Job Vacancies at Central Bank Of Kenya

Exciting Career Opportunities

The Central Bank of Kenya hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and self-motivated candidates with proven track record to fill the following positions.

1. Medical Officer (1 Position)

Job Purpose The Medical Officer will apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis, prevention and management of diseases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Oversees clinical aspects of the clinic, professional guidance and workforce requirements. Monitor and provide medical care to patients visiting the staff clinic.

Admits patients to main Hospitals or to other specialized care facilities.

Refer patients to hospitals, to consultants or to other specialized facilities.

Take patients notes, examine and document all findings both for legal reference and for the benefit of other medical staff.

Give medical education; explain tests and procedures to patients.

Organizes and facilitates overseas treatments for patients who require specialized treatment.

Advices on procurement of medical equipment, drugs and consumables.

Member and secretariat of the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC).

Develop, monitor and control use of medical Budget.

Advocating on behalf of patients and making ethical decisions.

Maintain confidentiality and impartiality and keep up to date with medical developments, new drugs, treatments and medications, including complementary medicine.

Deputy In-charge of the clinic staff, participates in their recruitment and performance management.

Oversee Learning and Development Programs of clinic staff.

Organize and participate in employee wellness programmes.

Participate in Occupational Safety and Health and workplace program.

Ensure Customer satisfaction.

Qualifications and Experience

Master’s degree in Internal Medicine.

Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery.

Registered with the Kenya Medical and Dentist practitioners Board with a current practicing license.

Six (6) to ten (10) years’ post – Bachelor’s degree experience as a medical doctor in a busy health facility.

Competencies

Knowledge of health laws and medical legislations.

Knowledge of pharmacy policy and legislative requirements.

Knowledge of drug supplies and management.

A team player, open-minded, a change champion possessing excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Mature person with a clean record, proven integrity, prudence, initiative and drive.

Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.

Computer application skills.

2. Laboratory Technologist (1 Position)

Job Purpose

The Laboratory Technologist will carry out patient sample analysis whilst adhering to correct laboratory procedures, health and safety guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Carry out sampling, testing, recording and analysing of all medical results.

Perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations;

Maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment, for example centrifuges, refrigerators, pipetting machines and pH meters;

Must have proven ability to work with highly specialized equipment especially chemistry analyzers, haematology analysers, endocrinology and tumour marker equipment, rapid based procedures etc.

Ensure that the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;

Using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs; Follow and ensure strict safety procedures and safety checks.

Testing all lab equipment and ensure that they are functioning in the required order.

Carry out periodic internal and external quality controls and quality assurance on laboratory performance.

Assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly and annual reports and analytics as required by management and act when the Laboratory technologist in charge is absent.

Keep up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability; Conduct searches on identified topics relevant to the research in line with new developments in medical laboratory technology.

Qualifications and Experience

Higher National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences (those with microbiology will have an added advantage).

Registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board (KMLTTB). Must have a current practising license.

Five (5) years’ experience in a busy modern laboratory

KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with C (Minus) in Mathematics/Physics, C (Plain) in Biology/Chemistry and English/ Kiswahili.

Competencies

Knowledge of health laws and medical legislations.

Knowledge of drug supplies and management.

A team player, open-minded, a change champion possessing excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Mature person with a clean record, proven integrity, prudence, initiative and drive.

Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.

Computer application skills.

3. Pharmaceutical Technologist (1 Position)

Job Purpose

The Pharmaceutical Technologist will ensure the safe and appropriate use of drugs in the staff clinic.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure delivery of wholesome Pharmaceutical care to all patients.

Check prescriptions for suitability and accuracy and consult when necessary with the prescriber.

Provide drug information to medical staff on dosages, adverse effects, appropriate dosage and any other aspects of medicines use.

Discuss treatments with and provide information on medicines to patients.

Ensure that medicines are stored appropriately and securely.

Keep up-to-date with new developments in the field of pharmacy.

Participate in the annual updating of the drug formulary.

Participate in procurement of drugs and medical consumables.

Preparation of individualized extemporaneous drug formulations.

Conduct quarterly stock takes in the Pharmacy.

Ensuring adverse events reporting and participating in Pharmaco-vigilance.

Organizing Continuous Medical Education Meetings for Clinic Staff.

Ensuring keeping of statutory and ethical records/registers.

Monitoring patients on long-term medications.

Sourcing out-of- stock drugs on prescriptions from hospitals and external pharmacies.

Maintain surveillance on expiry dates of items in all drug stores. Arranging and labelling of drug shelves.

Qualifications and Experience

Higher National Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution gazetted by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

Must be enrolled with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board with a current valid practising license.

Member of the Kenya Pharmaceutical Association.

Five (5) years’ experience in a modern hospital pharmacy.

KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with C (Plain) in Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry/Biology and English/ Kiswahili.

Competencies

Knowledge of health laws and medical legislations.

Knowledge of pharmacy policy and legislative requirements.

Knowledge of drug supplies and management.

A team player, open-minded, a change champion possessing excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Mature person with a clean record, proven integrity, prudence, initiative and drive.

Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.

Computer application skills.

If you consider yourself proactive, self-driven and up to the challenge, please visit the following link to view the job profile http://www.centralbank.go.ke/index.php/careers and submit your application online so as to be received on or before 26th April, 2016.

Note:

INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Canvassing, either directly or indirectly, will result to disqualification

“Central Bank of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer”