Kenyatta University Hospital - Biomedical Engineers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Biomedical Engineers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Biomedical Engineers Jobs in Kenya

Biomedical Engineer – DCSBE/KUTRRH/8

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Biomedical Engineering
Job Title: Biomedical Engineer
Reports to: Senior Biomedical Engineer

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Biomedical Engineer, the Biomedical Engineer job exists to provide
biomedical engineering services, biomedical engineering research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main duties and responsibilities of the job:

  • Provide physiological expertise in medical and biological sciences to facilitate advances in non-invasive monitoring devices by device design, clinical study design, clinical study data analysis, design of experiments, and usability in the hospital.
  • Provide software and algorithm development expertise for engineering systems; plan, advise, analyze, design, test, and manage highly complex biomedical engineering systems in the hospital.
  • Interact with end users to develop a robust understanding of unmet needs for current
    and future device designs in the hospital.
  • Provide broad technical leadership in area of expertise in setting technical direction
    and course for future programmes in the hospital.
  • Research, train and recommend biomedical engineering design options and perform experiments to determine potential design feasibility for application in the hospital.
  • Serve as technical leader for major advanced development projects including
    development of devices in new technology or multiple simultaneous sub-projects in the
  • Ensure that biomedical engineering design activities are coordinated per the requirements by the different end users in the hospital.
  • Prepare technical reports including Design of Experiments (DOE), external interfaces,
    internal interfaces, component qualification, product testing, FMEA, statistical analysis
    in the hospital.
  • Assess and recommend design and development activities to determine time
    for completion and appropriate staffing and/or use of outside resources to reach goals in the hospital.
  • Design and develop systems that span the engineering disciplines of biomedical, algorithm development, electrical, embedded software, and PC software in the hospital.
  • Design/develop activities which include leading, participating, or supporting concept,
    planning, and feasibility stages, Risk assessment, Prototyping, Concept validation,
    Implementation, Verification testing, Design reviews for biomedical engineering products in the hospital.
  • Participate in the all phases of development across multiple
    projects; investigate interchangeability, replacement, cost factors, and ease of manufacture; coordinate with project team to define Product Requirements through interactions with end users in the hospital.
  • Evaluate potential biomedical engineering product improvements and recommend design modifications in the hospital.
  • Provide biomedical research and training to students in the biomedical unit of
    the hospital.
  • Mentor and guide junior Biomedical Engineers and Technologists, interns and
    students in the hospital.

    4. Qualifications and Skills

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelors’ degree in either: Biomedical Engineering, Control & Instrumentation and any
    other Technical Engineering course from a recognized institution.
    b) Masters’ degree in Biomedical Engineering will be an added advantage

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer Literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards
    d) Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Registration with the Association of Medical Engineers of Kenya

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Team building skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Observation skills
    e) Analytical skills
    f) Ability to solve problems
    g) Ability to work on odd hours and odd days

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least five years’ working experience as a Biomedical Engineer in a reputable hospital.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Biomedical Engineers Jobs in Kenya/a>

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