Kwale County Government Career Opportunities

8. Nutrition and Dietetics Technician III - Job Group ‘H’ (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
 Conducting nutrition assessment, nutrition screening and referring cases to various
existing programs
 Collecting dietetic nutrition data
 Carrying out child growth monitoring and promotion activities
 Conducting routine weight monitoring for expectant women
 Assisting in lifestyle disease prevention and management programs
 Running Out Patient Supplementary Feeding Programs and out Patient Therapeutic
Feeding Programs (SFP and OPT)
 Carrying out micronutrient supplementation
 Preparing monthly reports for use in planning and monitoring nutrition programs
 Following up on home based nutrition care
 Promoting baby friendly hospital and community initiative
 Carrying out nutrition education and counseling of patients in health care facilities
 And promoting consumption of fortified foods and dietary diversification at the
community and facility level

Requirements for Appointment
i. Served in the grade of Nutrition and Dietetics Technician IV for a minimum
period of three (3) years
ii. Certificate in Community Nutrition from a recognized institution
iii. Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution
iv. Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians
(CIND); and
v. Shown merits and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Application Deadline 5th November 2016

For more information and job application details, see;Kwale County Government Careers


9. Pharmaceutical Technologist III - Job Group ‘H’ (4 Posts)
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will assist senior officers in the provision of pharmaceutical service.
Specific duties and responsibilities will involve dispensing of drugs/medicines and counseling
patients on drug usage in a unit pharmacy.
Key Result Areas
Dispensing
 Receiving, interpreting, and processing of prescriptions
 Recording prescriptions in a unit pharmacy
 Pre-pack, repack and write instructions on the label
 Counseling patients on drug usage
  • Standards of Performance
  • Drug Register
  • Maintain books/register of drugs, noting part 1 poisons, showing amount of drugs out and entries
    countersigned by immediate supervisor daily.
  • Frequency
  • An officer will do stock take of drugs and medicine devices on monthly bases.

    Requirements for Appointment
    i. A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a mean grade C and at least a C in
    Chemistry or physical science, a C in Biology or Biological science and a C in English or
    Kiswahili. In addition he/she must possess a C in Physics or Mathematics
    OR
    A Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) Division two (II) with a credit pass in
    Chemistry or Physical Science, Biology and a credit in English or Kiswahili with a pass
    in Physics or Mathematics.
    OR
    An A level certificate with a principal pass in Chemistry or Biology and a subsidiary pass
    in either Physics or Mathematics.
    ii. Diploma in Pharmacy award by the Kenya Medical Training College or from any other
    recognized and approved institute.
    iii. A registration certificate on enrollment as a pharmaceutical technological by the
    Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) as per provision of Pharmacy and Poisons Act
    (Cap244).

    Application Deadline 5th November 2016

    For more information and job application details, see;Kwale County Government Careers


    10. Public Heath Assistant II – Job Group ‘H’ (2 Posts)
    Duties and Responsibilities
    An officer at this level will provide Environmental Health Extension services in the area of
    deployment, where specific duties and responsibilities will include:
     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 services rendered and
     Assessing health needs of the community

    Requirement for Appointment
     Served in the grade of Public Health Assistant III for a minimum period of three (3) years
     Certificate in Environmental Health Science or Public Health Technology from a
    recognized institution
     Certificate in Computer Applications Skills from a recognized institution; and
     Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Application Deadline 5th November 2016

    For more information and job application details, see;Kwale County Government Careers

    11. Health Records and Information Management Assistant II – Job Group ‘H’
    Duties and Responsibilities
     Receiving patients at hospital reception
     Registering and booking appointment for patients to clinics and consultants
     Storing and retrieving medical records and documents
     Preparing clinics
     Updating bed bureaus
     Editing patients cases records
     Gathering data from different sources
     Capturing data from service points
     Maintaining record safety and confidentiality
     Balancing daily bed returns
     Creating and maintaining master index
     Updating patient master index
     Directing patients to relevant clinics
     Scheduling patients to the consultants and specialty clinics
     Assigning codes to diseases and surgical procedures according to the International
    Statistical classification of diseases and procedures in medicine; and
     Preparing medical records and reports

    Requirements for Appointment
    i. Served in the grade of Health Records and Information Management Assistant III for a
    minimum period of three (3) years
    ii. Certificate in Health Records and Information Management from a recognized institution
    iii. Certificate in Computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
    iv. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

    For more information and job application details, see;Kwale County Government Careers

    Application Deadline 5th November 2016

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