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1. University Nurse (2 Positions)

Reporting to the Principal Medical Officer, the holder of this position will be required to provide nursing care to patients, treat medical emergencies, and administer prescribed medications under the supervision of a clinician. He/she will ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out in accordance with nursing standards.

Key Responsibilities
  • Triage patients and observation of vital signs.
  • Man the Medical Center reception and receive patients
  • Maintain medical records
  • Observe and monitor patients' conditions.
  • Offer medical advice to clients
  • Assist in surgical procedures and dressing of wounds
  • Sterilize surgical equipment and packaging them
  • Referral (where necessary) of medical emergencies
  • Accompany patients to hospitals upon referral (in the ambulance)
  • General housekeeping of Medical Center - maintaining proper hygiene standards
  • Assist in preparation/pre-packaging of first aid kits,
  • Assist the clinician in administering drugs when needed
  • Assist in monthly stock take
  • Send invoices monthly and follow up payments

    Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Diploma in Nursing from an accredited medical training institution
  • Kenya Registered Nurse/Kenya Registered Community Nurse
  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • 3 years’ proven experience in a Level 4 Hospital
    (Preference will be given to a candidate with experience in a university setting)

    Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Research, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications (Health Management Systems)

    Competencies
  • Familiarity with health management systems

    If you had previously applied for any of the listed positions, please do not re-apply.

    If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

    For more information and job application details, see; United States International University Nursing Jobs in Kenya

    2. Principal Medical Officer

    Reporting to the Administration Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing operations of the university’s Department of Health Services.

    Key Responsibilities
  • Supervise and lead the Health Services department team
  • Oversee the day to day operations of the department to ensure good service delivery and smooth operations in accordance with the university policies and best practice in medical services.
  • Diagnosing and treatment of patients
  • Carry out minor surgical procedures
  • Oversee procurement of medical supplies and services
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements
  • Advising and counseling of patients
  • Handle referrals of patients
  • Organize regular health education forums for the university community
  • Follow up of the university’s, staff and students insurance claims.
  • Manage the health services department to ensure the university gets value for money.
  • Manage student insurance covers.
  • Manage employee medical, life and group accident insurance covers.
  • Manage the health services budget
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBChB), from an accredited university.
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • At least 10 years post-internship working experience as a medical officer, 5 of which should be in a management/administrator role.
  • Experience managing a busy health center or hospital for at least 5 years – as an administrator /manager.
  • A degree in Health Systems Management (HSM) or a management-related field will be an added advantage.

    Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Research, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Administrative/managerial/organizational skills.
  • Computer literacy skills

    Competencies
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    For more information and job application details, see; United States International University Medical Officer Jobs in Kenya

    3. General Education Program (Chinese Language)

    Assistant Professor/Lecturer (1 position)

    Reporting to the Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the candidate will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in community service.

    Key Responsibilities
  • Teach Chinese Language & Literature at undergraduate level.
  • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
  • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
  • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
  • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
  • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

    Lecturer
  • A graduate or equivalent degree qualification in Chinese or related discipline (Applied Linguistics, Literature) from an accredited University;
  • At least three (3) years of teaching experience in a University or equivalent institution of higher learning;
  • At least four (4) equivalent publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014;
  • Been registered by the relevant professional body (Hanban)
  • Must have completed and passed H.S.K. Level 5 (Chinese Proficiency Test)

    Assistant Professor
  • A graduate or equivalent degree qualification in Chinese or related discipline (Applied Linguistics, Literature) from an accredited University;
  • At least 3 years’ teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Must have published at least six (6) equivalent publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014;
  • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Been registered by the relevant professional body (Hanban)
  • Must have completed and passed H.S.K. Level 5 (Chinese Proficiency Test)

    Competencies
  • Excellent computer background
  • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
  • Good command in the subject area including lesson planning
  • Managing ambiguity and emotions
  • Managing technological change
  • Can read, write and speak Chinese fluently
  • Deep understanding of the Chinese culture

    Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening and mediation skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent in Chinese calligraphy

    For more information and job application details, see; United States International University Lecturer Jobs in Kenya

    Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: 9th December, 2016

    Administration Director
    United States International University - Africa
    P.O Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
    Email: jobs@usiu.ac.ke
    www.usiu.ac.ke/jobs
    USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

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