KISUMU COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD VACANCIES

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KISUMU

KISUMU COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD VACANCIES

The Kisumu County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions in their Health Department and the Board.

  1. Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist III/Nursing Officers – JG ‘H/K’ (12 Posts)

Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/052

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

 Implementing nutrition programs;

 Providing nutrition services in health care facilities;

 Conducting nutrition assessments;

 Collecting and compiling nutrition data;

 Providing nutrition health education and demonstrations;

 Counseling of patients with specific nutritional needs;

 Monitoring preparation of therapeutic feeding programs;

 Promoting maternal, infant and young children feeding programs;

 Providing micronutrient supplementation.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition or Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized institution;

 Registration by the relevant regulatory body;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

  1. Public Health Officer III – JG ‘H/J’ (8 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/053

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

 Mobilize, sensitize and advise the community on matters related to public health at household level;

 Refer health cases to health facilities;

 Inspect homesteads, markets, commercial premises, trading centers to ensure cleanliness and sanitary requirements are maintained;

 Assess of health needs in the community;

 Spearhead the CLTS process aimed to deliver village open defecation free;

 Initiate local community mobilization processes and promote / oversee the formation of user groups for programme implementation;

 Identify public health issues at household level;

 Organize health days to advice communities on common public health issues;

 Defaulter tracing and reporting of Tuberculosis and other immunizable diseases;

 Implement vector, vermin and rodent control measures;

 Issuing of intimation and statutory notices.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Public/Environmental Health Science from a recognized institution;

 Must be registered with a relevant professional body;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

  1. Community Health Assistant – JG ‘G/H/J’ (10 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/054

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

In liaison with the Public health officers and/or Technician, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Mobilize and create awareness on health issues in the communities;

 Identify health hazards, and advise the communities accordingly;

 Ensure proper waste management in respective communities;

 Enhance best health and nutritional practices at the household levels;

 Identify contravention of public health laws, policies and regulations and report to relevant authorities for appropriate action;

 Participate in all community health integrated programs as assigned

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Community Health and Development or other community health related field from a recognized institution;

 Membership in a relevant professional body for degree- and diploma-holders;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

  1. Consultant Neuro-Surgeon – JG ‘Q’ (1 Post) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/055

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the medical superintendent in charge, the specialist’s duties will include:-

 Head the unit and discharge both clinical and administrative duties;

 Provide guidance in their departments as consultants in their respective areas;

 Train students attached to the department;

 Perform general surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients health safely;

 Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patients;

 Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients;

 Monitor patients’ conditions and progress and re-evaluate treatments as necessary;

 Refer patients to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary;

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Master’s degree in Neuro-Surgery (M. Med);

 Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBCHB);

 Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;

 PostMaster’s experience in neuro-surgery will be an added advantage;

 Have current annual retention certificate by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and

Dentists Board;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

  1. Consultant Anaesthetists – JG ‘Q’ (2 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/056

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the medical superintendent in charge, the specialist’s duties will include:-

 Head of the unit;

 Treat patients with skeletal injuries and diseases;

 Perform orthopedic surgeries as per established guidelines;

 Utilize medical equipment and tools effectively to avoid any accident;

 Work with nurse physicians and other hospital departments to ensure excellent patient care services;

 Recommend proper diagnostic tests to identify patients’ illness;

 Analyze patients’ symptoms and develop treatment plans;

 Monitor and record patients’ progress according to documentation guidelines;

 Educate patients about treatment procedures;

 Maintain up to date records of patients’ services and treatment procedures;

 Communicate with patients to obtain their medical history;

 Address patient and staff concerns in a timely manner;

 Attend regular staff meetings to discuss about any issues or updates;

 Guide regular staffs in their assigned job duties.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 A Master’s degree in the relevant field (M. Med);

 A Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBCHB);

 Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;

 Have current annual retention certificate by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and

Dentists Board;

 Must be able to evaluate patients’ symptoms;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

  1. Nursing Officer – JG ‘H/J/K’ (150 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/057

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Nursing Officer in-Charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Responsible for the day to day nursing services in the county and sub county health

facilities;

 Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patients’

outcomes;

 Diagnosing common health conditions;

 Providing appropriate healthcare services including Integrated Management of

Childhood,immunization;

 Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT);

 Providing ante-natal care and delivery, administration of medication, health

education and counseling;

 Providing patients/clients personal and health condition/care;Illnesses (IMCI),

Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood illnesses

(IMAI), immunization and reproductive health;

 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;

 Collecting and collating data for research;

 Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/ clients and preparing individualized

reports;

 Conducting assessment of schools’ health needs;

 Planning, implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports;

 Identifying occupational health needs and making appropriate recommendations.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Nursing from a recognized training

institution;

 Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Nursing

Council of Kenya;

 Produce evidence of successfully completed internship;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

  1. Specialized Nursing Officer – JG ‘J/K/L’ (12 Posts)

7a. Pediatrics – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/058/1

7b. ICU – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/058/2

7c. Renal – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/058/3

7d. Psychiatric – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/058/4

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Facility –in- charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Work in critical care setting to provide care to patients in the clinics/units;

 Plan and provide services in administering anesthesia/oncology/neonatal/renal;

 Be responsible for monitoring the patients from the operating theatre and other

relevant

Units;

 Attend to the patients by making sure that they are adequately treated/ cared for

and followed up.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree or a higher diploma in the specialized area from a

recognized training institution;

 Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Nursing

Council of Kenya;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

  1. Laboratory Technologist – JG ‘H/J/K’ (9 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/059

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Laboratory Technologist in-Charge/ Facility- In – charge, the officer’s

duties will include:-

 Prepare cultures of tissue samples;

 Provide laboratory diagnostic services to ensure there is provision of quality health

services in the County and sub-County health facilities;

 Establish and monitor programs that ensure data accuracy;

 Microscopically examine slides of bodily fluids;

 Cross-match blood for transfusions;

 Chemically analyze blood or urine for toxic components;

 Analyze lab reports for accuracy;

 Operate and calibrate equipment;

 Deliver test results to physicians, researchers or patients;

 Collect and study blood samples to determine morphology.

(a) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from

a recognized training institution;

 Have a registration certificate and valid practicing license issued by the Kenya

Medical

Laboratory Technician & Technologists Board;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Specialized Clinical Officer – JG ‘H/K’ (12 Posts)

9a.Ophthalmologists – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/060/1

9b. Anesthetists – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/060/02

9c. ENT – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/060/3

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the County Clinical Officer/ facility in charge, the officer’s duties will

include;-

 Work in critical care setting to provide care to patients in the clinics/units;

 Plan and provide/administer the relevant service;

 Be responsible for monitoring the patient’s from the clinics and relevant

wards/units;

 Attend to the patients, making sure that they adequately treated/cared for and

followed up.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree/higher national diploma in the specialized area

from a recognized training institution;

 Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Clinical

Officers Council of Kenya;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Clinical Officer III (General) – JG ‘H/K’ (20 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/061

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the County Clinical Officer/ Facility in-charge, the officer’s duties will

include:-

 Responsible for day to day patient’s clinical management in the county and subcounty

 

health facilities.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from a

recognized training institution;

 Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Clinical

Officers Council of Kenya;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent /Contract

  1. Radiographer – JG ‘H’ (Posts 10) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/062

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Radiologist/ facility- in –charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Ensure Radiation Protection Rules, policies, standards and procedures are adhered

to;

 Undertake Radiographic and Imaging examinations as required;

 Participate in continuous medical education activities in the hospital on health

facilitation;

 Perform routine daily inspection of equipment and quality assurance procedures

and report any deficiencies or malfunctions;

 Keep up-to-date with current techniques and developments in Radiographic and

imaging procedures and endeavor to achieve a high standard of image quality;

 Supervise and train assistant staff and student radiographers;

 Ensure effective and economic use of resources and report all occurrences of defects

which may affect health and safety;

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Diploma in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiography from a recognized training

institution;

 Have a registration certificate and valid practicing license issued by the Radiation

Protection Board;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Pharmaceutical Technologist III – JG ‘H’ (38 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/063

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the County Pharmacist/ Facility In-charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Ensure that there is an efficient supply of essential commodities and rational use of

medicines in the county and Sub-county Health facilities;

 Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is

complete and accurate;

 Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs;

 Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests;

 Fill bottles with prescribed medications type and affix labels;

 Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to

the pharmacist for medication information.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized training

institution;

 Be registered and licensed by the Pharmacy & Poisons Board;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications.

Terms of Service: Permanent / Contract

  1. Physiotherapist – JG ‘H’ (15 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/064

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Facility In charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Be expected to initiate appropriate physiotherapy intervention programs for

patients,

clients suffering from immobility and other disabilities in the hospital & in the

community.

 Work with some patients and their families/caretakers over a period of weeks or

months to identify and treat their physical problem;

 Develop and review treatment programs, along with patients themselves that

encourage exercise and movement by the use of a range of techniques;

 Assist Patients with joint and spinal problems, including following surgery;

 Help patients’ rehabilitation following accidents, injury and strokes;

 Assist in the supervision and education of student and junior physiotherapists and

physiotherapy support workers;

 Write patient case notes and reports and collect statistics;

 Educate patients and their caregivers about how to prevent and/or improve

conditions;

 Keep up to date with new techniques and technologies available for treating

patients;

 Communicate with a wide range of patients, caregivers and health and social care

team members;

 Liaise with other healthcare professionals to exchange information about the

background and progress of patients, as well as to refer patients who require other

medical attention;

 Be legally responsible and accountable;

 Be caring, compassionate and professional at all times;

 Manage clinical risk.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Have a Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Physiotherapy from a recognized training

institution;

 Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license from Kenya Society of

Physiotherapists;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Occupational Therapist – JG ‘H/J’ (5 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/065

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Facility In charge, the officer’s duties will be include:-

 Initiate appropriate therapy intervention programs for patients & clients with

disabilities

in the Hospital and in the community;

 Advise on specialist equipment to assist with daily activities;

 Develop a rehabilitation programme to help rebuild lost skills and restore lost

confidence;

 Advise on home and workplace environmental alterations, such as adjustments for

wheelchair access;

 Teach anxiety management techniques and assist people to return to work;

 Coach people with learning difficulties or poor social skills, e.g. in handling money

and

social interaction;

 Mentoring people on how to control their own behavior;

 Liaising with other professionals, such as doctors, physiotherapists, social workers,

equipment suppliers and architects, as well as patients’ families, caregivers and

employers;

 writing reports and attending multi-disciplinary case meetings to plan and

review ongoing treatment;

 Organize support and rehabilitation groups for caregivers and clients;

 Train students and supervise the work of occupational therapy assistants;

 Manage caseload, prioritize needs, and complete administrative tasks such as

patient and budgetary records;

  1. b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Have a Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized

training institution;

 Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license from Kenya

Occupational

Therapists Association;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Community Oral Health Officer III – JG ‘H’ (3 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/066

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Facility In charge, the officer’s duties will include-;

 Exhibition and give lectures to communities and schools;

 Collect data for fluoride testing in water samples;

 Analyze and interpret results and advising the relevant authorities accordingly;

 Other duties include diagnosis and treatment of common dental conditions;

 Do temporary and permanent dental restorations;

 Reducing simple fractures of jaws, extractions

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of Diploma in Community Oral Health from Kenya Medical Training

College or any other recognized training institution;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

16: Dental Technologist III – JG ‘H’ (2 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/067

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Dentist in-charge, the officer duties will include:-

 Performing dental prosthesis;

 Adjust dental devices for people who have lost teeth or need help to correct

 the appearance and performance of their teeth;

 Create plastic or metal devices, such as braces to straighten teeth (Orthodontics);

 Construct items which can be cemented in place (Crown and bridge work);

 Produce plastic dentures or implants, some of which have metal inserts to help keep

them straight (Prosthetics);

 Help to reconstruct the faces of people damaged by accident or disease (Maxillofacial

prosthetics).

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of Diploma in Dental Technology from Kenya Medical Training

College or any other recognized training institution;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Plaster Technician – JG ‘G’ (5 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/068

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to Facility- In-charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Work with the Orthopedic Surgeon and other health staff to provide caste to

patients

with bone & joint problems.;

 Fit and apply pre-operative braces, crutches and other soft goods;

 Help prepare and apply casts and orthopedic appliances; and removing sutures,

casts and splints;

 Assist with orthopedic procedures, including wound care, aspirations, minor

surgical procedures and fracture reductions;

 Give patients instructions concerning cast care and the use of orthopedic appliances;

 Prepare or set up traction as requested by the physician and can assess patients in

traction, detect deficiencies in the equipment and make adjustments as needed;

 In addition, clean and stock the cast and soft goods room, order special supplies or

equipment, and coordinate collection of patient data;

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of a certificate in Orthopedic Plaster & Traction Technology from a

recognized training institution;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Health Records and Information Officer III – JG ‘H/K’ (10 Posts)

Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/069

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Facility in-Charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Collect, compile and analyze health data;

 Prepare health information reports for decision making;

 Keep files and health records of patients.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Have a Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Health Records and Information Technology

or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized training

institution;

 Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must be able to maintain high data/records quality, security, timeliness and

appropriateness;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Biomedical Engineering Technologist – JG ‘H’ (7 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/070

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Facility – in – charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Plan for medical technology capital requirements including setting priorities and

document requirements for annual technology plans;

 Provide option analysis leading to a preferred solution;

 Prepare comprehensive project cost estimates including direct and indirect

equipment,

construction costs and relocation costs;

 Do equipment cost analysis to reflect anticipated expenditures and variances;

 Determine and communicate the advantages and disadvantages of alternative

solutions

with engineers and clinicians;

 Obtain terms and conditions of equipment trials from vendors;

 Liaise with departments (biomedical technicians, information technology, facilities,

radiation safety, patient safety, clinical departments) and other interested parties to

determine the requirements for purchase, installation, maintenance, and training of

the

device.

(c) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Diploma in Biomedical Engineering/ Instrumentation/ Clinical Engineering

from a recognized training institution;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must have ability for effective coordination of installations, repairs and maintenance

of medical equipment.

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Orthopedic Technologist – JG ‘H’ (5 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/071

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the facility /department- in -charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

 Develop assistive and adaptive devices and equipment commonly used in

Orthopedic

Technology;

 Provide guidance in the development of procedures for the department;

 Make decisions regarding work processes based on established guidelines;

 Prioritize and organize work to meet changing conditions.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Diploma in Orthopedic Technology from a recognized training institution;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Knowledge of modern orthopedic equipment, plaster technology, appliances and

materials;

 Knowledge of affirmative action and the rights of persons with disabilities;

 Ability to assess client needs, design, make fit and train users on a variety of

adaptive devices and equipment;

 Demonstrable skills and experience in orthopaedic technology using modern

equipment and tools:

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Psycho-social Counselor – JG ‘H/J’ (5 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/072

Reporting to Facility in-Charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

 In collaboration with County Aids and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Coordinator

(CASCO) and other partners, design psychosocial interventions within the hospital

and community at large, focusing on the psychosocial needs of patients;

 To establish counseling offices within the hospital and referral centers in the

community;

 To monitor and gather relevant data related to psychosocial program

implementation for patients, process and prepare reports as required by the

department of health;

 To work closely with the Community Development Motivators and CASCO in order

to roll out a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care package;

 To assist individuals, groups and communities to recover from the effects of torture

and war trauma to enable them rebuild their lives and their communities;

 Ensuring that all work with clients is confidential and that ethical practices are

observed at all times;

 Develop the community’s awareness, understanding and engagement with the

issues relating to mental health, war trauma and torture;

 Make the counseling services known and accessible to people whose psycho-social

functioning has been impaired within the hospital and community at large;

 Promote self-care through support and supervision;

  1. b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Counseling

Psychology/Guidance and Counseling from a recognized institution;

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Must be a member of the relevant professional body;

 Must have appropriate stress management and burnout prevention skills;

 Must have good organizational skills;

 Must be able to develop strategies, and negotiate ideas with stakeholders;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Mortuary Attendant – JG ‘B/C/D’ (7 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/073

Reporting to the physician on duty, the officer’s duties will include:-

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

 Prepares bodies, specimens of human organs, and morgue room to assist

pathologist

 Places bodies in compartment tray of refrigerator or an autopsy table, using

portable hoist and stretcher;

 Lays out surgical instruments and laboratory supplies for postmortem

examinations;

 Washes tables, storage trays, and instruments, sharpens knives, and replaces

soiled linens;

 Records identifying information for morgue files;

 Releases body to authorized person;

 Closes postmortem incisions, using surgical needle and cord;

 Should fill a cranium with plaster;

 Should prepare preserving solutions according to formula;

 Should prepare specimens and stain slides;

 Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

(b) Competencies:

 Must be a Kenyan citizen;

 Must have a minimum qualification of K.C.SE. or K.C.P.E or equivalent;

 Certificate in Embalming from a recognized institution, or experience in a

hospital mortuary will be an added advantage;

 Must be mature and able to handle clients effectively:

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills:

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision;

 Must have the capacity to work under pressure;

 Must be able to manage the bereaved effectively;

 Must ensure safety and security of the morgue at all times.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Health Administration Officer – JG ‘H/J’ (5 Posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/074

Reporting to the facility in-Charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

 Daily supervision and co-ordination of administrative duties supporting curative

and preventive health programs;

 Ensure that the health facility is properly maintained health facilities;

 Maintenance of health administrative standards in the facility;

 Staff/ Welfare Security;

 Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Be a holder of a Degree /Diploma in Business Administration/Human Resource

Management/ Finance/Health System Management from a recognized training

institution.

 Experience in the health sector will be an added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision;

 Must have the ability to exercise good management and leadership skills.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

  1. Ambulance Supervisor -JG ‘H/K’ (8 posts) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2015/075

Reporting to Facility in-Charge, the officer’s duties will include:-

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:

 Provide and direct, fast efficient Advanced Life Support to the ill and injured

utilizing all basic and advanced abilities and techniques;

 Understand and anticipate potentially life-threatening squeal of cardiac and noncardiac

emergency therapy where essential for the preservation of life;

 Deal with Medical and emotional needs of any victim of acute illness or injury

with the goal of reducing mortality and morbidity;

 Responsible for managing and directing all first responders at the scene of a

medical emergency;

 Responsible for quality patient –care;

 Provide organized triage reports;

 Keep track of vehicle movement to ensure that there is always one on standby for

an emergency;

 Create schedules and distribute work;

 Back-up workers in call-off situations and promote positive customer relations;

 Facilitate the transportation of the ill and injured to institutions of medical care;

 Where a patient must be extricated from entrapment, assess the extent of injury

and give all possible emergency care and protection to the entrapped patient and

uses the prescribed techniques and appliances for safety removing the patient;

 Maintain effective communication with Physician on duty at hospital to relate

patient condition and obtain orders of medical care;

 Prepare reports of patient information and care for the use of receiving hospital

and administration, including nature or request for aid, pertinent past history,

therapy provided, diagnosis, disposition and sufficient patient information for

billing purposes;

 Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

(b) Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen;

 Must have a degree in Nursing/ Clinical Medicine with two years’ experience as a

nurse/critical care nurse in Intensive care Unit, High Dependency Unit, Accident

and Emergency;

or

 A diploma in Clinical Medicine with three years’ experience as a clinical officer in

ICU, HDU, Accident and Emergency;

 Experience in emergency medical services will be an added advantage;

 Certificate in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced

Trauma Life Support;

 Minimum of five years’ experience as a driver with a clean driving record will be an

added advantage;

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

 Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

 Must be conversant with computer applications;

 Must be able to work under minimal supervision;

 Must be able to exercise extreme care in handling clients needing critical care and

support.

Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract

ICT OFFICER – JOB GROUP ‘M’ (1 POST)- READVERTISEMENT

Ref: KSM/ CPSB/2014/032

Reporting to the Director, Finance and Administration, the officer will perform the

following functions:

Duties and Responsibilities

 Carrying out IT and ICT equipment and network analysis, design and

programme specification in liaison with users

 Developing, implementing and maintaining ICT systems and associated links

 Ensuring an efficient and effective ICT system

 Supervising and programming overall IT systems

 Carrying out capacity building/imparting ICT skills

 Developing security for ICT systems

 Ensuring adherence to established ICT standards

 Advising on ICT-related issues

 Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

 Must be a Kenyan citizen

 Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or Information

Engineering from a recognized Institution

 Minimum of at least three (3) years’ relevant experience

 Excellent administration, organization and analytical skills

 Excellent inter-personal skills

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 Ability to multi-task, motivate and lead others

 Must be conversant with information systems security

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution

 Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

Terms of Service: Contract/Permanent

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER – JOB GROUP ‘K’ (1 POST) – (READVERTISEMENT)

Ref: KSM/CPSB/2014/041

Reporting to the Board Secretary/CEO

Duties and Responsibilities

 Coordinate all public relations activities including publishing of brochures,

handbooks, flyers, CDs, e.t.c.

 Update the Board’s website in liaison with the IT section

 Portray a positive public image of the Board

 Coordinate outreach programmes with various stakeholders

 Prepare press-releases, respond to media stories and ensure effective proactive

media reporting via the available channels

 Have initiative and excellent inter-personal skills to handle various public

groups

 Ability to work within tight timelines and meet deadlines

 Demonstrate initiative and a high degree of professional competence

 Must be a highly motivated and self-driven individual

 Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Requirements for Appointment

 Must be a Kenyan citizen

 Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations/Media

Communication

 Have served as a Public/Communications Officer or in an equivalent position in

either the public or the private sector for at least three (3) years

 Demonstrated ability through publications, newsletters, e.t.c.

 Must be registered with the relevant professional body

 Be competent in the use of digital systems

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution

 Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

Terms of Service: Contract/Permanent

DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT JG ‘Q’ (1 POST) – (READVERTISEMENT)

Ref: KSM/CPSB/2014/028

Reporting to the Board Secretary/CEO

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Advising and implementing human resource management policies, rules and

regulations.

 Developing and implementing career and succession management plans.

 Human resource planning, training and development.

 Organization Human Resource Audit inspection and preparation of Audit reports.

 Coordinating and Implementing performance management/appraisal programmes.

 Managing staff disciplinary programmes.

 Developing and managing Human Resource Information Systems.

 Undertaking periodic human resource audits.

 Managing the staff payroll and retirement programmes.

 Developing and managing staff welfare programmes.

 Developing and reviewing Schemes of Service.

 Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Competencies:

 Be a Kenyan citizen.

 Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya.

 A Master’s degree in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.

 Must have served for at least 10 years in the field of Human Resource Management

in the Public Service, 5 of which should have been at senior managerial level.

 Must have attended senior management courses including strategic leadership at a

recognized institution.

 Must be able to work within tight timelines and ensure efficient and effective staff

supervision.

 Demonstrate conceptual, analytical, leadership and report writing skills.

 Must be committed to continuous learning and be professional competence.

 Must be a highly motivated and self-driven individual.

 Must be a registered member of a relevant human resource professional body.

 Proficient in computer applications.

 Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

Terms of Service: Contract/Permanent

DIRECTOR: GOVERNANCE AND COMPLIANCE – JG ‘Q’ (1 POST)

The Director will develop an effective governance, ethics and policy framework,

spearhead integrity programmes and oversee the institutionalization of ethical

culture in the entire county civil service to actualize positive culture change and

organizational behavior for sustained productivity.

Other responsibilities include:-

 Providing guidance to management on the integrity and ethics programmes

 Coordinating, supervising, monitoring and evaluating the county’s Integrityand

Ethics programme across all departments

 Setting up corruption-prevention committees across departments, sub-counties

and wards

 Ensuring adherence to and compliance with ethical procedures at all operating

levels of the county

 Nurturing relationships with relevant stakeholders to enhance awareness

regarding corruption and economic crimes

 Undertaking roll out, training and sensitization of all county staff on the public

service values and principles

 Preparing performance indicators on the successes of the implementation of

public service values and principles.

 Developing customer awareness on corruption-prevention campaigns

 Reporting and investigating of unethical practices in liaison with respective

agencies

 Preparing quarterly and annual reports on implementation and compliance with

public service values and principles

 Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the County Code of

Conduct.

Appointment Requirements

 Must be a Kenyan citizen

 Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or other relevant field, with high level

training in Ethics/Integrity and Corporate Governance

 A Master’s degree will be an added advantage

 Minimum of ten (10) years’ working experience, five of which must be in senior

management level.

 Demonstrate capacity in successful policy formulation and effective

implementation of public corporate governance, integrity, ethics and anticorruption

programmes in the public/corporate service

 Satisfy requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

Key competencies

 Thorough understanding of the legal, social and ethical framework of

governance, ethics and integrity challenges

 Strong communication and networking skills

 Attention to detail

 Excellent personal integrity and ethical standards

 Drive for results and achievement, and ability to meet tight timelines

 Commitment to the county’s vision and values

 Excellent inter-personal relations

 Excellent initiative and capacity to deliver with minimum supervision

SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR – JG ‘M’ (1POST)

Reporting administratively to the Secretary and functionally to the Board, the

Internal Auditor will be charged with the following:-

Duties and Responsibilities

 Planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling of internal audit

services within the County Public Service Board

 Establishing risk-based audit plans consistent with the Board’s objectives

 Communicating plans of engagement and resource requirements for the internal

audit function

 Playing a key role in maintaining a strong internal control environment and

supporting initiatives that improve performance

 Perform financial, operational and information systems audit

 Attending meetings with auditees to develop an understanding of business

processes

 Travelling to different sites to meet relevant staff and obtain documents and

information

 Researching and assessing how well risk-management processes are working.

 Providing ad hoc advice and guidance to the Board and the Secretariat

 Performing risk assessments on key Board activities and using this information

to guide the scope of the audits

 Anticipating emerging issues through research and interviews and deciding how

best to deal with them

 Providing support and guidance to the Board on how to achieve on its mandate

 Agreeing on recommendations with relevant staff members to make

improvements to operations

 Preparing reports to highlight issues and problems and distributing the reports

to the relevant auditees

 Assessing how well the Board is complying with the relevant laws and

regulatory requirements

 Managing a variety of stakeholders and their expectations through regular

communications

Requirements for appointment

 Be a Kenyan citizen

 Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Accounting or Finance Option)

 Possess CPA (K) or its equivalent from a recognized institution

 Certification in Information Systems Auditing and CIA will be an added

advantage

 Be a registered member of ICPAK or Institute of Internal Auditors

 Have at least five (5) years’ practical working experience in Audit in a public

organization or a well-established commercial organization in a senior position

 Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles

outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution

 Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

Terms of Service: Contract/Permanent

NOTE: All applicants are required to obtain clearance certificates from the following

Institutions:

  1. The Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  2. The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. The Higher Education Commission for degrees obtained outside Kenya
  4. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  5. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  6. A recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  7. The relevant Professional Body.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications may be hand delivered to Kisumu County Public Service Board Offices

located at Town Hall, 1st Floor or posted to:

The Secretary

Kisumu County Public Service Board

P.O.Box 7792 – 40100

KISUMU

All applications to reach the Board by Friday 4th December, 2015 at 4.00pm.