County Government of Kakamega Deputy Director of Medical Services/ Senior Medical Specialist – Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
Performing complex and advanced Clinical patient management in the areas of specialization including; – Internal medicine, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, General Surgery, ENT surgery, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Anesthesia, Pediatrics, Pathology, Radiology, Public Health, or other specialist recognized by the Board;
Coordinating training, coaching, and mentoring of health personnel;
Managing larger facilities/hospitals;
Developing intervention activities or programs for the management of diseases and conditions;
Developing medical standard operating procedures (SOPs) and protocols;
Developing training curricula and Syllabi in collaboration with training institutions;
Coordinating emergency response and Clinical care;
Coordinating health projects and programs;
Managing health information systems;
Carrying out health surveys and research; and
Monitoring the provision of forensic and medico-legal services and any other duties that may be assigned.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have:-
Served as a senior assistant director of medical Specialist I, Job Group CPSB 03/’Q’ for a minimum period of three (of 3) years;
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical practitioners and Dentist Board;
Master’s degree in any of the following fields; Medicine, Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose, and Throat medicine, Microbiology, neurosurgery, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics and child health, Palliative Medicine, Pathology, Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Psychiatry, Public Health, Radiology, Health Systems Management, health economics, Health Informatics, Epidemiology, Global Health Policy, Public Health Microbiology and emerging infectious diseases, Biostatistics or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by medical practitioners and Dentists Board;
Certificate of registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
Valid practicing license from the Medical practitioners and Dentists Board;
Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks
Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.
How to apply

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 16th August, 2022 at 11.59 P.M.

N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. cpsb@kakamega.go.ke will be accepted. Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANYFEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email addresscpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.

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