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10 Mar 2022

Full-Time Jobs at Kwale County Government (12 Positions)

Kwale County – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Kwale, Kwale County, Kenya

Job Description

Kwale County is located in south coast of Kenya.

Assistant Health Records Information Management Officer III

Duties and Responsibilities

  • receiving and documenting patients at hospital reception
  • registering and booking appointment for patients to clinics and consultants
  • storing and retrieving medical records documents
  • preparing clinics and updating bed bureau
  • editing of patient case records and gathering data from different sources
  • capturing data from service points and maintaining record safety and confidentiality
  • storing and retrieving medical records and balancing daily bed returns
  • creating and maintaining master index and updating patient master index
  • directing patients to relevant clinics and scheduling of patients to the consultants and Specialty clinics
  • assigning codes to diseases and surgical procedures according to the International Classification of Diseases and Procedures in Medicine and preparing Health records and reports.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

Support Staff III (4 Posts)

Duties and responsibilities

  • Execute day–to–day office operations support duties as per duty roster to ensure smooth service delivery, liaising with the office administration staff on operational matters,
  • observe agreed health and safety precautions in the course of duty
  • provide messengerial duties and prepare and serve tea to staff.

Requirements for appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) or Certificate of Primary Education (CPE)

 

Assistant Office Administrator III (2 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • taking oral dictation and word and data processing
  • managing eoffice and ensuring security of office records, documents and equipment;
  • maintaining an up to date filing system in the office
  • operating office equipment and managing office protocol
  • managing office petty cash
  • handling telephone calls and appointments
  • supervising office cleanliness and undertaking any other office administrative services duties that may be assigned.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, mean grade C– (minus) with at least C (plain) in English or Kiswahili Language or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC);

OR

Business Education Single and Group Certificates (BES & GC) from the Kenya National Examinations Council in the following subjects: –

  • Typewriting III (minimum 50 w.p.m)/ Computerized Document Processing III;
  • Shorthand II (80 w.p.m)
  • Business English III/Communication II
  • Office Practice II
  • Secretarial Duties II
  • Commerce II
  • Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Radiographers III (6 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receiving and identifying patients for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; providing basic diagnostic and therapeutic radiography services.
  • Processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients; caring for and counseling patients and their guardian before, during and after the examination; applying radiation safety measures to self, patient and the public.
  • Performing routine quality control checks.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Diploma in Radiography or Medical Imaging Sciences or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.
  • Registered by a relevant regulatory body and have a valid practicing license

Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse III

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessing patients and clients and establishing health care needs
  • Planning and implementing nursing care interventions based on patients’/clients’ health needs
  • Providing appropriate healthcare service, including immunization, ante–natal care, delivery, referring patients and clients appropriately
  • Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/clients preparing individualized reports
  • Making appropriate discharge plan for patients
  • Conducting assessment of school health needs
  • Planning implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports
  • Maintaining records on patients/clients personal and health condition/care
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment
  • Ensuring safe custody for in–patients belongings
  • Conducting home visits
  • Following up discharge patients/clients and providing continuity of care
  • Treating minor ailments

Requirements for Appointment

  • Hold a certificate in Kenya Enrolled nurse, Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Midwife, Kenya Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse or Enrolled nurse/midwife from a recognized training institution
  • Have a registration certificate with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Have a valid practicing license
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

Orthopedic Technologist

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manipulating and reducing fractures and dislocations; fixing and removing casts, bandages and tractions to and from patients
  • correcting Congenital Talipes EquinoVarus (C.T.E.V)
  • counseling patients/clients on issues regarding orthopaedic trauma
  • cleaning and treating simple wounds resulting from orthopaedic trauma
  • documenting orthopaedic and trauma case
  • assessing and referring patients with musculoskeletal conditions.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Diploma in Orthopaedic Plaster Technology from a recognized institution ; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

General Physician

Duties and responsibilities

  • Offer specialized medical services at the county hospital
  • Conduct daily ward rounds
  • Conduct specialized MOPC (Medical Outpatient Clinics)
  • Review cases that require consultant attention as they arise
  • Supervise interns and medical students’ rotation in medical wards
  • Any other relevant duty and responsibility within the County Health Department

Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelors degree in medicine and surgery from a recognized university
  • MMED In Internal Medicine from a recognized university
  • Be registered with medical practitioners and dentist board
  • Must have a valid practicing license

 

Medical Laboratory Technician III (6 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • preparing clients for collection of specimens
  • Receiving, collecting, labeling and registering specimens
  • Perform routine diagnostic tests
  • Decontamination working benches
  • Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens for accuracy
  • Disaggregating specimens for processing and analysis

Requirements for Appointment

  • Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board;
  • A registration certificate from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians/Technologists Board (KMLTTB)
  • A valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians/Technologists Board (KMLTTB)
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

 

Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse III

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing intervention and evaluating patient’s outcomes
  • Providing appropriate healthcare service including integrated management of childhood illnesses (IMCI) Immunization, PMTCT, ante–natal care and delivery, providing health education and counseling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs
  • Referring patients and clients appropriately
  • Facilitating patients admission and initiating discharge plans
  • Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment
  • Collecting and compiling data

Requirements for Appointment

  • Hold a diploma in any of the following disciplines:Kenya registered community health nursing, Kenya registered nursing, Kenya registered midwifery, Kenya registered Nursing/midwifery of Kenya registered Nursing/Mental Health and psychiatry from a recognized institution
  • Has a registration certificate with nursing council of Kenya
  • Has a valid practicing license
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

 

Medical Laboratory Technologist III (2 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Screening for blood transfusion infections
  • Preparing blood products for safe custody or use
  • Recruiting, preparing and bleeding of blood donors for transfusion services
  • Decontamination working benches, receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens
  • Preparing clients for collection of specimens
  • Writing and recording of results
  • Receiving, collecting, labeling and registration of specimens
  • Disaggregating specimens for processing and analyses.
  • Preparing reagents and stains
  • Examining specimens
  • Dispatching the results for use in clinical management
  • Performing blood grouping
  • Issuing of blood and blood products to peripheral health facilities
  • Storing blood products according to their requirements

Requirements for Appointment

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board
  • Registration certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians/Technologists Board (KMLTTB)
  • a valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians/Technologists Board (KMLTTB)
  • Certificate in computer skills from a recognized institution

 

Assistant Public Health Officer III (2 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health
  • Referring of health cases to relevant health facilities
  • Carrying out immunization
  • Identifying environmental health issues at community level
  • Organizing community health days to advise communities on common public health issues
  • Collecting and maintaining up to date records of services rendered
  • Assessing health needs of the community
  • Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures
  • Implementing integrated mosquito control strategies
  • Sitting of homesteads, pit latrines, grain stores, trading centers, emergency camps
  • Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the community
  • Undertaking inspection for preventive maintenance at the health facility, hospital sanitation including healthcare waste management

Requirements for Appointment

  • Must have a Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences Public Health Inspection
  • Has a valid registration with the Public Health Officers and Technicians Council
  • Has a valid practicing license
  • Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution

 

Clinical Officer – Reproductive Health (Re-Advertisement) (2 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities:–

  • Offer curative services at outpatient or inpatient health facilities.
  • Offering Reproductive Health services to both outpatients and inpatients
  • Guiding and counseling patients /clients and staffs on health issues in relation to Reproductive Health.
  • Collecting and Compiling Reproductive Health data for decision making
  • Giving Reproductive Health advice to the hospital team in all matters pertaining to Reproductive Health
  • Any other relevant clinical duties and responsibilities within the County Health Department

Requirements for Appointment

  • Hold a diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a recognized institution.
  • Have completed one year internship.
  • Have a Higher National Diploma in Reproductive Health from a recognized institution
  • Minimum three years after the basic diploma
  • Have a registration certificate with the Kenya Clinical Officers’ Council.
  • Have a valid practicing license

How to Apply

All applications should be submitted on or before Monday 21st March, 2022 by 4:30Pm in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the category (position) which they fall and addressed to:– The Board Secretary Kwale County Public Service Board P.O BOX 4 –80403 KWALE Posted or hand delivered at the Kwale County Public Service Board Offices next to Kwale District Hospital and opposite Baraza Park – Kwale Town. Applicants must attach copies the following documents:–
  • National Identity Card
  • Academic and professional certificates
  • Leaving certificates and other testimonials
  • Valid practicing license where applicable
All applicants submitting their applications through hand delivery should be on face masks and adhere to health protocols like keeping social distance and washing their hands. No need to reapply if one had previously applied for the 3(three) re–advertised positions

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