Apply for latest  Embu County Government job vacancies

Embu County Government headed by H.E Governor Martin Wambora is one of the 47 counties in Kenya which came into operation after the March 4, 2013, General Election. As an entity exercising constitutional authority, it is responsible for county legislation (outlined in article 185 of the Constitution of Kenya), executive functions (outlined in article 183), functions outlined in the fourth schedule of the constitution of Kenya, functions transferred from the national government through article 187 of the constitution of Kenya, functions agreed upon with other counties under article 189(2) of the constitution of Kenya, and establishment and staffing of a public service (under article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya).

1. Records Management Officers III – 5 positions

Ref: CPSB 28/2018

Responsibilities

  • Will head a small registry and work under supervision of a more senior officer.
  • Will receive sort, opening, filing, minuting and and distribution of mail
  • Dispatching of mails and guiding on files disposal.

Requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C or its approved equivalent; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

OR

  • Diploma in Records/Information Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Computer skills
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Records Management Officer III
  • Contract

2. Dental Officer

Job Group ‘M’
Ref: CPSB 06/2018

Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will work under supervision of a senior officer
  • Providing dental care
  • Carrying out minor oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Carrying out prosthetics and conservative dentistry
  • Collecting information on dental health information system

Requirements

  • Bachelors of Dental Surgery degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the
  • Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution
  • Certificate of registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Dental Officer
  • Job Group ‘M’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

3. Medical Officers – 6 positions

Job Group ‘M’
Ref: CPSB 07/2018

Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will work under guidance of a senior officer
  • Diagnosing, caring and treating diseases
  • Performing medical and surgical procedures
  • Preparing and responding to emergencies and disasters
  • Participating in management of medicines, medical instruments and equipment
  • Providing health education, maintaining medical records, health information and data.

Requirements

  • Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery (M.B; Ch.B.) degree from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Successfully completed one ( 1) year internship from a recognized institution
  • Registration license from the medical practitioners and dentists board; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Medical Officer
  • Job Group ‘M’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

4. Pharmacists – 2 positions

Job Group ‘M’
Ref: CPSB 08/2018

Responsibilities

  • Screening prescription for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions, and appropriateness of dosage, frequency and duration of dosing and patience convenience.
  • Preparing and dispensing medicines according to Good Dispensing Practices
  • Counseling patients on the use of medicines
  • Making extemporaneous preparations
  • Participating in ward rounds
  • Identifying medicinal gaps and challenges
  • Recommending Over The Counter (OTC )medicines to patients/clients with simple medical conditions and making necessary referrals
  • Making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers

Requirements

  • Bachelors of Pharmacy Degree (B.Pharm) from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Successfully completed one (1) year Internship from a recognized institution
  • Registration Certificate by the Pharmacy & Poisons Board
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Pharmacist
  • Job Group ‘M’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

5. Pharmaceutical Technologist III

Job Group ‘H’
Ref: CPSB 10/2018

Responsibilities

  • Receiving ,interpreting and processing prescriptions
  • Recording prescriptions in the pharmacy unit
  • Pre packing ,repacking and writing instructions on labels
  • Counseling patients on usage of drugs in a pharmacy unit
  • Maintaining drug registers and books
  • Stock taking of drugs and medicinal devices on monthly basis

Requirements

  • Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board from recognized institution
  • Certificate of enrollment as a pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Pharmaceutical Technologist III
  • Job Group ‘H’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

6. Radiographer III

Job Group ‘H’
Ref: CPSB 11/2018

Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer
  • Providing radiographic services to patients
  • Processing , verifying and maintaining information relating to patients
  • Ordering and maintaining records of radiographic and photographic supplies.

Requirements

  • Kenya certificate of secondary education(KCSE) Mean grade C (Plain) with grade C(plain) in English/Kiswahili, biology/biological sciences or physics/physical sciences and C- in mathematics; and
  • Diploma in any of the following: Diagnostic radiography/medical imaging sciences, ultrasound, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, mammography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and digital medical imaging equipment or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Radiographer III
  • Job Group ‘H’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

7. Registered Nurse III – 2 positions

Job Group ‘H’
Ref: CPSB 15/2018

Responsibilities

  • Assessing, Planning, Implementing nursing intervention and evaluating patient’s outcome;
  • Providing appropriate healthcare service including integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, Antenatal care and delivery.
  • Providing health needs and referring patients and clients appropriately.
  • Facilitating patient’s admission and initiating discharges plans.
  • Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care.
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment and collecting and compiling data.

Requirements

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing Kenya, Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Registered Nurse III
  • Job Group ‘H’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

8. Medical Social Worker III – 5 positions

Ref: CPSB 23/2018

Responsibilities

  • Support services to curative/hospital based, primary, preventive and promotive health
  • Counselling patients, families and community at large
  • Psychological rehabilitation and home based care
  • Community Follow up of inpatient with poor socioeconomic status( placement of patients)

Requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C or its equivalent
  • Diploma in any of the following: Social work, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Mental health or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Medical Social worker III
  • Contract

9. Nutritionists & Diatetics Technologist III – 5 positions

Ref: CPSB 22/2018

Responsibilities

  • Conducting nutrition assessment, nutrition screening and referring patients
  • Carry out child /ANC growth monitoring and promotion activities
  • Collecting and compiling nutrition data
  • Run OPD supplementary and Therapeutic Feeding programmes
  • Carry out micro nutrient supplementation
  • Carry out nutrition education and counseling to clients
  • To work under guidance of a more senior officer

Requirements

  • Diploma in Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition or Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized institution
  • Be registered by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians(CIND)
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist III
  • Contract

10 Health Records & Information Management – 5 positions

Ref: CPSB 21/2018

Responsibilities

  • Receive and documenting patients at hospital reception/admission desk
  • Registering and booking appointments for patients for clinics and consultants
  • Editing of patients care records.
  • Directing patients to relevant clinics
  • Scheduling of patients to the consultants and specialty clinics
  • Storing and retrieving medical records documents
  • Updating bed returns, balancing daily bed returns
  • Creating and maintaining master index, updating master index
  • Assigning codes to diseases and surgical procedures according to ICD
  • Preparing health records and reports

Requirements

  • Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution
  • Age of 45 years and below.

Terms of Employment

  • Assistant Health Records and Information Management Officer III
  • Contract

11. Enrolled Nurses III – 31 positions

Job Group ‘G’
Ref: CPSB 20/2018

Responsibilities

  • General Nursing care which includes assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient outcome, IMCI, PMTCTM, Immunization, ANC care and delivery among others.
  • Maintaining records of patients/clients personal and health condition/care
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment
  • Following up on discharged patients and providing continuity of care
  • Will work under the guidance of a senior officer

Requirement

  • Certificate in any of the following; Kenya Enrolled Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse, Kenya Enrolled midwife, Kenya Enrolled Nurse/ Mental Health and Psychiatry from recognized Institution
    Enrolled certificate issued by Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Have a valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Enrolled Nurse III
  • Entry Job group ‘G’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

12. Medical Engineering Technologist III

Job Group H

Ref: CPSB 16/2018

Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will work under the supervision of a senior officer
  • Undertaking preventive maintenance and repairs of medical /hospital equipment, plants, instruments, and furniture
  • Requisitioning for spare parts and consumables
  • Taking inventory of medical/hospital equipment, furniture and plants
  • Collecting information for research
  • Collecting information on medical engineering services for input into the integrated health system management system
  • Carrying out minor repairs of health facilities and utilities
  • Implementing medical engineering programmes and projects

Requirements

  • Diploma in Medical Engineering or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Medical Engineering Technologist III
  • Job Group ‘H’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

13. Orthopedic Technologist III

JOB GROUP ‘H’

(CPSB 13/2018)

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will work under the guidance of a more Senior Officer
  • Fixing and removing casts, bandages to and from patients.
  • Preparation and fitting of appliances that are required in orthopaedic in health institutions
  • Participating in the Management of minor Orthopaedic and Trauma cases in Emergencies and Accidents.
  • Sensitizing and creating awareness on Orthopaedic Trauma conditions to the communities
  • Counselling patients on issues regarding Orthopaedic Trauma

Requirements for Appointment

  • Successfully completed at least three years pre service training at Medical Training Centre and have been awarded diploma in Orthopaedic Technology or possess an equivalent qualification from any recognized Medical Training Institution
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
  •  Age of  45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Orthopedic Technologist III
  • Job Group ‘H’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

14. Assistant Public Health Officer III – 4 positions

JOB GROUP ‘H’

(CPSB 14/2018)         

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mobilizing ,sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health
  • Referring health cases to relevant health facilities.
  • Carrying out immunization.
  • Identifying environmental health issues at household level.
  • Organizing community health days to advise communities on common public health issues
  • Collecting and maintaining up to date records of service rendered and assessing health needs of the community

Requirements for Appointments

  • Diploma in Environmental Health Science or Public Health Technology from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer Application Skills from a recognized institution;
  •  Age of  45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Assistant Public Health Officer 111
  • Job Group ‘H’
  • Permanent and Pensionable

15. Support Staff (Cleaner) – 14 positions

Ref: CPSB 27/2018

Responsibilities

  • Messengerial duties
  • Maintaining office cleanliness within and out of the office

Requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D or its approved equivalent; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Support Staff
  • Contract

16. Registered Nurse III – 63 positions

Ref: CPSB 32/2018

Responsibilities

  • Assessing, Planning, Implementing nursing intervention and evaluating patient’s outcome;
  • Providing appropriate healthcare service including integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, Antenatal care and delivery.
  • Providing health needs and referring patients and clients appropriately.
  • Facilitating patient’s admission and initiating discharges plans.
  • Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care.
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment and collecting and compiling data.

Requirements

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Registered nurse III
  • Contract

17. Medical Social Worker III – 5 positions

Ref: CPSB 23/2018

Responsibilities

  • Support services to curative/hospital based, primary, preventive and promotive health
  • Counselling patients, families and community at large
  • Psychological rehabilitation and home based care
  • Community Follow up of inpatient with poor socioeconomic status( placement of patients)

Requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C or its equivalent
  • Diploma in any of the following: Social work, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Mental health or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Age of 45 years and below

Terms of Employment

  • Medical Social worker III
  • Contract

How to apply

All applicants are requested to download application form and a detailed document containing requirements relevant to the positions advertised from Embu County website:-www.embu.go.ke

Any candidate who directly or indirectly canvases shall lead to automatic disqualification.

All applications should be sent to the undersigned on or before 8th February, 2018.

THE SECRETARY/CEO

PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

P.O BOX 2871-60100,

EMBU

The candidate should attach photocopies of the following documents:

  • National Identity Card
  • Academic, Professional Certificates and testimonials
  • Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loan Board (HELB): Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA):
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI); Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and Credit
  • Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Any other relevant supporting documents.

NB:

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. The reference number of the position being applied MUST be indicated on the envelop and the Application.

Embu County Government is an equal opportunity employer

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