Careers

We are always looking out for skilled employees!

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 enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and non-clinical practice.

THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL  DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE;

MEDICAL OFFICERS – CRITICAL CARE UNIT – REF: MOCCU/08/20

Reporting to the Team Leader – CCU, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing curative, superior interventional and preventative medical care in the critical care unit.

Main Duties and Responsibilities; –

  • Ethically reviewing and instituting appropriate therapeutic interventions for patients admitted to critical care units or requiring critical care across the hospital.
  • Reviewing patients in other units where CCU/HDU support is needed and making appropriate decisions on interventions required.
  • Performing medical procedures expected of a CCU Medical Officer.
  • Ensuring that high standards of diagnostic accuracy and patient care are maintained
  • Preparing medical reports and other clinical documents as required
  • Ensuring professionalism and timeliness in handling of clients at both individual and departmental level
  • Participating in continuous medical education and the development of departmental clinical protocols, quality improvement plans, and initiatives
  • Participating in research, clinical audits and review programmes for the department
  • Ensuring consistency in the clinical protocols and provision of care.

Assisting in coaching and mentoring of nursing staff on various aspects of critical care and management of critical illness.

  • Ensuring regular and adequate communication with patients and relatives on clinical progress.
  • Advocating for excellent patient care and outcomes.
  • Provision of seamless professional interaction with admitting staff in managing patients in critical care.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • 1-year work experience post internship
  • Valid private practice and annual license
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support, Advance Trauma Life Support, Paediatric Advanced Life Support (added advantage).
  • Sound diagnostic skills and judgment
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Detailed oriented and good interpersonal relations.
  • Must be well organized and have the ability to plan ahead and deal with care issues as they arise.
  • Must be thorough and proactive to ensure quality care and positive outcome.
  • Must be able to work closely with a multi-disciplinary team.

NB: If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned not later than Friday 28th August 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.

 

MEDICAL OFFICER:          REF/THN/MO/07/20       (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Team Leader, Internal Medicine, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Initial management, stabilization and treatment of all patients.
  • Rotating in various wards and clinics as assigned.
  • Facilitating patient admission and discharge.
  • Ensuring patient referral to appropriate specialist.
  • Facilitating customer complaint handling, root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Championing evidence based practice, patient centered care, service excellence and continual improvement.
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality and working with professionalism.
  • Undertaking clinical procedures.
  • Undertaking staff clinic duties and ambulance duties.
  • Participating in major disaster response.
  • Facilitating Continuous Medical Education sessions and research.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Valid private practice and annual retention license from KMPDC
  • One-year post-internship experience
  • Valid certification in 1 life support course. i.e. ACLS, ATLS, BLS or PALS
  • Sound diagnostic skills and judgment
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Private practice experiences an added advantage
  • Critical care knowledge an added advantage

 

PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST:          REF/TNH/PT/07/20   (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Team Leader – Pharmacy, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Processing and dispensing prescriptions, treatment sheets and medication orders correctly and accurately.
  • Giving accurate drug information to all doctors, nurses, patients and other user departments.
  • Following the laid down security and safety systems and procedures in all transactions including not sharing computer log-in and password with other staff.
  • Participating in the drug stocking process i.e. stock requisition, reception from stores, prompt shelving and keeping a tight control of pharmacy stock items.
  • Following up to conclusion all stock issues requiring attention such as the pricing of drugs, patient credits, replacement of damaged or expired stocks.
  • Participating in stock takes and actively take part in stock variance reconciliation.
  • Checking the expiry dates of medicines, making sure that the short expiry drugs are tagged and returned back to the store in compliance with the Short Expiry Drug Policy
  • Carrying out quarterly medicine storage areas inspection in all medicine storage areas including theatres, critical care areas and crash carts.
  • Participating in the formulation and implementation of hospital policies on drug use, pharmacy standard operating procedures and work instructions.
  • Assisting the Senior Pharmacists in the training of new Pharmaceutical Technologists and students who come to the pharmacy unit for their internship.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.
  • Enrolled with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • Two (2) years working experience.
  • Good communication skills, honest and good interpersonal skills.

 

PHYSIOTHERAPIST:          REF/TNH/PT/07/20   (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Chief Physiotherapist, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Conducting evaluation and assessment of patients having physical disabilities, disorders or injuries.
  • Identifying treatment goals and appropriate therapy techniques and equipment to achieve the goals.
  • Planning for the most efficient and most effective treatment regime.
  • Carrying out the rehabilitative program and designate the party to carry out treatment plan, e.g. patient, employee, ward staff, family members etc.
  • Conducting regular evaluation of patients to assess progress and response to therapy and revise treatment program where necessary to achieve goals.
  • Participating in treatment team meeting with Doctors, nurses and other physiotherapists in order to provide information regarding patient assessment and to further coordinate treatment goals and programs.
  • Advising and recommending to referring doctors on necessary interventions and/or change of management,
  • Developing treatment plan to be followed by patient after discharge, advising the importance of continuing physiotherapy after discharge, and organizing their physiotherapy appointments.
  • Instructing patient, families and other professionals in treatment techniques and exercises outlined in the program.
  • Writing initial reports of results on evaluation of patient’s physical condition and preparing written treatment plan.
  • Providing statistical information by preparing year-end summaries on patients treated and their conditions and progress.
  • Conducting educational sessions on therapy treatment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • One (1) year work experience.
  • Registered with the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists.
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • Good communication skills, honest, good interpersonal skills.

 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST:          REF/TNH/OT/07/20:   (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Chief Physiotherapist, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Developing individual treatment plans and administrating relevant therapy regimes
  • Conducting regular evaluation of patients to assess progress and response to therapy and revise treatment program as necessary.
  • Participating in treatment team meetings to provide information regarding patient assessment and treatment program.
  • Maintaining daily treatment evaluation notes of patient’s progress and discharge planning notes and summaries.
  • Providing training to other disciplines inside the institution on occupation therapy and special techniques or equipment’s used in patient care.
  • Instructing patients in the use of splints made and care of the same to avoid injuries like blisters.
  • Adapting or modifying prefabricated equipment to meet individual needs, monitor use of adaptive equipment.
  • Preparing written treatment plan and maintaining a record of patients treated.
  • Providing training to other discipline inside or outside the institution on occupational therapy and treatment.
  • Recommending and advising the Chief Physiotherapist on the appropriate equipment for procurement according to department needs.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma in Occupation Therapy
  • Registered by the Kenya Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA)
  • One (1) years working experience.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills, honest, good interpersonal skills.

 

RADIOGRAPHER/SONOGRAPHER:          REF/TNH/RS/07/20:    (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Chief Radiographer, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Providing leadership to the Radiographers in the assigned section including performance management, coaching and mentoring.
  • Producing radiographic and sonographic images of high diagnostic quality.
  • Ensuring provision of high quality, reliable radiology diagnostic services.
  • Enabling high quality patient experience including quality of care and optimal turnaround time
  • Participating in preparation of the duty rotas and leave plans.
  • Actively Participating in departmental CME programmes.
  • Facilitating adherence to set standard set standards for routine and special examinations.
  • Producing images of high diagnostic quality.
  • Performing radiographic examinations for diagnostic purposes according to the requirements of the referring physician.
  • Performing routine and special radiological examinations including mobile radiography and image intensifier when required.
  • Participating in customer complaint handling, root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Effective use of picture archiving & radiological information systems.
  • Championing patient centered care and continual improvement.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma or Degree in Diagnostic Radiography.
  • Higher national diploma in Ultrasound
  • Valid practice licence.
  • Three (3) years’ work experience.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Effective problem solving ability.
  • Good customer service skills.

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned not later than Friday 21st August 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.

NOTE:

  • ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.
  • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
  • National I.D.
  • KRA PIN Certificate
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers

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Human Resources Director 

The Nairobi Hospital

P.O. Box 30026 – 00100

Mail: recruitment@nbihosp.org

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