Othaya Referral Hospital Deputy Director of Medical Services Jobs in Nyeri

Othaya Referral Hospital Deputy Director of Medical Services Jobs in Nyeri

The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments;

At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission;

Independence Constitution had Regional PSC’s but abolished in 1964 following constitutional amendments;

It is the oldest Constitutional Commission and its mandate has expanded over the years.

The Commission then constituted of a chairman, a deputy chairman and fifteen members all appointed by the President.

The Commission, since then, has handled matters of human resource management in the public service especially the civil service and local authorities.

Constitution of Kenya, 2010 promulgated on 27th August 2010 reconstituted the Commission with a redefined and expanded mandate and a lean membership.

Terms of Service:

  • Three (3) Years Contract

    Basic Salary Scale:

  • Ksh.118,290 – Ksh.157,160 p.m. (Job Group ‘R’)

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Assistant
    Director of Medical Services /Medical Specialist I, Job Group Q;
  • A Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch. B) degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters degree in any of the following fields: Medicine, Anesthesia,Cardiothoracic Surgery; Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat,
    Otorhinolaryngology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Microbiology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics and Child Health, Palliative Medicine, Pathology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
    Psychiatry, Public Health, Radiology, Health Systems Management, Health Economics, Health Informatics, Epidemiology, Global Health Policy, Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Biostatistics or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • A valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • A Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than
    six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and
  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in
    work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Duties and responsibilities at this level include: -

  • Performing complex and advanced clinical patient management in area of
    specialization including Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General
    Surgery, ENT Surgery, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Anesthesia, Pediatrics,
    Pathology, Radiology, Public Health, or other specialties recognized by the Board;
  • Managing health stores including essential medicines and/or plant and
  • Developing
    intervention activities or programs for the management of diseases
    and conditions;
  • Developing medical Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and protocols;
  • Developing training curricular and syllabi in collaboration with training institutions;
  • Coordinating health projects and programmes, emergency response and clinical
  • Carrying out health surveys and research; and
  • Monitoring the provision of forensic and medico-legal services.

    How to apply

  • Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

  • Apply online
  • By completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
  • Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

    P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100

    Please Note

  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the
    advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and
    affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and
    persons with disabilities. Therefore, People With Disabilities, the Marginalized
    And the Minorities Are Encouraged to Apply
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
  • Applications should reach the Commission on or before 11th December, 2018.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Othaya Referral Hospital Deputy Director of Medical Services Jobs in Nyeri

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