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  • Posted: Jan 18, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 23, 2023
  • Turkana is the 2nd largest county in Kenya 77,000 It is also the north-western most county in Kenya and is known mostly for its scenic landscapes and rich culture.
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    Medical Specialist (Intensive Care)

    REF: TUR/CPSB/016/2022/2023

    Requirements and competencies for appointment: -

    • Holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree or Equivalent degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya;
    • Master’s degree in intensive care and emergency from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya;
    • Certificate of Registration as medical practitioner by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya;
    • Specialist recognition certificate from KMP&DB;
    • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya (KMPDB).
    • Must have at least one year of working experience in intensive care unit.
    • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills

    Duties and Responsibilities: -

    • Provide care to critically ill patients in the intensive care units as well as supervise critical care staff.
    • Evaluate patients who may require critical care from the Emergency department or other inpatient units including consultancy for emergencies in other critical care units;
    • Team leader in the Emergency responses team and supervises medical house staff in medical codes and rapid response teams;
    • Ensure continuous medical cover for all patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit and liaising with other medical specialist as required;
    • Ensuring plans are acted upon and specific diagnostic tests carried out diligently;
    • Train all staff in ICU management, maintain infection control practices and airway management;
    • Coordinate communication with patient’s relatives and referring hospitals;
    • Respectfully collaborate with a diverse set of team members.

    Method of Application

    Written applications, CV’s, copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Secretary,
    Turkana County Public Service Board,
    P.O. BOX 05, Lodwar, – 30500.

    OR delivered by hand at the reception desk at Turkana County Public Service Board Offices located along Nawoitorong road Opposite Lodwar Club located off Kitale-Lodwar highway so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday, 23rd January, 2023 by 5.00pm. (East African Time).

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