Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board Senior Assessment Officer – Jobs in Kenya

About
The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (“Council” of “KMPDC”) is a body corporate established under Section 3 of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act (CAP 253 Laws of Kenya) with the mandate to regulate the training and practice of medicine, dentistry and community oral health within the Republic of Kenya.

The Council is also mandated by CAP 253 to regulate all health facilities within the country. Further, the Council is categorized by the State Corporations Advisory Committee (SCAC) as a ‘Regulatory State Corporation’, under Category PC 6A.
The Council invites applications for suitably qualified, dynamic, result-oriented, self-driven and experienced applicant to fill the following position:

The Position of Senior Assessment Officer Job Grade ‘km-6’ in the Kenya Medical Practitioners & Dentists Council, Equivalent to Job Group ‘n’ in the Public Service (2 Positions)

Job Specifications:
The duties and responsibilities will entail: –
Supervising the monitoring the progress of various cohorts of medical, dental and community oral health students;
Supervising the receipt and verification of lists of qualified medical, dental and COHOs graduands;
Supervising the verification of completion of prescribed internship training programme;
Supervising the authentication of academic and professional certificates as necessary;
Participating in conducting internship qualifying examinations, preregistration examinations, and peer review as deemed appropriate by the Council;
Participating in conducting informal assessments of and formal investigations into reports on alleged impaired students and practitioners;
Receiving applications by students or practitioners who were found to be impaired to have their conditions of registration or practice amended or to have such conditions revoked;
Supervising the staff working under the officer;
Preparing performance reports; and
Assisting in the preparation of department reports.

Persons Specification:
At least 3 years relevant work experience;
Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution preferably in the following disciplines: Medicine, Dentistry, Oral Health, Nursing, Public Health, Medical Laboratory, Mental Health, Clinical
Medicine, Pharmacy, Occupational Health, Physiotherapy, Nutrition, Health Management, Health Records Management, Records Management, Information Technology, Economics,
Biostatistics, Statistics, Law, Administration, or its equivalent;
Current and valid practice license by a relevant and recognized regulatory body where it is applicable;
Registered by a relevant professional body/ society where applicable;
Proficiency in computer applications; and
Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

Key Competencies and Skills:
Good communication and presentation skills
Attention to detail
Research skills
Good organizational skills
Good team player
Ability to work under pressure
How to Apply
Interested applicants are required to make applications via email careers@kmpdc.go.ke referenced ‘Job. Ref. No.: KMPDC/HR/RT/EXT/VOL.1/2022: Application for the Position of ……. – Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council’ and should include your official name (as appears on your National Identity Card) and the job reference on the subject head.
The full advert which includes detailed job descriptions,

The application should include the following:
Cover letter;
Updated curriculum vitae with full details of educational background, professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of testimonials with full contact details of three professional referees;
True certified copies of certificates;
Copy of National Identity Card;
All applications to be addressed to:

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
KENYA MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS AND DENTISTS COUNCIL
KMPDC BUILDING, WOODLANDS ROAD, HURLINGHAM NAIROBI
P.O. BOX 44839 – 00100,
NAIROBI, KENYA

The applications, and all the necessary documents, should be submitted on or before Monday 29th August, 2022 at 5.00pm (EAT). Applications submitted after the closing date and time will NOT be considered.
KMPDC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons including the youth, women, persons with disability and persons from minority groups to apply.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview.

For more information and job application details, see;https://kmpdc.go.ke/careers//

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