Medical Specialist I (Pediatrics)

County Public Service Board of Tana River

Job Summary

The County Government of Tana River pursuant to Section 59(1),(b) and 66 of the County Government Act 2012 as read together with article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

V/NO.3/2021: Medical Specialist I (Pediatrics), JOB GROUP ‘Q’ (1 POST)

Duties and responsibilities:-

a) Management of health care services at the district level or in a district or provincial health services set-up;
b) Organization and management of a framework of health delivery system in a provincial general hospital or a district hospital within a province.
c) Planning and implementation of specific projects and programmes related to the various areas of health care including curative, preventive and promotive services;
d) Provision of epidemiological surveillance on diseases and condition obtaining within the province and developing strategies for prevention or eradication of these conditions and diseases;
e) Participation in the overall planning in the province, contributing specifically to planning for health services in his area of jurisdiction;
f) Provision of health services in the various disciplines in medicine, surgery, dentistry and other recognized specialities at the national hospital and provincial/district hospitals.
g) A specialist will also be expected to provide professional guidance and training to Doctors, Dentists and health personnel working under him/her to ensure maintenance of the highest standards of health care in the hospital.

Requirements for appointment:-
a) Must be a Kenyan citizen;
b) A bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist council;
c) Master’s Degree (M.Med) in Pediatrics and Child Health or equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized institution;
d) Registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
Being in possession of valid practicing license from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board

How to apply
Qualified and interested candidates should download and duly fill in the job application form provided on our website: attach and submit the applications with updated CV, a copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic and professional certificates, names and contacts of three (3) referees, and other relevant testimonials to:
The Board Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board of Tana River
P.O. Box 181 – 70101

All applications clearly specifying the position applied for on the top left side of the envelope should be received on or before 28th September 2021.

All applicants MUST comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Kindly note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

The County Government of Tana River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, the marginalized and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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