Job Openings at National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) 2020
Career Kenya: Job Openings at National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) 2020
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The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) is a family of Christian communions and organisations in fellowship and witness.
It was established in June 1913 during the United Missionary Conference held at Thogoto, near Nairobi. The delegates in the conference, representing the missionary institutions working in the country at the time, affirmed their…

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MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The purpose of the position is to glorify God through the provision of safe anaesthesia services to patients

FIELD OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meeting patients before their procedure to conduct pre-operative examinations (which includes measuring weight, height, fluid levels etc).
  • Determining appropriate anaesthetic or sedation for patient based on pre-operative examination and prior medical history.
  • Explaining anaesthetic process to patients and re-assuring them before they are led into the operating theatre under their supervision.
  • Administering appropriate type of anaesthesia (local, regional, general or sedation) to patients via a variety of methods including inhalation or intravenous injection.
  • Recording vital details, including type of anaesthesia administered, dosage, method of administration and patient’s condition.
  • Positioning patients on operating tables, ensuring they are warm and comfortable.
  • Monitoring patients throughout their medical procedure and dealing immediately with any problems that arise.
  • Safely waking patients from their procedure whilst maintaining appropriate levels of pain killer/sedation without causing unnecessary nausea and side-effects.
  • Working co-operatively with other medical professions, including surgeons and theatre nurses to manage patients from end-to-end and deal with chronic pain complaints etc.
  • Anaesthetist jobs may also involve training medical students and fellow medical professionals on patient care related to the administration of anaesthetic agents.

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

(Indicate the minimum qualification and experience required for performance of the job, not those of the current or previous jobholder)

Level of Education/Academic Qualification

Secondary School Education (KCSE).

Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

  •  Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery/ Nursing
  • Higher diploma in Anaesthesia
  • Registered by relevant body
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience.

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment
  • A good understanding of community dynamics. Knowledge and familiarity with the community

Relevant Job Experience

Must have worked in a similar position for at least three years in a similar position.

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MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To constantly monitoring patients with highly unstable physical conditions and therefore will only be responsible for one or two patients at a time. Additionally, you must be able to provide emotional support to gravely ill patients and their families.

FIELD OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify patients’ age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients’ clinical status.
  • Evaluate patients’ vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Advocate for patients’ and families’ needs or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Monitor patients’ fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Assess patients’ psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Document patients’ medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Document patients’ treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Identify malfunctioning equipment or devices.
  • Plan, provide, or evaluate educational programs for nursing staff, interdisciplinary health care team members, and community members.
  • Supervise and monitor unit nursing staff.
  • Any other job advised by Medical Superintendent from time to time

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

 Level of Education/Academic Qualification

  • Diploma / Degree in Nursing.

 Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Knowledge in Medical services
  • Administrative skills
  • Leadership trait
  • Self-motivated and quick to take initiative

 Relevant Job Experience

Must have worked in a similar position for at least five years

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MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • To ensure that all the In and Out patients are given quality and informed care under the supervision of Medical administrator

FIELD OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Start with IPD, ICU, NICU and other wards round along with resident doctors or clinical officers, staff nurse, nutritionist, ward secretary & monitoring the admitted patients.
  • Advising resident doctors or clinical officers to continue / discontinue earlier prescribed medicine and advise additional treatment, if any.
  • Monitoring the progress of the patient.
  • Advising Clinical Officer / Medical Officer / resident doctors for discharge of the patient & scrutinizing discharge summary.
  • Management of OPD and Casualty patients.
  • Advising patient for investigation if required.
  • Based out of investigation report treatment of patient should be done.
  • Referring serious patients out of our control to higher centre
  • Referring patients to other consultants of other specialties within the hospital, if required.
  • Admission of OPD patients in ICU or IPD, if required.
  • Do surgical intervention if required and monitor the post operative care
  • Follow-up & counseling of patients as and when required.
  • Monitoring of discharge summary.
  • Strictly adhering to the medical ethics & management rules & regulations
  • Ensure that equipment in the department is functioning satisfactorily or will take necessary corrective action to ensure this
  • Assists the Medical administrator for:
  • Special material management requirement
  • Ensure quality of performance of the department
  • Ensure optimum utilization of resources by the him/her and subordinates
  • Complaint redressal of patients
  • Co-ordinate on all matters relating to
  • Provision of infrastructure and maintenance support
  • Selection of type and nature of medical consumables and equipment to be procured
  • Any other job assigned by medical administrator from time to time

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

 Level of Education/Academic Qualification

  • Bachelors degree in Medicine

 Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Training course in various medical discipline

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Knowledge in Medical services
  • Self-motivated and quick to take initiative

Relevant Job Experience

Must have worked in a similar position for at least two years

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MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 To effectively manage Internal Medicine services in the Medical Center that promotes patient safety, clinical quality, and contribute to the continuing professional development programs of the hospital

FIELD OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan for general medical services and resources in the internal medicine unit of the hospital.
  • Provide specialized medical services and service delivery in the internal medicine unit of the hospital, ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance.
  • Coordinate internal medicine referral services within and without the hospital according to the specialized medical services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Provide medical research and training within the internal medicine unit of the hospital as well as ensure collaboration and cooperation with Internal Medicine.
  • Offer specialized internal medical services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/units and the general public.
  • Deliver professional health services including provision of Resuscitative and Emergency Services which adhere to the facilities’ policies and procedures.
  • Ensure operational readiness of Resuscitative and Emergency Services and equipment including personal equipment.
  • Operate within the context of the facility’s Mass Casualty Incident Plan in the designated role, or in other roles as directed by the Medical Superintendent.
  • Provide inpatient care and oversee clinical practice and policies to ensure provision of high quality of care at the hospital.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required.
  • Prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
  • Comply with the Company’s and Client’s policies and procedures and Code of Conduct at all times.
  • Any other job advised by Medical superintended  from time to time

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

 Level of Education/Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution

Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Master of Medicine in (Internal Medicine) from a recognized institution

 Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Knowledge in Medical services
  • Administrative skills
  • Leadership trait
  • Self-motivated and quick to take initiative

 Relevant Job Experience

Must have worked in a similar position for at least five years

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MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To provide quality paediatrics services to both outpatients and inpatients. He/She will be expected to be an active member of the health care team in the Medical Centre that promotes patient safety, clinical quality and contribute to the continuing professional development programs of the hospital.

FIELD OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Consultant will be responsible for the provision of quality comprehensive care to children, both as outpatients and inpatients.
  • The Consultant will also be expected to participate in the enhancement of maternal and child health services in the hospital.
  • Conduct regular thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development
  • Examine sick children to determine their condition and ask intuitive questions to gather information about symptoms
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and individual medical history
  • Prescribe medications and give detailed instructions for administration
  • Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities
  • Prepare and administer vaccines according to the governmental vaccination plan
  • Examine and treat injuries and refer the little patients to physicians of other disciplines when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists, orthopedists etc.)
  • Advise parents on children’s diet, exercise and disease preventive measures
  • Keep updated records of patients’ illnesses, surgeries or other medical episodes (allergic shocks, injuries etc.)
  • Keep abreast of advancements in pediatrics and best practices by attending seminars and conferences
  • Any other job advised by Medical Superintendent from time to time

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

Level of Education/Academic Qualification

  • Bachelors of medicine and surgery (MBChB)

Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

  •  Masters’ Degree in pediatrics

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Knowledge in Medical services
  • In depth knowledge of children epidemiology and infectious diseases
  • Administrative skills
  • Outstanding diagnostic and problem solving abilities
  • Leadership trait
  • Up to speed knowledge of drugs/medication appropriate for children and their side-effects
  • Self-motivated and quick to take initiative

Relevant Job Experience

Must have worked in a similar position for at least five years

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MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To test, treat, diagnose, and monitor disorders and illnesses related to women’s health and their reproductive systems.

FIELD OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan for all obstetrics and gynaecology services and resources in the hospital and participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide obstetrics and gynaecology services and service delivery in the obstetrics and gynaecology unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Counsel patients on safe sex practices and preventative medicine practices
  • Monitor and treat patients during pregnancy and childbirth, including prenatal advising up to delivery and postnatal care, sometimes in collaboration with a midwife
  • Order and analyze necessary tests, screenings, biopsies, scans, etc. to effectively diagnose a problem
  • Consult with, or provide consulting services to, other physicians.
  • Perform cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients’ health and deliver babies safely.
  • Coordinate obstetrics and gynaecology referral services within and without the hospital according to the obstetrics and gynaecology needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise obstetrics and gynaecology staff to ensure that they offer timely obstetrics and gynaecology services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital
  • Coordinate and provide obstetrics and gynaecology research and training within the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the obstetrics and gynaecology unit and services, research and training programmers in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
  • Offer specialized obstetrics and gynecological service advice to the Medical Superintendent and other sections/units and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue(s) or perform extensive surgery, when required.
  • Any other job advised by Medical superintendent from time to time

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

 Level of Education/Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution.

Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from a recognized institution

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Knowledge in Medical services
  • Administrative skills
  • Leadership trait
  • Self-motivated and quick to take initiative

Relevant Job Experience

Must have worked in a similar position for at least five years

Method of Application

Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form from the NCCK website. Candidates are advised to STRICTLY send the application form ONLY, duly filled in PDF format to recruitment@jumuiahospitals.org indicating job title in the email subject line. The application forms to be received before close of business on 25 November 2020. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

DISCLAIMER

The Public is advised that NCCK does NOT charge any fee whatsoever for application, processing, interviewing or securing employment.

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