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Thursday, March 29, 2012

E-Plus Paramedics, Ambulance Operators, Sales Coordinator and Assistant Accountant (Payables) Jobs in Kenya

Emergency Plus Medical Services (E-Plus) is a private company, limited by guarantee, fully owned by the Kenya Red Cross Society to offer emergency medical services which include 24hr ambulance services, pre-hospital care training and the sale of first aid kits.

The organization is looking to fill the following positions.
Job Title: Paramedics (4)
Reports To: Paramedic Supervisor
Location: Garissa & Meru

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide and direct fast, efficient Advanced Life Support to the ill and injured utilizing all basic and advanced abilities and techniques
  • Understand and anticipate potentially life-threatening squeal of cardiac and non-cardiac emergencies and institute appropriate emergency therapy where essential for the preservation of life
  • Deal with medical and emotional needs of any victim of acute illness or injury with the goal of reducing mortality and morbidity;
  • Responsible for managing and directing all first responders at the scene of a medical emergency
  • Responsible for quality patient-care as established by the E-Plus
  • File standardized reports of patient information and care for the use of receiving hospital and administration, including nature of request for aid, pertinent past history, therapy provided diagnosis, disposition and sufficient patient information for billing purposes
  • Maintain effective communication with physician on duty at hospital to relate patient condition and obtain orders for treatment
  • Transport the ill and injured to institutions of medical care
  • Where a patient must be extricated from entrapment, assess the extent of injury and give all possible emergency care and protection to the entrapped patient and uses the prescribed techniques and appliances for safely removing the patient.
  • Receive and receipt cash payments for ambulance recue services and handing over the same to finance
  • Maintain ambulance in efficient operating condition
  • Perform any other duty within the scope of this position
Minimum requirements:
  • Kenya Registered Community Nurse or Degree in Nursing or clinical medicine
  • Certificate in BLS, ACLS, ATLS
  • Additional qualification in ambulance operations is an added advantage
  • Minimum experience of two years as a nurse/ critical care nurse in ICU,HDU, Accident and Emergency
  • Minimum of five years experience as a driver with a clean driving record will be an added advantage
Job Title: Ambulance Operators (6)
Reports To: AO Logistics Supervisor
Location: Nanyuki, Malindi &Nyeri

Main Responsibilities:
  • Maintain the ambulance in the most efficient operating condition ensuring proper cost management
  • Timely and safe patient rescue and evacuation
  • At all times ensure proper maintenance of ambulances and the assigned equipment
  • Receipt and handover cash payments for ambulance rescue services as required
  • Ensure the ambulance is in proper mechanical condition by performing daily unit checklist before and after every shift
  • Assist Paramedic or doctor in patient care.
  • Proper incident command while on rescue missions
  • Actively participate in continuous medical education
  • Perform any other duty within the scope of this position
Minimum Requirements:
  • Emergency Medical Technician certificate
  • Certificate in Basic Life Support, Basic Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac
  • Life support or Advanced Trauma Life Support added advantage
  • Must have a minimum of five years experience as a driver with a clean driving record. Certificate of good conduct must be produced
  • Two (2) years experience as an ambulance operator will be an added advantage
  • Additional qualification within the medical industry is an advantage
Job Title: Sales Coordinator
Reports To: Sales Manager
Location: Nairobi

Key Responsibilities 
  • Provide specialized assistance to internal sales personnel and customers by acting on a variety of requests including, but not limited to quotes, sample requests, pricing related projects, vendor contact and other sales related activities that will support sales staff in achieving their targets.
  • Assist in the development of customer presentations as required
  • Coordinate communication of all customer-related issues to sales manager to ensure seamless flow of information.
  • Additional possible projects include preparing support materials for sales calls; contacting vendors to request sample products for customers; performing internet research; handling sales leaders follow-up calls; system clean-ups; mailings and mail merges; and performing a variety of clerical functions and data entry.
  • Submit and track sample requests
  • Assist in updating internal sales forecasts
  • Create and generate weekly sales reports
  • Work closely with internal cross-functional partners to ensure responsiveness to customer requests
  • Lead completion of customer new item forms, promotional contracts and entering data in target account system.
  • Lead maintenance of promotional information and deduction management.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or requested.
  • Coordinate with internal and customer contacts to resolve issues relating to customer pricing, terms/conditions and other issues.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration -Marketing option Degree +or Public Relations & Communications or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills with ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills (Ms Office suit)
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
Job TitleAssistant Accountant - Payables
Reports to: Finance Manager
Location: Nairobi

Main Responsibilities
  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests
  • Determining if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary
  • Reviewing requisitions orders in order to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications
  • Comparing prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers
  • Processing payments for suppliers and ensuring all suppliers are paid on time
  • Tracking the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.
  • Responding to supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Contacting suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Responding to supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Processing payments for suppliers and ensuring all suppliers are paid on time
  • Prequalification of suppliers
  • Ensure the existing of a symbiotic business relationship between suppliers and E-Plus
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in a business related field preferably in finance
  • CPA or ACCA
  • At least (2) years experience in the relevant position
  • Experience in procurement will be an added advantage
Honesty, integrity and commitment is highly valued

Note: Intensive training will be offered to successful candidates
Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply.

Applications can be sent via email-hr@eplus.co.ke or dropped off at Kenya Red Cross offices or E-Plus Office by 6th April 2012 at 5.00pm.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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