Job Description

Mission Statement: “Tenwek Hospital is a Christian community committed to excellence in compassionate healthcare, spiritual ministry, and training for service to the glory of God.” The hospital was founded in 1937 by missionaries from World Gospel Mission and has since grown to be a leading teaching and referral hospital in the region and one of the largest mission hospitals in Africa. It is a non-profit faith-based organization, a ministry of Africa Gospel Church and in partnership with World Gospel Mission. It has a capacity of 300 beds and offers a wide-range of quality and affordable primary and specialized healthcare services. Through partnerships with various organizations, long term and visiting physicians (Facilitated through Samaritan’s Purse), provide Tenwek patients with expertise in hospital care, out-patient treatment (Supported through USAID), and HIV/AIDS care through the PEPFAR program. Tenwek is also supported by Friends of Tenwek (FOT), a U.S.-based non-profit organization dedicated to developing key relationships and resources that help Tenwek fulfill its mission. FOT has raised funds through various organizations and private donors to support the projects and goals of Tenwek Hospital in addition to keeping those who have visited Tenwek in the past informed and involved with what’s happening at Tenwek today. “Nothing we do at Tenwek Hospital would be possible without the complete and sanctifying love of our Savior Jesus Christ. He is the reason for our ministry. We work to meet the needs of the whole person, as reflected in the Hospital’s mission statement.”

Purpose of the position

Planning, organizing and implementing all medical maintenance activities in line with business objectives while ensuring that high standards of quality, cost and safety are maintained.

Key roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all planned departmental activities are geared towards meeting growth and quality objectives.
  • Planning, developing and implementing Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programmes for all medical equipment within the group and maintaining accurate, up to date maintenance, monthly reports on the same.
  • Develop and ensure implementation of medical equipment maintenance standard operating procedures and policies in accordance with the policies of the hospital and other quality standards.
  • Lead in providing technical advice in the procurement of relevant equipment, spare parts, and critical supplies as per the company needs.
  • Carry out routine training as required of the maintenance staff and users in order to ensure correct usage and maintenance of equipment.
  • Support inventory management of medical equipment.
  • Continuously monitor work on site to installation and support and ensure compliance with the signed contracts and the approved plans and standards. Promptly report breaches to contractors.
  • Ensure adequate coverage of hospitals through monthly work schedules (ROTA) and supervising maintenance operations and staff.
  • Prepare weekly progress reports for all visits, including instructions, amendments, labour force, quality, Health and Safety.
  • Ensure compliance to the company health and safety requirements.
  • Preparing Medical Maintenance KPIs and reports including equipment availability, cost control, adherence to ppm.
  • Team play, respect the hospital’s chain of command and undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor in line with the job description.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Recognized diploma in Bio-Medical Engineering or a degree in the same from a recognized institution.
  • Membership in Association of Medical Engineers of Kenya (AMEK)
  • Minimum of 4 years’ work experience.
  • Experience in in working and collaborating with communities, County Governments and Government Ministries.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS office, Microsoft outlook, excel and Power point.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills

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