119 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya - Garissa

Enrolled Community Health Nurse III (20 Posts)

GCPSB/2/2019
JOB GROUP -G. POST- 20
Qualifications
·         Must have a certificate in nursing from a recognized institution
·         Must be registered with nursing council
·         Must have a valid practice license
·         Computer literate.
Responsibilities
·         Facilitating patients admission and initiating discharge plans
·         Read patient reports and take note of critical cases, do chart rounds and ensure treatment has been given
·         Assist with manual handling and transferring of patients in compliance with the hospital policy
·         Undertake the last rights for deceased patients and give relevant information to relatives/carers
·         Contribute to the promotion of health and prevention of illness, teaching patients and their relatives where appropriate
·         Assist the Ward In-Charge in promoting the right of patients/clients and maintaining the privacy and dignity of clients/patients and staff
·         Undertake assessment, planning and implementation of interventions for addressing patient care problems
·         Evaluate patient responses to interventions and notify Ward In Charge accordingly
·         Providing appropriate health care services including IMCI, immunizations and reproductive health and other health related programs
·         Providing health education /counseling to patients/clients on community
·         Conduct Defaulter tracing and follow up
·         Referring patients and clients appropriately
·         Ensure availability and safety of medical supplies in pharm and non pharm.
·         Maintain proper record medical equipments
·         Undertake assessment, planning and implementation of interventions for addressing patient care problems
·         Evaluate patient responses to interventions and notify Ward In Charge accordingly
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (14 Posts)
GCPSB /3/2019
JOB GROUP H POSTS -14
Qualifications
·         Must have a diploma in nursing from a recognized institution
·         Must be registered with nursing council
·         Must have a valid practice license
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Computer literate
Responsibilities
·         Assessing, planning nursing interventions and evaluating patient outcomes,
·         Providing appropriate health care services including IMCI, PMTCT, and Ante –natal care delivery.
·         Referring patients and clients appropriately
·         Facilitating patient admission and initiating discharge plans
·         Ensure availability and safety of medical supplies in pharm and non-pharm.
·         Maintain proper record medical equipment
·         Conduct home visit, community diagnosis and develop appropriate strategies
·         Providing health education and counseling to patients/communities on identified health need
·         Conduct Defaulter tracing and follow up
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Theatre Nurse (6 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /6/2019
JOB GROUP L POST- 6
Responsibilities
·         Theatre nurses provide high standards of skilled care and support during the perioperative’ journey;
·         Assessing, planning, implementation nursing interventions and evaluating patients outcomes;
·         Preoperative assessment of patients;
·         receive, assess and deliver care on the patient’s arrival into the post anesthetic care unit;
·         monitor the patient’s health and support them, providing appropriate care and treatment until the patient has recovered from the effects of the anesthesia and/or surgery and is stable;
·         assess the patient in order to ensure they can be discharged back to a surgical ward area;
·         Evaluate the care given during the perioperative phases (anesthetics, surgery, and recovery);
·         Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Must have a Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Nursing or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Must have an Advanced Diploma or a Higher Diploma in Theatre Nursing or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·         Registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya
·         Valid Practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya;
·         Must be a professional of high integrity, intelligence and energy;
·         Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;
·         Proficiency in computer applications;
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Emergency Medical Technician (5 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /8/2019:
JOB GROUP G POST – 5
Qualifications
·         During admissiontothe course ofstudy; aKenyaCertificateof Secondar Education(KCSE) mean gradeD+(plus), withat least aC- (minus)in Biolog orChemistry and aD inEnglish or Kiswahili as well as a valid First Aid certificate or equivalent qualification;
·         During admission to the Scheme of Service; a certificate of completion in any of the following areas:EmergencyMedicalTechnician-BasicCourse;EmergencyVehicle OperationsCourse; Emergency Medical Dispatch Course; Emergency Medica Responder / First Responder Course or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized training institution; and
·         Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution.
Responsibilities
·         Working in a basic life support unit as a patient attendant or an ambulance operator.
·         Assessing patients and establishing their emergency medical care needs.
·         Planning and implementing care interventions.
·         Administration of authorized medication to provide better outcomes.
·         Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment and ensuring safe custody of patients’ belongings.
·         Maintaining and evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients and preparing individualized reports.
·         Documenting patients care report while on transit.
·         Attending to distress calls, giving pre hospital instructions and reassuring th caller.
·         Taking vital information’s from caller and relaying it to the crews for preparation.
·         Planning of strategic location of ambulances.
·         Documenting patients daily data and generating annual statistics

Medical Officer (5 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /9/2019:
Job Group M –POSTIONS- 5
Qualifications
·         Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery (M.B; Ch.B.) degree from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
·         Successfully completed one ( 1) year internship from a recognized institution
·         Registration license from the medical practitioners and dentists board; and
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
Responsibilities
·         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 education, maintaining medical records, health information and data.
·         Respond to all calls of duty by the intern doctor or nurse-on duty, whether emergency or otherwise, as quickly as possible
·         Assist the consultant in all the wards, theatres and clinics
·         Undertake certain specified emergency surgeries, minor or major, with the assistance of the intern doctor(s) or students (s)
·         Undertake medical examinations and certify physical fitness
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Clinical Officer (13 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /10/2019:
JOB GROUP H- POST -13
Responsibilities
·         Clerk, examine, diagnosis, prescribe and counsel patients
·         Participate in the provision of education for prevention of disease and promotion of health at least once a month
·         Participate in at least one outreach health activity in a month
·         Adhere to established standards of practice for Clinical Officers
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Clinical Medicine or its equivalent
·         Registered with Clinical Officers’ Council
·         Valid Practicing license
·         Knowledge of Professional standards
·         Computer literate

Medical Laboratory Technologist III (9 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /11/2019:
JOB GROUP H—9 POSITIONS
Qualifications
·         Diploma in medical laboratory science or its equivalent from a recognized medical institution.
·         Registered with Kenya medical laboratory technician and technologist board
·         Have a valid practicing license from Kenya medical laboratory technician and technologist board
·         Have certificate in computer application skill from recognized institution.
·         Have good knowledge of laboratory operation and / or procedures.
Responsibilities
·         Decontaminating working benches
·         Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition form and specimens
·         Preparing client for specimen collection
·         Receiving ,collecting ,labeling and registration of specimen
·         Prepare reagents, examining of specimen writing and recording of results.
·         Dispatching the results for use in the clinical management
·         Prepare stains
·         Performing blood grouping, issuing blood and blood products to peripheral health care facilities.
·         Storing blood products according to their requirement.
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Pharmaceutical Technologist (5 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /12/2019:
JOB GROUP `H`
POSTS 5
Responsibilities
·         The specific duties will be to oversee service delivery in the following areas, among others;
·         Dispensary and compounding medicine
·         Verifying and maintaining information relating to medication issued to patients
·         Ordering and recording of Pharmaceutical and other supplies
·         Any other duties as may be assigned the supervisor
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
·         Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
·         Have knowledge of rules, policies and regulations relating to pharmaceutical drugs.
·         Computer literate.

Dental Technologist (5 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /13/2019:
JOB GROUP G/ H: POST- 5
Qualifications
·         Diploma in community oral health from KMTC or recognized institution.
·         Two years post training experience in a busy hospital.
·         Registration with oral health association of Kenya.
Responsibilities
·         Design,build, repair dental prosthesis
·         Apply, adjust and remove dental casts and braces
·         Measure patients to design and fit dental devices
·         Any other duties as may be assigned the supervisor

Public Health Officer (5 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /14/2019:
JOB GROUP H – POST 5
Qualifications
·         Diploma in environmental health/public health or its equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Registered with the association public health.
Responsibilities
·         Ensure safety and quality of food and water by conducting regular food and water inspections
·         Conduct regular sanitary inspections of hospital facilities and recommend appropriate chemicals and rodenticide to be used
·         Ensure proper use of colour coded dustbins, storage, transportation and disposal waste
·         Ensure drains, manholes, soak pit/septic tanks are dislodged and maintained in a clear state
·         Any other duties as may be assigned the supervisor

Assistant Community Health Officer (15 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /15/2019:
JOB GROUP H POST 15
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Community Health or Social work & Community Development or its equivalent.
·         Proficiency in computer applications;
Responsibilities
·         Visiting households to determine health situations and dialogue with household members;
·         Sensitizing communities on prevention, promotion and rehabilitation;
·         Identifying and managing common ailments and minor injuries at community level using lay down guidelines;
·         Collecting, managing and updating health data at household level for analysis;
·         Distribution, dissemination of information education communication materials, mosquito nets, and other commodities to households;
·         Growth monitoring and undertaking deworming of children under 5 years;
·         Managing community resource centers and convening and conducting monthly community meetings and action days;
·         Identifying defaulters of health interventions and other health cases and referring them to health facilities;
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist (10 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /16/2019
JOB GROUP H: POSTS 10
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics or its equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Knowledge in the management of acute malnutrition and maternal, infant and young child nutrition protocols
·         Must be registered with Kenya Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (KNDI).
Responsibilities
·         Conduct routine nutritional status assessment for all under-fives and pregnant and lactating women
·         Carry-out nutritional counseling and education on nutritional related disorders
·         Conduct micronutrients supplementation as per the standard protocols
·         Participate in the periodic and annual nutritional assessments and surveys
·         Enhance the skills of other officers through on-job training and mentorship
·         Prepare monthly program reports and submit to the nutritionist in-charge
·         Ensure accountability and safety of nutritional commodities and supplies
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Medical Engineering (5 Posts)
ADVERT NO: GCPSB /17/2019:
JOB GROUP H POST 5
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking preventive maintenance and repairs of medical /hospital equipment, plants, instruments, and furniture
·         Requisitioning for spare parts and consumables
·         Taking inventory of medical/hospital equipment, furniture and plants
·         Collecting information for research
·         Collecting information on medical engineering services for input into the integrated health system management system
·         Carrying out minor repairs of health facilities and utilities
·         Implementing medical engineering programmes and projects
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Medical Engineering or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

Clinical Officer E.N.T
ADVERT NO: CPSB/18/2019:
JOB GROUP L POST 1
Responsibilities
·         Management of Clinical Services in a Hospital or Health Center;
·         Seeing and examining patients and diagnosing and treating ailments;
·         Conducting primary health care activities;
·         Teaching, supervising and counselling students attached to hospital or health center;
·         Liaising with division heads on health services; and
·         Be deployed in specialized clinics.
Qualifications
·         Have successfully completed at least 3 years pre-service training at Kenya Medical Training College or any other recognized Medical Training Institution and have been awarded a Diploma in Clinical Medicine or its equivalent; and
·         Have been registered by the Clinical Officers Council and with a current practicing license.
·         A Higher Diploma in Health related services. Anesthesia, ENT, Pediatric, Ophthalmology.
·         Demonstrated competence and ability in organizing, performing and discharging clinical duties at that level

Ophthalmologist
ADVERT No GCPSB/19/2019:
JOB GROUP P- 1 POST
Responsibilities
·         Provide treatment for eye diseases
·         Work in conjunction with optometrist and other health care officers to provide integrated, quality care for patients
·         Evaluate symptoms, run tests to diagnose a patient’s condition and prescribe medication or treatment to remedy illness or injury
·         Carry out corrective eye surgeries
·         Conduct research and promote advancement of eye care.
Qualifications
·         Master’s degree in Ophthalmology and Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and surgery (MBCHB) from a recognized University
·         Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
·         Must be willing to work during odd hours and on weekends/holidays
·         Committed to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
·         One year post graduate experience in a busy institution
How To Apply
Applications should be sent or submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left-hand side, the reference of position being applied for and addressed to:
The Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 563-70100
Garissa
Email Address: garissacpsb@gmail.com
The County Public Service Board Office is located at the Urban Planning Offices (former Municipal Council) along Airstrip Road.
All applications should reach us on or before Friday May 17, 2019.
NB: Applicants are informed that with exception to No 4,5, 6, 7 18 & 19 the rest of the vacancies exists in the Sub-Counties and locations outside Garissa Town and shall apply knowing that they shall be posted to those stations without option of switching them later.
Garissa County is an equal opportunity employer that values and encourages applications from women and persons with special needs.

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