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Head of Department (Trauma & Orthopedics)


(DCSTO/KUTRRH/4) Re-advertisement
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Deputy Director-Surgery Services, the Head of Department Orthopaedic job exists to coordinate and provide Orthopaedic services, coordinate Orthopaedic surgery research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Plan for all orthopaedic surgery services and resources required in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital; and participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
·         Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the orthopedic surgery unit within its vision, mission and culture and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
·         Chair the orthopedic unit and act as its contact person in clinical referral services, research and training matters in the hospital.
·         Ensure that orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital has all the required human and nonhuman resources required to offer orthopedic surgical services, research and training in the hospital.
·         Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of orthopedic surgery unit staff in the hospital.
·         Coordinate and provide orthopedic surgical services and services delivery in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
·         Coordinate orthopedic surgery referral services within and without the hospital according to the orthopedic surgery services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
·         Supervise orthopedic surgery staff together with their services, in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely orthopedic services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
·         Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of orthopedic surgery unit staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
·         Coordinate and provide medical research and training within the orthopedic unit of the hospital.
·         Provide specialized orthopedic surgery services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/units and the general public in the appropriate media.
·         Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required by patients in the hospital.
·         Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the orthopedic surgery unitand services, research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
·         Masters in Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery or its equivalent from a recognized institution
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
·         Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Minimum level of professional qualification and compliance required to perform effectively 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
·         Organizational skills
·         Leadership skills
·         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 five years working experience as a Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon of which two should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.

Head of Department (Pathology)

DCSP/KUTRRH/4 Re-advertisement
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Deputy Director – Clinical Services, the Head of Department Pathologist job exists to coordinate and provide medical laboratory services, coordinate pathology research and training and advise the hospital and public on pathology matters at the KUTRRH.
Responsibilities
·         Plan for all laboratory services and resources required in the hospital; and participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
·         Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in unit the within its vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare and frameworks.
·         Chair laboratory unit and act as its contact person in clinical referral services, research and training matters in the hospital.
·         Will be in-charge of all the Mortuary activities
·         Ensure that the laboratory unit of the hospital has all human and non-human resources required to offer pathology services, research and training in the hospital
·         Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of laboratory staff in the hospital.
·         Represent the hospital in mortuary court matter
·         Coordinate and provide laboratory services and service delivery in the laboratory unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
·         Supervise laboratory staff together with their services, in the laboratory unit of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely laboratory services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
·         Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of pathology staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
·         Coordinate and provide laboratory research and training within the hospital.
·         Provide pathology services advice to the hospital executive and other sections/units and the general public in the appropriate media.
·         Work with other medical specialties to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required by patients in the hospital.
·         Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the laboratory unit and services, research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
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 Pathology 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 Pathology research and training in a reputable institution
Professional qualification and Compliance 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
·         Organizational skills
·         Leadership skills
·         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 five years’ experience as a Senior Pathologist, two of which should be Head of department

Internal Audit Manager

DFSPIA/KUTRRH/6 (Re-advertisement)
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Internal Audit Manager job exists to coordinate and provide internal audit services, and advise the hospital board and executive Committee on the same.
Responsibilities
·         Formulate, implement and coordinate the hospital’s Internal Audit Strategy in collaboration with the Audit & Compliance committee.
·         Coordinate and implement the Internal Audit programs, process and procedures in collaboration with the Audit & Compliance Committee.
·         Develop initiatives aimed at improving operational efficiencies and assess compliance with the hospital financial policies, procedures and regulations.
·         Maintain strong internal audit policies, processes and controls in order to provide timely, consistent and accurate financial, management information for effective decision making in the hospital.
·         Implement the hospitals’ internal audit strategy, policies and procedures within the framework of its strategic plan and policies.
·         Carry out risk identification, assessment and audit planning for high risk areas within the operations of the hospital.
·         Report and communicate Audit findings and recommendations to the management.
·         Evaluate corporate governance processes in the hospital and make recommendations for improvement.
·         Develop and spearhead anti-fraud strategy in collaboration with the compliance function.
·         Plan and co-ordinate timely performance of special audit investigations and forensic audits in the hospital as necessary.
·         Attend the hospital Audit & Compliance committee meetings as the Committee Secretary.
·         Carry out regular compliance tests on the hospital’s operating systems, policies and procedures and make the necessary recommendations.
·         Evaluate the reliability, integrity, timeliness and accuracy of financial and operating information to facilitate sound decision making by the hospital management.
·         Introduce, inculcate and maintain the culture of integrity and accountability within the framework of the hospital policies and guidelines.
·         Ensure that the internal audit section of the hospital has all human and non- human resources required to offer internal audit services in the hospital.
·         Participate in the recruitment and induction, and disciplinary action and processes of internal audit section staff within the established policies and procedures in collaboration with the human resource section in the hospital.
·         Supervise internal audit section staff together with their services, to ensure that they offer timely internal audit services within the expected standards, complying with the established policies, procedures and practices in the hospital.
·         Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of staff in internal audit section for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
·         Ensure and provide internal audit advisory service to the hospital executive, board and other sections and units and other stakeholders through the appropriate media.
·         Work with other section heads and specialists to solve single or multiple problematic integrity and accountability issue (s), whenever it arises in the hospital.
·         Monitor and evaluate performance against standards or agreed targets, use audits, feedback loops and corrective action to ensure continuous improvement, prioritize and escalate issues resulting in non-compliance.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management from a recognized institution
·         Masters’ Degree in Business or related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Computer literate
·         Knowledge of the relevant legislations
·         Knowledge of professional standards
Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:
·         Registration with respective accredited regulatory or professional body.
·         CIA, ACA, CPA, CISA
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Communication skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Team building skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Observation skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Ability to confront and probe
·         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 Internal Audit Manager.

Graphic Designer

DCSADMG/KUTRRH/9
Purpose Of The Job
Reporting to the Deputy Director – Corporate Affairs & Partnerships, the Graphic Designer Job exists to design and develop effective and visually communicative creative that meet the design needs of KUTRRH
Responsibilities
·         Design various marketing and communication creatives including posters, brochures, logos, banners, signs, books, magazines, advertisements, and other communication materials;
·         Design advertising creatives for social media, website and other digital media;
·         Study design briefs and determine requirements;
·         Conceptualize visuals, develop illustrations and other designs using editing software;
·         Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and follow brand guidelines and goals;
·         Research to obtain facts to validate a story;
·         Works with/ co-ordinates with various publishing/ printing agents to ensure timely and quality printing and publishing;
·         Works with various departments and strategic management department business analysts to identify graphic design needs;
·         Keep abreast with the latest design standards, software and technologies and advise the Hospital management appropriately;
·         Contribute regularly to discussion regarding marketing, branding and publicity aimed at improving the hospital image nationally and globally;
·         Undertake any other duties of a similar level and responsibility as may be required from time to time.
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelors’ Degree in IT/ Computer Science, Fine Art, Communication or related field
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
·         Proven expertise in using popular design software, such as Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Illustrator, After-Effects etc.
·         Knowledge of standard industry production and printing processes, including desktop publishing, design and layout using major software.
·         Understanding of current graphic design standards and practices
Minimum level of professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Basic skills in photography will be an added advantage.
Soft skills required for the job:
·         Ability to work under pressure
·         Creative and Innovative
·         A keen eye for aesthetics and details
·         Communication skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Team building skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
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 working as Graphic Designer or related position in a reputable institution/ organization.

Library Assistant

DCSAL/KUTRRH/10
Purpose Of The Job
Provide assistance in planning, developing and managing KUTRRH’s library services and directing their contribution to the teaching and research programs of the Hospital. S/he will play a critical leadership role to support the academic objectives of the University.
Responsibilities
·         Maintain records of items received, stored, issued, and returned, and file catalog cards according to system used
·         Sort books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
·         Facilitate the acquisition of books, pamphlets, periodicals, and audiovisual materials by checking prices, figuring costs and preparing appropriate order forms for review and sign off
·         Prepare, store, and retrieve classification and catalog information, lecture notes, or other information related to stored documents.
·         Review records, such as microfilm and issue cards, in order to identify titles of overdue materials and delinquent borrowers
·         Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals
·         Instruct patrons on how to use reference sources, card catalogs, and automated information systems.
·         Classify and catalog items according to content and purpose
·         Select substitute titles when requested materials are unavailable following predefined criteria not areas of demand so as to inform purchasing decisions
·         Inspect returned books for condition and due-date status, and compute any applicable fines
Qualifications
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
·         Bachelor of Information Sciences, Library Sciences or related field
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job (evidence required):
·         Knowledge of information and knowledge systems;
·         Knowledge of supporting in planning, managing and delivering complex projects in an academic library;
Soft skills required for the job
·         Communication skills
·         Analytical thinking skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Decision Making skills
·         Compassionate
·         Organizational skills
·         Ability to work under pressure
Relevant Work Experience Required
Minimum number years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
·         At least two year’s working experience in an academic or research library setting
How To Apply
If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, we encourage applicants to apply online here or send hard copies of your Application Letter, CV, and Filled Application Form and address to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya
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