County Government of Vihiga
County Public Service Board
The Public Service Commission (PSC) in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and County Public Service Board is pleased to announce to the general public the recruitment of the following health care workers drawn from nine (9) cadres of health personnel on three (3) years contract based on identified needs in the two levels of government.
Enrolled Community Health Nurse III (ECHN)
Eight (8) Posts
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
i. A Certificate in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Enrolled Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Midwife, Kenya Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse or Enrolled Nurse/Midwife from a recognized institution;
ii. An enrolment Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
iii. A valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya
Duties and Responsibilities:-
This is an entry and training grade for this cadre.
An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-
i. Assessing patients and clients and establishing health care needs;
ii. Planning and implementing nursing care interventions based on patients’/clients’ health needs;
iii. Providing appropriate healthcare service, including immunization, ante-natal care, delivery, referring patients and clients appropriately;
iv. Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/clients preparing individualized reports;
v. Making appropriate discharge plan for patients;
vi. Conducting assessment of school health needs;
vii. Planning, implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports;
viii. Maintaining records on patients/clients personal and health condition/care;
ix. Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment;
x. Ensuring safe custody for in-patients belongings;
xi. Conducting home visits, following up discharged patients/clients and providing continuity of care; and
xii. Treating minor ailments.
Terms of Service: Three (3) years Contract
Remuneration Package (Consolidated package):
- Diploma Holders – Kshs. 50, 000.00
- Certificate Holders – Kshs. 40, 000.00
How to Apply
Interested and qualified persons are requested to download the application for Employment form “VCPSB/APP.01A-2018” on the official County Website: www.Vihiga.go.ke complete it and submit to the undersigned on or before Wednesday 22nd April, 2020 at 5pm.
County Public Service Board
P. O. Box 880-50300
Queens Arcade Building along Kisumu-Kakamega road, Mbale Town.
Cell phone: 0731352164
1. Candidates MUST attach their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and photocopies of all their documents to the application form.
2. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form (CLICK HERE to download the application form).
3. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
4. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
5. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
THE VIHIGA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS.
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.