Ministry of Health 3,795 internship opportunities at the County Governments

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 invites
applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Five (3795) internship posts within health facilities in the Forty-Seven (47) County Governments. The interns will be deployed in Primary Health Care Facilities level two (2) and level three (3) Hospitals across the Forty-Seven Counties and the Monthly stipend will be met by the Ministry of Health.

V/NO. COU/INT/1/2020: REGISTERED CLINICAL OFFICER III INTERN, EIGHT NINETY-EIGHT (898) 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. COU/INT/2/2020: MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST III INTERN, ONE HUNDRED (100) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

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

  • (i) Diploma 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. COU/INT/3/2020: MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN III INTERN, SEVENTY (70) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

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

  • (i) Certificate 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; and
  • (iii) Valid practicing license from the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologist Board.

V/NO. COU/INT/4/2020: NUTRITION AND DIETETICS TECHNOLOGIST III INTERN, SEVENTY-FIVE (75) 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. COU/INT/5/2020: NUTRITION AND DIETETICS TECHNICIAN III INTERN, SEVENTY (70) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

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

V/NO. COU/INT/6/2020: NUTRITION AND DIETETICS OFFICER INTERN, FOURTY SEVEN (47) 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).

V/NO. COU/INT/7/2020: ASSISTANT HEALTH RECORDS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT OFFICER III INTERN, FOUTY FIVE (45) 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. COU/INT/8/2020: HEALTH RECORDS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT III INTERN, ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SEVEN (127) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Health Records and Information Management from a recognized institution.

V/NO. COU/INT/9/2020: ASSISTANT PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER III INTERN,
THREE HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR (394) 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. COU/INT/10/2020: ENROLLED NURSE III INTERN, FOUR HUNDRED
SEVENTY-FIVE (475) 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. COU/INT/11/2020: REGISTERED NURSE III INTERN, FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE (475) 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. COU/INT/12/2020: ASSISTANT PHYSIOTHERAPIST III INTERN, ONE HUNDRED NINETEEN (119) 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. COU/INT/13/2020: PHYSIOTHERAPIST INTERN, FIFTY-FOUR (54) 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.

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V/NO. COU/INT/14/2020: MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER III INTERN, NINETY-FIVE (95) 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. COU/INT/15/2020: COMMUNITY ORAL HEALTH OFFICER III INTERN, ONE HUNDRED NINETY-EIGHT (198) 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. COU/INT/16/2020: PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST III INTERN, ONE HUNDRED NINETY-ONE (191) 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. COU/INT/17/2020: ASSISTANT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST III INTERN – NINETY-ONE (91) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

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

V/NO. COU/INT/18/2020: ORTHOPEDIC TECHNOLOGIST INTERN, NINETY (90) 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. COU/INT/19/2020: RADIOGRAPHER III INTERN, NINETY (90) 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. COU/INT/20/2020: ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA TECHNOLOGIST III INTERN, SEVENTY-TWO (72) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

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

V/NO. COU/INT/21/2020: ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA TECHNICIAN III INTERN,
TWENTY (20) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Certificate in either Orthopedic Plaster and Traction Technology or Orthopedic Plaster Technology from a recognized institution.

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.

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 candidates who meet the requisite qualifications should make their applications by completing One (1) PSC.2 Application for Employment Form (Revised 2016) for each internship position. The form can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission website http://www.publicservice.go.ke.

The application form(s) in a plain sealed envelope(s) should be submitted to the respective County Government so as to reach the respective Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before 16th January 2020 at 5:00pm.

Please quote on top of the envelope the specific internship post applied for and indicate the Advert Number (V/NO.).

Please Note:

  • i. Candidates should attach certified copies of relevant academic and professional
    certificates and other testimonials.
  • ii. 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.
  • iii. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • iv. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • v.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.
  • vi. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • vii. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
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Table; posts distribution per county.
Table; posts distribution per county.

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