A new company about to start operations is looking for Research & Design (R&D) Engineers and Technologists to join its team in developing technology based solutions and providing technology based information, both services aimed at improving people's lifestyles. 

R&D engineers will be employed on contract basis while technologists will be deployed on project basis.

Academic Qualifications
 
Must possess at least a diploma in any engineering discipline.

Experience:
 
Research & design Engineers need to have graduated at least not more than 2 years ago or about to graduate while technologists need to have at least 3 years working experience.
 
Attributes of People required
  • Excitement/higher energies  for  technology
  • Subscribe to Imagination, going for the best, customer centric, professionalism, honesty and integrity as values
  • Have self-initiative/drive and desire for success
  • Willing to change the norm
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Dreamers/ can dear to  imagine any solutions
  • Knowledge depth-Industry for technologists
If you possess the above requirements, sent your resume to recruitment@viscarcapacity.com. 

Deadline for submission is 31st July 2012.

Nairobi Women’s Hospital is trusted with the healthcare of Women in Africa, and with passion, we deliver healthcare.

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

Internal Auditor

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • Planning and conducting audits in line with audit plan and any special investigations that may be assigned.
  • Planning and conducting compliance reviews for the purpose of ensuring compliance with Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring operations and identify areas of risk for the purpose of recommending corrections and improvements.
  • Performing impromptu compliance checks on stock management and cash floats.
  • Witnessing and ensuring accuracy of stock take as per the hospital policy
  • Evaluating hospital management information and accounting systems to determine their efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Document findings and follow up on recommendations to ensure they are implemented.
  • Contributing to the development of the group audit and risk function through specific initiatives to develop tools and processes.
  • Ensuring quality assurance through functional monthly quality assurance committee audits and meetings.
  • Ensuring Superior Customer Experience to both internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience
  • B.Com Accounting/ Finance
  • CPA(K) or equivalent 
Medical Officer In Charge

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
  • Practice for 3 years in a hospital.
  • MBChB – from a recognized University.
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any of the East Africa Medical Boards
Medical Officers 

(2 Positions)

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • Providing superior interventional and preventative medical care based on approved guidelines and hospital policy.
  • Fostering inter-professional dialogue and consultation in health care matters.
  • Ensure continuous medical training of other health professionals
  • Recruiting patients for specialist clinics and theatre e.g., Diabetes, HIV.
  • Supervising the work of intern doctors and medical students.
  • Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities
  • Fostering teamwork in medical management- nurses, technicians etc
  • Ensuring superior customer care
  • Contributing and participating in development of standards and best practices
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • Must have practiced in a hospital for  2 years
  • MBChB or equivalent
  • Current valid registration license with the KMPDB or any of the other East Africa Medical Boards
Senior Staff Nurses

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • Delivering a professional and high standard of nursing care  within the section while leading a team of nurses in delivering projects and team targets
  • Orientating new staffs at the section level
  • Maintaining good communication within the section and other sections to provide unified approach to patient care
  • Implementing health and safety regulations and  policies and procedure
  • Administering prescribed treatment to patients as necessary.
  • Ensuring patients/clients proper orientation within the sections.
  • Ensuring accurate information is relayed to clinical staff on a patient’s condition
  • Caring for postoperative patient by undertaking and recording post operative observations.
  • Responding to and reporting any abnormal recordings to the person in charge
  • Implementing emergency procedure including resuscitation as and when necessary
  • Conducting training in NWHMTC including clinical instruction and ensure clinical supervision of all students
  • Labeling and dispatching specimens to laboratory promptly and safely
  • Undertaking routine duties to prepare and clear the ward before admission and after discharge
  • Ensuring patients are provided with relevant health education and follow up care.
  • Participating in continuous medical education
  • Ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and handing over between shifts at all times
  • Preparing, implementing and monitoring departmental rotas including reports.
  • Ensuring Superior Customer Experience to both internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 3 years relevant experience (BSN qualifications)
  • Atleast 6 years relevant experience with KRCHN with diploma in specialised area (s) and ability to work in more than one specialised areas
  • Consistent good performance for 4 years
  • KRCHN with diploma in specialised area (paediatric, theatre, ICU or Maternity) and working knowledge in more than one specialised areas
  • Diploma in a specialised area
  • BSN or its equivalent is an added advantage
  • Membership to a professional body
Staff Nurses

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • Delivering a professional and high standard of nursing care  within the section
  • Orientating new staffs at the section level
  • Maintaining good communication within the section and other sections to provide unified approach to patient care
  • Implementing health and safety regulations and  policies and procedure
  • Administering prescribed treatment to patients as necessary.
  • Ensuring patients/clients proper orientation within the section.
  • Ensuring accurate information is relayed to clinical staff on a patient’s condition
  • Responding to and reporting any abnormal recordings to the person in charge
  • Implementing emergency procedure including resuscitation as and when necessary
  • Labeling and dispatching specimens to laboratory promptly and safely
  • Undertaking routine duties to prepare and clear the ward before admission and after discharge
  • Ensuring patients are provided with relevant health education and follow up care.
  • Participating in continuous medical education
  • Ensuring proper documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and handing over between shifts at all times
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to both internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
  • KRCHN with basic training in specialised area (paediatric, theatre, ICU or Maternity)
  • BSN or its equivalent is an added advantage
  • Membership to a professional body
Office and Human Resources Administrator 

(3 Positions)

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • Collecting and collating regular updates and reports on operational issues
  • Custody of all relevant unit documentation i.e. contracts, leases, policies and all relevant information
  • Protecting the Unit’s interests through ensuring compliance to all legal and statutory requirements 
  • Providing regular reports on property management
  • Ensuring all utility bills are paid on time
  • Controlling of office expenses through provision of consumption reports in regard to stationery, telephone and other utilities
  • Ensuring the Unit requisitions are serviced so as not to interrupt operations
  • Supervising outsourced services and contractors to ensure quality provision of service
  • Responding to all incoming mails and redirecting where applicable
  • Ensuring service delivery in the areas of transport, security and maintenance by managing the processes, documentation including monitoring delivery.
  • Preparing and report on monthly HR KPIs for the unit
  • Ensuring unit payroll input data (Rota) is submitted to the central unit schedule
  • Coordinating, collecting and submitting leave forms, schedules and reports
  • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating section staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
  • Determining & coordinating section reporting and communication requirements
  • Responding to all incoming mail and redirecting where applicable
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Management or its equivalent
  • HND in HR is an added advantage
Stores In Charge

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • Receiving, verifying and distributing of goods/services based on requisitions
  • Implementing and monitoring reorder levels
  • Managing the number of items to inventory control cards or automated systems posting.
  • Conducting stock audits and reconciliations.
  • Sorting out expiries and disposing them according to PPB requirement.
  • Reporting on daily production and/or problems with equipment/processes concerning customer agency.
  • Advising procurement officer and departments on the special items and alternative.
  • Collecting invoices and handing them to accounts for payment.
  • Training of new staff
  • Ensuring proper store organization, labelling and arrangement.
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
  • Diploma in Procurement and Supplies
Stores Assistant

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • Receiving and verification of goods received or issued.
  • Short listing of items due for ordering and confirm expiries.
  • Maintaining updated stock movement records.
  • Processing of departmental requisitions.
  • Pricing and labelling of goods.
  • System entry of the invoices.
  • Compiling monthly reports.
  • Participating in physical inventories by counting stock.
  • Managing incoming and outgoing goods.
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 1 year relevant work experience
  • Certificate in Purchasing and supplies
Pharmacy In Charge

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
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology or Bachelors degree in Pharmacy
  • Valid registration license with the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board
Clerk of works

Project Title:
Technical Support for Expansion Projects

Supervisor: Project Manager

Duration: Temporary, on- a- need-basis

1.         Background

Under the Critical Success Factor 5; “We deliver a planned expansion”, Nairobi Womens Hospital envisions itself being able to deliver healthcare with passion. During this expansion phase, the institution plans to avail medical services nearer to the clients by establishing fully fledged hospitals, Medical and Outpatient centres and Pharmacies  in strategic locations.

2.        Organizational Context

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the GM Risk, Compliance & Expansion and the Project Manager, the Project Assistant provides technical support and guidance in the project.

3.        Objectives / Key Activities and deliverables

Objective: To provide support and oversee various aspects of the physical infrastructure of a construction site.

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • To confer with architects and contractors as to the preparation and interpretation of plans and specifications
  • To be responsible for the inspection of the workmanship and practices of contractors and/or crews engaged in construction;
  • To assist with interpretations of plans, specifications, and designs submitted by contractors, architects, or engineers;
  • To ensure that construction work schedules are maintained;. To be responsible for continuous inspection during construction and to ensure adherence to all building codes, plans and most importantly NWH specifications.
  • To monitor the continuous inspection of workman shop, materials, and methods; and to trouble shoot in the event of non compliance.
  • To be in charge of accurate and comprehensive record keeping pertaining to the project.

Qualifications
  • Diploma in architectural draftsman ship
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a medium size project. 
Interested applicants are invited to send their applications detailing current and expected salary and CV with contact details of three referees to the General Manager Human Resource P.O. Box 10552-00100 Nairobi, clearly marking the application with position applied for. 

Applications can also be emailed to vacancies@nwch.co.ke with the position applied for as the subject line by Wednesday, May 20th 2012. DO NOT attach your certificates.

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