The Nairobi Women’s Hospital Multiple Jobs vacancies in Nairobi Kenya 2013

At The Nairobi Women’s Hospital we are trusted with the healthcare of Women in Africa.
We take pride in our highly qualified professionals who deliver our mission everyday and with passion we deliver healthcare.

We are recruiting for the following high calibre individuals to join our team of healthcare professionals in our various branches.

Medical Officer In-Charge (Hurlingham)

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Providing a link between administration and the Medical Officers.
  • Ensuring medical  officers practice evidence based medicine in line with the set protocols of care
  • Ensuring all medical officers adhere to the set hospital culture.
  • Providing patient care and as a member of a multidisciplinary team in ensuring the best care is given to patients
  • Reviewing and realigning activities to changing customer needs and/or demand
  • Working towards having new products and services
  • Managing Budgetary controls by reviewing cost of inputs and reducing wastage
  • Ensuring adequate staffing at all times by planning, controlling and organizing e.g. leave scheduling, absenteeism, duty Rota etc in liaison with HR.
  • Providing medical input within various committees e.g. Quality assurance, Medical Advisory Committee, infection control,etc
  • Responding to patient’s queries and complaints.
  • Providing information when needed to assist administration in carrying out audits.
  • Ensuring participation of  medical officers in CMEs
  • Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities
  • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating departmental staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
  • Determining & coordinating departmental reporting and communication requirements
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience for all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelors degree in Pharmacy
  • Valid registration license with the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Management course an added advantage
  • Practice for 3 years in a hospital
Chief Pharmacist

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Developing and implementing pharmacy department strategy and objectives and standards in line with NWH structure tree.
  • Preparing/reviewing hospital formulary periodically to reflect changes in treatment in consultation with other stake holders as outlined in our Drugs & Therapeutics policy.
  • Establishing reviewing and implementing policies and procedures of the pharmacy in accordance with the policies of the hospital and of the MMS.
  • Ensure proper inventory management of drugs and medicine including acquisition, inspection and storage in line with appropriate stock management guidelines.
  • Ensuring that the emergency medicines and the essential drug list are maintained, stocked and make necessary purchases as need be.
  • Ensuring compliance to QA standards by carrying out regular audits of all activities/procedures/equipments to and financial prudence.
  • Develop and implement protocols and guidelines, in collaboration with other professionals, for the safe, effective and economic use of drugs and medicines.
  • Managing special projects to meet the unit objectives e.g. APHIA 2, GVRC, KAPTLD, Dial-A-Pharmacy.
  • Managing the Drug Information Centre to provide appropriate drug information
  • Provide clinical supervision, advice, guidance and direction to the pharmaceutical team to achieve highest levels of performance and promote CPD
  • Determining & coordinating departmental reporting and communication requirements
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelors degree in Pharmacy
  • Valid registration license with the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Management course an added advantage
  • At least 5 years post qualification experience as a pharmacist in a hospital set up
  • At least 3 years experience in a supervisory role
Nutritionist

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Counsel patients on their nutritional health and advice on dietary changes to make so as to manage the client’s medical conditions designed to prevent disease and promote good health in the Wards and Outpatient e.g offer advice on diet-related concerns such as weight loss or cholesterol reduction
  • Coordinate all phases of nutrition care including Nutrition assessment, Perform nutrition screenings, Care planning, Monitoring, Education and Counseling of hospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings
  • Confer with doctors and other health care professionals in order to coordinate medical and nutritional needs.
  • Plan and Prescribe therapeutic diets and implement preparation and service of meals for patient’s Inpatients and Outpatients.
  • Determine nutritional needs, Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition support and diet restrictions, such as low fat or salt free for Critically ill patients in the Wards and Outpatient  e.g. Diabetes, Kidney failure, ICU, HDU, High cholesterol, Coronary heart diseases etc
  • Formulates menus for therapeutic diets based on medical and physical condition of patients and integrates patient’s menus with basic institutional menus. May supervise activities of workers engaged in food preparation and service.
  • Evaluate individual needs, develop nutritional care plans and instruct patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection
  • Inspects meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and for standards of palatability and appearance.
  • Prepare records and reports. Evaluate, interpret, monitor and document the nutritional status and nutritional needs of hospitalized patients and out patients using established standards of care and practice guidelines.
  • Develop, review, update and implement educational materials to meet the needs of patients and professionals.
Qualifications and Skills
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics from a recognizable University, College.
  • Must be registered with KNDI( Kenya Nutritionists & Dieticians Institute.
  • Knowledge or training in IYCF( Infant and Young Child Feeding) and IMAM (Integrated  Management of Acute Malnutrition)
  • Experience in Clinical Nutrition.
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience
Pharmacy In Charge (Hurlingham)

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Ensuring all planned departmental activities are geared towards meeting NWH strategic objectives.
  • Establishing and implementing policies and procedures of the pharmacy in accordance with the policies of the hospital and of the MMS.
  • Ensuring inventory control.
  • Preparing/reviewing hospital formulary periodically to reflect changes in treatment in consultation with other stake holders
  • Ensuring that the emergency medicines and the essential drug list are maintained, stocked and make necessary purchases as need be.
  • Ensuring compliance to QA standards by carrying out regular audits of all activities/procedures/equipments to and financial prudence.
  • Reviewing and realigning activities to changing customer needs and/or demands and develop new products and services
  • Managing special projects to meet the unit objectives e.g. APHIA 2, GVRC, KAPTLD, Dial-A-Pharmacy etc
  • Managing the Drug Information Centre to provide appropriate drug information
  • Ensuring and  promoting rational drug therapy
  • Monitoring drugs  in all treatment and storage areas
  • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating departmental staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
  • Determining & coordinating departmental reporting and communication requirements
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills     
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology or Bachelors degree in Pharmacy
  • Valid registration license with the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience
Medical Records Technologist

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-

  • Processing patient’s documents.
  • Ensuring security and confidentiality of medical records.
  • Maintaining patient’s files (medical records) and documenting their condition and treatment.
  • Following up on discharged patients, their families and physicians. i.e. patients with terminal illnesses.
  • Preparing statistical, narrative and graphic presentations of information for use by the hospital staff and researchers.
  • Maintaining and operating a variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems to collect, classify, store and analyze information.
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills  
  • Diploma in Medical Records and Information Systems
  • At least 1 years relevant experience
How to apply
Interested applicants are invited to send their applications detailing current and expected salary and a CV with contact details of three referees to the General Manager Human Resource.
Do Not Attach Certificates.
Applications are to be emailed to vacancies@nwch.co.ke with the position applied for as the subject line by Monday, 4th February 2013.
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