Kenyatta University Hospital - Public Health Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Public Health Officers 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 - Public Health Officers Jobs in Kenya

Public Health Officer- DCSPHO/KUTRRH/7

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Hospital Public Health and Sanitation
Job Title: Public Health Officer
Reports to: Senior Public Health Officer

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Public Health Officer, the Public Health Officer will job exists to
provide and implement public health and sanitation policies and procedures, and services and advise on the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Implement hospital public health and sanitation programmes and projectsfor safe and habitable environment for patients, staff and other visitors of the hospital.
  • Implement and enforcement of all environmental health and safety systems, policies,mprocedures and practices in the hospital.
  • Ensure that all food, beverage and other consumables are handled within the established standards of cleanliness and hygiene in the hospital.
  • Ensure water supplies quality control, food quality control and safety control in
    order to control communicable diseases and suppress epidemics in the hospital.
  • Ensure proper drainage of water rain water, used water and sewage are properly drained and their drainage systems properly functioning in the hospital.
  • Ensure minimization of wastage of consumable materials and of course proper and safe waste disposal systems in the hospital.
  • Provide technical advice on preventive and promotive health and ensure compliance to the
    national public health policies and regulations in the hospital.
  • Work in collaboration with clinical epidemiologist, and hospital engineering sections and specialists to ensure environmental safety and security in the hospital.
  • Work with other public and health and sanitation stakeholders, partnerships and
    networks for safe environment in the community within and without the hospital.
  • Provide public health and sanitation advisory service to the hospital executive and
    other stakeholders, and sensitize among them all public health and sanitation policies
    programmes in the hospital.
  • Appropriately management of public health and sanitation data and information and
    ensure its compilation, custody and appropriate reporting in the hospital.
  • Provide clinical research and training to students in the hospital.
  • Guide and mentor junior public health and sanitation staff, interns and students in the

    4. Qualifications & Skills

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

    Bachelors’ Degree in Environmental Health Sciences 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
    d) Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution

    Professional qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    Must be registered with the Public Health Officers’ and Technicians’ Council of Kenya.

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Observation skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Team player

    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 one year working experience as a Hospital Public Health Officer 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 - Public Health Officers Jobs in Kenya/a>

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