Medical Officers, Nursing Officer, Staff Nurses, Pharmacy Services In Charge, Pharmacy Tech, Lab Services In Charge, Lab Tech, Radiographer, Accounts Assistant, Stores Assistant and Medical Records Tech at Nairobi Women’s Hospital

On Friday, January 24th, 2014

The Nairobi Women’s Hospital is trusted with the healthcare of our Women in Africa, We are looking for top talent to join our team. 

Applications are invited for the following positions to be based in Nairobi and/or Mombasa –

1. Medical Officer

The job holder will be responsible for providing quality healthcare services to the hospital clientele in line with the business objectives

Applicants must be in possession of Bachelors of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) Degree from a recognized University. 

Candidates must have completed internship in Kenya and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board. 
The position requires active knowledge and experience in Standards and Patient management and active application of Information Systems.

2. Medical Officer Critical Care

The job holder will be responsible for providing efficient and professional medical care for patients in need of emergency and critical care.

Applicants must be in possession of a Bachelors of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from a recognized University and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board and have certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) & Basic Life Support (BLS).Certification in Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). 

Advance Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) and Advanced Trauma Life Support will be an added advantage. 
He/she should have 3 years clinical practice, of which 1 year should be in Critical Care.

3. Nursing Officer – (Theatre, I.C.U, Casualty & Wards)
These are core positions within The Nairobi Womens Hospital. Reporting to the Unit-Nursing Services Coordinator, 

The position holder will be responsible for Administration and control of section(s) operations in line with the business objectives. 
It is a supervisory role thus exemplary leadership, technical knowhow & good people skills are a must requirement.

The position holder/s will be responsible for: 
The organization, administration and control of section; 
Ensuring Superior Customer Experience to both internal and external customers; 
Ensuring appropriate infection control; 
Developing standards operating procedures for the section(s); 
Conducting training in NWH including clinical instruction

Qualifications and Skills

  • Applicants must be in possession of relevant Nursing qualification from a recognized school of nursing or University
  • Current license with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • At least one post basic training i.e.Theatre &/ or Critical Care
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
4. Senior Staff Nurse (Theatre, I.C.U, Casualty & Wards)

The position holder will be responsible for control of operations in line with the business objectives. 

It is a supervisory role thus exemplary leadership, technical knowhow & good people skills are a must requirement. 
The position holder shall be responsible for; 
  • Delivering a professional and high standard of nursing care within the section while leading a team of nurses in delivering projects and team targets; 
  • Ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and handing over between shifts at all times; 
  • Orientating new staffs at the section level as well as Preparing, implementing and monitoring departmental rotas including reports
Qualifications and Skills
  • Nursing qualification from a recognized school of nursing or University
  • Qualification in specialised area (paediatric, theatre, ICU or Maternity) will be an added advantage.
  • Current license with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Minimum of 5 years of continuous clinical nursing experience, with an interest to specialize in Critical Care
5. Staff Nurse (Theatre, I.C.U, Casualty & Wards)

These are core positions within The Nairobi Womens Hospital. Reporting to the Unit-Nursing Services Coordinator, The position holder will be responsible for delivering a professional and high standard of nursing care  within the section; Ensure Superior Customer Experience to both internal and external clients. 

While ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and handing over between shifts at all times. 
Also participating in continuous medical education

Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
  • KRCHN with basic training in specialised area (paediatric, theatre, ICU or Maternity)
  • BSN or its equivalent is an added advantage
  • Membership to a professional body
6. Pharmacy Services –In Charge

The person will be in charge of Leading, planning, organizing and controlling all pharmacy activities in line with business objectives.

 He/She will superintend the branch pharmacy premise as per the pharmacy and poisons act, while ensuring all planned departmental activities are geared towards meeting NWH strategic objectives. 
Key as well is compliance to QA standards by carrying out regular audits of all activities/procedures/equipments to and financial prudence.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology. (Bachelors degree in Pharmacy, Will be an added advantage).
  • Valid annual practice license with the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience in a busy hospital pharmacy setting
7. Pharmacy Technologist

The position holder will be charged with Receiving, filling and dispensing drugs and medical supplies as ordered or prescribed by a qualified medical practitioners. 

Vis a vis Clarification of prescription to patients and notification of any prescription errors to the prescriber while updating drug patient bills. 
Additionally he/she will be responsible for generating  relevant reports  as the basis for the statistical reports on the consumption and balances of stocks in the pharmacy

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 2 years relevant work experience
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Valid registration license by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
8. Laboratory Services In-Charge

Reporting to the Lab Services Manager, the position holder shall among other duties ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients, manage and control laboratory supplies, Streamline the service turn- around- time (TAT) & Conduct regular audits of all activities to ensure compliance.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bsc in laboratory science or Higher National Diploma in Medical Technology in any Laboratory discipline- Hematology, Microbiology, and Clinical Chemistry
  • Valid practice license
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience as in a busy hospital Laboratory setting
9. Laboratory Technologist

The preferred person will be responsible for ensuring all Laboratory equipments are in good condition before starting the day’s work. 

Additionally ensure availability and optimum utilization of reagents for cost effectiveness and billing all procedures to capture revenue. 
He/She shall Document all processes and results to ensure availability of supportive information and Implement all set stock control procedures to ensure accountability.

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 2 years experience
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a board recognized institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologist and Technicians Board
  • HND is an added advantage
10. Radiographer/Sonographer

The suitable candidate will be responsible for but not limited to, Generating anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images by using cognitive imaging/ sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate.

Additionally maintaining a daily log of patients seen and completes all required billing information. 
He/She will be required to analyze sonograms, synthesize sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 1 year relevant work experience
  • Diploma holder in Medical Imaging Sciences from a recognised institution
  • Must be a member of Radiology Board of Kenya
11. Accounts Assistant Credit Control

Key responsibilities will be to prepare post and reconcile financial transactions and collect and reconcile all that is owed to the Hospital as per set target. 

Additionally He/She will be 
  • checking invoices against supporting documents and dispatch; 
  • Planning with Cashier and Ward Clerk to ensure all services are billed; 
  • Checking inpatient/outpatient un-finalized invoices in the ERP and rectify any anomalies
Qualifications and Skills
  • CPA II or equivalent
  • Proven working knowledge of ERP and strong computer skills
  • Analytical mind with strong orientation to financial analysis
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience in a busy environment setting
12. Stores Assistant

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to – 

  • Receiving and verification of goods received or issued; 
  • Short listing of items due for ordering and confirm expiries; 
  • Maintaining updated stock movement records;
  • Processing of departmental requisitions; Pricing and labeling of goods.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Certificate in Purchasing and supplies
  • At least 1 year relevant work experience
  • Membership to a professional body
13. Medical Records Technologist

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:- 

  • Processing patient’s documents; 
  • Ensuring security and confidentiality of medical records; 
  • Maintaining patient’s files (medical records) and documenting their condition and treatment; 
  • Following up on discharged patients, their families and physicians. i.e. patients with terminal illnesses.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Diploma in Medical Records and Information Systems
  • 2 years of relevant experience
  • Additional qualification will be an added advantage
How to Apply

Interested applicants with the right qualifications & background are invited to submit their applications to [email protected], stating their preferred location of operation and current plus expected salary. 

The position applied should be the email subject. 
Deadline for all applications is 31st January 2014.
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