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VACANT POSITIONS IN THE COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE – MINISTRY OF HEALTH (UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE PROGRAMME)

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The Kilifi County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions under the Universal Health care coverage programme.

Terms of Service: Three (3) years Contract

Remuneration Package (Consolidated package):

Diploma Holders – Kshs 50,000

Certificate Holders – Kshs 40,000

1. REGISTERED CLINICAL OFFICER III – REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 19/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a:-

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate of Registration by Clinical Officers’ Council

Duties and Responsibilities:-

This is an entry grade into this cadre and an officer at this level will work under guidance of a senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Taking history, examining, diagnosing and treating patients’ common ailments at an outpatient or inpatient health facility;
  • Implementing Community Health Care activities in liaison with other health workers;
  • Guiding and counseling patients, clients and staff on health issues;
  • Sensitizing patients and clients on preventive and promotive health;
  • Carrying out minor surgical procedures as per training and skill;
  • Collecting and compiling clinical data; and
  • Referring patients and clients to appropriate health facilities.

2. REGISTERED NURSE III - REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 20/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient's outcomes;
  • Providing appropriate healthcare services including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Immunization, PMTCT, Ante-natal care and delivery, providing health education and counseling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
  • Referring patients and clients appropriately;
  • Facilitating patients' admission and initiating discharge plans;
  • Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care;
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment; and
  • Collecting and compiling data.

3. PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST III– REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 21/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a: -

  • Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate of enrollment as a Pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB)

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. At this level, an officer is expected to be guided to provide pharmaceutical services in County hospitals. The officer will also be expected to work in pharmaceutical services in a district hospital in the absence of a pharmacist or be in the line assistant to the pharmacist. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Compounding and dispensing medicine, supervision of Pharmaceutical Technologists and other staff under him;
  • An officer who has been trained in Pharmaceutical analysis and has successfully completed such a course may be assigned drugs quality control duties;
  • In a medical training institution, work involves training, counselling and guiding students; and
  • Participating in curriculum development, implementation and evaluation of training programmes, student recruitment and induction

4. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST III – REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 22/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have a Diploma in any of the following fields:-

  • Applied Sciences (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Biology), Food Science and Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Biotechnology from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Sampling and receiving samples;
  • Preparing and standardizing laboratory reagents and procedures; and
  • Extracting, isolating, identifying and quantifying drugs, pesticides and heavy metals in biological and other miscellaneous samples.

5. COMMUNITY ORAL HEALTH OFFICER III - REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 23/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a: -

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (Plain) with grade C (Plain) in English/Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences and grade C- (Minus) in either Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics or General Sciences; and
  • Diploma in Community Oral Health from Kenya Medical Training College or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities:-

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Participating in oral health demonstrations, exhibitions and giving lectures to communities and schools;
  • Collecting data for fluoride testing in water samples, analyzing and interpreting results and advising the relevant authorities accordingly; and
  • Diagnosis and treatment of common dental conditions, temporary and permanent dental restorations, reducing simple fractures of jaws and extractions.

6. RADIOGRAPHER III - REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 24/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a:-

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, Biology/ Biological Sciences or Physics/ Physical Sciences and C- (minus) in Mathematics; and
  • Diploma in any of the following fields; Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging Sciences, Ultrasound, Computerized Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Digital Medical imaging equipment or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry and training grade for Radiographers cadre. An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of an experienced officer. Specific duties will include:

  • Providing radiographic services to the patients;
  • Processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients; and
  • Ordering and maintaining records of radiographic and photographic supplies.

7. ASSISTANT PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER III – REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 25/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a:

  • Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will provide Environmental Health Extension services in the area of deployment, where specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health;
  • Referring health cases to relevant health facilities;
  • Carrying out immunization; identifying environmental health issues at community level;
  • Organizing community health days to advise communities on common public health issues;
  • Collecting and maintaining up to date records of services rendered;
  • Assessing health needs of the community; implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures; and
  • Implementing integrated mosquito control strategies.

8. ENROLLED NURSE III - REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 26/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  • A Certificate in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Enrolled Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Midwife, Kenya Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse or Enrolled Nurse/Midwife from a recognized institution;
  • An enrolment Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • Avalid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities:-

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Assessing patients and clients and establishing health care needs;
  • Planning and implementing nursing care interventions based on patients'/clients' health needs;
  • Providing appropriate healthcare service, including immunization, ante-natal care, delivery, referring patients and clients appropriately;
  • Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/clients preparing individualized reports;
  • Making appropriate discharge plan for patients;
  • Conducting assessment of school health needs;
  • Planning, implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports;
  • Maintaining records on patients/clients personal and health condition/care;
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment;
  • Ensuring safe custody for in-patients belongings;
  • Conducting home visits, following up discharged patients/clients and providing continuity of care; and
  • Treating minor ailments.

9. COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSISTANT III – REF:CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT 27/04/2020

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have

  • A Certificate in any of the following disciplines: Community Health, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or Community Development from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Visiting homes to determine health situations and dialogue with household members;
  • Identifying and sensitizing communities on health interventions;
  • Identifying common ailments and minor injuries at community level;
  • Collecting health data at household level for analysis;
  • Distribution of Information Education Communication materials, mosquito nets and other commodities to households;
  • Identifying defaulters of health interventions and other health cases and referring them to health facilities; and
  • Maintaining and updating health data using health registers.

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the set criteria MUST use the Application for Employment Form (KCPSB 001) and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates and testimonials.

The form can either be;

  • Obtained from the Kilifi County Public Service Board Offices OR
  • Downloaded from the Kilifi County website

Applicants can choose to;

  • Deliver the form to the Office of the Secretary; County Public Service Board at the Kilifi Complex Centre, Tuskys Building 2nd Floor
  • Address it to;-

THE BOARDSECRETARY/CEO

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

KILIFI COUNTY GOVERNMENT

P.O BOX 491-80108

KILIFI

All applications in hard copy stating the post applied for should be received not later than 5.00pm on 22nd day of April, 2020.

Kilifi County is an equal opportunity employer hence encourages women and physically challenged persons to apply.

Note:

  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

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