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Medical Radiologist (2 Posts)

(DCSR/KUTRRH/8)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Medical Radiologist, the Medical Radiologist I job exists to provide radiology and imaging services to patients in the hospital, provide clinical research and training in radiology and advise the hospital and the public on the same at KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Generate medical information and review patient medical history in order to guide and inform of the appropriate diagnosis procedures in the radiology unit of the hospital.
·         Receive patients referred from other medical units for radiologic and imaging diagnosis and schedule them for the respective radiology and imaging examinations in the hospital.
·         Perform or interpret diagnostic imaging procedures including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computer tomography (CT) scans, positron emission tomography (PET), nuclear cardiology treadmill studies, mammography, or ultrasound in the hospital.
·         Prepare comprehensive interpretive reports of findings and communicate examination results or diagnostic information to referring physicians, patients and families in the hospital.
·         Provide advanced radiology and imaging services in order to diagnose complex or complicated medical conditions among patients in the hospital.
·         Examine patients to establish their fit and suitability for administration of imaging and radiology examinations in the hospital.
·         Provide counseling to radiology and imaging patients to explain the processes, risks, benefits, or alternative treatments in the hospital.
·         Perform interventional procedures such as image-guided biopsy, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, trans-hepatic biliary drainage, and nephrostomy catheter placement in the hospital.
·         Administer radiopaque substances by injection, orally, or as enemas to render internal structures and organs visible on x-ray films or fluoroscopic screens in the hospital.
·         Formulate, enforce and ensure radio safety standards and procedures and duly implemented and followed in the radiology and imaging unit of the hospital.
·         Develop or monitor procedures to ensure adequate quality control of radiology and imaging services in the hospital.
·         Ensure that radiology and imaging machines, equipment and tools are in good working condition and inform biomedical engineering department of the same for timely and quality imaging services delivery in the hospital.
·         Provide clinical research and training to students in the radiology unit of the hospital
·         Mentor and guide junior radiology staff, interns and students in the radiology unit of the hospital.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
·         Master of Medicine in Radiology from a recognized institution.
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
·         Valid Practice License
·         Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Observation skills
·         Team player
·         Compassionate
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least three years’ working experience as Medical Radiologist I in reputable hospital.

Senior Medical Officer (3 Posts)
(DCSSMO/KUTRRH/7)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Head of Medical/Surgical Services, the Medical Officer job exists to provide general medical services to patients in the hospital; ensure provision of quality and timely medical services, quality patient care and medical counselling at the KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Participate in the strategic planning of the division in collaboration with other medical staff in the unit for significant impact on the performance or business outcome of the hospital and its sub-functions.
·         Attend to patients’ medical needs, diagnose their illnesses and prescribe medicines and other therapeutic interventions in consultation rooms at the A&E unit of the hospital.
·         Follow-up on and observe the medical condition and progress of patients in the A&E unit and those attending special clinics.
·         Provide medical advice, counselling, health education and control measures to patients in the hospital in order to prevent spread of diseases and injuries.
·         Work with other medical staff to solve single or multiple medical issues and/or participate in performing extensive surgical operations in the hospital.
·         Implement best practice clinical and patient care related policies and procedures in the outpatient division of the hospital.
·         Refer outpatients to the appropriate specialized clinics and medical consultants within the hospital for further diagnosis, treatment and management of their medical conditions.
·         Provide quality emergency medical services to patients in the emergency unit of the hospital.
·         Implement the KUTRRH culture of team-base, fact-base and patient-base and work towards achievement of the hospital Vision in the A&E unit.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized university
·         Must have a Certificate in basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards Knowledge of professional standards.
·         Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution.
Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
·         Must have a valid practice license.
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Observation skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Team player
·         Compassionate
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least five years working experience in medical practice in a busy health facility.

Medical Officer (20 Posts)
DCSMO/KUTRRH/7
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Medical Officer, the Medical Officer job exists to provide general medical services to patients in the hospital; ensure provision of quality and timely medical services, quality patient care and medical counselling at the KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Participate in the strategic planning of the division in collaboration with other medical staff in the unit for significant impact on the performance or business outcome of the hospital and its sub-functions.
·         Attend to patients’ medical needs, diagnose their illnesses and prescribe medicines and other therapeutic interventions in consultation rooms at the hospital.
·         Follow-up on and observe the clinical conditions and progress of patients in the wards
·         Provide medical advice, counselling, health education and control measures to patients in the hospital in order to prevent spread of diseases and injuries.
·         Work with other medical staff to solve single or multiple medical issues and/or participate in performing extensive surgical operations in the hospital.
·         Implement best practice clinical and patient care related policies and procedures in the outpatient division of the hospital.
·         Refer outpatients to the appropriate specialized clinics and medical consultants within the hospital for further diagnosis, treatment and management of their medical conditions.
·         Provide quality emergency medical services to patients in the emergency unit of the hospital.
·         Implement the KUTRRH culture of team-base, fact-base and patient-base and work towards achievement of the hospital Vision.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized university
Professional qualifications and Compliance required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
·         Must have a valid practice license.
·         Basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support certification
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
Soft skills required for the Job:
·         Communication skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Observation skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Ability to work under pressure
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least two-year working experience in medical practice in a busy health facility.

Senior Pharmacist (6 Posts)
(DCSSP/KUTRRH/7)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Chief Pharmacist, the Senior Pharmacist job exists to provide pharmacy and pharmaceutical services to patients in the hospital, provide clinical research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Provide pharmaceutical leadership and mentorship of staff, interns and students in the pharmacy of hospital.
·         Provide technical pharmacy and pharmaceutical advice and service to the hospital.
·         Make work plans and work schedules for pharmacy staff and allocate the same to them in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Receive patients in the hospital and dispense medicines and other pharmaceutical materials to them in the hospital.
·         Plan, under the direction of the Chief Pharmacist and in collaboration with Procurement Pharmacist, for medicines and other medical consumable material needed in the hospital.
·         Ensure continues supply of medicines and other supplies through the procurement process and ensure proper medical warehousing principles are observed within the hospital.
·         Coordinate pharmaceutical operations and services in the pharmacy in order to ensure that they meet the expected standards of sufficiency and quality the in the hospital
·         Carry out training and development of pharmacy staff, interns and student in order to enhance their performance productivity in the hospital.
·         Keep inventory of medicines and medical equipment and supplies, and well updated drug register in the hospital.
·         Ensure that all established pharmacy and pharmaceutical policies, procedures and process are duly known and implemented in the hospital.
·         Supervise, guide and mentor junior pharmacy staff and students, together with their work in the hospital.
·         Provide specialized pharmacy and pharmaceutical advisory services to the hospital executive and the public though the appropriate media.
·         Provide clinical research and training to pharmacy and pharmaceutical students
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelors’ Degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
·         Masters’ Degree in a health related field from a recognized institution
Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
·         Must have a valid practice license
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Soft skills required for the Job:
·         Communication skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Observation skills
·         Compassionate
·         Team building skills
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least three years’ working experience as a Pharmacist I in a reputable hospital.

Pharmacist (10 Posts)
(DCSP/KUTRRH/8)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Pharmacist, the Pharmacist job exists to provide pharmacy and pharmaceutical services to patients in the hospital, provide clinical research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Provide technical pharmacy and pharmaceutical advice and service to the hospital.
·         Implement work plans and work schedules in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Receive patients in the hospital and dispense medicines and other pharmaceutical materials to them in the hospital.
·         Provide care and custody of medicines and other medical supplies in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Coordinate pharmaceutical operations and services in the pharmacy in order to ensure that they meet the expected standards of sufficiency and quality the in the hospital
·         Carry out training and development of pharmacy staff, interns and student in order to enhance their performance productivity in the hospital.
·         Record the movement and consumption of medicines and medical equipment and supplies, and well updated drug register in the hospital.
·         Implement duly all established pharmacy and pharmaceutical policies, procedures and process in the hospital.
·         Supervise, guide and mentor junior pharmacy staff and students in the hospital.
·         Provide specialized pharmacy and pharmaceutical advisory services to the hospital executive and the public though the appropriate media.
·         Provide clinical research and training to pharmacy and pharmaceutical students.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelors’ Degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
·         Must have a valid practice license
·         Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Observation skills
·         Compassionate
·         Team building skills
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least two years working experience as a Pharmacist I in a reputable hospital.
Other Responsibilities Assigned Outside Of The Core Responsibilities Of The Job
·         May be called upon to offer other medical services in times of emergencies or staff shortage in the hospital

Pharmaceutical Technologist (10 Posts)
(DCSPT/KUTRRH/8)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Pharmaceutical Technologist, the Pharmaceutical Technologist I job exists to provide pharmaceutical services to patients, and provide pharmacy and pharmaceutical support services at KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Dispense medications and monitor patient health and progress to maximize their response to the medication in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Provide expertise about the composition of drugs, including their chemical, biological, and physical properties and their manufacture and use in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Ensure drug purity and strength and make sure that drugs do not interact in a harmful way in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Receive and process patients’ prescription correctly and accurately for both in/outpatients in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Give accurate drug information to patients, wards and other user departments in the hospital.
·         Constitute, restructure, prepare and label extemporaneous preparations for in/outpatients in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Participate in drug stocking and stock taking drug in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Check the expiry dates of pharmacy drugs and ensuring compliance with the short Expiry Drug Policy in the pharmacy of the hospital
·         Participate in chemotherapy dispensing and reconstitution in strict accordance with Cytoxic Handling Policy in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Participate in planning for all medicines and other medical material needs of the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Support the pharmacist in charge in proper medical warehousing applying the appropriate principles in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Dispense medicines to patients and explain to them on how to use, in the pharmacy of the hospital.
·         Document and file drug related information such as prescription as required by the pharmaceutical policies and practices in the hospital.
·         Support the pharmacist in charge in collecting, recording and analyzing data related to drug dispensing use in the pharmacy in the hospital.
·         Ensure cleanliness, orderliness and tidiness of the Pharmacy of the hospital.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
·         Higher Diploma in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
·         Must have a valid practice license
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Observation skills
·         Team player
·         Compassionate
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least three years’ experience as a Pharmaceutical Technologist in a reputable hospital

Registered Clinical Officer (10 Posts)
(DCSRCO/KUTRRH/7)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Clinical Officer, the Registered Clinical Officer job exists to supervise and coordinate the day-to-day patient care activities of the hospital.
Responsibilities
·         Provide consultations for patients and their families to make sure they understand medical condition and options for treatment
·         Participates in program development and in development and implementation of operating policy and procedure of the Clinic.
·         Oversees and provides clinical evaluation and/or other related care and consultation to patients as required.
·         Coordinates services with other patient care units as required;
·         Maintains communication with allied services and maintains community liaison as appropriate.
·         Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices
·         providing direct patient care and consultation
·         Ensures adherence established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.
·         Coordinates services with other patient care units, as appropriate, and provides direct patient evaluation and consultation.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery
·         Bachelor Degree in Clinical medicine and community health a recognizedInstitution as added advantage
·         Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards Knowledge of professional standards.
·         Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution.
Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Must be a Registered Officer with the Clinical Officer Council with a valid practicing license.
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Observation skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Team player skills
·         Compassionate skills
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least five years’ experience as a clinical officer in a busy health facility

Senior Nursing Officer (10 Posts)
(DNSSNO/KUTRRH/7)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Deputy Nursing Officer in-charge of Accident & Emergency Services, the Senior Nursing Officer job exists to provide general clinical nursing services and patients care, nursing research and training at the KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Prepare work plans and work schedules, and allocate to other nursing officers at the A&E of the hospital.
·         Receive, register, record and document patients’ information and present the same the Medical Officers at the accident an emergency of the hospital.
·         Transfer referred patients from the accident and emergency for further diagnosis or specialized treatment from other units of the hospital.
·         Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at the accident and emergency area of the hospital.
·         Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Administer medication to patients in the accident and emergency as prescribed by Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
·         Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Monitor patients’ progress in the accident and emergency, document the same for clear patient records and report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
·         Summon Medical Officers/Specialists to attend to patients in the critical care unit if need arises in the hospital.
·         Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex medical conditions in the accident and emergency of the hospital
·         Supervise, guide and mentor junior nursing officers, interns and nursing students, together with their work in the accident and emergency unit of the hospital.
·         Provide nursing services research and training to students at the accident and emergency of the hospital.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
·         Master of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Proven track record of nursing research and training in reputable institution
Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Registered with the Nursing Council with a valid Nursing practice
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Observation skills
·         Team building skills
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least three years’ working experience as a Nursing Officer I in a reputable health facility.

Nursing Officer (Renal) (10 Posts)
(DNSNOR/KUTRRH/8)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the Nursing Officer job exists to provide general clinical nursing services and patient care and provide nursing research and training at the KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Receive, register, record and document patients’ information and present the same the Medical Officers at the hospital.
·         Transfers referred patients from the Renal unit for further diagnosis or specialized treatment from other units of the hospital.
·         Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the Renal unit of the hospital.
·         Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at the Renal unit of the hospital.
·         Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in Renal unit of the hospital.
·         Administer medication to patients in the Renal unit as prescribed by Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
·         Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the Renal unit of the hospital.
·         Monitor patients’ progress Renal unit, document the same for clear patient records and report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
·         Summon Medical Officers/Specialists to attend to patients in the critical care unit if need arises in the hospital.
·         Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex medical conditions in the hospital.
·         Supervise, guide and mentor junior nursing officers, interns and nursing students, together with their work in the Renal unit of the hospital.
·         Provide nursing services research and training to students at the Renal unit of the hospital.
·         Ensure that the nursing areas of the hospital are clean and tidy complying with sanitation standards of the hospital.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution
·         Higher Diploma in Specialized Nursing(Renal) from a recognized institution
·         Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
·         Masters of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Proven track record of nursing research and training in a reputable institution
Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License
·         Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Observation skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Compassionate
·         Organizational skills
·         Team building skills
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least two years working experience as a Nursing Officer in a reputable health facility

Nursing Officer (Neonatology) (10 Posts)
(DNSNON/KUTRRH/8)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the Nursing Officer job exists to provide general clinical nursing services and patient care and provide nursing research and training at the KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Receive, register, record and document patients’ information and present the same the Medical Officers at the accident an emergency of the hospital.
·         Transfer referred patients from the accident and emergency for further diagnosis or specialized treatment from other units of the hospital.
·         Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at the accident and emergency area of the hospital.
·         Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Administer medication to patients in the accident and emergency as prescribed by Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
·         Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Monitor patients’ progress in the accident and emergency, document the same for clear patient records and report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
·         Summon Medical Officers/Specialists to attend to patients in the critical care unit if need arises in the hospital.
·         Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex medical conditions in the accident and emergency of the hospital
·         Supervise, guide and mentor junior nursing officers, interns and nursing students, together with their work in the accident and emergency unit of the hospital.
·         Provide nursing services research and training to students at the accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Ensure that the nursing areas of the hospital are clean and tidy complying with sanitation standards of the hospital.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Higher Diploma in Specialized Nursing (Neonatology) from a recognized institution
·         Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
·         Masters of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Proven track record of nursing research and training in a reputable institution
Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License
·         Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Observation skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Compassionate
·         Organizational skills
·         Team building skills
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least five years working experience as a Nursing Officer in a reputable health facility

Nursing Officer (Accident & Emergency) (20 Posts)
(DNSNOAE/KUTRRH/9)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the Nursing Officer I job exists to provide general clinical nursing services and patient care and provide nursing research and training at the KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Receive, register, record and document patients’ information and present the same to the Medical Officers at the accident and emergency unit of the hospital.
·         Transfer referred patients from the wards for further diagnosis or specialized treatment from other units of the hospital.
·         Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the hospital.
·         Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at the wards.
·         Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Administer medication to patients as prescribed by Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
·         Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the hospital.
·         Monitor patients’ progress in the hospital, document the same for clear patient records and report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
·         Summon Medical Officers/Specialists to attend to patients in the critical care unit if need arises in the hospital.
·         Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex medical conditions in the hospital
·         Supervise, guide and mentor junior nursing officers, interns and nursing students, together with their work in the hospital.
·         Provide nursing services research and training to students at the accident and emergency of the hospital.
·         Ensure that the nursing areas of the hospital are clean and tidy complying with sanitation standards of the hospital.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution
·         Higher Diploma in Specialized Nursing from a recognized institution
·         Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Proven track record of nursing research and training in a reputable institution
Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License
·         Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Observation skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Compassionate
·         Organizational skills
·         Team building skills
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least two years working experience as a Nursing Officer I in a reputable health facility

Nursing Officer (Oncology) (10 Posts)
(DNSNOO/KUTRRH/8)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Oncology Nursing Officer, the Oncology Nursing Officer I job exists to provide oncology nursing services and care to cancer patients, support oncologists in the oncology unit, provide nursing research and training, and advise on the same at KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Ensure, in collaboration with Chief Oncologist, that the unit has properly functioning machinery, equipment and materials required to support delivery of oncology services in the unit of the hospital.
·         Deliver quality nursing services and nursing to care patients in accordance with the set nursing standards and as per the policies and procedures of the hospital.
·         Receive, register and record patients and record their personal data and prepare them to be seen and examined by the oncologists in the oncology unit of the hospital.
·         Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments to patients and monitor their conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary in the oncology unit of the hospital.
·         Provide filed patient records, medical reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient to the oncologists before treatment in the unit of the hospital.
·         Support the oncologists to administer treatment and other medical procedures and prepare patients for oncology surgical operations and other medical procedures in the cancer unit of the hospital.
·         Administer prescribed therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury to patients in the oncology unit of the hospital.
·         Monitor patients’ progress and response to medication and other therapies after oncology surgical operations and other medical procedures in the hospital.
·         Support oncology patients manage cancer-related pain, effects of medication and other therapies in the cancer unit of the hospital.
·         Provide nursing research and training to students in oncology unit of the hospital.
·         Mentor and guide junior nursing officers, interns and students in the oncology unit of the hospital
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Higher Diploma in Oncology Nursing from a recognized institution
·         Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing will be an added advantage
Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License
·         Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Proven track record of nursing research and training in reputable institution
Soft skills required for the Job:
·         Communication and interpersonal skills
·         Observation skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Compassionate
·         Team player
·         Ability to work under pressure
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least five years working experience as an Oncology Nursing Officer in reputable hospital.

Nursing Officer (Theatre) (20 Posts)

(DNSNOT/KUTRRH/8)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Senior Theatre Nursing Officer, the Theatre Nursing Officer I exist job to provide specialized nursing services and care to patients in the operating theatres, support surgeons operating on patients, provide nursing research and training, and advise on the same KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Ensure that the theatres are clean, tidy and orderly in order to provide the conducive environment required while performing surgical operations and other medical procedures in the unit if the hospital.
·         Prepare operating theatres for use by ensuring that they are in order, well-lit and well ventilated in order to provide the conducive environment for surgical operations and other medical procedures in the hospital.
·         Provide filed patient records, medical reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient to surgeons before surgical operations and other medical procedures and provide the same to the recovering room staff in the hospital.
·         Ensure that all tools, equipment and medicines required in performing surgical operations are available, in place and sufficient to perform surgical operations in the hospital.
·         Receive, register and record patients in the operating theatres and prepare them for surgical operations by surgeons in the operating theatres of the hospital.
·         Support the surgeons to perform surgical operations and other medical procedures in the operating theatres of the hospital.
·         Follow medical procedures administered to patients in the operating theatres and monitor their conditions and progress and inform medical specialists accordingly in the hospital.
·         Administer prescribed medication and other specialized nursing care and manage patients in the operating theatres of the hospital.
·         Monitor patients’ progress and recovery after surgical operations and other medical procedures in the operating theatres of the hospital.
·         Move patient from the operating theatres to the recovering rooms for recovery from anesthesia and other post operation conditions in the hospital.
·         Provide nursing research and training to students in theatre and operating rooms of the hospital.
·         Mentor and guide junior nursing officers and students in the operating theatres of the hospital.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.
·         Higher Diploma in Theatre Nursing from a recognized institution.
·         Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing will be an added advantage
Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication and interpersonal skills
·         Team player
·         Observation skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Compassionate
·         Ability to work under pressure
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least three years’ working experience as a Theatre Nursing Officer in reputable hospital.
How to Apply
If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your
1.      Application Letter,
2.     Curriculum Vitae and
3.     Filled Application Form
Download the Job Job Application Form.
ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke
Or hard copies can be addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya
The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019
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