Available internship opportunities in the Ministry of Health for the National Government: 205 vacancies

Available Job vacancies in Kenya.
Available Job vacancies in Kenya.

The Public Service Internship Programme is a Government initiative designed to offer the opportunity for college graduates to acquire and develop valuable technical and professional skills while gaining work experience and to certify the requirements for registration by various professional bodies. The programme is also aimed at inculcating in the interns such qualities as would make them patriotic, upright and honest citizens.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) in conjunction with the Ministry of Health is pleased to announce to the general public the recruitment of Two Hundred and Five (205) Internship posts in various cadres of health professionals, in the Ministry of Health, for the National Government under the Universal Health Coverage Programme.

The Interns recruited under this category will be deployed in the National Referral Health Facilities and the Monthly stipend will be met by the Ministry of Health.

V/NO. 1/2020: REGISTERED CLINICAL OFFICER III INTERN, TWO (2) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • i. Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a recognized institution; and
  • ii. Certificate of Registration by Clinical Officers’ Council.

V/NO. 2/2020: MEDICAL LABORATORY Officer INTERN, Thirty (30) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i. Bachelor Degree (BSc) in Medical Laboratory sciences or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologist Board;
  • ii. Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and
    Technologist Board (KMLTTB); and
  • iii. Valid practicing license from the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologist Board.

V/NO. 3/2020: NUTRITION AND DIETETICS TECHNOLOGIST III INTERN, FIVE (5) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • i. Diploma in Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition or Nutrition and Dietetics from a
    recognized training institution; and
  • ii. Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (CIND).

V/NO. 4/2020: NUTRITION AND DIETETICS OFFICER INTERN, FOUR (4) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • i. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics from a recognized institution; and
  • ii. Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (CIND).

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V/NO. 5/2020: ASSISTANT HEALTH RECORDS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT OFFICER III INTERN, TWENTY-TWO (22) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in Health Records and
Information Technology from a recognized institution.

V/NO. 6/2020: ASSISTANT PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER III INTERN, SIX (6) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in either Environmental health Sciences or Public health Inspection from a recognized institution.

V/NO. 7/2020: ENROLLED NURSE III INTERN, THIRTY (30) POSTS

Requirement for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i. 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. Enrolment Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • iii. Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.

V/NO. 8/2020: REGISTERED NURSE III INTERN, TWENTY-FIVE (25) POSTS

Requirement for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
  • ii. Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • iii. Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya.

V/NO. 9/2020: ASSISTANT PHYSIOTHERAPIST III INTERN, Ten (10) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i. Diploma in physiotherapy from a recognized training institution;
  • ii. Certificate of registration from the Physiotherapy Council of Kenya; and
  • iii. Current Certificate of Practice from Physiotherapy Council of Kenya.

V/NO. 10/2020: PHYSIOTHERAPIST INTERN, SEVENTEEN (17) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i. Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized training institution;
  • ii. Certificate of registration from the Physiotherapy Council of Kenya; and
  • iii. Current Certificate of Practice from Physiotherapy Council of Kenya.

V/NO. 11/2020: MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER III INTERN, SIX (6) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C or its equivalent
    qualification; and
  • ii. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Social Work, Sociology, Psychology,
    Anthropology, Mental health or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

V/NO. 12/2020: COMMUNITY ORAL HEALTH OFFICER III INTERN, TWO (2) POSTS

Requirement for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (Plain) and grade C (Plain) in English/Kiswahili and Biology/ Biological Sciences and grade C- (Minus) in either Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics or General Sciences; and
  • ii. Diploma in Community Oral Health from Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

V/NO. 13/2020: PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST III INTERN, NINE (9) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • (i) Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution; and
  • (ii) Certificate of enrollment as a pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by the pharmacy and poisons board (PPB).

V/NO. 14/2020: ASSISTANT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST III INTERN NINE (9) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution.

V/NO. 15/2020: ORTHOPEDIC TECHNOLOGIST III INTERN, TEN (10) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i) A Diploma in Orthopedic Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
  • ii) A membership certificate from the professional association.

V/NO. 16/2020: RADIOGRAPHER III INTERN, TEN (10) POSTS

Requirement for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • i. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, Biology/ Biological Sciences or Physics/ Physical Sciences and C- (minus) in Mathematics; and
  • ii. Diploma in any of the following; Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging Sciences, Ultrasound, Computerized Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Digital Medical imaging equipment or its equivalent from a recognized university.

V/NO. 17/2020: ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA TECHNOLOGIST III INTERN, EIGHT (8) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in orthopedic plaster technology from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities shall be mutually agreed upon and assigned by the supervisors and in line with the regulations governing specific professional areas of deployment.

Duration of Internship

Twelve (12) months.

Monthly Stipend

The intern will be paid by the Ministry of Health a monthly stipend at a rate to be determined by the Public Service Commission for degree, diploma and certificate holders.

Internship Certificate

On successful completion of the Internship Programme, the intern will be awarded a certificate and registration by the regulatory bodies where applicable.

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the requisite qualifications should submit their applications ONLINE through the Public Service Commission’s job portal accessible through http://www.publicservice.go.ke or http://www.psckjobs.go.ke so as to reach the undersigned on or before 16th January 2020 at 5:00pm:

Address

THE COMMISSION SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMMISSION HOUSE
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
NAIROBI.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • i. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the FORM. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • ii. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • iii. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • iv. The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution. Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
  • v. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • vi. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
Table; Internship posts distribution
Table; Internship posts distribution

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