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Orthopedic Technologist

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

The Orthopedic Technologists’ job exists to formulate, interpret, implement, evaluate and review orthopaedic policies, guidelines, standards and procedures.

  • 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.

13. Orthopedic Technologist - KUTRRH/GATHA/ORTPT/013 – 2 POSTS

Job Description
The Orthopedic Technologists’ job exists to formulate, interpret, implement, evaluate and review orthopaedic policies, guidelines, standards and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)
i. Documenting of patients history and diagnosis.
ii. Taking measurements involving tape and plaster casting.
iii. Fabricating and assembling prosthetic/orthotic devices and other orthopaedic appliances.
iv. Assessing patients’ needs.
v. Preparing and fitting orthopaedic appliances.
vi. Verifying and maintaining information relating to patients.
vii. Maintaining records of supplies.
viii. Designing the orthopaedic appliances.
ix. Ordering and maintaining records of supplies.
x. Participating in developing quality standards. xi. Ensuring maintenance, repair and replacement of the appliance. xii. Undertake research on orthopaedic techniques and trends.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology from a recognized institution.
ii. Higher Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology or its equivalent a recognized institution.
iii. Registration with the National Association Orthopedics of Kenya.
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 an Orthopedic Technologists’ in a reputable health facility.

Soft Skills Required
i. Organizational skills
ii. Communication and interpersonal skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate
vi. Good time management skills
vii. Responsive, prompt and effective
viii. Team player
ix. Ability to work under minimal supervision

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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