Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap 446 in January 2019 as a Level 6 Tertiary Hospital and is now operational offering specialized referral services. The Hospital is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced professionals on a performance-based renewable contract as follows:
22. CARDIAC PERFUSIONISTS - V/FT/22/2021 – 2 POSTS
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Monitoring and controlling extracorporeal perfusion equipment during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery and related procedures on patients of all ages, while under the direction of a physician and in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of practice.
ii. Selecting, assembling and preparing equipment and supplies for assigned cases.
iii. Operating and maintaining equipment.
iv. Monitoring and evaluating physiologic data and making adjustments in perfusion parameters as needed.
v. Administering prescription drugs, blood products and anesthetic agents through the extracorporeal circuit and inducing specified physiologic conditions, such as hypothermia and circulatory arrest, as ordered by a physician.
vi. Assisting with inventory management.
vii. Assisting with assigned projects in a collaborative cardiovascular team.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Diploma or degree in Nursing or Clinical Medicine.
ii. Certification from an Accredited Perfusion Technology Program or approved program of Extracorporeal Technology.
iii. Certification from a relevant Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion to become a certified clinical perfusionist (CCP).
iv. Registration with the relevant professional and licensing body.
v. Proficiency in computer applications.
vi. At least one years’ experience as a perfusionist in a busy cardiothoracic surgery program.
Soft Skills Required
i. Communication skills
ii. Organizational skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate skills
vi. Team player
If your background and competencies match the specifications of the positions above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers
For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Form, Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Practicing License ONLY when you apply to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 18th January 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful 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
Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.
YOUTH, WOMEN AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY