County Public Service Board

Vacancies - Department of Health Services/CHS - Closed 03/06/2019

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The department of Health Services Makueni County in conjunction with Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is inviting applications for the vacancies below. The successful candidates will work within Makueni County under the direct supervision of the SCMOH and CHMTC/CHS Program Officers.

1.      REGISTERED CLINICAL OFFICER III – (1 POST)

Terms of Service: Four (4) months renewable Contract

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  •          Be the leader of clinical services and ensure proper patient management is done in line with the National guidelines
  •          Ensure weekly multi-disciplinary team meetings (MDTs) are held to discuss complicated cases and minutes are available
  •          Conduct bi-annual quality improvement initiative in line with KHQIF and take lead in implementation of targeted interventions and develop action plan for poorly performing indicators
  •          Conduct monthly continuous medical education for site staff and ensure the site attends central site CME
  •          Develop a site work plan for TB/HIV services in line with Annual Work Plan and CHS scope of work Implement differentiated care model leading to 100 % of stable clients enrolled.
  •          Ensure the minimum package of TB/HIV care is implemented in line with the National guidelines Strengthen TB screening in every visit, support TB diagnosis /DR TB surveillance by use of gene expert and provide IPT to all eligible clients leading to over 95% uptake and completion.
  •          Take the lead in attainment of the priority indicators for HIV care and Treatment, PMTCT, PITC and TB/HIV program
  •          Ensure integration of ART services in TB clinic and MCH Strengthen quality of HIV care and treatment services for leading to 100% ART uptake, 100% viral load testing, 90% viral suppression and PREP to all eligible clients.
  •          Ensure complete documentation and timely reporting
  •          Report all suspected adverse drug reactions.
  •          Conduct any other duty as maybe prescribed by the supervisors

 

Job Requirements/ Qualifications

  •          Be a Kenyan Citizen
  •          Be a holder of Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from recognized institution
  •          Be a registered member of the Clinical Officers Council
  •          Possess a valid practicing license from the Clinical Officers’ Council
  •          Certificate in Computer Applications Skills from a recognized institution
  •          Academic and Professional Certificates copies to be attached
  •          Training in HIV course is an added advantage 

2.     .      MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST III: (1 POST)

Terms of Service: Four (4) months renewable Contract

Duties and responsibilities

  • Decontaminating working benches;
  • Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens;
  • Preparing clients for collection of specimens;
  • Receiving, collecting, labelling and registering of specimens;
  • Disaggregating specimens for processing and analyses;
  • Preparing reagents; examining specimens;
  • Writing and recording of results;
  • Dispatching the results for use in clinical management;
  • Preparing stains;
  • Performing blood grouping;
  • Issuing blood and blood products to peripheral Health facilities and;
  • Storing blood products according to their requirements
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

Requirements for Appointment

  •          Be a Kenyan citizen.
  •          Be a holder of Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board;
  •          Be a registered member of Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB);
  •          Certificate in computer applications skills
  •          Possess a valid practice license from KMLTTB
  •          Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

 3. PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST (1 POST)

Terms of Service: Four (4) months renewable Contract

Duties and responsibilities

  • Interpretation and issuing medication as per prescription;
  • Ensuring proper keeping of pharmacy records;
  • Commodity management of drugs and non-pharmaceuticals to ensure no stock-outs or wastage through expiry;
  • Teaching and mentoring other staff;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

4.      HTC Officers: (2 POSTS)

Terms of Service: Four (4) months renewable Contract

Duties and responsibilities

  •             Provide quality HTC services to OPD, in patient and FP clients;
  •             Officer first adherence counselling services to newly positive clients before referral to care and treatment;
  •             Refer and enroll all patients who test HIV positive;
  •             Maintain high standards of HTC service provision according to the NASCOP guidelines;
  •             Refer all negative men who are not circumcised for VMMC;
  •             Identify and link all discordant couples in the discordant couples’ program;
  •             Maintain a well-documented HTS registers;
  •             Store and use the HTC commodities according to the national guidelines;
  •             Update data on the wall charts monthly;
  •             Promote HTC services among clients who visit the health facility by giving health talks and by using IEC materials;
  •             Participate in pediatric testing days and testing in the children homes.

Job requirement/Qualifications

  •          Be a Kenyan citizen
  •          KCSE with a minimum of D+ for certificate holders and C- for diploma holders
  •          Have a minimum of a certificate in medical training from a recognized institution OR certificate in psychological counselling OR an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  •          Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution
  •          Have a certificate in HTC
  •          Should have at least one year experience in HIV program work
  •          Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and National ID card should be addressed to:

                                                          The Secretary /CEO

                                               Makueni County Public Service Board

                                                             P.O Box 49 90300

                                                                 Makueni                                                                                        

or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Institute to be received on or before Monday 3rd June, 2019

NOTE:

  •                     All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following institutions;
  •          The criminal Investigation Department(CID)
  •          The Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)
  •          The Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA)
  •          The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  •                     Only shortlisted candidates will be conducted.
  •                     Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity Cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.
  •                    The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.
  • Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.

Secretary/CEO

MAKUENI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
For inquiries Call 0202026751 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Contacts:

Address to: The Secretary/CEO MCPSB P.O. Box 49 – 90300, MAKUENI.
Tel. +254 (0)20 202 6751
Email:cpsb@makueni.go.ke
Office Location:
Unoa Road off Wote – Makindu Road, past Makueni Girls