19 May 2020

Public Health Officer at Nairobi Hospital

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REF/TNH/PHO/05/20

Reporting to Director, Medical Services and Research the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Inspection for preventive maintenance in the Hospital, hospital sanitation, healthcare and waste management.
  • Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital.
  • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising Hospital peripheral communities on matters related to environmental health.
  • Identifying environmental health issues.
  • Organizing community health days to advise the Hospital community on common public health issues;
  • Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures.
  • Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as students.
  • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
  • Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
  • Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan.
  • Design or use monitoring tools, like as screening, lab records, and vital information, to recognize health risks.
  • Develop tools to address behavioral causes of diseases.
  • Direct or control prevention programs in specialized areas such as aerospace, work-related, infectious disease, and environmental medicine.
  • Recognize groups at threat for specific preventable diseases.
  • Carry out epidemiological research of acute and chronic diseases.
  • Prepare precautionary health reports which include problem explanations, analyses, alternate solutions, and suggestions.
  • Deliver details about potential health risks and possible treatments to the management and other health care experts.
  • Design, implement, or assess health service delivery systems to enhance the health of specific patients or communities.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director, Medical Services and Research

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution.
  • At least four (4) years progressive work experience in a large institution, Hospital experience will be an added advantage.
  • A valid Public Health Officers and Technicians Registration Council Certificate.
  • Certificate of proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution.
  • Excellent skills in monitoring, evaluation, data analysis and reporting.
  • Familiarity with the necessary provisions of the Public Health Act Cap 242 and Food, Drugs and other Chemical Substances Cap 254 and other regulation in force.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.
  • Ability to design, carry out and evaluate training.
  • Ability to design and conduct operations research, analyze and utilize research findings in planning activities to improve service delivery.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.


      Method of Application

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 Thursday 28th May 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates. The Nairobi Hospital does not charge any money throughout the recruitment process. NOTE:
  • ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.
  • The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.
  • 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
Human Resources Director The Nairobi Hospital P.O. Box 30026 – 00100 Mail: [email protected] NAIROBI.





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