Wednesday, September 21, 2011

MINISTRY OF MEDICAL SERVICES JOBS IN KENYA


MINISTRY OF MEDICAL SERVICES
MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITATION
ONE YEAR CONTRACT VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRIES OF HEALTH IN CONJUNCTION WITH USAID-FUNDED
CAPACITY KENYA PROJECT
Important Note:

• Applications for the positions advertised below should on or before Friday 23rd September 2011.
• Candidates should apply directly to their preferred province and indicate the same on the envelope and
application letter
• Provincial addresses are at the end of this advertisement. Details of the facilities and the districts in which
they are located will be availed and candidates will be allowed to select preferred sites during the
interview. Final posting shall be decided by the Ministries
• Candidates are required to provide their email addresses and two reliable mobile phone numbers for ease
of communication
• Candidates must attach copies of all their certificates including professional registration licence in the case of
Clinical Officers, Nurses, Medical Laboratory Technologists and Pharmaceutical Technologists.
• All salaries are consolidated. A gratuity of 31% of monthly basic salary will be paid at the end of the
contract period
• Candidates employed in the Northern Arid Regions will receive an additional Extraneous Allowance in line
with approved Government of Kenya rates. NAL regions include the Counties of Turkana, Samburu,
Marsabit, Wajir, Mandera, Garissa and Tana River. Applications should be directed to the Provincial
Director of Medical Services in Garissa.

REGISTERED CLINICAL OFFICER III 
Posts: 34
Coast: 1, Nyanza: 3, Eastern: 7, Central: 1, Rift Valley: 4, Central: 11, North Eastern 8
Salary per month: Kshs 30,140
Requirements
For appointment to the post of Registered Clinical Officer III, candidates must:
• Be in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
• Be in possession of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized medical training college
• Be registered by the Clinical Officers Council
• Be knowledgeable and experienced in HIV/AIDS management. Those with CCC management will have an
added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity. The officer will normally work under the guidance of an
experienced Clinical Officer or Medical Officer. Work involves seeing and examining patients, diagnosing and
treating ailments at an outpatient department in a hospital or health centre. In addition, the officer will be expected
to assist in planning and conducting primary health care activities, coaching students attached to hospitals and health
centres, supervising and counselling a small number of staff engaged on routine patients care and giving support and
health education to patients.
Applicants should clearly specify the post applied for and preferred province at the bottom of the envelope and on
the application letter. Copies of academic and Professional Registration Certificates/ licenses and testimonials,
curriculum vitae and national identity cards should also be attached. Applications should be addressed and either
hand delivered or posted or sent courier to the following provincial addresses:

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Western Province
Room 74, Block C, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 359-50100
Kakamega

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nyanza Province
Provincial Headquarters
4th Floor, Room 1
P.O. Box 721-40100
Kisumu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Eastern Provincial Headquarters
Ground Floor, Room 33
P.O. Box 273-60100
Embu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
North Eastern Province
PC’s Office, Ground Floor
P.O. Box 40-70100
Garissa

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nairobi
Nyayo House, 10th Floor, Room 24
P.O. Box 34349-00100
Nairobi

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Central
Provincial Headquarters Block “A”
Ground Floor Room 21
P.O. Box 110-10100
Nyeri

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Rift Valley
Provincial Headquarters
2nd Floor, Room 17
P.O. Box 2060-20100
Nakuru

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Coast PC’s Office Building
5th Floor, Room 14
P.O. Box 90233-80100
Mombasa

So as to reach them on or before Friday 23rd September 2011

KENYA REGISTERED COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE III 
Posts: 42
Rift Valley: 11, Central: 2, Western: 3, Coast: 1, Eastern: 8, Nyanza: 5, Nairobi: 8, North Eastern: 4
Salary per month: Kshs 30,140
Requirements
For appointment to the post of KRCHN III, candidates must:
• Be in possession of at least the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
• Be in possession of a Kenya Registered Nurse or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse Diploma from a
recognized Medical Training College
• Be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya
• Have at least one year working experience working at a CCC and/ or ANC/ PMTCT setting is an
advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a more
senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities involve provision, supervision and planning of nursing care of
patients at an outpatient department or wards in a hospital. In addition, the officer will be expected to assess
patients’ needs, verify and maintain information relating to patients’ admission, keep records of drugs and other
supplies, supervise and counsel staff and perform routine clinical duties.
Applicants should clearly specify the post applied for and preferred province at the bottom of the envelope and on
the application letter. Copies of academic and Professional Registration Certificates/ licenses and testimonials,
curriculum vitae and national identity cards should also be attached. Applications should be addressed and either
hand delivered or posted or sent courier to the following provincial addresses:

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Western Province
Room 74, Block C, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 359-50100
Kakamega

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nyanza Province
Provincial Headquarters
4th Floor, Room 1
P.O. Box 721-40100
Kisumu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Eastern Provincial Headquarters
Ground Floor, Room 33
P.O. Box 273-60100
Embu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
North Eastern Province
PC’s Office, Ground Floor
P.O. Box 40-70100
Garissa

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nairobi
Nyayo House, 10th Floor, Room 24
P.O. Box 34349-00100
Nairobi

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Central
Provincial Headquarters Block “A”
Ground Floor Room 21
P.O. Box 110-10100
Nyeri

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Rift Valley
Provincial Headquarters
2nd Floor, Room 17
P.O. Box 2060-20100
Nakuru

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Coast PC’s Office Building
5th Floor, Room 14
P.O. Box 90233-80100
Mombasa

So as to reach them on or before Friday 23rd September 2011

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST III
Posts: 27
Rift Valley: 6, Nairobi: 1, Coast: 2, Western: 5, North Eastern: 9, Nyanza: 4
Salary per month: Kshs 30,140
Requirements:
For appointment to this post of Medical Laboratory Technologist III, candidates must:
• Be in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
• Be in possession of the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists Diploma from a recognized Medical
Training College
• Be registered by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board
Those with knowledge and experience in TB and HIV will have an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a more
senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities will include offering general diagnostic or other laboratory services
in a medical laboratory, blood transfusion services or diagnosis of vector borne diseases.
Applicants should clearly specify the post applied for and preferred province at the bottom of the envelope and on
the application letter. Copies of academic and Professional Registration Certificates/ licenses and testimonials,
curriculum vitae and national identity cards should also be attached. Applications should be addressed and either
hand delivered or posted or sent courier to the following provincial addresses:

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Western Province
Room 74, Block C, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 359-50100
Kakamega

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nyanza Province
Provincial Headquarters
4th Floor, Room 1
P.O. Box 721-40100
Kisumu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Eastern Provincial Headquarters
Ground Floor, Room 33
P.O. Box 273-60100
Embu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
North Eastern Province
PC’s Office, Ground Floor
P.O. Box 40-70100
Garissa

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nairobi
Nyayo House, 10th Floor, Room 24
P.O. Box 34349-00100
Nairobi

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Central
Provincial Headquarters Block “A”
Ground Floor Room 21
P.O. Box 110-10100
Nyeri

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Rift Valley
Provincial Headquarters
2nd Floor, Room 17
P.O. Box 2060-20100
Nakuru

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Coast PC’s Office Building
5th Floor, Room 14
P.O. Box 90233-80100
Mombasa

So as to reach them on or before Friday 23rd September 2011

PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST
Posts: 4 in Coast Province
Salary per month: Kshs 30,140
Requirements:
For appointment to the post of Pharmaceutical Technologist, candidates must:
• Be in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Education or Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
• Be in possession of a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized Medical Training College
• Be registered by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level is carried out under the guidance of a more senior officer. Duties and responsibilities mainly involve
dispensing and compounding medicine, verifying and maintaining information relating to drugs issued to patients,
ordering and recording of drugs and other supplies, guiding and counselling trainees and supervision of other staff
working under him or her.
Applicants should clearly specify the post applied for and preferred province at the bottom of the envelope and on
the application letter. Copies of academic and Professional Registration Certificates/ licenses and testimonials,
curriculum vitae and national identity cards should also be attached. Applications should be addressed and either
hand delivered or posted or sent courier to the following provincial addresses:

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Western Province
Room 74, Block C, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 359-50100
Kakamega

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nyanza Province
Provincial Headquarters
4th Floor, Room 1
P.O. Box 721-40100
Kisumu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Eastern Provincial Headquarters
Ground Floor, Room 33
P.O. Box 273-60100
Embu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
North Eastern Province
PC’s Office, Ground Floor
P.O. Box 40-70100
Garissa

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nairobi
Nyayo House, 10th Floor, Room 24
P.O. Box 34349-00100
Nairobi

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Central
Provincial Headquarters Block “A”
Ground Floor Room 21
P.O. Box 110-10100
Nyeri

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Rift Valley
Provincial Headquarters
2nd Floor, Room 17
P.O. Box 2060-20100
Nakuru

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Coast PC’s Office Building
5th Floor, Room 14
P.O. Box 90233-80100
Mombasa

So as to reach them on or before Friday 23rd September 2011

VCT COUNSELLORS
Posts: 7
Rift Valley: 6, Coast: 1
Salary per month: Kshs 19,769
Requirements
For appointment to the post of VCT Counselor, candidates must:
• Be in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
• Be in possession of Certificate in Voluntary Counselling and Testing from a reputable institution after having
pursued a course lasting at least 1 year
• Work experience in a VCT setting is an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a more
senior officer. Duties include: performing HIV/AIDS counseling and testing of clients, refer HIV positive clients to CCC.
Address gender stigma related barriers that keep individuals from seeking care. Liaise with other members of the
RH/FP and TB/HIV clinic and other NGOs/ CBOs/ MOH to provide holistic care for clients, assist in capacity building
of health care workers and family members on topics related to HIV/AIDS counseling, documentation of client
information, compiling of data and writing monthly reports as required.
Applicants should clearly specify the post applied for and preferred province at the bottom of the envelope and on

the application letter. Copies of academic and Professional Registration Certificates/ licenses and testimonials,
curriculum vitae and national identity cards should also be attached. Applications should be addressed and either
hand delivered or posted or sent courier to the following provincial addresses:

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Western Province
Room 74, Block C, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 359-50100
Kakamega

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nyanza Province
Provincial Headquarters
4th Floor, Room 1
P.O. Box 721-40100
Kisumu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Eastern Provincial Headquarters
Ground Floor, Room 33
P.O. Box 273-60100
Embu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
North Eastern Province
PC’s Office, Ground Floor
P.O. Box 40-70100
Garissa

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nairobi
Nyayo House, 10th Floor, Room 24
P.O. Box 34349-00100
Nairobi

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Central
Provincial Headquarters Block “A”
Ground Floor Room 21
P.O. Box 110-10100
Nyeri

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Rift Valley
Provincial Headquarters
2nd Floor, Room 17
P.O. Box 2060-20100
Nakuru

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Coast PC’s Office Building
5th Floor, Room 14
P.O. Box 90233-80100
Mombasa

So as to reach them on or before Friday 23rd September 2011

NUTRITION OFFICER III
Posts: 15
Rift Valley: 4, Central: 1, Coast: 2, North Eastern: 3, Western: 5
Salary per month: Kshs 30,140
Requirements
For appointment to the post of Nutrition Officer III, candidates must:
• Be in possession of at least the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
• Be in possession of a Diploma in Nutrition from a recognized college
• Those with knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS nutrition will have an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a more
senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities involve planning, monitoring, implementing and evaluating specific
nutrition in patients visiting a healthy facility. Planning and implementing and supervising therapeutic diets. In
addition, the officer will be expected to assess patients nutrition related needs and supervise staff working under this
position.
Applicants should clearly specify the post applied for and preferred province at the bottom of the envelope and on
the application letter. Copies of academic and Professional Registration Certificates/ licenses and testimonials,
curriculum vitae and national identity cards should also be attached. Applications should be addressed and either
hand delivered or posted or sent courier to the following provincial addresses:

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Western Province
Room 74, Block C, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 359-50100
Kakamega

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nyanza Province
Provincial Headquarters
4th Floor, Room 1
P.O. Box 721-40100
Kisumu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Eastern Provincial Headquarters
Ground Floor, Room 33
P.O. Box 273-60100
Embu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
North Eastern Province
PC’s Office, Ground Floor
P.O. Box 40-70100
Garissa

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nairobi
Nyayo House, 10th Floor, Room 24
P.O. Box 34349-00100
Nairobi

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Central
Provincial Headquarters Block “A”
Ground Floor Room 21
P.O. Box 110-10100
Nyeri

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Rift Valley
Provincial Headquarters
2nd Floor, Room 17
P.O. Box 2060-20100
Nakuru

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Coast PC’s Office Building
5th Floor, Room 14
P.O. Box 90233-80100
Mombasa

So as to reach them on or before Friday 23rd September 2011

HEALTH RECORDS INFORMATION OFFICER III
Posts: 21
North Eastern: 6, Nairobi: 6, Coast: 4, Western: 2, Nyanza: 3
Salary per month: Kshs 30,140
Requirements
For appointment to the post of Health Records Information Officer, a candidate must:
• Be in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with at least a C or its equivalent in
Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Physical Sciences, English or Kiswahili and a C or its equivalent
in Mathematics or Physics
• Be in possession of a Kenya Health Records Information Officer Certificate from a recognized Medical
Training College
• NASCOP Certificate in ART Monitoring & Evaluation is essential
Duties and Responsibilities
Work at this level will be of limited scope and complexity and will be carried out under the guidance of a more
senior officer. Duties include registration of all HIV positive clients (initiating and transferred-in) for comprehensive
care services. Registration of all HIV positive clients on HAART in the ART/ Cohort register. Conduct regular site visits
and maintain registers correctly. Availing M & E and data collection tools to hospitals. Prepare and submit quarterly
narrative and monthly data reports on FP/RH, TB, HIV/AIDS activities to MOH and APHIA II N/C. Maintenance of
accurate and complete facility FP/RH, TB and HIV/AIDS records while maintaining confidentiality.
Applicants should clearly specify the post applied for and preferred province at the bottom of the envelope and on
the application letter. Copies of academic and Professional Registration Certificates/ licenses and testimonials,
curriculum vitae and national identity cards should also be attached. Applications should be addressed and either
hand delivered or posted or sent courier to the following provincial addresses:

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Western Province
Room 74, Block C, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 359-50100
Kakamega

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nyanza Province
Provincial Headquarters
4th Floor, Room 1
P.O. Box 721-40100
Kisumu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Eastern Provincial Headquarters
Ground Floor, Room 33
P.O. Box 273-60100
Embu

Provincial Director of Medical Services
North Eastern Province
PC’s Office, Ground Floor
P.O. Box 40-70100
Garissa

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Nairobi
Nyayo House, 10th Floor, Room 24
P.O. Box 34349-00100
Nairobi

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Central
Provincial Headquarters Block “A”
Ground Floor Room 21
P.O. Box 110-10100
Nyeri

Provincial Director of Medical Services
Rift Valley
Provincial Headquarters
2nd Floor, Room 17
P.O. Box 2060-20100
Nakuru

Provincial Director of Public Health & Sanitation
Coast PC’s Office Building
5th Floor, Room 14
P.O. Box 90233-80100
Mombasa

So as to reach them on or before Friday 23rd September 2011

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