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Cardiothoracic Center Equipment Planner

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Job ID: 13787
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2022

Job Description

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We are seeking a Cardiothoracic Center Equipment Planner for an exciting new project at Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. As we support Tenwek Hospital to build and expand its medical facility, we need someone to provide high-level expertise in the planning, coordination, purchasing, and installation of equipment and furnishings for the new Cardiothoracic Center (CTC). In this role, you will work closely with the Project Engineer and Project Analyst to budget and oversee the procurement of all equipment and furnishings for this transformational endeavor. Do you have experience in the medical industry and a passion to serve in remote communities? This a place where you can make an eternal impact.

A day in the life of a Cardiothoracic Center Equipment Planner:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe. 

In the role of Cardiothoracic Center Equipment Planner, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Develop the scope and budget for all equipment to be purchased by Samaritan’s Purse necessary for the opening of the Cardiothoracic Center (CTC) at Tenwek Hospital, through partnership with the Project Engineer, Project Analyst, Biomedical Team, Clinical Advisors, stakeholders at Tenwek Hospital, and external stakeholders
  • Facilitate the procurement process for each piece of Samaritan’s Purse-funded equipment at the CTC from start to finish, in collaboration with the Procurement Operations and Support Teams (POST) and Tenwek stakeholders
  • Liaise with Samaritan’s Purse management in Kenya and at IHQ, Biomed Engineering Team, Donor Ministries Department, Finance Department, Legal Team, and external stakeholders as appropriate
  • Serve as primary contact for vendors and their representatives seeking CTC site access, construction drawings, and technical information to plan for equipment delivery and installation
  • Coordinate with the CTC Project Engineer and General Contractor to implement appropriate strategies to organize and preserve equipment onsite
  • All other duties as assigned

Learn more about this exciting new project!

Qualifications & Experience:

  •  Four-year college or university program certificate in Cardiac Nursing, Medical Sales, Procurement, Logistics, Healthcare Management, or relevant field, plus three to five years related experience and/or training with emphasis in equipment planning of inpatient and outpatient cardiovascular healthcare facilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with Mission Hospitals preferred.
  • General knowledge of international procurement and logistics processes and field accounting functions with regard to income, expenses, and maintenance of accurate records. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the medical and non-medical equipment needs of large hospitals and have extensive knowledge of the needs of end users in cardiothoracic hospitals in particular.
  • Thorough knowledge of the needs of those involved in cardiac surgery, profusion, sterilization, anesthesia, intensive care nursing, critical care nursing, and all related support areas—including clinical outpatient, labs, radiology, pharmacy, endoscopy, kitchens, laundry, etc.
  • Strong organizational skills and capacity to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines with keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with project accounting and budget management. Ability to understand, analyze, maintain, and report on financial budgets.
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (required); if not already completed, opportunity to meet and complete requirement is available upon hire. 

Job Location: Bomet, Kenya

Type:  Full-Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required)

Accompaniment: Family Accompaniment

Travel Expectations: Up to 75 days a year within country. Required travel documents and vaccinations for entry into foreign countries will be necessary

Benefits

  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
  • When at IHQ, on-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)

 

Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:

* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)

* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)

* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)

* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)

* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)

* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)

* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)

* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)

* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)

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Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2022

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