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Public Health Officer

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Public Health Officer III, will be responsible to the Senior Public Health Officer for implementation of sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital.

Qualifications and Experience
o Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution.
o At least two (2) years progressive work experience in a large institution.
o A valid Public Health Officers and Technicians Registration Council Certificate.
o Certificate of proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution.

How to Apply
Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and MUST submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials to the address below:

“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.
Please visit our website www.knh.or.kefor full profile of all the advertised positions and the Hospital application form and also the link to apply online.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-
A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
EACC Clearance
Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
HELB Compliance
KRA Tax Compliance


o Inspection for preventive maintenance in the Hospital, hospital sanitation, healthcare and waste management.

o Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital.
o Mobilising, sensitizing and advising Hospital peripheral communities on matters related to environmental health.
o Identifying environmental health issues.
o Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures.
o Implementing integrated mosquito control strategies.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Hygienics; Patient care; Programme management; Training delivery; Public health; Medicine
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenyatta National Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 1000+ people

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.

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