Senior Assistant Director, Medical Services/ Medical Specialist I, Job in Kenya

Senior Assistant Director, Medical Services/ Medical Specialist I

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 specialist recognized by the Board;
  • Coordinating training, coaching and mentoring of health personnel;
  • Managing health stores including essential medicines and or/plant and Equipment;
  • Managing larger facilities/hospitals;
  • 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 emergency response and Clinical care;
  • Coordinating health projects and programs;
  • Managing health information systems;

  • Carrying out health surveys and research; and
  • Monitoring the provision of forensic and medico-legal services.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have;

  • Served as an Assistant Director of Medical Services, 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 an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following fields; Medicine, Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat medicine, Microbiology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 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 an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Certificate of registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board; and
  • 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. 

How To Apply


  • All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on-line form.
  • ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the on-line form: –
    • ü The Officer’s Payroll Number;
    • ü Date of first appointment;
    • ü Date of last promotion to the current grade; and
    • ü Substantive designation and Job Group.
  • During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; current payslip and letter of appointment/promotion to the current grade.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer and women, persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website, fill the
Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 22nd September, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.

N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email will be accepted.
Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.

Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address and telephone phone number 0745888999 ONLY.