County Director Medical Services Job in Kenya

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County Director Medical Services Job in Kenya

Tharaka Nithi County Public Service Board (CPSB) is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act, 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Section 59 of the County Governments Act 2012 outlines the functions of the CPSB among them being “appoint persons to hold or act in offices of the county public service including in the Boards of cities and urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments”.

The Tharaka Nithi County Public Service Board wishes to advertise the following thirty-eight (38) positions externally on various terms of service.

 County Director Medical Services, Job Group “R” – One (1) Post


  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Masters’ degree in the relevant medical field from a university
  • recognized in Kenya;
  • Be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Possess a valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council;
  • Have an experience of at least 10 years

  • Have capacity to undertake multiple tasks within strict timelines;
  • Possess strategic and analytical skills with a deep understanding of the strategic and operational
  • Understands challenges of the health sector at County and National levels;


The Overall duties will be:

  • To oversee service delivery all health service areas including and not limited to: Diagnostic Services, Clinical Services, Nursing Services, Pharmaceutical Services, Blood Safety, Rehabilitative and Referral
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of a strategic plan which is linked to the Department of Health and National Health Plans;
  • Lead in the development of Annual Work Plans;
  • Supervise the implementation of the existing quality assurance systems provided to monitor the quality of service, investigate incidences/complaints in the hospitals and health facilities
  • Lead in the management of clinical audits, promote issues pertaining to quality assurance including multidisciplinary audits and quality initiatives;
  • Coordinate the training, coaching and mentoring of health personnel;
  • Monitor compliance of clinical and rehabilitative quality assurance guidelines;
  • Develop and implement medical Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and protocols;
  • Coordinate emergency response and clinical care; and
  • Monitor and Evaluate activities against quality standards and
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Terms of Service: Three (3) Years Renewable Contract.

How to Apply

Each application should be accompanied by some detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.

All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before 31st March, 2023 by 5.00 pm.

 Applications should be addressed to:



P.O. BOX 10-60406 KATHWANA

 Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. Applicants comprising persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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