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  • Posted: Apr 21, 2020
    Deadline: May 4, 2020
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    Turkana is the 2nd largest county in Kenya 77,000 sq.km. 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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    Senior Medical Specialist

    REF: TUR/CPSB/008/2019/2020: SENIOR MEDICAL SPECIALIST JOB GROUP ‘R’ SIX

    No: (6) POSTS.

    Qualifications

    • 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 the relevant area of specialization 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 with current updated practice license;
    • Specialist recognition certificate from MP&DB;
    • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya

     Responsibilities

    • Provide health care related to relevant medical Specialty to patients including; prevention, diagnosis treatment and rehabilitation;
    • Ensure implementation of validated clinical policies, tools, guidelines and protocols related to area of speciality in order to minimize clinical risks and extend best clinical practices;
    • In collaboration with other medical colleagues, carry out research and ensure exhaustive use of management tools in order to improve results and to always share knowledge among medical staff;
    • Coaching, mentorship, teaching and supervision of Medical Doctors and other health workers in your area of work and on relevant required expertise;
    • Conduct thrice weekly major ward rounds and twice weekly clinics relevant to your specialization in the hospital;
    • Support trainings and reverse referrals to the link and peripheral feeder health facilities

    Terms of Service: Three (3) years. Contract.

    NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

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    Medical Officer

    REF: TUR/CPSB/009/2019/2020: MEDICAL OFFICER JOB GROUP ‘M’

    No: (16) POSTS.

    Qualifications

    • 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(MP&DB);
    • Experienced in basic surgical procedures;
    • In depth understanding of management of common medical conditions;
    • Must have good interpersonal and Communication skills

     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
    • 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;
    • Ensure proper documentation of treatments and other relevant management interventions undertaken on patients in your department;
    • Ensuring junior doctors, Registered Clinical Officers, other health cadres are well supervised. This includes teaching and adequate supervision of interns and medical / nursing students in your department;
    • In the performance of your duty, undertake continuous professional development and keep abreast of developments in area of training;
    • Advise the hospital management and hospital board on medical/clinical requirements and support on quality improvement interventions in the hospital;
    • Perform any other duties as may be delegated by head of your team;
    • Participate in related community health units support activities and programmes as may be necessary from time to time

    Terms of Service: Three (3) years. Contract.

    NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

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    County Chief Officer

    REF: TUR/CPSB/007/2019/2020: COUNTY CHIEF OFFICER, JOB GROUP ‘S’,

    N0: (2) POSTS.

    Qualifications

    • Be a Kenyan Citizen
    • Be in possession of a first degree in a relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya.
    • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
    • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than seven (7) years in a Senior Management position in Public Service or Private Sector
    • Demonstrate understanding of Devolved Governance
    • Be a strategic and result oriented individual and able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and
    • Have knowledge and experience in Programme Based Budgeting, Planning and Financial analysis.
    • Demonstrate thorough understanding of County development objectives and Kenya Vision 2030.
    • Have Effective Communication skills

    Responsibilities

    Reporting to the respective County Executive Committee Member, the Officer will be the Accounting and Authorized Officer for the Department and will also be responsible for the following:

    • General administration and coordination of the respective County
    • Development, implementation and review of policies, Sector Plans and
    • Overseeing management of Departmental resources, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and programmes
    • Formulation and implementation of effective programs aligned to County visions and sector goals
    • Implementation and monitoring of the Performance Management
    • Organizing and coordinating consultative forums with Stakeholders
    • Promotion of National Values and Principles of Good Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya
    • Ensure effective service delivery through implementation of laid out policies and regulations.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Public Procurement Regulations and Guidelines
    • Knowledge and understanding of Public Finance Management and controls
    • Knowledge and understanding of Human Resource Management in Public Sector
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Terms of Service: Contract.

    NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

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    Nursing Officer

    REF: TUR/CPSB/012/2019/2020: NURSING OFFICER I JOB GROUP ‘K’

    No: THREE (3) POSTS

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution;
    • Registered Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
    • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; and
    • Certificate in computer application skills from recognized institution

    Responsibilities

    • Providing holistic care by carrying out risk identifications and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan;
    • Performing a comprehensive physical examination within various settings;
    • Assessing, formulating, planning and implementing evidence-based nursing care for client/patients;
    • Creating and maintaining a safe nursing care environment for client/patient;
    • Carrying out patients audit to improve client/patient care;
    • Collaborating and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary teams to support client/patient and their families;
    • Carrying out therapeutic communication with patients/clients;
    • Conducting community    health    risk    assessment and   providing      outcome based interventions;
    • Documenting interventions and nursing outcomes;
    • Participating in quality improvement and quality assurance procedures;
    • Diagnosing common health conditions, and
    • Recommending necessary interventions

    Terms of Service: Three (3) years. Contract.

    NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

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    Registered Clinical Specialist

    TUR/CPSB/011/2019/2020:  REGISTERED   CLINICAL   SPECIALIST  

    JOB GROUP ‘K’

    No: FOUR (4) POSTS;

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery or clinical medicine and community health from a recognized institution;
    • Higher National Diploma in relevant area of specialization from an institution recognized by clinical officer’s council;
    • Certificate of registration by clinical officer’s council;
    • Specialist registration certificate by clinical officer’s council;
    • Valid practicing license by clinical officer’s council

    Responsibilities

    • Provide health   care    to    relevant   medical   specialty;   ENT,  PEDIATRICS, DERMATOLOGY including prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation;
    • In collaboration with other health staffs, carry out research and use of management tools in order to improve results and to always share knowledge among health staffs;
    • Coaching, mentoring, teaching and supervision of health workers and students in your area of work;
    • Conduct thrice weekly major ward round and twice weekly clinics to your specialization in your health facility/hospital;
    • Support trainings and reverse referrals to the link and peripheral feeder health facilities

    Terms of Service: Three (3) years. Contract.

    NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

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    Registered Clinical Officer

    REF: TUR/CPSB/010/2019/2020: REGISTERED CLINICAL OFFICER II JOB GROUP ‘J’

    No: TWENTY-FIVE (25) POSTS

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate of Registration by Clinical Officers Council;
    • Valid practicing license from the Clinical Officers Council;
    • Certificate of Computer Application Skills from a recognized

    Responsibilities

    • Taking history, physical examination, diagnosing and treating the patient; Common ailment at an outpatient or inpatient health facility;
    • Implementing Community care activities in liaison with other health workers;
    • Guiding and counselling patient, clients and staff on the health issues;
    • Sensitizing patients and client on preventive and Promotive health;
    • Mentoring other health workers and students attached to respective departments;
    • Carrying out minor surgical procedure as per the training and skills;
    • Collecting and compiling clinical data;
    • Referring patients and clients to appropriate health facilities; and
    • Performing other duties assigned by their supervisor

    Terms of Service: Three (3) years. Contract.

    NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

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    Registered Community Health Nurse

    REF: TUR/CPSB/013/2019/2020: REGISTERED COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE II JOB GROUP ‘H’

    No: THIRTY (30) POSTS.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from recognized institution;
    • Registered Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
    • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; and
    • Certificate in computer application skills from recognized institution

    Responsibilities

    • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patients outcome;
    • Providing appropriate healthcare services including integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, ante-natal care and delivery, providing health education and counselling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
    • Referring patients and clients appropriately;
    • Facilitating patients admission and initiating discharging plans;
    • Maintaining records on patients/clients health conditions and care;
    • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment; and
    • Collecting and compiling

    Terms of Service: Three (3) years. Contract.

    NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

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    Community Health Nurse

    REF: TUR/CPSB/014/2019/202 ENROLLED COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE III JOB GROUP ‘G’

    No: FOURTY (40) POSTS;

    Qualifications

    • Certificate in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Enrolled Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Midwifery, Kenya Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse, Enrolled Nurse/Midwife from a recognized training institution;
    • Enrolled Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
    • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; and
    • Certificate in computer application skills from recognized institution

    Responsibilities

    • Assessing, patients and clients and establishing health care needs;
    • Planning and implementing nursing care interventions based on patients/clients health need;
    • Providing appropriate healthcare services, including immunization, ante-natal care, delivery referring patients and clients appropriately;
    • Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/clients preparing individualized reports;
    • Making appropriate discharge plan for patients;
    • Conducting assessment of school health needs;
    • Planning, implementing interventions and preparing periodic reports;
    • Maintaining records on patients/client personal and health condition/care;
    • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment;
    • Ensuring safe custody for in-patients;
    • Conducting home visits, following up discharged patinets/clients and providing continuity of care, and
    • Treating minor ailments

    Terms of Service: Three (3) years. Contract.

    NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

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    Medical Laboratory Technologist

    REF: TUR/CPSB/015/2019/2020: MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST III JOB GROUP ‘H’

    No: SIX (6) POSTS.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in any of the following fields: -Applied Sciences (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Biology), Food. Science and Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Building/Civil Engineering, Earth or Sciences Biotechnology from a recognized institution;
    • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board;
    • Valid practicing from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board;
    • Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution

    Responsibilities

    • Preparing media, standardizing laboratory procedures and reagents;
    • Receiving, recording packaging, dispatching, analyzing and preserving test samples; caring for laboratory animals;
    • Undertaking disease surveillance activities; and
    • Performing vaccine, feed animal products and byproducts quality assurance

    Terms of Service: Three (3) years. Contract.

     NOTE:

    Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified persons for the position of the County Chief officer are requested to make their applications online and send their CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials, and identity card in a Zipped folder through the Board email: secretarytcpsb@turkana.go.ke so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday,4th May,2020 by 5.00pm.(East African Time).

     For the positions of MOH, all written applications, CVs, 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,4th May,2020 by 5.00pm. (East African Time).

    Important information to all candidates;

    • Applicants are advised to apply for only one position
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    • Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

    N/B Youth, Women and Persons Living with disability (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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