicines;
·         Making extemporaneous preparations;
·         Participating in ward rounds;
·         Identifying medicinal gaps and challenges;
·         Maintain a daily activity log book for re
·         Cording all activities undertaken; recommending Over the Counter (OTC) medicines to patients/clients with simple medical conditions and making necessary referrals;
·         Making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers;
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
An officer at this level may also be deployed in a manufacturing industry to: provide quality assurance and control services; register products; register and license premises and providing ware housing and logistics.

 Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Bachelor of Pharmacy degree (B Pharm) from an institution recognized by the pharmacy and poisons Board;
·         Successively Completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution;
·         Registration Certificate with pharmacy and poisonous Board;
·         Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


Registered Nurse I – Theatre
Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.
In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.
Terms of Service:             Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

Provide surgical patient care by assessing, planning, and implementing the nursing care patients receive before, during and after surgery. These activities include:
·         Patient assessment;
·         Creating and maintaining a sterile and safe surgical environment;
·         Monitoring the patient’s physical and emotional well-being;
·         Integrating and coordinating patient care throughout the surgical care continuum and;
·         Providing pre- and post-operative patient education;
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Served in the grade of Registered Nurse II for a minimum period of three Years;
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
·         Higher Diploma in Peri-operative Nursing from a recognised institution;
·         Be a member of Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Possess a valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


Registered Nurse I – Ophthalmology
Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.
In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.
Terms of Service:             Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         Receiving patients to the ophthalmic unit and taking their detailed history
·         Preparing patients to be for ophthalmology procedures
·         Providing nursing support to the ophthalmic clinical officer in the county hospital
·         Maintaining health records of patients in the ophthalmic unit of the county hospital
·         Ensuring that medical equipment in the ophthalmic unit of the county hospital is in condition
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Served in the grade of Registered Nurse II for a minimum period of three years;
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
·          Higher Diploma in Ophthalmology nursing from a recognised institution;
·         Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010


Registered Nurse I – Nephrology
Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.
In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.
Terms of Service:             Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
·         Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes;
·         Diagnosing common health conditions;
·         Providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood illnesses (IMAI), immunization and reproductive health;
·         Providing health education and counselling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
·         Referring patients and clients appropriately; facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans; maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care;
·         Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment;
·         Collecting and collating data for research;
·         Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/clients and preparing individualized reports;
·         Conducting assessment of schools health needs;
·         Planning, implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports;
·         Identifying occupational health needs and making appropriate recommendations.
In addition to the above general duties, the officer at this level will be responsible for care of patients (paediatrics and adults) with kidney diseases. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:
·         Assessment and nursing care of patients in the renal unit;
·         Initiating of dialysis, patient and machine monitoring during dialysis and termination of dialysis procedure;
·         Nursing care prior to and following renal transplant;
·         Care of renal patients in the secondary stage involving rehabilitation and in the tertiary stage;
·         Organizing for and coordinating training for staff on renal care;
·         Ensuring a safe environment for care of patients;
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Served as a Registered Nurse for a minimum period of three years;
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental, Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
·         Higher Diploma in Nephrology nursing from a recognized institution;
·         Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


Critical Care Nurse I
Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.
In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Salary: Job Group K

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
·         Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes;
·         Diagnosing common health conditions;
·         Providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood illnesses (IMAI), immunization and reproductive health;
·         Providing health education and counselling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
·         Referring patients and clients appropriately;
·         Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;
·         Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care;
·         Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment;
·         Collecting and collating data for research;
·         Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/clients and preparing individualized reports;
·         Conducting assessment of schools health needs;
·         Planning, implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports;
·         Identifying occupational health needs and making appropriate recommendations.
In addition to the above general duties, the officer at this level will be responsible for care of patients (paediatrics and adults) who require critical care nursing. Specific duties will include:
·         Assessment and nursing care of patients;
·         Initiation of patient care and machine monitoring in the critical care unit;
·         Nursing care prior to and following specialised surgery;
·         Organizing for and coordinating training for staff on critical care;
·         Ensuring a safe environment for care of patients;
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Served in the grade of Registered Nurse  for a minimum period of three years;
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community, Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
·         Higher Diploma in Critical care nursing from a recognised institution;
·         Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


Community Health Nurse III
Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.
In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.
Terms of Service:  Three (3) year contract
Salary: KShs. 40,000/=

Responsibilities

·         Providing preventive and promotive healthcare services;
·         Making simple diagnosis and evaluating patient’s outcomes;
·         Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions;
·         Providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, ante-natal care and delivery,
·         Providing health education and counseling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
·         Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;
·         Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care;
·         Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment; and collecting and compiling data.
·         Conducting delivery;
·         Prescription and treatment of common diseases;
·         Administering drugs, vaccines, and contraceptives;
·         Performing simple surgical procedures;
·         Referring clients with complex or severe conditions to higher treatment centres for comprehensive care and treatment;
·         Teaching and mentoring other staff;
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Be a holder of Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
·         Be a member of Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Possess a valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


Assistant Public Health Officer III
Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.
In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.
Terms of Service: Three (3) years Contract
Salary:  KShs. 40,000/=

Responsibilities

This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will provide Environmental Health Extension services in the area of deployment, where specific duties and responsibilities will include
·         Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health;
·         Referring health cases to relevant health facilities;
·         Carrying out immunization;
·         Identifying environmental health issues at community level;
·         Organizing community health days to advise communities on common public health issues
·         Collecting and maintaining up to date records of services rendered;
·         Assessing health needs of the community; implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures;
·         Implementing integrated mosquito and other Strategies;
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Be a holder of Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution;
·         Certificate of Registration by the Association of Public Health Officers;
·         Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
 How to Apply
Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to;
The Secretary/CEO
Makueni County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 49 – 90300
MAKUENI
Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute to be received on or before Thursday, 16thFebruary, 2018.
NOTE:
Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;
·         The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
·         The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
·         The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
·         The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.
The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.
Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.

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