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27 Nov 2021

Full-Time Job Vacancies at City Eye Hospital (3 Positions)

City Eye  Hospital – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

City Eye Hospital is a social venture that provides quality and affordable eye care to people living in East Africa. Our primary mandate is to provide affordable and accessible eye care. Accessible on both fronts of location and price.

Nurse

Ref: CEH/HR/REC/031/2021

Place of work: City Eye Hospital- Main or any other branches or  vision centers as may be assigned

Reporting to: Unit Nurse In- Charge Seniority Level Middle

Main Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the respective Unit Nurse In- Charge, the incumbent shall be tasked to provide high quality nursing care  to patients while upholding City Eye Hospital’s standards of excellence in customer service.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Taking Visual Acuity and Intraocular Pressures of patients while entering accurate recordings of the same in the patient’s file.
  2. Taking vital signs and recording findings into the patient’s files.
  3. Assisting clinicians and doctors during patient examination, screening and eye procedures.
  4. Scrubbing and circulating for various surgical cases in the eye theatre.
  5. Taking care of patients in the wards.
  6. Performing Eye Examination scans on the patients i.e. OCT, Visual Field, Corneal Topography, biometry and  fundus photo.
  7. Offering pre-operative, intra-operative and post- operative care.
  8. Stocking exam, procedure and theatre rooms with prerequisite supplies and equipment.
  9. Eye irrigation, swabbing and applying eye pads.
  10. Cleaning and sterilizing medical instruments and tools before and after use.
  11. Administering and dispensing prescribed treatment to patients.
  12. Patients education and booking patients for various procedures
  13. Examine and triage eye patients, recording findings and suggested treatment in the main hospital, it branches  or during outreach medical camps.
  14. Preparing and submitting accurate/ timely management reports
  15. Take part in company projects and carry out any other tasks that may be assigned to them by their Line
  16. Manager and/ or any other person placed in authority over them.

Knowledge and Experience Required

  1. Valid nursing council of Kenya license
  2. KRCHN/ KRN certificate from a recognized institution
  3. Higher diploma in ophthalmic nursing will be an added advantage
  4. Certificate of BLS will be an added advantage
  5. At least 2 years working experience in a busy hospital/clinic Environment
  6. Eye hospital working experience will be an added advantage

Key Skills and Competencies Required

  1. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  2. Exceptional Communication and Customer Care skills
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to work in high pressure situations.
  5. Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.

HR & Administration Assistant

Ref: CEH/HR/REC/032/2021 Terms of Engagement Permanent

Place of work: City Eye Hospital Main Hospital

Reporting to:

HR & Administration Officer/ Training  Coordinator

Seniority Level Junior

Main Purpose of the Role

To provide Human Resources and Administration support in the relating functions while ensuring adherence to the laid-out policies and procedures within the department, company and prevailing labor laws.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Engage and assist in handling inquiries regarding company personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to
  2. employees
  3. Open and maintain departmental files and ensure records are updated regularly and as required.
  4. Manage the staff database including regularly updating staff details, addition of new employees, updating  monthly and daily locum staff and recording exiting employees.
  5. Leave management; including daily processing of leave applications, sending monthly and quarterly updates,  and recording new enrolments.
  6. Bio-metric system management; including enrolment of staff and cancellation, processing/downloading
  7. reports and weekly updates ensuring employee attendance is managed in line with company policy
  8. Ensure the daily operations of the HR department are conducted in accordance to department guidelines and  that the operations are completed on time and are of high quality.
  9. Participate in the recruitment process for junior employees by short-listing candidates, preparation, scheduling  and participation in interviews, communicating to successful and unsuccessful candidates.
  10. Accurate and timely filing of HR documents
  11. Setting up, planning and taking minutes on any HR related meeting.
  12. Monitor the performance of the house keeping staff and ensure that the facility remains clean, safe and wellmaintained
  13. Ensure availability and adequacy of various utilities (Rentokil sanitary bins, pest control, fire and safety  equipment, water services, electricity, ventilation/air conditioning, waste disposal)
  14. Receive errand request for office support staff and plan their daily schedule
  15. Establish and maintain a record of all licenses required and the renewal timelines applicable CEH Vacancy Advert- HR & Admin Assistant| Page 2 of 2
  16. Coordinate the renewal process including cost approval, processing applications and necessary follow ups
  17. Ensure proper display of licenses as per statutory requirements
  18. Knowledge and Experience Required
  19. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or any other Social Sciences.
  20. Professional Certification preferred (CHRP or Higher Diploma)
  21. Minimum three years of experience in a similar position; experience within the health sector is preferred.
  22. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  23. A member of IHRM in good standing

Key Skills and Competencies Required

  1. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  2. Exceptional Communication and Customer Care skills
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to work in high pressure situations.
  5. Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.

 

Ophthalmic Assistant Trainee

Ref: CEH/HR/REC/030/2021

Place of work: City Eye Hospital- Main and other branches or vision  centers
Reporting to: Unit Nurse In- Charge Seniority Level Entry

Main Purpose of the Role

This is an initial one-year apprenticeship program, whereby the successful applicants for the program are taken through  intense theoretical and practical on-the-job training aimed at equipping them with skills required by Ophthalmic  Assistants. Once successful in the training, the trainee shall then be redeployed in the patient service centers in any of  our facilities to provide assistance to our clinical and patient care teams.

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • KCSE certificate attained not later than 2019, with a minimum grade of D+.
  • Computer literacy
  • Previous work experience in a hospital shall be an added advantage.

Key Skills and Competencies Required

  1. Good communication and Customer Care Skills.
  2. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  3. Demonstrated ability to uphold and align oneself with the core values of city eye hospital.

How to Apply

Application Criteria for Nurse and HR & Admin Assistant Interested and qualified candidates to make their applications through careers@cityeyehospital.or.ke with the  subject being “Nurse – CEH/HR/REC/031/2021’’ or 'HR & Admin Assistant – CEH/HR/REC/032/2021’. Applications should reach us not later than 3 rd December 2021. The application must include;
  1. An up-to-date CV, not more than 4 pages long, with the current and expected remuneration indicated in the  CV.
  2. A one-page document in PDF format explaining how their personality aligns to the core values of City Eye  Hospital.
Application Criteria for Ophthalmic Assistant Trainee role only Interested and qualified candidates, who are not older than 28 years old can drop their application at our reception,  City Eye Main Hospital located Opposite Traffic Police Headquarters, Ngong Road, or send them via post through P.O  Box 19744-00202, Nairobi. The application time frame closes on 3 rd December 2021. The application must include;
  1. A hand written cover letter expressing their interest in joining the program and also explaining how their  personality aligns to the core values of City Eye Hospital; God, People and Excellence.
  2. A Typed up-to-date CV, not more than 4 pages long.
  3. A duly executed and stamped letter of recommendation from a religious superintendent (priest, bishop, pastor, church elders, Imam etc).
NB: Persons with an interest in a career in eye care and those from a needy back ground are encouraged to apply. We are committed to grant you a great applicant’s experience, and we do not discriminate against gender, religion, marital  status or any other diversities. All applications shall be accorded due consideration but due to the high volume of the same  that we receive, we shall only be able to contact the shortlisted candidates. Applicants who fail to adhere to the application  criteria indicated and do not meet the qualifications highlighted shall automatically be disqualified

Job Categories: Many positions. Job Types: Full-Time.

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