Thursday, October 30, 2014

Lab Technologist Job in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Lab Technologist
 
Location: Kibera
 
Reports to: Health Services Program Officer
 
Hours: Mon- Fri, 7:00am to 4:00pm and varied Saturdays
 
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Sample collection and processing
  • Adhering to professional code of conduct and research ethics
  • Performing maintenance and troubleshooting on laboratory equipment
  • Laboratory waste management and segregation
  • Stock control
  • Projection on consumable and reagents, and re-ordering whenever due
  • Ensure efficient chain of custody of all samples collected laboratory study documents, results and performing test as per the specific laboratory SOPs
Personal attributes 

  • High level of motivation, organization, honesty, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Accurate and detail oriented
Requirements
  • Two years of practical experience
  • At least a Diploma in Laboratory Technology recognized by the Ministry of Health and Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and technologists Board council
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and technologists Board is a mandatory requirement
  • Good clinical and laboratory practices training
  • HIV/AIDS, counseling and management skills an added advantage
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Computer literacy
To apply for this positions, candidates should send their applications to the email address jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org not later than 7th November 2014.

Nurse Job Vacancy in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Nurse
 
Program: Clinic 
 
Reports to: Health Services Program Officer
 
Working Hours: Mon- Fri 7.00am - 4.00pm, and varied Saturdays

Key Responsibilities and Duties
 
Provide one-on-one counseling and guidance to the KSG students.

Conduct in-take and annual psycho-social assessments of each student.

Manage the two KSG Social Workers.

Oversee the creation and implementation of comprehensive treatment plans for high-need students. 
 
Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing from KMTC
  • Registered member of nursing council of Kenya
  • Updated practicing license
  • All original certificates
  • At least 2 years working experience
To apply for this positions, candidates should send their applications to the email address jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org not later than 7th November 2014.

Pharmacist Job in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Pharmacist
 
Location: Kibera
 
Reports to: Health Services Program Officer
 
Hours: Mon- Fri, 7:00am to 4:00pm and varied Saturdays
 
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Prepare and dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceutical preparations according to patients' prescription.
  • Provide advice for non-prescription medications
  • Monitor drugs and other medical supplies levels and initiate the procurement process.
  • Take inventory and track medication and supply orders
  • Keep records of all drug stocks ordered, drugs issued to clients and stocks remaining.
  • Prepare and submit reports on daily sales undertaken and achievement to the management as required.
  • Arrange drugs in the required manner
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with customers which includes clinics, doctors, hospitals and other institutions
  • Monitor storage conditions i.e. expiry status and security of the pharmaceuticals
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Personal attributes
  • High level of motivation, organization, honesty, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Accurate and detail oriented
Requirements
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poison Board
  • Degree/Diploma holder from a recognized institution.
  • original Professional and academic certificates with up to date license
  • At least 2 years working experience in a similar position, preferably in a busy hospital set up
  • Strong negotiation and customer care skills
  • Must be computer literate and be able to manage software programs.
To apply for this positions, candidates should send their applications to the email address jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org not later than 7th November 2014.

Early Childhood Development Social Worker Job in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Early Childhood Development Social Worker (One)
 
Location: Kibera
 
Reports to: ECD Coordinator and Community Programs Officer
 
Hours: Mon- Fri, 8:00am to 5:00pm and varied Saturdays
 
Key Responsibilities and Duties
 
The Social worker along with key technical staff will be responsible for coordinating caregiver – early child psycho-social program activities. 

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Conduct regular home visits for the daycare and preschool children using the home visit tools to ensure the care-giving environment is conducive to help children grow into healthy and happy to harness full development potential
  • Organize and  conduct parent/caregiver support group meetings to discuss essence of early child development issues and mobilize them into group savings and loan activities as economic strengthening at household level
  • Use a variety of appropriate formal and informal tools and techniques to evaluate the progress and performance of students and families based on child development milestones
  • Develop long-term and short-term intervention plans consistent with children’s developmental needs to help children attain full development potential
  • Keep proper records of the children in the daycare and preschool programs including family background, health, social and key interventions and follow-up visits forms
  • Assist ECD coordinator to carry-out individual child assessment to ensure each child is attaining proper development milestones
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the supervisor, community programs officer and programs manager
  • Performing other related duties as may be assigned
Personal Attributes
  • High level of motivation, organization, honesty, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Accurate and detail oriented
Requirements
  • Must have good counseling skills.
  • Key knowledge on Early Childhood Development
  • Must have at least 2 years working experience
Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma in Community Development
  • Certificate/diploma in Early Childhood Development is desirable
To apply for this positions, candidates should send their applications to the email address jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org not later than 7th November 2014.