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PCEA Chogoria Hospital – Public Health Officer.

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Full-time

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER – 1 POST

Overall Job Purpose – The officer will be responsible to the Senior Public Health Officer for implementation of sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital.

Minimum Qualifications & Professional Attributes

  • Minimum Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution.
  • At least four (1) year post qualification experience in a similar setting, Hospital experience will be an added advantage.
  • A valid Public Health Officers and Technicians Registration Council Certificate.
  • Certificate of proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution.
  • Excellent skills in monitoring, evaluation, data analysis and reporting.
  • Familiarity with the necessary provisions of the Public Health Act Cap 242 and Food, Drugs and other Chemical Substances Cap 254 and other regulation in force.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.
  • Ability to design, carry out and evaluate training.
  • Ability to design and conduct operations research, analyze and utilize research findings in planning activities to improve service delivery.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Inspection for preventive maintenance in the Hospital, hospital sanitation, healthcare and waste management.
  • Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital
  • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising Hospital peripheral communities on matters related to environmental health.
  • Identifying environmental health issues.
  • Infection prevention and Control within the Hospital
  • Organizing community health days to advise the Hospital community on common public health issues.
  • Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures.
  • Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as students.
  • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
  • Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
  • Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan.
  • Design or use monitoring tools, like as screening, lab records, and vital information, to recognize health risks.
  • Develop tools to address behavioral causes of diseases.
  • Deliver details about potential health risks and possible treatments to the management and other health care experts.
  • Design, implement, or assess health service delivery systems to enhance the health of specific patients or communities.

Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director, Medical Services and Research

N.B:

  • Due to the volumes of applications, only soft copy applications will be accepted. Hard copy applications will not be accepted
  • Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
  • We do not charge any fee for receiving CV’s or for interviewing.
  • All communications will be through the official line and email
  • PCEA Chogoria Hospital is an equal opportunity employer
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

Candidates who meet above minimum requirements are requested to submit their applications to hr@pceachogoriahospital.org and attaching their detailed CV (with 3 referees), certificates, testimonials (including a letter from local Church Minister) so as to reach the Chief Executive Officer by 4 p.m on Tuesday 31st January 2023.

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