Kenyatta University Hospital - Orthopedic Trauma Technicians Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Orthopedic Trauma 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 - Orthopedic Trauma Technicians Jobs in Kenya

Orthopaedic Trauma Technician – DCSPT/KUTRRH/10

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Department
Section/Unit: Orthopedic Surgery
Job Title: Orthopaedic Trauma Technician
Reports to: Orthopedic Technologist

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Orthopedic Technologist, the Orthopaedic Trauma Technician job exists to
support orthopedic surgeons and orthopedic technologist in the treatment and care of
orthopedic patients at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Design, fabricate and apply sprints and casts on patients as well as remove them from
    orthopedic patients in the hospital.
  • Prepare or set up traction as requested by the physician and can assess patients in
    traction, detect deficiencies in the equipment and make adjustments as needed in the hospital.
  • Provide information and advice to patients and their relatives/careers regarding their
    cast or splint and manage their injuries in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital.
  • Deal with orthopedic patients’ problems, concerns and queries regarding casts or splints in the hospital.
  • Work with the orthopedic technologists to provide caste to patients with bone & joint
    problems in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital.
  • Fit and apply pre-operative braces, crutches and other soft goods to patients in the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital.
  • Support with orthopedic procedures, including wound care, aspirations, minor surgical procedures and fracture reductions in the hospital.
  • Give patients instructions concerning cast care and the use of orthopedic appliances in
    the orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital.
  • Clean and stock casts and soft goods room, order special supplies or equipment in the
    orthopedic surgery
    unit of the hospital.
  • Support patients and their relatives throughout their time in plaster room in the
    orthopedic unit of the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    a) Certificate in Orthopedic Plaster & Traction Technology from a recognized institution
    b) Diploma in Orthopedic and Plaster Technology from a recognized institution

    Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:

    Registration with the respective regulatory or professional body if applicable

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    Computer literate
    Knowledge of relevant legislations
    Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:
    Communication skills
    Observation skills
    Analytical skills
    Compassionate
    Team player
    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 three years’ working experience as an Orthopaedic Trauma 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 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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