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Recruitment by Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi (Various Vacancies)

Medical Specialist (Orthopaedic)

The Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions.
Job purpose
The Medical Specialist II (Orthopaedic) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

Responsibilities
·         Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
·         Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
·         Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
·         Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
·         Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
·         Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
·         Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
·         Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
·         Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.
Qualifications
·         Masters Degree in Medicine (Mmed) or Surgery from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
·         Sub-specialization or interest in Orthopaedic.
·         Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.
·         Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
·         Evidence of research and at least two (2) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field.

Inspector (Mechanical)
The Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions.
Job Purpose
The inspector (mechanical) will be responsible to the Superintendent (Mechanical) for maintenance of plant and machinery.
Duties
·         Inspection, repair and maintenance of mechanical installations including power generating engines, fire fighting equipment, refrigeration and air conditioning plants in the Hospital
·         Inspect and test equipment before and after repairs.
·         Assigning duties, training and Supervising Artisans
·         Prepare reports on products.
·         Evaluate mechanical and electro mechanical systems and products
·         Ensuring compliance with OSHE Act and KNH safety policy
·         Prioritize purchases and ensure proper specifications and standards.
·         Ensuring compliance with the set standard operating procedures
·         Making weekly reports
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Technician Certificate Part III or other approved equivalent qualification.
·         Served in the grade of Inspector (Mechanical) in the Public Service for at least two (2) years.
·         Registration by the Association of Engineers of Kenya.
·         Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.

Cateress
The Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions.
Job purpose
The Cateress II will be responsible to the Senior Cateress for the efficient management of catering services in the Hospital.
Responsibilities
·         Food preparation and production
·         Setting up and directing placement of foods in serving line.
·         Replenishing of foodstuffs in the buffet service line
·         Maintaining correct stock levels
·         Detecting and reporting spoilt or unattractive raw food materials
·         Ensuring proper stock rotation.
·         Ordering of foodstuffs from the main store.
·         Carrying out on the job training for staff.
·         Filing work order forms for defective equipment.
Qualifications
·         A Degree in any of the following disciplines; food production, Hotel and Hospitality Management, housekeeping and laundry, Hotel and Catering Management or Institutional management or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.
·         A minimum of Div. II in KCE or C+ (Plus) in KCSE.
·         Evidence of at least one (1) month training in general management.
·         Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.

Clerk Of Works
The Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions.
Job Purpose
Reporting to the Project Manager and the Architect, the Clerk of Works will be responsible to ensure that the project is carried out as per the standards, specifications and schedules.
Responsibilities
·         Inspecting all work in progress and advice on actual progress in the relation to the works programme.
·         Checking site grid and setting out as work proceeds.
·         Informing Contractor, Architect and Project Manager of work not conforming to contract documents.
·         Inspecting materials delivered to site and report to Architect.
·         Visiting work proceeding in workshop off-site and report to Architect.
·         Organizing and submitting materials testing schedule.
·         Informing Architect of any discrepancies in drawings or Bills of Quantities.
·         Attending all site meetings and other Architect’s meetings including main contractors meetings with the sub-contractor.
·         Assisting Consultants in preparing snag lists as project nears completion and maintain project records.
·         Ensure compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations.
Qualification
·         Higher National Diploma in building and Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution.
·         At least fifteen (15) years practical experience.
·         Registered with the Institute of Clerk of Works.
The position is on a two (2) year temporary appointment.

Security & Safety
The Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions.
Job purpose
The Chief Security and Safety Services Officer will be responsible to the Security and Safety Services Manager for the overall development, documentation, administration and implementation of security related strategies in the Hospital.
Duties
·         Setting performance targets and ensuring that they are achieved.
·         Formulating guidelines, procedures and measures for security control in the Hospital.
·         Ensuring security of buildings, plant, equipment, hospital grounds and patients.
·         Ensuring that access to the Hospital grounds, administrative areas, hostels for both students and medical doctors and the wards are properly secured.
·         Participating in the preparation of expenditure estimates for the unit and ensure prudent utilization of funds allocated.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor degree in any security studies/management or relevant security field and a Diploma in criminology or security management.
·         At least five (5) years working experience at the level of Superintendent of police in the Kenya Police or Military service.
·         Crime detection, investigation and report writing skills.
·         Experience and knowledge of CCTV and integrated security systems.
·         Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.
·         A Higher Diploma in Criminology, Security Management or related field will be an added advantage.

Resource Mobilization Manager
The Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions.
Job purpose
The Chief Security and Safety Services Officer will be responsible to the Security and Safety Services Manager for the overall development, documentation, administration and implementation of security related strategies in the Hospital.
Duties
·         Setting performance targets and ensuring that they are achieved.
·         Formulating guidelines, procedures and measures for security control in the Hospital.
·         Ensuring security of buildings, plant, equipment, hospital grounds and patients.

·         Ensuring that access to the Hospital grounds, administrative areas, hostels for both students and medical doctors and the wards are properly secured.
·         Participating in the preparation of expenditure estimates for the unit and ensure prudent utilization of funds allocated.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor degree in any security studies/management or relevant security field and a Diploma in criminology or security management.
·         At least five (5) years working experience at the level of Superintendent of police in the Kenya Police or Military service.
·         Crime detection, investigation and report writing skills.
·         Experience and knowledge of CCTV and integrated security systems.
·         Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.
·         A Higher Diploma in Criminology, Security Management or related field will be an added advantage.

Administration Head

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the Head of Department, Administration will be responsible for ensuring coordination of all administrative functions in the Hospital.
Responsibilities
·         Headship of the Department.
·         Participating in development of the Department’s work plan and budget.
·         Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports.
·         Participating in the implementation of the performance management system in the section.
·         Managing transport services including the repair, procurement and disposal of vehicles.
·         Leasing and tenancy aspects of staff houses and hospital buildings.
·         Overall management of the laundry, catering, Cleaning and general office services.
·         Mentoring and coaching staff.
·         Spearheading culture change to improve the Hospital image.
·         Promoting the Hospital Occupational Health and Safety initiatives.
·         Coordinating quality assurance activities in the department.
·         Effective supervision, training and development of staff.
·         Assessment of staff performance.
·         Ensuring efficient and effective management of the support services.
·         Promoting the welfare of patients and staff and ensuring their safety.
·         Acting as secretariat to select senior management committees.
Qualifications
·         Master’s degree in either; Health Management, Hospital Administration, Hospital Planning, Public Health, Health Economics and Business Administration from a recognized Institution.
·         Working experience of at least three (3) years at the level of Deputy Head of Administration Department in a large Health institution.
·         Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) from a recognized institution.
·         Senior Management course lasting at least one (1) month from a recognized institution.
·         CPS (K) will be an added advantage
·         Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and administrative ability in the management of health services in a large health institution.
·         Professional membership in related field will be an added advantage.
·         Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.

Therapy Radiographer
Job Purpose
The Therapy Radiographer will be responsible to the Senior Therapy radiographer for effective provision of quality therapy radiography services in the Hospital.
Responsibilities
·         Process, verify and maintaining information related to patients
·         Take charge of radiation medicine ,equipment and accessories
·         Maintain and evaluate radiation safety in the radiotherapy treatment, Simulation and nuclear medicine rooms
·         Radiotherapy treatment, Simulation and treatment planning for patients
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography or Therapy Radiography from a recognized institution.
·         A higher Diploma in Therapy radiography will be an added advantage.
·         At least two (2) years work experience in an NHIF accredited Health facility.
·         Must be a member of a professional body (Society of Radiography).
·         Radiation Protection Board licence.
·         Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.

Medical Specialist (Paediatric Cardiologist)
Job purpose
The Medical Specialist II (Paediatric Cardiologist) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.
Responsibilities
·         Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
·         Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
·         Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
·         Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
·         Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
·         Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
·         Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
·         Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
·         Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.
Qualifications
·         Masters Degree in Paediatrics from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
·         Fellowship training in Paediatric Cardiology.
·         Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.
·         Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
·         Training in Interventional cardiology will be an added advantage.
·         Evidence of research and at least two (2) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field.

Medical Specialist (Ophthalmology)
Job purpose
The Medical Specialist II (Ophthalmology) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.
Responsibilities
·         Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
·         Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
·         Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
·         Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
·         Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
·         Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
·         Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
·         Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
·         Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.
Qualifications
·         Must have a MB ChB Degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
·         Masters Degree in Medicine (Mmed) in Ophthalmology from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
·         Fellowship in Anterior Segment Ophthalmology or interest in the field will be an added advantage.
·         Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
How to Apply
Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and MUST submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 20th November 2018 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 visit our website www.knh.or.ke for full profile of all the advertised positions and the Hospital application form and also the link to apply online.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will  be  contacted  and  must  present  the following documents during the interview:-
·         A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
·         EACC Clearance
·         Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
·         HELB Compliance
·         KRA Tax Compliance

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