Laundry Manager, Human Resources Officer, Maintenance Supervisors, Credit Officers, Corporate Schemes Assistant, Theatre Technicians, Senior Registrars at The Nairobi Hospital

On Monday, September 23rd, 2013

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, are results oriented and committed to continual improvement. 

The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to a wide range of professionals and shape best practice.

Senior Registrars
Ref: HRD/SR/09/13
Opportunities are available in the specialisations of Internal Medicine, Obstetrics / Gynaecology, Radiology and Pathology. 

These are competitive full time positions and the successful candidates will be responsible for managing cases in their respective disciplines leading to specialist recognition by Kenya Medical
Practitioners and Dentists Board. 

Cross cutting duties include:
  • Patient evaluation.
  • Undertaking clinical procedures and examinations.
  • Carrying out ward rounds with Consultants.
  • Enhancing evidence based practice.
  • Championing continuous quality improvement in clinical practise and service delivery.
  • Participating in research, developing clinical protocols and facilitating CME.
  • Mentoring medical officers and medical students in the clinics and wards.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Masters of Medicine in any of the listed specialist areas.
  • Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Possess professional indemnity.
  • Sound diagnostic skills and judgment.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Good interpersonal relations.
Laundry Manager
Ref: HRD/LM /09/13
Reporting to the Operations Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Providing leadership to the Laundry Department.
  • Ensuring efficient and cost effective operations in the provision of clean safe high quality linen.
  • Liaising with user departments for acquisition and maintenance of optimal stock levels.
  • Formulating and implement the linen control systems.
  • Overseeing the department’s budgeting, purchasing and inventory control.
  • Coordinating equipment PPM, servicing and repairs.
  • Championing continual improvement in service delivery and departmental quality systems programs.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Certificate in Housekeeping and Laundry – Kenya Utalii College.
  • Degree in business administration will be an added advantage.
  • 7 years experience in a busy institutional laundry 4 of which should be in a supervisory role.

Human Resources Officer
Ref: HRD/HRO/09/13
Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the successful candidate will be the HR Business Partner for the assigned division. 
Particular responsibilities include:
  • Participating in developing actively in implementing all strategic and operational aspects of the HR Cycle across the Hospital. Providing advisory services to line managers on human capital issues e.g. staffing levels, recruitment, deployment, discipline, performance management, training and development, legislative and policy requirements.
  • Providing guidance, counselling and advisory support to staff.
  • Enabling effective grievance handling and dispute resolution.
  • Participating in implementation of training and development programs.
  • Working with line managers across the business disciplines to implement change management  programs.
  • Fostering harmonious employee and industrial relations.
  • Ensuring the all HR related costs for assigned divisions are within budget.
  • Maintaining up to date staff records.
  • Facilitating continual improvement of the Hospital’s HR policies and practices.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree.
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Good knowledge of labour laws.
  • At least 4 years solid generalist experience in a busy Human Resources Department.
  • Effective advisory skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Member of IHRM.
Maintenance Supervisors
Ref: HRD/MS/09/13
Reporting to the Assistant Engineer – Plant, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Ensuring that all building structures, services, plant and machinery within the hospital are in a proper state to deliver safe and optimal output.
  • Implementing effective planned preventative maintenance.
  • Carrying out routine inspections to identify repair and maintenance needs
  • Coordinating daily checklist updates to facilitate timely repairs and maintenance.
  • Ensuring that work delivered by contracted external parties conforms to the required standards.
  • Processing job requests to completion.
  • Providing baseline data for weekly reports.
  • Ensuring that the materials being received in the department is of the expected quality.
  • Monitoring stock levels and ensuring timely order for consumables.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/ Building and Civil Services Engineering.
  • At least three (3) years relevant working experience.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Effective analytical problem solving skills.
  • Good communication and report writing skills.
Credit Officers
Ref: HRD/CO/09/12
Reporting to the Credit Controller, the successful candidates will participate in ensuring effective debt management for local and international 3rd party providers of various health schemes. Particular responsibilities include the following:-
  • Coordinating debt administration and collection according to ledger allocation and set targets.
  • Monitoring and taking appropriate action on accounts that have surpassed their limits.
  • Ensuring timely discussion of status of accounts with corporate clients.
  • Preparing and submitting specific provisions for doubtful debts.
  • Preparing periodic write off schedules.
  • Ensuring that all payments received are supported by accurate and complete supporting documents.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree.
  • CPA II or its equivalent.
  • Certificate in Credit Management.
  • 3 years experience in a busy credit department preferably in a service industry.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.

Corporate Schemes Assistant
Ref: HRD/CSA/09/13
Reporting to the Corporate Schemes Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Ensuring efficient and timely delivery of service to third-party clients and that third party support is available at the service points.
  • Providing information to external and internal customers.
  • Ensuring proper record keeping and maintaining an effective document handling system for the schemes
  • Updating corporate schemes individual staff listing database.
  • Arranging proper credit facilities, including renewals and terminations of accounts as they fall due.
  • Identifying and solving problems affecting the third party clients to their satisfaction.
  • Assisting third party patients who may need administrative assistance.
  • Vetting and maintaining record of returns from corporate clients to confirm actual account status.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Degree will be an added advantage
  • Computer literate
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a busy credit department preferably in the service industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Theatre Technicians
Ref: HRD/TT/09/13
Reporting to the Charge Nurse Theatres, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Cleaning the operating rooms and equipment.
  • Preparing theatre machines for surgery.
  • Availing the necessary accessories for operations.
  • Assisting in positioning patients before, during and after surgery.
  • Ensuring that the operative lights, air conditioners and related items are regulated and in good working condition.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Anaesthetic Theatre Technician Certificate.
  • Two years theatre experience.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the reference. 
Include your current remuneration, testimonials and give full contact details of 3 referees to:
The Human Resources Manager
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026
Nairobi – 00100

or [email protected]


To be received not later than 3rd October 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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