Public Health Officer – Nairobi Hospital

REF/TNH/PHO/05/20
Reporting to Director, Medical Services and Research the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
Inspection for preventive maintenance in the Hospital, hospital sanitation, healthcare and waste management.
Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital.
Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising Hospital peripheral communities on matters related to environmental health.
Identifying environmental health issues.
Organizing community health days to advise the Hospital community on common public health issues;
Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures.
Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as students.
Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan.
Design or use monitoring tools, like as screening, lab records, and vital information, to recognize health risks.

Develop tools to address behavioral causes of diseases.
Direct or control prevention programs in specialized areas such as aerospace, work-related, infectious disease, and environmental medicine.
Recognize groups at threat for specific preventable diseases.
Carry out epidemiological research of acute and chronic diseases.
Prepare precautionary health reports which include problem explanations, analyses, alternate solutions, and suggestions.
Deliver details about potential health risks and possible treatments to the management and other health care experts.
Design, implement, or assess health service delivery systems to enhance the health of specific patients or communities.
Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director, Medical Services and Research

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution.
At least four (4) years progressive work experience in a large institution, Hospital experience will be an added advantage.
A valid Public Health Officers and Technicians Registration Council Certificate.
Certificate of proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution.
Excellent skills in monitoring, evaluation, data analysis and reporting.
Familiarity with the necessary provisions of the Public Health Act Cap 242 and Food, Drugs and other Chemical Substances Cap 254 and other regulation in force.
Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.
Ability to design, carry out and evaluate training.
Ability to design and conduct operations research, analyze and utilize research findings in planning activities to improve service delivery.
Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.

Method of Application
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday 28th May 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates. The Nairobi Hospital does not charge any money throughout the recruitment process.

NOTE:
ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.
The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.
Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
National I.D.
KRA PIN Certificate
Current Colored Passport Photo
NSSF Card
NHIF Card
Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
Academic and Professional Certificates
Certificates of Service from previous employers
Human Resources Director
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026 – 00100
Mail: recruitment@nbihosp.org
NAIROBI.

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