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  • Posted: Apr 1, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 12, 2024
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    Kirinyaga County borders Nyeri County, Murang’a County and Embu County.It covers an area of 1,478.1 square kilometers. The county lies between 1,158 metres and 5,380 metres above sea level in the South and at the Peak of Mt. Kenya respectively. Mt. Kenya which lies on the northern side greatly influences the landscape of the county as well as other ...
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    Job Ref: KCPSB/MOH/A/02/26/03/24


    • Responsible for the overall health care services delivery in the field of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit at the County General & Teaching Hospital.
    • Administer anesthetic or sedation during medical procedures, using local, intravenous, spinal or caudal methods.
    • Confer with other medical professionals to determine the type and method of anesthetic or sedation to render the patient insensible to pain.
    • Coordinate administration of anesthetics with surgeons during operation.
    • Decide when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be sent to another room or ward or to be sent home following outpatient surgery.
    • Examine patients, obtain medical history, and use diagnostic tests to determine risk during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures.
    • Monitor patients before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications.
    • Record the type and amount of anesthesia and patient condition throughout the procedure.
    • Conduct medical research to aid in controlling and curing disease, to investigate new medications, and to develop and test new medical techniques.
    • Coordinate and direct the work of nurses, medical technicians, and other health care providers in the department.
    • Inform students and staff of types and methods of anesthesia administration, signs of complications, and emergency methods to counteract reactions.
    • Managing anesthesiological services, coordinating them with other medical activities and formulating plans and procedures.
    • Position patients on the operating table to maximize patient comfort and surgical accessibility.
    • Providing and maintaining life support and airway management and help prepare patients for emergency surgery.
    • Providing medical care and consultation in many settings, prescribing medication and treatment and referring patients for surgery.
    • Instructing individuals and groups on ways to preserve health and prevent disease.
    • Scheduling and maintaining the use of the surgical suite, including operating, wash-up, waiting rooms, and anesthetic and sterilizing equipment.
    • Assisting with the management of day-to-day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Attending and participating in a variety of meetings.
    • Participating and assisting in Mass Casualty exercises/events.
    • Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

    • Have served at the grade of Assistant Director of Medical Services for at least 3 years or equivalent position in the private sector for 5 years.
    • Hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.BCH.B) degree in Medicine from a university recognized in Kenya.
    • Have a Master’s degree in Anesthesia from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
    • Be registered with the Kenya Medical and Dentist Board.
    • Must have a current certificate from the medical practitioner and Dentist Board.
    • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government mandate, health policies as well as vision 2030.
    • Should be proficient in computer skills.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

    • Curriculum Vitae,
    • Academic and Professional certificates,
    • Testimonials,
    • PIN Certificate,
    • National Identity Card or Passport and
    • Any other supporting documents.

    Clearly indicate the position applied for, both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:

    The Secretary
    County Public Service Board
    P O Box 260 - 10304

    Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).
    Successful candidates shall be required to provide clearances and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents below.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
    • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Physical/Hand deliveries of the applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before FRIDAY 12TH APRIL 2024.
    Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.

    • Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.
    • Salary and benefits attached to these posts are as per the guidelines by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
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