COUNTY DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL SERVICES, PUBLIC HEALTH & SANITATION, JOB GROUP “R” – ONE (1) POST

Tharaka Nithi County Public Service Board wishes to advertise the following one (1) position in Department of Health Services and Sanitation on a Five (5) Year Contract Terms of Services with a possibility of a Renewal for a further five (5) years.


Requirements for appointment

  • -Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • -Be a holder of a Bachelor’s of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB;Ch B) Degree or its equivalent from a University recognized in Kenya, a Master of Medicine Degree in any of the Medical Disciplines recognized in Kenya e.g. Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicine, Surgery, paediatrics, public Health etc.
  • -A Diploma or a Degree in Health Systems Management will be an added advantage.
  • -Have served in a senior management position for a period not less than five (5) years.
  • -Have a certificate in strategic Leadership Development Program or its equivalent from a institution recognized in Kenya
  • -Must be computer literate
  • -Must have a Certificate of registration by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council;
  • -Must have a Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council;
  • -Must have a Certificate of retention in the Doctors register of Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council;
  • -Have a demonstrated knowledge in relevant legislation and policies in the health sector;
  • -Have demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • -Must meet the requirement of the Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

Duties and responsibilities

The County Director of Medical Services and Sanitation shall be responsible to the employer and the supervisor for the following;

  • -Be the technical advisor on all matters relating to health within the county government;
  • -Be the technical advisor to the Chief Officers of Health, the County Executive Committee Member for Health and the Governor;
  • -Supervise all health services within the county to ensure that their delivery meets the required standards;
  • -Promote public health and the prevention, limitation and suppression of infections, communicable or preventable diseases within the county;
  • -Establishing monitoring and evaluation systems for the Department;
  • -Coordinating health services and projects within the county;
  • -Representing the county government in various health technical forums at county and National level;
  • -Prepare and publish reports and statistical or other information relating to health within the county; and
  • -Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

How to apply

All applications accompanied by a copy of National ID card, detailed CV, copies of all relevant academic certificates and other testimonials 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 29th July, 2020.

Applications should be addressed to:

THE SECRETARY

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

THARAKA NITHI COUNTY

P.O. BOX 10-60406

KATHWANA

Applications can also be emailed to tharakanithi.cpsb@gmail.com or hand delivered to THARAKA NITHI COUNTY Headquarters 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.

NOTE: COMMUNICATION FROM THE COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD IS ONLY DONE THROUGH THE OFFICE MOBILE PHONE 0748087375.   



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