Nursing Officers (57 positions), Biostatician, Nutritionist, Clinical Officers, Medical Laboratory Technologists at Meru County Government

On Monday, July 28th, 2014
Republic of Kenya
Meru County Government
County Public Service Board
The Meru County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per the constitution of Kenya 2010 and section 451, 150 and 510 of the County Government Act No.17 of 2012
 
Department of Health
A. Biostatician
Job Group ‘K’ 
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Applying statistical methods to medical and scientific research,
  • Interpretation of data and developing research studies.
  • Determine the procedures used in data collection for research studies and are essential in the publishing of scientific research.
  • Review and reinterpret data from previous studies to determine if any valuable information or data was overlooked or incorrectly analysed.
  • Analysing genetic data and disease occurrence.
  • Analyse archival data such as birth, death, and disease records.
  • Write research proposals or grant applications for submission to external bodies.
  • Calculate sample size requirements for clinical studies.
  • Planning and executing professional development and provide expertise and leadership in solving complicated problems and upholding company goals.
  • Any other duties assigned by the office.
Requirements for Appointments
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Possess a degree in biostatistics or a related field, such as mathematics or biology.
  • Must have a comprehensive background in science, math, and most importantly in (bio) statistics.
  • Five (5) years of experience in the relevant field.
  • One should also have a working knowledge of the statistical computer applications like SAS, MS Windows applications, and experience with the creation and design of clinical studies.
  • Must be logical, cautious and methodical, innovative and flexible, and at the same time have the skills to design new processes to collect and examine data when new challenges arise.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the National values and principle of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Article 10 and 232.
B. Nutritionist
Job Group ‘H’
1 Posts
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning, monitoring, implementing and evaluating nutrition projects in the community.
  • Sensitizing and working with community workers and particularly in agricultural, social services, educational and other agencies to help them understand more the nutrition problems in the community and advocate actions for improvement of the same.
  • Monitoring nutrition trends in the division through collecting, collating and analysing of new and existing data.
  • Conducting nutrition related research.
  • Participating in patient management at the hospital.
  • Preparing monthly reports for the station.
  • Supervision of staff working under the officer.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirements for Appointments
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a Holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Certificate (KCSE) Mean grade C or its equivalent
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics from a recognized Medical Training College
  • Ability to work ion flexible shifts
  • Three (3) years of experience in the relevant field.
  • Strong commitment to patient care
  • Be registered as a Nutrionist or Dietician by the Kenya Nutrionist and Dietician’s Institute.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the National values and principle of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010,Article 10 and 232
C. Clinical Officers
Job Group ‘H’
10 Posts
The clinical Officer will work under guidance of a senior officer.
 
Duties and rResponsibilities
Specific duties will include the following among others:
  • Observation and examining patients
  • Diagnosing and treating ailments at an outpatient department in a hospital or health Centre
  • Assist in planning and conducting primary health care activities
  • Coaching Students attached to hospitals and medical centres
  • Supervising and counselling staff engaged on routine patient care
  • Giving support and health education to patient
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirements for the Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Mean grade C or its equivalent.
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized Medical Training College
  • Be resisted by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the National values and principle of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010,Article 10and 232
D. Medical Laboratory Technologists
Job Group ‘H’
4 Posts
Medical Laboratory Technologists will work under the guidance of a senior laboratory officer
 
Duties and Responsibilities
The specific duties will include the following among others:
  • Offering general diagnostic or other laboratory services in the medical laboratory.
  • Offering blood transfusion services
  • Supervising and developing junior staff
  • Performing administrative duties.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a Holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Certificate (KCSE) Mean grade C or its equivalent
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized Medical Training College.
  • Be registered by Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists Board.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the National values and principle of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Article 10 and 232
E. Nursing Officers
Job Group ‘H’ 
40 Posts
The Nursing Officer will work under the guidance of the Senior Nursing Officer. 
Work at this level will largely involve planning, supervision and provision of nursing care at an outpatient department or ward in a health facility.

Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties will include the following among others:
  • Assessing of patients’ needs for nursing services
  • Verifying and obtaining information relating to patients admissions
  • Keeping records of drugs and supplies
  • Guiding, supervising and counselling staff performing routine duties
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Mean grade C or its equivalent.
  • Be a holder of a Kenya Registered Nurse or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse Diploma From a recognized medical Training College
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the National values and principle of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010,Article 10and 232
How to Apply:
All
applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on
the left hand-side the position you are applying for and addressed to:
The Secretary,
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 120-60200,
Meru.

Important information to all Applicants:
Meru County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The applications should reach the Secretary on or before Friday 8th August 2014
NB. Applicants should seek clearance from:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Criminal Investigation Department
  • Commission for Higher Education; for those with certificates from Private and foreign institutions.
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  1. am a nutritionist,though I saw it late,,

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