Biomedical Engineer and Artisan Jobs at The Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu Kenya October 2013


The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.
The hospital is part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include: Clinics, Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa, Aga Khan Hospital Dar es salaam and Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi.
 It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex cases.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, ISO 15189:2007 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega, Busia, Kisumu and Bungoma Counties.
It is now expanding its services in Kericho, Homa – Bay and Kitale Counties and is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:
Biomedical Engineer
Overall Responsibility
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the maintenance of medical equipment, orientation and training of users and collaborate with contractors to ensure that all medical equipment are in good working condition.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement effective Planned Preventive Maintenance systems to minimize machine downtime.
  • Conduct training on medical equipment use and handling.
  • Closely liaise with all relevant departments / stakeholders on acquisition of medical equipment and signing of service contracts.
  • Bachelors degree in Medical Engineering.
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the relevant Engineering body.
  • Minimum five years working experience in a busy medical institution.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Overall Responsibility

The successful candidate will be responsible for general facility repairs with focus in the areas of masonry, plumbing, and carpentry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct all plumbing, carpentry, welding, paint works and general maintenance.
  • Avail medical gases to the relevant departments as assigned.
  • Offer support to outsourced service providers to ensure performance of quality work.
  • Certificate in mechanical engineering
  • Trade test certificate Grade 1 in masonry, carpentry or plumbing.
  • Minimum three years working experience in masonry, carpentry and plumbing and general maintenance works.
  • Training and experience in Facility Management will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contact of three referees should be forwarded by 1st November, 2013 to:
The Human Resources Department
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530 – 40100

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