Patient Care Assistants at KUTRRH

Date Posted: March 9, 2021, 2:25 p.m.

Job Description

No of Positions: 10

Kenyatta University Teaching Research and Referral Hospital is seeking to engage Patient Care Assistants to provide personal care to patients and to work collaboratively with the other practitioners mainly in support of the nursing role. The Patient Care Assistant will work under the direction of a registered nurse.

Duties and Responsibilities

The patient care assistants will be required to assist the nurse in;

Providing patient comfort by utilizing resources and

Feeding, bathing, and dressing of patients

Identifying patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport and providing psychological

Promoting adherence to infection-control policies and protocols and storage

Assisting maintain a clean and safe clinical

Documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing patient

Transporting patients within the facility if

Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications and Experience

KCSE Certificate with minimum Grade D+

Certificate in Patient Care Assistant / Nurse aide / Community Health Nursing / Customer care or any other relevant and related field

2 years’ relevant experience in a hospital or healthcare environment

Must have knowledge of and ability to implement principles of aseptic technique

Must have knowledge of basic infection control practices

Must be able to recognize emergency situations and bring them to the attention of the nurse for immediate corrective actions


Soft Skills Required 



Work Ethics

Positive Attitude



How To Apply

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the position above, please apply online via:

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER].

Please note that you have to attach the Application Form, Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Practicing License ONLY.

Address your applications to:


The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO

Nairobi Kenya

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful 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

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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