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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 Officer - 10 Positions

    REF: TUR/CPSB/014/2022/2023

    Requirements and competencies for appointment: -

    • Holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or Equivalent from an institution recognized in Kenya;
    • Must have successfully completed one-year internship;
    • Registered and with current practice licenses as issued by the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists Board(KMP&DB);
    • Experienced in basic surgical procedures;
    • In depth understanding of management of common medical conditions;
    • Must have good interpersonal and Communication skills.

    Duties and Responsibilities: -

    • Management of patients in the outpatient, accident and emergency department and in patient wards using current guidelines and protocols;
    • Responsible for daily clinical assessments and prescriptions of treatment to all patients attending the hospital;
    • With support from the relevant Specialist, ensures running of scheduled Medical, Obstetrical& Gynaecologic, Paediatric and Surgical clinics in the hospital;
    • Giving relevant Health education information including explanation of tests and management options and procedures to patients;
    • Carry out lifesaving emergency and elective surgical procedures in the hospital;
    • Identification, co-ordination of referral of medical and surgical patients for further management and related support;
    • Support in the preparedness and response to Surgical and medical emergencies, including support to outbreak emergency response in the county as may be necessary.
    • Co-coordinating and ensuring medical teams in the department posted to; receive regular updated and timely continuous medical updates;
    • Undertake medical examinations to certify physical fitness of clients

    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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