Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation massive Jobs Vacancies in kenya 2013

Ministry of Public Health  and Sanitation massive Jobs Vacancies in kenya 2013

Ministry of Medical Services
Ministry of Public Health  and Sanitation
Vacancies in the Ministries of Health in Conjunction with USAID-Funded Capacity Kenya Project.
Important Note:
1.          Applications are invited for the following advertised positions which will be hired on fixed contracts to work in selected government health facilities.
2.          Applications of the positions advertised below should be submitted on or before Friday 25th May 2013.
3.          Candidates should apply directly to their preferred province and indicate the same on the envelope and application letter.
4.          Province addresses are at the end of this advertisement. Details of the facilities and the districts in which they are located will be availed and candidates will be allowed to select preferred sites during the interview. Final posting shall be decided by the Ministries of Health.
5.          Candidates are required to provide their e-mail addresses and two reliable mobile phone numbers  for ease of communication.
6.          Candidates should attach copies of all their certificates including professional registration license in the case of Clinical Officers, Nurses, Medical Laboratory Technologists  and Pharmaceutical Technologists.
7.          Salaries are consolidated. A gratuity of 31% of monthly basic salary will be paid at the end of the contract period.
8.          Candidates employed in the Northern Arid Regions will receive an additional “Extraneous Allowance” in line with approved Government of Kenya rates. NAL regions include Turkana, Samburu, Marsabit, Isiolo, Wajir, Mandera , Garissa and Tana River
Registered Clinical Officer III 
Posts: 31
Nairobi: 12, Nyanza: 10, Rift Valley: 3, Western: 6.
Salary per month: Kshs 32,032
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of Registered Clinical Officer Ill, candidates must:
·                     i) Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     ii). Be in possession of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized medical training college.
·                     ¡ii). Be registered by the Clinical Officers Council.
·                     iv). Be knowledgeable and experienced in HIV/AIDS management. Those with CCC management will have an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level is of limited scope and complexity. The officer will normally work under the guidance of a senior officer.
Work involves seeing and examining patients, diagnosing and treating ailments at an outpatient department in a hospital or medical center.
In addition, the officer will be expected to assist in planning and conducting primary health care activities, coaching students attached to hospitals and medical centers, supervising and counseling a small number of staff engaged on routine patients care and giving support and health education to patients.
Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse III
Posts: 41
Coast: 4, Eastern: 2, Nairobi: 2, Northern Arid Lands: 18, Nyanza: 2, Rift Valley: 12, Central 1.
Salary per month: Kshs 32,032
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of KRCHN Ill, candidates must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Registered Nurse or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse Diploma from a recognized medical training college.
·                     Be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
·                     At least one-year working experience at a CCC and /or ANC/PMTCT setting will be an advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Specific duties and responsibilities involve provision, supervision and planning of nursing care of patients at an outpatient department or wards in a hospital.
In addition, the officer will be expected to assess patients’ needs, verify and maintain information relating to patients’ admission, keep records of drugs and other supplies, supervise and counsel staff and perform routine clinical duties.
Medical Laboratory Technologist III
Posts: 2
Northern Arid Lands: I , Rift Valley: I
Salary per month: Kshs 32,032
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of Medical Laboratory Technologist Ill, candidates must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists  Diploma from a recognized medical training college.
·                     Be registered by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board.
·                     Knowledge and experience in TB and HIV will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Specific duties and responsibilities will include offering general diagnostic or other laboratory services in a medical laboratory, blood transfusion services or diagnosis of vector-borne diseases.
Pharmaceutical Technologist
Posts: 4
Coast: I , Northern Arid Lands: 3
Salary per month: Kshs 32,032
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of Pharmaceutical Technologist, candidates must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized medical training college.
·                     Be registered by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level is carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Duties and responsibilities mainly involve dispensing and compounding medicine, verifying and maintaining information relating to drugs issued to patients, ordering and recording of drugs and other supplies, guiding and counseling trainees and supervision of other staff working under him or her.
VCT Counselor
Posts: 17
Central: 4, Nairobi: 6, Northern Arid Lands: I, Nyanza: 2, Rift Valley: 2, Western: 2
Salary per month: Kshs. 23,869
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of VCT Counselor, candidates must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Certificate in Voluntary Counseling and Testing from a reputable institution after having pursued a course lasting at least 1 year.
·                     Work experience in a VCT setting will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Duties include performing HIV/AIDS counseling, testing and referrals, addressing gender and stigma-related barriers among clients, liaising with other departments in the medical facility and partners to provide holistic care for clients, assisting in capacity-building of health care workers among other duties.
Nutrition Officer III
Posts: 2
Nairobi: 1, Rift Valley: I
Salary per month: Kshs 32,032
Requirements
For appointment to the post of Nutrition Officer Ill, candidates must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Diploma in Nutrition from a recognized college.
·                     Knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS nutrition will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Specific duties and responsibilities involve planning, monitoring, implementing and evaluating specific nutrition therapeutic diets for patients visiting the health facility.
In addition, the officer will be expected to supervise staff working under this position.
Health Records Information Officer III
Posts: I
Nairobi: I
Salary per month: Kshs 30,732
Requirements
For appointment to the post of Health Records Information Officer, a candidate must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Diploma in Kenya Health Records Information from a recognized medical training college
·                     NASCOP Certificate in ART Monitoring & Evaluation is essential
·                     Related work experience of at least one year will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibility
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Duties include registration of all HIV positive clients for comprehensive care services and HAART, conducting regular site visits and maintaining correct, accurate and complete facility records while maintaining confidentiality and providing M&E and data collection tools to medical facilities.
Health Records Information Technician
Posts: I
Western: I
Salary per month: Kshs. 28,833
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of Health Records Information Technician, a candidate must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Certificate in Health Records Information from a recognized medical training college.
Duties and Responsibility
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Duties include registration of all HIV positive clients for comprehensive care services and HAART, conducting regular site visits and maintaining correct, accurate and complete facility records while maintaining confidentiality and providing M&E and data collection tools to medical facilities.
Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse
Posts: 11
Coast: 2, Nyanza: 5, Western: 4
Salary per month: Kshs 28,833
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of KECHN, candidates must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of an Enrolled Nurse Certificate from a recognized medical training college.
·                     Be Enrolled by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this grade involves a variety of duties and responsibilities of a limited scope and complexity. An officer at this level works under guidance and supervision of a Nursing Officer or a Clinical Officer. Duties and responsibilities include planning and execution of nursing care for individuals or a group of patients.
Social Worker
Posts: I
Nairobi: I
Salary per month: Kshs. 30,732
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of Social Worker, a candidate must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Diploma n Social Work or a Degree in social science from a recognized college
·                     One year experience working in a TB/HIV setting will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Duties include assessing the social needs of all TB/CCC patients and their families, refering patients to other social care providers, managing the waiver system, performing social assessments of candidates for ARV, collaborating with the IEC team in networking activities and supporting capacity-building of health care workers.
Comprehensive Care Center Service/Patient Attendant
Posts: 3
Rift Valley: 3
Salary per month: Kshs. 23,869
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of CCC Service/Patient Attendant, a candidate must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Have experience in peer counseling and management of Persons Living with HIV (PLHIV).
·                     Work experience at a Comprehensive Care setting will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Duties include assisting the receptionists in retrieving patient files, weighing and measuring patients and recording client information, and performing other support services e.g. transferring blood samples and assisting in loading/unloading supplies.
Comprehensive Care Center Office Assistant/ Peer Educator
Posts: 2
Nairobi: I, Western I
Salary per month: Kshs. 23, 869
Requirements
For appointment to the post of CCC Office Assistant, a candidate must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Work experience at a Comprehensive Care setting will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of an administrative assistant.
Duties involve opening and cleaning the office, monitoring the office cleaning materials and consumables, ensuring the availability of office supplies, providing support on other ad hoc duties such as messengerial services, filing, faxing and photocopying and preparation and provision of beverages for staff and visitors in the clinic.
Comprehensive Care Center Counselor-In-Charge
Posts: I
Nairobi: I
Salary per month: Kshs. 47,004
Requirements
For appointment to the post of CCC Counselor-in-charge, candidates must:
·                     Be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
·                     Be in possession of a Certificate in Voluntary Counseling and Testing from a reputable institution after having pursued a course lasting at least 2 years.
·                     Work experience in a VCT and comprehensive care centre setting is an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a senior officer.
Duties include performing HIV/AIDS counseling and testing of clients, referring HIV positive clients to CCC, addressing gender-related barriers, liaising with other departments in the facility and other stakeholders to provide holistic care for clients, assist in capacity building of health care on topics related to HIV/AIDS counseling and compiling related data.
For all the above advertised positions, applicants should clearly specify the post applied for and the preferred province on the application letter and at the bottom of the envelope.
Copies of academic and professional registration certificates/licenses and testimonials, curriculum vitae and national identity cards must also be attached.
Applications should be addressed and hand delivered, posted or couriered to the following provincial addresses:

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Western Province
Block C, 2nd Floor, Room 74
P. 0 Box 359, Kakamega, 50100

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