Consultant Ophthalmologist Job in Kenya

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Consultant Ophthalmologist Job in Kenya


The Consultant Ophthalmologist will be responsible for the diagnosis, treatment and help prevent diseases and injuries of the eyes and related structures.

Key roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage Ophthalmic conditions by making accurate diagnosis and taking into account both the medical and psychological aspects of patient care.
  • Demonstrate ophthalmic surgical competency.
  • Work as part of multidisciplinary team that includes optometrist, orthoptists and nurses, as well as other specialties.
  •  Model efficient and effective clinical services and act as a mentor for both eye clinic staff and ophthalmic mid-level staff.

  • Support and ensure the effective planning and implementation of clinical and outreach services.
  •  Work with ophthalmic officers and other relevant local staff to develop and maintain effective identification, treatment and referral systems for eye care services.
  • Provide both clinical training and surgical training for surgeons, ophthalmic clinical officers and other relevant cadres of eye care providers as required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)
  • Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology from a recognized institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council (KMPDC)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role (Post specialization)
  • Must be God- fearing
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Microsoft Outlook
  •  Strong communication skills.

How to Apply

If you are interested in any of these challenging opportunities, send your application letter with a detailed CV and Statement of Faith* addressed to:

The Human Resources & Administration Director

Tenwek Hospital

P.O. Box 39 – 20400


Applications should be sent directly through by 30th November 2022 with the position being applied for as subject line.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing and all communications will be done through official line and email

NOTE: Hard Copy applications will not be accepted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

*What is a statement of faith?

A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with Tenwek Hospital. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.