Kenyatta University Hospital - Infection Control Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Infection Control Manager 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 - Infection Control Manager Jobs in Kenya

Infection Control Manager – DCSICM/KUTRRH/6

1. Background Information


Organization: Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Public Health & Quality Assurance
Job Title: Infection control manager
Reports to: Deputy Director – Public Health & Quality Assurance

2. Purpose of the Job

Reports to Deputy Director – Public Health & Quality Assurance, the Infection Control
Manager job exists to Develop and implement infection control policies designed to reduce
or eliminate disease outbreaks in health facility and the same on KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Develops and implements facility-wide infection prevention and control measures to protect patients, staff and visitors.
  • Monitors patient care for compliance with established standards and investigates known or
    suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control.
  • Develop and provide related education to staff.
  • Comply with state, federal and Joint Commission standards relating to infection control.
  • Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility and
    may give input into developing the budget.
  • Implementing disease outbreak intervention procedures in affected areas of the hospital
    and by notifying the appropriate public health authorities in the event of an outbreak.
  • Collect, record and analyze hospital records and lab reports to assess the extent of a disease
    outbreak in order to make the appropriate recommendations for action. Infection control
    practitioners must communicate with all divisions and departments of the hospital as well
    as with outside public health offices.
  • Create operation manuals and training materials
    that outline operation processes a

    4. Qualifications and Skills

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

    a) Bachelors’ Degree in a related field from a recognized institution.
    b) Master’s Degree in a related field 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 standard

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Must have a valid practice license from a relevant body

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Observation skills
    f) Compassionate
    g) Team building skills

    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 three year’s working experience as an Infection control Manager.

    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 recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    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

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