Kenyatta University Hospital - Biomedical Technicians Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Biomedical Technicians 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 Technicians Jobs in Kenya

Biomedical Technician - DCASBT/KUTRRH/10

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

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

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Biomedical Engineer, the Biomedical Technician job exists to provide support in patient diagnosis and treatment by installing, testing, calibrating, and repairing biomedical equipment at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

a) Repair, maintain and ensure that medical equipment in operating rooms, intensive care, clinical labs, including therapeutic and diagnostic clinics are running well at the hospital.
b) Provide preventive maintenance to medical equipment in a safe, self-directed and proper functioning in the hospital.
c) Provide technical support on informal and formal basis concerning operation of medical equipment to ensure that all processes are adhered to while using them in the hospital.
d) Collaborate with biomedical engineers and researchers to design and fabricate specialized devices for use in the clinical and research settings in the hospital.
e) Document and maintain records pertaining to all repairs, replacement parts, calibrations and modifications of medical equipment in the hospital.
f) Gather and provide first response information on medical equipment related issues involved in patient occurrence reports to ensure follow up of issues raised in the hospital.
g) Identify aging and obsolete patient care equipment and ensures all procedures are followed while disposing them within and without the in the hospital.
h) Ensure provision of supporting documentation for the assessment, justification
and selection of new devices while realizing fiscal
responsibility in the hospital.

4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

Certificate in Electrical Engineering with focus on medical engineering from a recognized

Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:


Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
a) Computer literate
b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
c) Knowledge of professional standards

Soft skills required for the job:
a) Communication skills
b) Observation skills
c) Analytical skills
d) Team player
e) Ability to solve problems
f) 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 two years working experience as a Biomedical Technician in a reputable health facility.

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 Technicians Jobs in Kenya

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