Job Opportunities

1.     Senior Radiotherapist

SENIOR RADIOTHERAPIST REF: TNH/HRD/SR/10/2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Lead Radiotherapist, the successful applicants will be responsible for planning, simulating, and carrying out dosimetry for the hospital’s oncology patients to ensure quality radiotherapy treatment in line with established protocols and the Hospital’s patient care objectives.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Educate patients on the simulation process and obtain their consent for treatment and allergy declarations in order to ensure utmost corporation and compliance to established guidelines.
  2. Conduct CT scan simulation and tattoo the patients’ area of interest for purposes of treatment planning.
  3. Import CT/MRI images to the Treatment Planning Systems (TPS) and proceed in order to plan treatment for patients.
  4. Plan patients’ treatment including contouring Organs at Risk (OAR) in order to optimize the dose distribution.
  5. Follow up with the Oncologist to ensure that gross tumor volume (CTV) is done.
  6. Create the treatment plans including the fields of projection, optimize dose limits to organs at risk (OAR) and planning tumor volume (PTV) in line with international protocols.
  7. Present and discuss the treatment plans with the Clinical Oncologist in order to receive approval.
  8. Submit the approved treatment plans to the Medical Physicist team for quality assurance and address any arising issues accordingly.
  9. Liaise with the Medical Records Officer to schedule patients for treatment sessions.
  10. Provide guidance to junior radiotherapists on execution of work to ensure compliance to set standards.
  11. Provide formal and on–the–job training as clinical resources to doctors, nurses and other radiotherapists on current practices; and
  12. Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Higher Diploma or Degree in Radiotherapy or Radiation Technology from a recognized institution.
  2. Must be a registered member with the relevant registration body and hold a valid practicing license
  3. Minimum of 5 years’ radiotherapy experience with 2 years at supervisory level.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  1. Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
  2. Knowledge of radiation treatment
  3. Patient care skills
  4. Understanding of health and safety guidelines related to radiotherapy
  5. Attention to detail including high levels of precision
  6. Customer service skills
  7. Planning and organising skills
  8. Basic counselling skills
  9. Communication skills
  10. Team working skills
  11. Accountability
  12. Integrity
  13. Confidentiality
  14. Critical Thinking skills

 

 

2.     Human Resources Officer

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER REF: TNH/HRD/HRO/10/2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing real time human resources support in the assigned division/business unit including recruitment, day to day HR administration, learning and development and employee separation matters in line with established HR policies and procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences, Business Administration or any other business–related field from a recognized institution.
  2. Must have partial Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) qualifications or hold a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution.
  3. Must be registered with a valid practicing licence from the Institute of Human Resources Management (IHRM).
  4. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in as a HR generalist with 1 year at supervisory level.

Technical & Behavioural competencies

  1. Knowledge of best and current human resource practices and approaches.
  2. Broad knowledge and experience in leading practices in organization development, compensation, talent management and development and employee relations
  3. Knowledge of the Kenyan Labour Laws.
  4. Good knowledge of core hospital management processes will be an added advantage.
  5. Ability to integrate critical information from diverse areas.
  6. Problem–solving skills.
  7. Analytical and creative thinking skills.
  8. Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.
  9. Strong business acumen / commercial orientation.
  10. Relationship management skills (internal and external customers).
  11. Communication and interpersonal skills.
  12. Strong leadership and people management skills.
  13. Ability to effectively manage multiple stakeholders.
  14. Strong execution skills.

 

 

Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume in PDF) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 8th November 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates. The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.

Head of Human Resources
The Nairobi Hospital
P. O. Box 30026 – 00100
NAIROBI
email: recruitment@nbihosp.org

 

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