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Medical Officer Job – 10 Positions at Turkana County Government

Medical Officer Job – 10 Positions at Turkana County Government… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Turkana County Government.

Descriptions;

Turkana is the 2nd largest county in Kenya 77,000 sq.km. It is also the north-western most county in Kenya and is known mostly for its scenic landscapes and rich culture.

Requirements and competencies for appointment: –

  • Holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or Equivalent from an institution recognized in Kenya;
  • Must have successfully completed one-year internship;
  • Registered and with current practice licenses as issued by the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists Board(KMP&DB);
  • Experienced in basic surgical procedures;
  • In depth understanding of management of common medical conditions;
  • Must have good interpersonal and Communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities: –

  • Management of patients in the outpatient, accident and emergency department and in patient wards using current guidelines and protocols;
  • Responsible for daily clinical assessments and prescriptions of treatment to all patients attending the hospital;
  • With support from the relevant Specialist, ensures running of scheduled Medical, Obstetrical& Gynaecologic, Paediatric and Surgical clinics in the hospital;
  • Giving relevant Health education information including explanation of tests and management options and procedures to patients;
  • Carry out lifesaving emergency and elective surgical procedures in the hospital;
  • Identification, co-ordination of referral of medical and surgical patients for further management and related support;
  • Support in the preparedness and response to Surgical and medical emergencies, including support to outbreak emergency response in the county as may be necessary.
  • Co-coordinating and ensuring medical teams in the department posted to; receive regular updated and timely continuous medical updates;
  • Undertake medical examinations to certify physical fitness of clients

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:
The Secretary,
Turkana County Public Service Board,
P.O. BOX 05, Lodwar, – 30500.

Application Deadline: 23rd January 2023.

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