PCEA Chogoria Hospital was established in 1922 and serves as a referral and teaching Hospital. It has a 295 bed capacity that focuses on the provision of Curative, Preventive and Promotive Health Care services in Tharaka Nithi County and the greater Meru, Embu and as far as Isiolo and Marsabit Counties.

We are seeking to fill the following positions:

1. HOSPITAL CATERESS – 1 Post

Overall Purpose will be to achieve efficiency through achieving good quality meals within a budget while maintaining high standards of hygiene and customer satisfaction.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning menus in consultation with Nursing and Nutrition Department.
  • Plan and coordinate all aspects of catering, including service activities and sanitation responsibilities.
  • Supervise staff and ensure high quality service standards and presentations are met.
  • Organizing staff rota to meet service needs.
  • Ensuring that health and safety regulations are strictly observed, recorded and archived.
  • Maintain and upgrade strict hygiene and sanitation practices and levels.
  • Update and compiles new products and menus according to market availability and customer needs.
  • Food cost budgeting and maintenance of financial and administrative records.
  • Develop methods to assess staff time and other resources required to meet hospital standards.
  • Maintaining correct stock levels & Ensure proper stock rotation.
  • Ordering of foodstuff from the food store.
  • Estimate food requirements and food costs and application of cost cutting measures.
  • Ensure proper handling and continuous maintenance of equipment and utensils

Minimum Job Requirement

  • KCSE Mean grade of C-
  • Mature Christian
  • Diploma in Food Production and Service; or Food and Beverage Production or equivalent qualifications from recognized institution.
  • At-least over 2 years work experience in food production experience in bulk production facility at a senior level
  • Experience in a Hospital setting an added advantage
  • Management training an added advantage
  • Computer Literate
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills & Honesty
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for people and service
  • A born again and committed Christian.
  • Financial, budgeting and stock-taking experience.
  • High level of Integrity.
  • High standards of grooming and personal etiquette
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Candidates who meet above minimum requirements are requested to submit their applications and enclosing 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 Friday 22nd May 2020.

 

2. PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST

JOB PURPOSE: Reporting to the In-Charge Pharmacy, the position holder’s job purpose will be to deliver efficient and timely Pharmacy services.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Scrutinizes Patient Treatment Sheets and Prescriptions for suitability of prescribed drugs in relation to dosing accuracy, drug interaction and route of administration Provide drug information to patients, doctors, nurses and other medical staff.
  • Timely and accurate posting dispensed drugs for billing purposes.
  • Assist the Pharmacy in-charge in placing orders for stock replenishment to the Pharmacy Store to maintain optimal stock levels
    Participates in regular drug expiry monitoring in the pharmacy to identify and document items with expiry of less than the required.
  • Compounding, re-packaging and dilutions of drugs according to laid down guidelines.
  • Counsel patients appropriately to ensure adherence to drug therapy.
  • Participate in stock take exercise and ensure timely explanation of stock variances.
  • Training and supervising pharmaceutical technologist interns.
  • Entering prescriptions orders into the computer and making labels appropriately
  • Assist in preparing and sending periodic management reports.
  • Document adverse drug reactions on patients.
  • Participate in internal and external audits
  • Receiving drugs and verifying against the Stock transfer printout
  • Shelving of items appropriately
  • Performing stock counts and stock movement analysis

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Current and up to date registration with the Pharmaceutical and Poisons Board
  • Keen on detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to interpret prescription accurately.
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Counseling skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Must be a mature practicing Christian
  • Essential Personal Attributes
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High standards of personal integrity
  • Pleasant personality
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

`Candidates who meet above minimum requirements are requested to submit their applications and enclosing 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 Friday 29th May 2020.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted. PCEA Chogoria Hospital is an equal opportunity employer

P.O. Box 35 – 60401
Chogoria

254 20 5146700
254 734 192 208
254 713 656 186

info@pceachogoriahospital.org