CAREERS
The Mater Misericordiae Hospital, a faith based institution has excellent career opportunities for candidates who possess integrity, a passion for excellence, Christ-centeredness, show compassion and respect for each human person. We are committed to be a leading healthcare provider in East and Central Africa and benchmark against the highest attainable world standards seeking continuous improvement.

The Hospital is seeking to the following positions:

1. MEDICAL OFFICERS – INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
Reporting to the ICU Coordinator, the prospective candidates’ main duties will include:
• Ethically reviewing and instituting appropriate therapeutic interventions for patients admitted to ICU/HDU or requiring critical care across the hospital.
• Reviewing patients in other units where ICU/HDU support is needed and making appropriate decisions on interventions required.
• Assisting in coaching and mentoring of intern doctors, junior MOs and nursing staff on various aspects of critical care and management of critical illness.
• Performing medical procedures expected of an ICU medical officer.
• Ensuring that high standards of diagnostic accuracy and patient care are maintained
• Preparing medical reports and other clinical documents as required
• Ensuring professionalism and timeliness in handling of clients at both individual and departmental level
• Participating in continuous medical education and the development of departmental clinical protocols, quality improvement plans, and initiatives
• Participating in research, clinical audits and review programmes for the department
• Ensuring consistency in the clinical protocols and provision of care.
• Ensuring regular and adequate communication with patients and relatives on clinical progress.
• Participating in hospital CSR activities
Key requirements
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
• 5 years’ experience with at least 2 years in a busy ICU
• Competence in Adult Advanced Cardiovascular and Trauma Life Support and Paediatric Advanced Life Support skills.
• Must be well organized and have the ability to plan ahead and deal with care issues as they arise.
• Must be thorough and proactive to ensure quality care and positive outcome.
• Must be able to work closely with a multi-disciplinary team excellent inter-personal skills, self-motivated and able to work under pressure with minimum supervision

2. MEDICAL OFFICERS – ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY UNIT
Reporting to the A & E Coordinator, the candidates’ main duties will include but not limited to:
• Ethically reviewing and instituting appropriate therapeutic interventions for patients presenting to the outpatient department.
• Reviewing and instituting appropriate medical interventions in other units of the hospital where medical review is required.
• Managing medical emergencies in line with advanced life support protocols
• Performing medical procedures expected of a medical officer.
• Ensuring that high standards of diagnostic accuracy and patient care are maintained
• Preparing medical reports and other standard clinical documents as required
• Ensuring professionalism and timeliness in handling of clients at both individual and departmental level
• Participating in continuous medical education and the development of departmental clinical protocols, quality improvement plans, and initiatives
• Participating in research, clinical audits and review programmes for the department
• Ensuring consistency in the clinical protocols and provision of care.
• Ensuring adequate communication with clients with regards to their illness.
• Ensuring appropriate referral for patients requiring specialized care
• Participating in hospital CSR and outreach activities
Key requirements
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
• Sound training in BLS, ACLS and ATLS
• Competence in the accident and emergency procedures and protocols
• Highly analytical, excellent diagnostician
• Team player, excellent inter-personal skills, self-motivated and able to work under pressure with minimum supervision
• Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners & Dentist Board and on the retention register
• Vast experience in a similar healthcare setting will be an added advantage

3. BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER:
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Carrying out preventive maintenance and repairs of medical equipment.
• Carrying out calibration and verification of the performance of key medical equipment
• Liaising with departments to roll out the maintenance schedule.
• Maintaining job cards for each job assigned.
• Participating in training user departments on handling medical equipment.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• Degree in Bio-Medical Engineering
• 3 years’ experience in medical equipment maintenance.
• Good organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
• Computer literate.

4. HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING:
The successful candidate will oversee operations in Housekeeping, Laundry and Gardening. The successful candidates’ main duties will include;
• Planning, organizing and directing activities in the Units to ensure high standards of hygiene, cleanliness, orderliness and general ambiance of the entire Hospital.
• Develop and implement Housekeeping, Laundry and Gardening policies and procedures
• Determine optimum staffing levels and ensure all new staff are orientated and trained in handling machines, working tools, chemicals and detergents.
• Prepare the departmental budget and ensure adequate supply of stocks, efficient use of resources and accountability.
• Ensure compliance with all statutory legislation in relation to Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Assurance Standards and Fumigation activities as well as
• Liaise with the nursing team to implement and enforce hospital infection prevention and control protocols.
• Liaise with Maintenance Department to ensure periodical preventive maintenance of equipment and arrange for replacement of obsolete equipment and working tools.
• Review staff performance and organize training to ensure continuous improvement.
Minimum Requirements:
• Degree in Hotel and Institutional Management or related field.
• At least 8 years’ experience with at least 2 years in a Supervisory Level in a busy establishment.
• Knowledge of hygiene and sanitary standards.
• Knowledge of housekeeping work procedures and equipment.
• Good interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

5. HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR:
Reporting to the Head of Housekeeping the successful candidates’ duties will include;
• Supervise activities of housekeeping to ensure proper cleanliness, safety and infection control standards.
• Visit assigned areas and make sure that cleaning is being done according to the standard and that schedules are followed.
• Inspect all patients’ rooms after checkout and release for new admissions only when they have met the prescribe cleanliness standards.
• Arrange adequate staff coverage to all areas by distributing staff efficiently on daily basis.
• Inspect all equipment on daily basis to ensure they are clean and in good operational condition.
• Handle all cleaning request by assigning the concerned person
• Ensure control and efficient use of supplies.
• Provide on the job training to staff.
Minimum requirements for the position:
• Diploma in Housekeeping and Laundry.
• 5 years’ experience with at least 2 years in a similar position.
• Experience in a Hospital set up will be an added advantage.
• Good team leader.

6. PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT:
• Accurate preparation of the hospital payroll by scheduled dates and
administration of statutory deduction by deadlines.
• Update the system with details of new staff and work out terminal
dues for those exiting.
• Facilitate opening of bank accounts and registration of NSSF, NHIF
and PIN for new staff.
• Handle payment queries from staff.
Requirements for the position:
• BCom or equivalent and CPA II.
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position. Hospital experience will be an added advantage.

7. REGISTERED COMMUNITY NURSE – COMPREHENSIVE CARE CLINIC
• Provide ART and care to people living with HIV/AIDs and work with community base groups on follow ups to ensure adherence.
• Provide support to community based groups on home based care.
• Participate in clinic-based training sessions designed to educate patients amd caregivers concerning HIV and ART.
Qualifications:
• KRCHN – Diploma in Nursing
• Basic HIV/AIDS counseling skills.
• 2 years Hospital/ Community nursing experience
• Must demonstrate genuine interest in community work and care to people infected and affected by HIV/AIDs.

8. PLUMBER:
Reporting to the Assistant Projects & Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
• Carry out planned preventive maintenance on plumbing work in the hospital
• Undertake repairs of all mechanical defects reported daily or during inspection such as leaking pipes, sinks, taps, blocked toilets and bathrooms.
• Carry out periodic checks and inspections of potential plumbing defects within the hospital to establish plumbing repair and maintenance requirements.
• Requisition for plumbing materials and supplies within the workshop stores necessary for efficient delivery of services
• Ensure tidiness and safety of plumbing workstations and sites within the hospital
• Provide on the job training and supervision of staff and trainees attached to the department.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• Certification as a Plumber.
• At least three (3) years’ experience as a skilled plumber preferably in a setup.
• Familiarity with plumbing services and equipment associated with hospitals.
• A team player and flexible person able to work with minimum supervision.

9. TUTOR
Reporting to the Director of Nursing Education the successful candidate’s role will be:
• Provide theoretical and clinical instructions to students to expected standards to ensure mastery of skills and good performance standards.
• Monitor students’ performance to maintain outstanding institutional standards.
• Offer guidance and counselling to promote discipline and a good learning environment.
• Develop and review curricula in line with Nursing Council requirements.
• Develop and coordinate extra curriculum activities for students.
• Ensure proper management and use of resources in a cost effective manner.
• Prepare learning materials and maintain student’s records and registers.

Minimum Requirements for the position:

• BSc Nursing or KRN/KRM with an all-round working experience of at least 6 years in a senior nursing position.

If you are interested in the above positions and you meet the requirements listed, please send your application together with a detailed CV [provide 3 referees and include their telephone contacts and email addresses] to hrrecruit@materkenya.com so as to reach us not later than 5th January, 2018.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.