Theatre Technologist

Role of Purpose 

Reporting to the Theatre Head of Department, the successful candidates will be responsible for promoting safe practice and ensuring safe environment for patients and further meeting the needs of the patients in operating theatres. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Prepare for anesthesia and assist the anesthetist during induction. 
  • Ensure the anesthetic machine is ready.  
  • Always maintain and keep the operating room ready for surgery. 
  • Prepare the theatre and equipment before and after surgery.  
  • Assist in bringing in patients into the operating room. 
  • Clean and sterilize surgical instruments as per laid down procedure.  
  • Assist in endoscopic procedures.  
  • Clean and safely store endoscopic equipment.  
  • Handover endoscopic equipment as required.  
  • Take care of any specimen obtained for testing through proper  storage, labelling and delivery for testing  
  • Prepare surgical instruments for sterilization as per protocol   
  • Order and maintain all necessary supplies in the theatre  
  •  Assist all the theatre staff in their duties under their direction   
  • Report any defective equipment or instrument for repair or  replacement  
  • Run the CSSD  
  • Ensure a clean theatre between surgeries and perform terminal cleaning at the end of the day.  
  • Assist patient positioning during surgical procedures.  
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.  


  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C-.   
  • Certificate in Theatre Technician course from a recognized institution. 
  • Three years of experience in theatre as an anesthetic technician.   
  • BLS qualifications from a relevant body.   
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication & customer care skills. 
  • Computer literate 
  • Complied with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 

How to Apply 

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) to not later than Saturday  2th October 2021. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names, I.D No. and contact details of 3 referees.  


  • ONLYSHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted. 

Plainsview Nursing Home is an equal opportunity employer. 

Job Category: Medical / Health
Job Type: Full Time

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