Cardiac Technologists /ECHO Cardiographers

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

The job exists to coordinate and provide echocardiography and cardiac technician services in the hospital.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a leading National Referral Hospital with a Vision of be a premier hospital renowned for Clinical Excellence, Education and Research. The hospital seeks to attract qualified and experienced expertise in the following listed specialized areas. These positions will be on full time basis: -


Duties and Responsibilities

i. Proper patient preparation including detailed explanation of the respective test.
ii. Performing echocardiogram study in and outpatient according to American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) guidelines.
iii. Write echocardiogram reports to be countersigned by the cardiologist.
iv. Assist cardiologist in performing specialized studies such as Trans Esophageal Echo (T.E.E), dobutamine stress echo and exercise stress Echo.
v. Connect patients to 24/48hr holter monitor and disconnect them upon completion of the monitoring period.
vi. Connect and Perform exercise stress test (EST) on patients.
vii. Analyze and report on holter monitor recordings for the physician to review.
viii. Ensure timely dispatch of echo and holter monitor reports to patients or referring physicians.
ix. Collaborate with biomedical engineers to ensure prompt maintenance of equipment.
x. Maintain accurate records of tests carried out by ensuring correct data entry on computer, report forms as well as in the registers. xi. Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Diploma in Cardiac Technology and other relevant and related field.
ii. Minimum training of 6 months in Cardiac Ultrasound/Echo-Cardiography.
iii. Registration with the relevant professional body.
iv. Valid Practice License.
v. Training in nursing and clinical medicine will be an added advantage.
vi. Proficiency in computer applications.
vii. At least 3 years’ experience in a busy cardiology center.

Soft Skills Required
i. Communication skills
ii. Organizational skills
iii. Observational
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate skills
vi. Team player

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via: 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.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 23rd September 2020. Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal on the website

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 the career portal.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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