Kenyatta University Hospital - Morticians Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Morticians 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 - Morticians Jobs in Kenya

Mortician- DCSM/KUTRRH/14

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Funeral Home Services
Job Title: Mortician
Reports to: Senior Mortician

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Mortician, the Mortician job exists to provide funeral services at the funeral home of the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Ensure that the funeral home preservation equipment and other machinery are in the right condition and thus functioning properly for the provision of quality funeral services delivery in the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Report any malfunction of any funeral home equipment and other machinery to the senior mortician in the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Work in collaboration with hospital public health office in the implementation of all
    health and sanitation policies, procedures and practices in the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Obtain information needed to complete legal documents, such as death certificates or
    burial permits at the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Provide proper record keeping and provide custody of all documentation at the
    funeral home of the hospital.
  • Receive, prepare, preserve, and prepare and dispatch bodies to the family members if
    deceased at the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as
    obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services I the funeral home of the
    hospital.
  • Plan, schedule, or coordinate funerals, burials, or cremations, arranging details such as floral delivery or the time and place of services at the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Prepare bodies are prepared for burial by cleaning and embalming them with the appropriate clothing materials at the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Provide information on funeral service options, products, or merchandise and maintain a casket display area at the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Discuss and negotiate prearranged funerals services with clients at the
    funeral home of the hospital.
  • Support in running the funeral home operations, including the hiring, training, or supervision of embalmers, funeral attendants, or other staff at the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Maintain the proper cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation of the funeral home facilities
    and grounds, in the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    a) Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science /Technology from a recognized institution.
    b) Certificate in Mortuary Practice from a recognized institution.

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

    Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Registration with the relevant regulatory body if applicable.

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Observation skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Compassionate
    f) Ability to work under pressure

    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 Mortician in a reputable funeral home.

    6. Other Responsibilities Assigned Outside of the Core Responsibilities of the Job:

    To assist in Autopsy procedures under the supervision of the Pathologist

    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

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

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