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Biomedical Engineers

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

The Biomedical Engineers’ job exists to provide biomedical engineering services, biomedical engineering research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR VACANT POSITIONS IN GATUNDU LEVEL 5 HOSPITAL

At Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, an Annex of Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital, we seek to engage qualified staff for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment and a positive attitude.

8. Biomedical Engineers - KUTRRH/GATHA/BIOME/008 – 2 POSTS

Job Description
The Biomedical Engineers’ job exists to provide biomedical engineering services, biomedical engineering research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
i. Provide physiological expertise in medical and biological sciences to facilitate advances in non-invasive monitoring devices by device design, clinical study design, clinical study data analysis, design of experiments, and usability in the hospital.
ii. Provide software and algorithm development expertise for engineering systems; plan, advise, analyze, design, test, and manage highly complex biomedical engineering systems in the hospital.
iii. Interact with end users to develop a robust understanding of unmet needs for current and future device designs in the hospital.
iv. Provide broad technical leadership in area of expertise in setting technical direction and course for future programmes in the hospital.
v. Research, train and recommend biomedical engineering design options and perform experiments to determine potential design feasibility for application in the hospital.
vi. Serve as technical leader for major advanced development projects including development of devices in new technology or multiple simultaneous sub-projects in the hospital.
vii. Ensure that biomedical engineering design activities are coordinated per the requirements by the different end users in the hospital.
viii. Prepare technical reports including Design of Experiments (DOE), external interfaces, internal interfaces, component qualification, product testing, FMEA, statistical analysis in the hospital.
ix. Assess and recommend design and development activities to determine time for completion and appropriate staffing and/or use of outside resources to reach goals in the hospital.
x. Design and develop systems that span the engineering disciplines of biomedical, algorithm development, electrical, embedded software, and PC software in the hospital.
xi. Design/develop activities which include leading, participating, or supporting concept, planning, and feasibility stages, Risk assessment, Prototyping, Concept validation, Implementation, Verification testing, Design reviews for biomedical engineering products in the hospital.
xii. Participate in the all phases of development across multiple projects; investigate interchangeability, replacement, cost factors, and ease of manufacture; coordinate with project team to define Product Requirements through interactions with end users in the hospital.
xiii. Evaluate potential biomedical engineering product improvements and recommend design modifications in the hospital.
xiv. Provide biomedical research and training to students in the biomedical unit of the hospital.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Diploma or a Bachelors’ degree in Biomedical Engineering from a recognized institution.
ii. Registration with the Association of Medical Engineers of Kenya.
iii. Valid Practice License.
iv. Proficiency in computer applications.
v. Knowledge of relevant legislations.
vi. Knowledge of professional standards.
vii. Proven track record of research and training in a reputable institution.
viii. At least two years working experience as a Biomedical Engineer in a reputable health facility.

Soft Skills Required
i. Organizational skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate
vi. Team player
vii. Ability to work under pressure

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form ONLY to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya


For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 1st December 2020. Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal: www.kutrrh.go.ke
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All shortlisted candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through official emails/ telephone.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

YOUTH, WOMEN AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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