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Senior Public Health Assistant (3 Positions) at Nakuru County Government

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Job Description

VACANCY NO.  09/PROM/2023/03

Requirement for Appointment

  • Served in the grade of Public Health Assistant I for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Certificate in Environmental Health Science or Public Health Technology from a recognized Institution;
  • Membership certificate from Association of Public Health Officers Kenya;
  • Must have a valid practicing license from Public Health Officer and Technicians Council;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide environmental health extension services in the area of deployment,
  • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health;
  • Carrying out immunizations;
  • Defaulter tracing and reporting of Tuberculosis and other immunizable diseases;
  • Referring health cases to relevant health facilities;
  • Identifying environmental health issues at household level;
  • Organizing community health days to advise communities on common public health issues;
  • Maintaining and updating records of public health data;
  • Assessing health needs of the community;
  • Sensitizing communities on food and water safety measures;
  • Inspecting homesteads, markets, commercial premises and trading centers to ensure that general cleanliness and sanitary requirements are maintained; and
  • Issuing of intimation and statutory notices.
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