Garissa County Jobs,104 Positions

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Garissa County is an administrative county in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya. The County is most known for Garissa town which has been bestowed the title of the safest town in Eastern and Central Africa.Garissa County has a total population of 623,060. A male population of 334,939 and a female population of 288,121 (census 2009). Garissa has six constituencies namely: Garissa Township, Ijara, Dadaab, Lagdera, Fafi and Balambala.The county is low lying, with altitudes ranging between 70m and 400m above sea level.

Community Oral Health Officer – 2 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT HLT 19/2/017

JOB GROUP “H”

Duties and responsibilities.

  • managing oral health clinics by organizing and scheduling clinic days, patient flows And referrals;
    • Diagnosis and treatment of common dental conditions, temporary and permanent dental.
    • restorations, reducing simple fractures of jaws, extractions
    • Ordering dental materials, equipments and instruments for use in the hospitals/clinics.

ACADEMIC /PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Community Oral Health or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • At 2 year experience after graduation
    • Good interpersonal relation
    • Registered with regulatory body/valid practice license

Medical Superintendent For Garissa County Referral

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT HLT 18/2/017

JOB GROUP “R”

Qualification.

  • Bachelor of medicine and surgery from a recognized institution.
    • Master degree or post graduate degree in any clinical field from a recognized institution.
    • Registered with Kenya medical practioners and dentist board.
    • Demonstrated a high degree of administrative capability coupled with broad professional experience and competence.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong management skills
    • Functions effectively as part of a team.
    • Exhibit strong leadership qualities.
    • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Duties and responsibilities.

  • The medical superintend shall report to the chief executive officer (C.E.O) of the hospital and the duties and responsibilities of the office holder shall include;
    • Directing, supervising and evaluating the activities of medical, nursing, technical, administrative, maintenance, and other personnel.
    • Monitoring the use of diagnostic services, impatient and outpatient services, facilities, and staff to ensure use of resources.
    • Enhances efficiency in the standard of investigation, diagnosis treatment and management of the patients in the hospital.
    • Establish work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space and equipment availability.
    • Maintain awareness of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes,    and financing options.
    • Responsible for delivering the best quality of patient care.
    • Provides leadership while creating a positive and productive culture.
    • Setting and meeting standards for operational excellence.
    • Assisting in the preparation of manpower budget.
    • Liaising with other health welfare service providers, boards and funding bodies to coordinate the provision of services.
    • Carrying out any other duties as may be assigned by the chief executive officer of the hospital.

County Director Of Health

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationMBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience10 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/17 /2/017

JOB GROUP “R”

REPORTS TO: CHIEF OFFICER OF HEALTH

Supervises: head of department curative& referral services, head of department preventive &promotive services, head of department policy planning, monitoring & evaluation, head of department family health, head of department administration, human resource, finance & quality assurance, sub county medical officers of health.
The county director of health is the principal advisor to the chief officer health and the CEC on matters of legislative, policy and other measures to facilitate the progressive realization of the right to health.
The county director of health will also articulate scientifically based health policy analysis and advise the chief officer on a full range of critical public health, medical and health system issues facing Garissa County

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership to divisions reporting to her/him
    • Advise the chief officer health regularly on critical and emerging health issues in Garissa county
    • Evaluate the quality of public health practices in professional disciplines through the advancement of appropriate standards and research priorities within Garissa county.
    • Create an environment in which research and development, public protection and patient safety shall flourish to meet the challenges facing health care in Garissa County.
    • Protection and advance the health of the county through educating the public, advocating for effective disease prevention, carrying out health promotion programs and activities,    curative and rehabilitation health, and providing a highly recognized symbol of national commitment to protecting and improving the health to public.
    • Identify critical areas in need of improvement within the county’s health system.
    • Meet and collaborate with numerous groups for the purpose of improving operations of the ministry of health Garissa County.
    • Work with wide civil society, private, private sector and international community in fostering improved health services in Garissa County.
    • Oversee work with staff to monitor and analyze health risks.
    • Ensure enforcement of the public health regulations and laws.
    • Provide leadership and management oversight for medical professionals in emergency preparedness and response activities.
    • Promote the vision, vision and objectives of the department of health.
    • Coordinate continual evaluation and appraisal of current health programs, identify priorities and recommend opportunities for up scaling and or replication.
    • Ensure continuous assessment of the effectiveness of the existing programs and project designs /structures, methodology/planning and budgeting processes, and make                recommendations for future project implementation/design.
    • Facilitate development of proposals of programmess with fully costed budgets, work plans and implementation plans.
    • Lobby for financial and human resources.
    • Any other duties assigned by the chief officers.

Qualifications

  • Must have master’s degree in health management discipline.
    • Registered with the relevant professional board.
    • At least 10 years of experience of which at least 5 years in a senior management position in the health sector.
    • Meets the requirements of chapter 6 of the constitution.
    • Must be a current employee of Garissa county government.
    • Evidence of successful change management in his/her current position.
    • Kenyan citizen.
    • Mature person with proven integrity, initiative and drove.
    • Good interpersonal, facilitation and clinical training skills.
    • Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.
    • Must have practical experience in health research.
    • Must have in depth understanding of the devolution process.
    • Must have undertaken management course with recognized institution.

Clinical Officer – Paediatrics

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/16/2/017

JOB GROUP “K”

Requirements for appointment

  • Must have a diploma in clinical medicine and surgery
    • Must have undergone internship for one year in a recognized government hospital
    • Must have valid practicing license
    • Must have a higher national diploma in paediatrics from any recognized institution
    • Must be registered with Kenya paeditrics association (KPA)

Duties and responsibilities

  • Receiving and examining children in MCH and paediatrics ward
    • Ordering investigations and interpreting results
    • Diagnosing and managing children in out – patient and in-patient
    • Appropriate referral and treatment
    • Supervising and mentoring CO- interns
    • Carry out other relevant duties as may be required by your supervisor

Clinical Officer-Reproductive Health

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/15/2/017

JOB GROUP “K”

Requirements for appointment

  • Must have a diploma in clinical medicine and surgery
    • Must have undergone internship for one year in a recognized government hospital
    • Must have valid practicing license
    • Must be registered with clinical officers’ council
    • Must have a higher national diploma in reproductive health from any recognized institution
    • Must have done 6 months internship in any recognized institution after HND training

Duties and responsibilities

• Seeing and examining patients
• Ordering investigations and interpreting results
• Diagnosing and management of patients in out- patient and in- patient
• Appropriate referral and pre-referral treatment; and follow up
• Periodic self – assessment
• Supervising students in the department
• Supervising CO-interns
• Carry out other relevant duties as may be required by your supervisor

Clinical Officer – 10 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/14/2/017

JOB GROUP “H”

Requirements for appointment

  • Diploma in clinical medicine
    • Registered with clinical officers’ council
    • Valid practicing license
    • Knowledge of professional standards
    • Computer literate

Duties and responsibilities

  • Clinical Diagnosis and treatment of common ailments
    • Conduct confirmatory laboratory test to provide accurate treatment
    • Provide health education, promotion and counselling to client
    • Refer complicated cases for further treatment and management
    • Do minor surgery and stitches
    • Supervise clinical health services at the primary level.
    • Maintain all record and information of patient and client and prepare periodic reporting
    • Perform any other responsibility as may be assigned from time to time.

Plaster Technician Iii

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Engineering / Technical

ADVERT NO: HLT/13/2/017

JOB GROUP “G”

Requirements for appointment

  • Be a holder of plaster technician certificate in recognized institution

Duties and responsibilities

• Application and removal of plaster and traction
• Recording of procedure carried out on patients
• Counseling patients
• Ordering plaster and other supplies
• Assisting in planning and organizing orthopedic care

Sonographer Iii – 2 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO : HLT/12/2/2017

JOB GROUP “K”

Requirements for appointment

  1. Diploma in any of the following from recognized institution;
    a) Diagnostic radiography/medical imaging sciences
    b) Computerized tomography
    c) Magnetic resonance imaging,
    d) Mammography
    e) Digital medical imaging equipment
    2. Higher national diploma or degree in ultrasonography.
    3. Registration with society of radiographers in Kenya
    4. Valid practicing license from radiation protection board.
    5. Computer literacy

Duties and Responsibilities

– Perform ultrasound examinations
– Produce and document reports for ultrasound examinations performed.
– Performing routine and specialized radiographic/radiological procedures.
– Maintaining equipments, accessories and stock logs.
– Effective use of picture archiving and radiological information systems
– Safeguarding hospital equipment and patients’ properties from damage, wastage and loss.
– Upholding professional code of conduct and statutory regulations especially on radiation safety.

Radiographer Iii

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/11/2/017

JOB GROUP “H”

Requirements for appointment

  1. Diploma in any of the following from recognized institution;
    i.  Diagnostic radiography/medical imaging sciences
    ii. Computerized tomography
    iii. Magnetic resonance imaging,
    iv. Mammography
    v.  Digital medical imaging equipment
    vi. Knowledge of mammography, ultrasound and digital imaging is added advantage
    2. Registration with society of radiographers in Kenya
    3. Valid practicing license from radiation protection board.
    4. Computer literacy

Duties and responsibilities

• Providing radiographic services to the patients;
• processing, verifying and maintain information relating to patients
• Ordering and maintaining records, of radiographic and photographic supplies
• Maintaining medical equipment
• Main accurate record of patients/client and submit periodic report to higher level

Enrolled Nurse Iii – 20 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationVocational
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/10/2/017

JOB GROUP “G”

Requirements for appointment

  • Must have a certificate in nursing from a recognized institution
    • Must be registered with nursing council
    • Must have a valid practice license
    • Computer literate added advantage

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing appropriate health care services including IMCI,immunizations and reproductive health and other health related programs
    • Providing health education /counseling to patients/clients on community
    • Conduct Defaulter tracing and follow up
    • Referring patients and clients appropriately
    • Ensure availability and safety of medical supplies in pharm and non pharm.
    • Maintain proper record medical equipments
    • Facilitating patients admission and initiating discharge plans
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Obstetrician & Gynecologist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/1/2/017

JOB GROUP “R”

Requirements for Appointment

  • A Bachelor of Medicine and surgery (MBChB) from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A Masters’ Degree in Obstetrics and gynecology from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • Certificate of registration by the Medical practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Valid practicing license from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Have excellent interpersonal skill and competencies;
    • At least two (2) years’ experience as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist in a public or private hospital;
    • Courteous, good team player with ability to get well with diverse workforce.

General Surgeon

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/2/2/017

JOB GROUP “R”

Requirements for appointment

  • A Bachelor of medicine and surgery (MBChB) from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A masters, degree in surgery from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • Certificated of registration by the medical practitioners and dentists Board;
    • Valid practicing license from the medical practitioners and dentists board;
    • At least two (2) years’ experience as a surgeon in a public or private hospital;
    • Have excellent interpersonal skill and competencies
    • Courteous, team player with ability to get well with diverse workforce

Paediatrician

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/3/2/017

JOB GROUP “R”

Requirements for appointment

  • A Bachelors of medicine and surgery (MBChB) from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A masters’ Degree in pediatrics from a university recognized in Kenya
    • Certificate of registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
    • Valid practicing license from the medical practitioners and dentists board
    • At least two (2) years’ experience as a pediatrician in a public or private hospital
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills and competencies
    • Courteous, team player with ability to get well with diverse workforce.

Radiologist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/4/2/017

JOB GROUP “R”

Requirements for appointment

  • A Bachelor’s of medicine and surgery (MBChB) from a university recognized in Kenya.
    • Masters of medicine in Radiology from a recognized institution.
    • Registered and licensed with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
    • At least two (2) years’ experience as a Radiologist in a public or private hospital
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills and competencies
    • Courteous, team player with ability to get well with diverse workforce

Nephrologist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT5/2/017

JOB GROUP “R”

Requirements for appointment

  • A Bachelor’s of medicine and surgery (MBChB) from a university recognized in Kenya.
    • A masters’ degree in Nephrology from a university recognized in Kenya
    • Certificate of registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
    • Valid practicing license from the medical practitioners and dentists board
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills and competencies
    • At least two (2) years’ experience as a Nephrologist in a public or private hospital
    • Courteous, good team player with ability to get well with diverse workforce.

Registered Community Health Nurse (Critical Care Nursing) – 9 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/6/2/017

JOB GROUP“L”

Appointment to this grade one must have:

  • Diploma in community health nursing/ICU nursing from Kenya Medical Training College or any other recognized institution
    • Higher diploma in critical care nursing from a recognized institution
    • Registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assessing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating care of critically ill patients and advocating for them
    • Ensuring and maintaining a safe environment for patients and for their safety while on their life saving machines
    • Coordinating with the multidisciplinary team on critical patient care
    • Organizing for and coordinating training for staff on critical care and
    • Giving education and support to families of critically ill patients.

Registered Community Health Nurse (Nephrology) – 6 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/7/2/017

JOB GROUP “L”

Appointment to this grade one must have:

  • Diploma in community health nursing from Kenya medical training college or other recognized institution
    • Higher diploma in Nephrology from a recognized institution
    • Registration certificate issued by the nursing council of Kenya
    • Valid practicing license from nursing council of Kenya
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

Duties and responsibilities

The officer at this level will be responsible for care of patients (pediatrics and adults) with kidney diseases and their families. Specific duties will include:

  1. Nursing and assessment of patient
    ii. Initiation of dialysis, patient and machine monitoring during dialysis and termination of dialysis procedure;
    iii. Nursing care prior to and following renal transplant;
    iv. Care of renal patients in the secondary stage involving rehabilitation and in the tertiary stage;
    v. Organizing for and coordinating training for staff on renal care
    vi. Ensuring a safe environment for care of patients.

Medical Engineering Technologist Iii – 2 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT NO: HLT/8/2/017

JOB GROUP “H”

Requirements for appointment

  • Be a holder of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C and above
    • Be a holder of diploma in medical engineering from KMTC or any other recognized institution
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Be registered by the association of Medical Engineering of Kenya

Duties and responsibilities

  • Determine specification for medical equipment for procurement
    • Processing, verifying and maintain information relating to equipment
    • Determine equipment needs in the facility
    • Safeguarding and ensuring maintenance of equipment and appliances especially dialysis and ICU equipment
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Registered Community Health Nurse – 42 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Health

ADVERT HLT 9/2/017

JOB GROUP “H”

ACADEMIC /PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a diploma in nursing from a recognized institution
    • Must be registered with nursing council
    • Must have a valid practice license
    • Should know professional standards
    • Computer literate is an added advantage

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Diagnosing common health conditions
    • Providing appropriate nursing care services
    • Ensure availability and safety of medical supplies in pharm and non-pharm.
    • Maintain proper record medical equipment
    • Conduct home visit, community diagnosis and develop appropriate strategies
    • Providing health education /counseling to patients/clients on community
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

How to Apply

Written application, Copies of national identification cards, academic and professional certificates together with detailed CV and contacts to be submitted to the office of the undersigned on or before 12th April, 2017.

The secretary County Public Service Board Garissa County P.O Box563-70100 Garissa, Kenya.

 

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