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Sunday, September 2, 2012

The Nairobi Hospital Jobs in Kenya: Radiologists, Ultrasonographers, Radiographers, Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Technologists

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has the following excellent career opportunities:
 
Radiologists
Ref: HRD/RAD/09/12
 
Reporting to the Chief Radiologist, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Evaluating of diagnostic images to ensure they are of diagnostic value.
  • Providing reports for diagnostic images.
  • CT imaging and interpretation.
  • Routine and Doppler ultrasound imaging.
  • Intravenous administration of contrast material.
  • Fluoroscopic screening for special procedures.
  • Providing guidance to Radiographers and Ultrasonographers.
  • Participating in Hospital and Departmental CMEs.
  • Contributing to medical imaging research and writing articles for the Hospital’s Proceedings Journal.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Masters of Medicine in Radiology.
  • At least three (3) years experience in a busy Radiology Department.
  • Proven skills in emergency radiology.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations.
  • Valid registration and annual practice licences.
  • Exposure to computer aided reporting will be an added advantage
Ultrasonographers
Ref: HRD/ULTS/09/12
 
Reporting to the Chief Radiographer, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Performing ultrasound examinations.
  • Producing reports for ultrasounds performed.
  • Performing routine and special examinations.
  • Safeguarding all confidential information concerning patients and their treatment.
  • Maintaining equipment, accessories and stock logs.
  • Effective use of picture archiving & radiological information systems.
  • Safeguarding hospital equipment and patient’s property from damage, wastage or loss.
  • Upholding professional code of conduct and statutory regulations especially on radiation safety.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma or Degree in Diagnostic Radiography.
  • Higher Diploma in Ultrasonography.
  • Registration with Radiation Protection Board.
  • Valid practice licence.
  • Two (2) years work experience.
  • Computer literate.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
Radiographers
Ref: HRD/RPR/09/12
 
Reporting to the Chief Radiographer, the successful applicants will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Performing radiological procedures.
  • Producing images of high diagnostic quality.
  • Assisting with diagnostic imaging services in Theatres.
  • Providing services in the Catheterisation Laboratory.
  • Maintaining equipment, accessories and stock logs.
  • Effective use of picture archiving & radiological information systems.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma or Degree in Diagnostic Radiography.
  • Registration with Radiation Protection Board.
  • Valid practice licence.
  • One (1) year work experience.
  • Computer literate.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
Pharmacists
Ref: HRD/PHR/09/12
 
Reporting to the Chief Pharmacist, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Checking prescriptions for accuracy and suitability to ensure safe, economical and rational use of drugs and pharmaceutical products.
  • Clinical checks on all treatment sheets and prescriptions.
  • Preparing and labelling extemporaneous preparations for both in and out patients.
  • Participating in formulating and implementing Hospital policies on drug use and pharmacy standard operating procedures.
  • Chemotherapy drug dispensing and reconstitution in accordance with the cytotoxic handling policy.
  • Providing comprehensive and accurate drug information to patients and other users.
  • Participating in continuous medical education lectures.
  • Participating in drug stock takes.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy.
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • One (1) year work experience.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Pharmaceutical Technologists
Ref: HRD/PTCH/09/12
 
Reporting to the Section Manager, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Processing prescriptions correctly and accurately for both in- and out – patients.
  • Giving accurate drug information to patients, wards and other user departments.
  • Assisting in preparation and labelling of extemporaneous preparations for in/outpatients.
  • Participating in drug stocking in the pharmacies & drug stock taking.
  • Checking the expiry dates of pharmacy drugs and ensuring compliance with the Short Expiry Drug Policy.
  • Participating in the formulation and implementation of hospital policies on drug use and pharmacy standard operating procedures.
  • Participating in the ward pharmacy service.
  • Assisting in chemotherapy dispensing and reconstitution in strict accordance with the cytotoxic handling policy.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.
  • At least two (2) years experience after enrolment.
  • Enrolment with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the reference. 
Include your current remuneration, testimonials and give full contact details of 3 referees to:
 
The Human Resources Manager
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026
Nairobi – 00100

or hrm@nbihosp.org
To be received not later than Friday, 14th September 2012. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.