County Government of Kakamega Senior Assistant Director of Medical Services - Medical Specialist - Orthopedic Surgeon Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Kakamega Senior Assistant Director of Medical Services - Medical Specialist - Orthopedic Surgeon Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Review patients and instruct in writing all the recommendations;

  • Undertake “first-on-call” duties including clerking, investigating, and managing patients;

  • Conduct weekly clinic and operation (theatre) days;

  • Provide clinical services to patients and performing emergency surgeries;

  • Respond to intern/Medical Officer calls, supervise, train and mentor medical officers (Interns), medical officers, registrars and other students;

  • Ensure leadership and stewardship of the Orthopaedic department including chairing clinical review meetings, mortality audits, performance appraisal, quality improvements, maintenance of orthopaedic surgical standards, and capacity building;

  • Carry out specialized orthopedic outreaches to the level four facilities and the community;

  • Ensure data collection, analysis and consumption;

  • Undertake and promote research and development in the orthopaedic space including uptake of new products and technologies in close collaboration with institutions of higher learning and development partners;

  • Undertake medico-legal duties such as filling P3 Forms, court attendance; and

  • Prepare medical reports.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

  • Served as Assistant Director of Medical
    Services/Medical Specialist II, Job Group ‘CPSB 05’ (‘P’) for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B. Ch.B.) degree from a university recognized by Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council;

  • Master of Medicine in Orthopedic Surgery or Masters in General Surgery;

  • Valid Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council;

  • Valid practicing license from the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council; and

  • Specialist recognition as an orthopaedic surgeon by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Kakamega Senior Assistant Director of Medical Services - Medical Specialist - Orthopedic Surgeon Jobs in Kenya


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