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.

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

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE;

Specialist –Clinical Oncologist: REF/TNH/S0/11/20

Reporting to the Team Leader in the Oncology Unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Managing and treating cancer patients in coordination with the other departmental staff throughout the entire course of cancer treatment.
  • Collecting medical histories and performing physical evaluations in addition to basic administrative duties, such as maintaining records, coordinating with other medical personnel, to offer treatment to patients.
  • Investigate and request appropriate investigations and able to interpret them in order to select appropriate oncologic treatment options.
  • Prescribing various types of treatment, such as chemotherapy, medications and targeted hormonal therapy.
  • Treatment of cancer patients using advanced treatment technology like IMRT, VMAT, intra-cavity/interstitial Brachytherapy, 3D Conformal Radiotherapy and manipulation of computer based tools in achieving treatment goals.
  • Performing procedures to treat regions of the body affected by cancer treatment.
  • Writing prescriptions, providing specific cancer information to patients, monitoring treatment plans and improving patients’ quality of life.
  • Explaining cancer development stages to patients, discussing treatment options and assisting in symptom management.
  • Caring for patients throughout the entire course of cancer treatment, from diagnosis to recovery or death.
  • Ensure quality assurance is achieved on equipment, accessories and treatment plans to enhance patient safety
  • Maintain accurate database of patient information and treatment plans.
  • Active participation in Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings and able to consult widely with other sub specialty in Oncology for the best interest of the patient.
  • Be research oriented and able to enhance evidence based practice
  • Any other duty assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Masters of Medicine in Clinical Oncology or Radiation Oncology.
  • Specialist Recognition from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  • Valid registration and annual practice license
  • Indemnity cover
  • Three (3) years Minimum experience
  • Sound diagnostic skills and judgment
  • Valid license from Kenya Radiation Protection Board with prior experience of working with linear accelerators and simulation equipment
  • Delivery of radiotherapy in a facility equipped with Image Modulated Radiation Therapy, Prostate brachytherapy Volumetric Arc Therapy and Radio-Iodine Treatment will be an added advantage
  • Detail oriented
  • Conscientious
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (added advantage)
  • Advance Trauma Life Support (added advantage)
  • Peadiatric Advanced Life Support (added advantage)
  • Proficiency in I.T. with regards to Oncology Information System and able to practice in a paperless working environment. (added advantage)

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 15th December 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.

 

Pharmaceutical Technologist: REF/TNH/PT/11/20: (Contract)

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 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.
  • Registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • One (1) years working experience.
  • Good communication skills, honest and good interpersonal skills.

 

Speech and Language Therapist: REF/TNH/SLT/11/20: (Contract)

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

  • Assessing, diagnosing, screening, and preventing language, speech, and swallowing disorders.
  • Communicating with the patient, and liaising with their family members, physicians, and teachers to design effective treatment plans.
  • Using tried and tested therapies in combination with new, innovative techniques to provide the best care.
  • Educating patients and their families on speech disorders and available therapies.
  • Taking detailed notes on patient history and progress.
  • Evaluating patient progress and implementing changes to therapy programs as required.
  • To have knowledge of and work within the framework of relevant procedures including Safeguarding/Child Protection etc.
  • Keeping up-to-date with advancements in the field by attending conferences, conducting research, and expanding professional and academic networks.
  • Providing mentoring and workshops to speech therapy students.
  • Working within a team to improve the effectiveness of service delivery.

At a more senior level, you’ll need to be:

  • Conducting personal development reviews with colleagues.
  • Supporting newly qualified SLTs and speech and language therapy assistants.
  • Planning and delivering training sessions.
  • Undertaking clinical audit
  • Participating in research projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Sc. or Master’s degree in Speech Therapy or Speech-language Pathology.
  • Relevant license and certification.
  • Experience with certain disorders and age groups may be required.
  • Sound understanding of speech-related disorders and treatments.
  • Familiarity with basic computer software.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills.
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • Good communication skills, honest, good interpersonal skills.

 

Radiographer/Sonographer: REF/TNH/RS/11/20: (Contract)

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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 4th December 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

NAIROBI.     

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