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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2024
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    Vihiga County whose headquarters is in Mbale is Located in the Western Region of Kenya. It boarders Nandi to the East, Kisumu County to the South, Siaya County to the West and KAKAMEGA County to the North. It is one of the four Counties in the former Western Province. Vihiga County has five Constituencies; Luanda, Emuhaya, Hamisi, Sabatia and Vihiga. The County’s population stands at 612,000.
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    Clinical Pathologist

    The Clinical Pathologist coordinates and provides specialized clinical pathology services, coordinates clinical pathology, research and training in the hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Analyzing body fluids and tissue samples;
    • Perform and report bone marrow aspirates and trephine biopsy, report  and interpret peripheral blood films;
    • Reporting and interpretation of specialized tests in hematology e.g flow cytometry;
    • Management of quality processes in chemical pathology;
    • Interpretation of culture and sensitivity results and annual antibiograme data;
    • Coordinate and provide laboratory services and service delivery in the laboratory unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital;
    • Supervise laboratory staff together with their services in the laboratory unit of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely laboratory services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital;
    • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of pathology staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital;
    • Coordinate and provide laboratory research and training within the hospital;
    • Monitor and evaluate progress achievement of the laboratory unit and services, research and training programs in the hospital;
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution;
    • Master of Medicine in Pathology from a recognized institution;
    • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council KMPDU;
    • Recognition as a specialist by KMPDU;
    • Valid Practicing License;
    • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • At least three (3) years’ experience as a Clinical Pathologist in a busy hospital.

    Soft Skills Required:

    • Communication skills;
    • Organizational skills;
    • Observational skills;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Compassionate skills;
    • Be a team player.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity / passport, Academic & Professional certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before 19th day of April 2024

    P.O BOX 880-50300


    Please Note

    • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People Living with Disabilities, Youth and Women to apply.
    • County Public Service Board does not charge any recruitment fee whatsoever. Do Not Pay Money to Fraudsters because Our services are absolutely free
    • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
    • Those with certificates from foreign institutions must have them certified by the relevant authority.

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