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Catholic Diocese of Maralal
Catholic Hospital Wamba is a third tier mission hospital in Wamba, Samburu County. Our mission is to live the healing mission of Christ within Samburu County and beyond. CHW was begun in 1969 and is managed by the catholic diocese of Maralal. 

The Catholic Diocese of Maralal is looking for a self-motivated and talented person to fill in the following post:

Position: Workshop Manager
Reports to: Hospital Administrator
Supervises: (Direct Reports): Mechanic, Biomedical Engineer, Maintenance In charge, Manson Carpenters, Drivers.
Duty Station: Catholic Wamba Hospital
Job Purpose: The job holders will be responsible for identifying business opportunities, marketing services and products offered within the workshop, coordinating resources and liaising with stakeholders to ensure an efficient, profitable and competitive production and maintenance department.
Job Responsibilities
·                     Identify business opportunities related to the workshop and maximize profitability.
·                     Lead and inspire production team.
·                     Improve quality, efficiency and productivity of the department.
·                     Control resources at hand commensurate with profit requirements and enhanced customer relations.
·                     Coordinate resources, schedules and activities to manage jobs.
·                     Provide feedback to staffs who are not performing to expected standards and ensure all staff are informed of their trends of performance.
·                     Receive and review feedback from clients and follow up on customer satisfaction.
·                     Develop and implement systems to record, file and store information.
·                     Write reports and documentation.
·                     Maintain an updated inventory of all equipment and tools
·                     Provide oversight and check job estimates.
·                     Ensure preventive maintenance schedules maintenance units.
·                     Keep up to date with the developments in the field.
·                     Observe safe working practices of staff to comply with legal requirement of Health and safety.
·                     Write reports and documentations.
·                     Perform related duties assigned.
Job Requirements
·                     Diploma/Degree in Business Management
·                     Engineering Trade Qualification is an added advantage
·                     2 years working experience at supervisory level
·                     Ability to introduce and develop good business systems and processes
·                     People management skills
·                     Must be quality and productivity focused
·                     Computer literate

Position: Biomedical Engineer
Reports to: Workshop Manager
Duty Station: Wamba Hospital
Job Purpose: The job holders will be responsible for the maintenance of medical equipment, orientation, training of end users with the aim of improving quality and effectiveness of patient care.
Job Responsibilities
·                     Install, adjust, maintain, repair or provide technical support for biomedical equipment.
·                     Develop and implement planned preventive maintenance schedules to minimize machine interruptions.
·                     Evaluate the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of biomedical equipment.
·                     Train clinicians and other personnel on proper use of equipment.
·                     Work closely with the medical team as well as end users.
·                     Keep up to date with the developments in the field.
·                     Deal with technical queries and advise on new and current equipment.
·                     Write reports and documentations.
·                     Advice on purchase of spare parts for repairs and new equipment for installation.
·                     Perform related duties assigned.
Job Requirements
·                     Diploma in Medical Engineering
·                     Registered by Association of Medical Engineering of Kenya (AMEK).
·                     2 years working experience in medical equipment maintenance in a busy medical institution.
·                     Good organization, problem solving and analytical skills.
·                     Good interpersonal and math skills.
·                     Computer literate.

Position: Pharmaceutical Technologist
Reports to: Medical Officer In-Charge
Duty Station: Catholic Wamba Hospital
Job Purpose: The job holder will provide services associated with preparation, storage and dispensing of pharmaceuticals.

Job Responsibilities
·                     Dispensing of drugs to patients.
·                     Compute charges for medications dispensed and enter data.

·                     Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortage.
·                     Establish and maintain patients’ profiles, list of medication etc.
·                     Maintain proper storage and security for drugs.
·                     Answer calls, respond to questions and requests.
·                     Pre and post pharmacy counseling.
·                     Responsible for timely monthly reports.
·                     Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed medication and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.
·                     Maintain a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules and regulations
·                     Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocol
·                     Organize medications for dispense by reading medication orders and prescription preparing labels; calculating quantities, assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
·                     Perform related duties assigned.
Job Requirements
·                     A Degree/ Diploma in Pharmacy Technology from a recognized institution.
·                     At least two years in a busy Pharmacy.
·                     Excellent knowledge of Pharmacy operations and procedures.
·                     Must be duly registered by Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
·                     Very adept at handling drugs.
·                     Highly disciplined.
·                     Must be able to perform under pressure.
·                     Person of high integrity.

Position: Laboratory Technologist
Reports to: Medical Officer In-Charge
Duty Station: Catholic Wamba Hospital
Job purpose: The purpose of this position is to coordinate and control the activities of the laboratory in the hospital.

Job Requirements
·                     Manage quality standards and procedures
·                     Implement laboratory guidelines
·                     Prepare procurement plan for laboratory reagents apparatus and equipment
·                     Process specimen according to specified standard operating procedures
·                     Supervise the disinfection, washing and sterilization apparatus
·                     Maintain equipment and reagents
·                     Ensure compliance to standard operating procedures
·                     Ensure appropriate stock levels versus tests done
·                     Contribute to a safe secure environment for patients, visitors physicians and coworkers by following established standards and procedures
·                     Supervise staff within the laboratory in/and carrying out laboratory tests and providing results for patients diagnosis and treatment.
·                     Provide on the job training to laboratory assistants
·                     Put measures in place to ensure availability of blood product.
·                     Prepare laboratory reports.
·                     Stay informed about the activities of health services in Kenya
·                     Perform related duties assigned.
Job Requirement
·                     A Degree / Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science.
·                     At least two (2) years appropriate experiences in the management of laboratory staff and functions.
·                     Must have a registration certificate from the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologist Board
·                     Customer service and interpersonal skills
·                     Self-motivated and a team player
·                     Confidentiality and Integrity
How to Apply
If you believe you meet the above requirements and are interested in this position, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae by Thursday 7th December, 2017 at 5.00 pm. 

Address to 

Human Resources Officer, 
Catholic Diocese of Maralal,
P.O. Box 350 – 20600 

Or email and cc 

Clearly mention the position you are applying for in the subject line. 

Hand Deliveries to be dropped at the reception at Catholic Diocese of Maralal Secretariat offices / Catholic Hospital Wamba. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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