87 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya – Kakamega 2019
Career Employment Kenya: 87 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya – Kakamega 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County
Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites
applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant
positions:


Position: Senior Registered Clinical
Officer (Pediatrics’), Job Group CPSB 08 (6 Posts)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 41,770 x 1,910 – 43,680 x 2,000 –
45,680 x 2,100 – 47,780 x 2,170 – 49,950 x

2,550 – 52,500 x 2,650 – 55,150 x 2,750 – 57,900 p.m.


Duties and responsibilities at this level will include;
  • implementing
    Community Health Care activities in liaison with other health workers;
  • history
    taking, examining, diagnosing, treating and managing Pediatric and Child
    Health conditions in an outpatient or inpatient health facility;
  • sensitizing
    patients and clients on preventive and promotive health;
  • providing
    clinical outreach and school health services;
  • coaching
    and mentoring students on attachment;
  • carrying
    out surgical procedures as per training and skill;
  • guiding
    and counseling patients, clients and staff on health issues;
  • assessing,
    preparing and presenting medico-legal reports;
  • conducting
    ward rounds, reviewing and making appropriate referrals;
  • offering
    specialized Clinical Services in Child Health and Pediatrics; and
  • collecting
    and compiling clinical data
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Diploma
    in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health
    from a recognized institution;
  • Higher
    Diploma Paediatric and Child Health from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate
    of Registration from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
  • Valid
    practicing license from the Clinical Officers’ Council; and
  • Have
    Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized
Terms of Service: Three (3) years Renewable Contract based on agreed performance
levels
Position: Senior Registered Clinical Officer (Anesthetist) Job Group
CPSB 08 (8 Posts
)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 41,770 x 1,910 – 43,680 x 2,000 – 45,680
x 2,100 – 47,780 x 2,170 – 49,950 x
2,550 – 52,500 x 2,650 – 55,150 x 2,750 – 57,900 p.m.
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include;
  • offering
    specialized Clinical Services in Anesthesia; Administering anesthetic or
    sedation during medical procedures;
  • coordinating
    administration of anesthetics with surgeons during operation;
  • scheduling
    and maintaining use of surgical suite, including operating, wash-up,
    waiting rooms and anesthetic and sterilizing equipment;
  • providing
    and maintaining life support and airway management, and helping prepare
    patients for emergency surgery;
  • positioning
    patients on operating table, ordering laboratory tests, x-rays and other
    diagnostic procedures, managing anesthesiology services, coordinating them
    with other medical activities and formulating plans and procedures;
  • recording
    type and amount of anesthesia and patient condition throughout procedure,
    monitoring patient before, during, and after anesthesia and counteracting
    adverse reactions or complications;
  • examining
    patients, obtaining medical history and using diagnostic tests to
    determine risk during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Diploma
    in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health
    from a recognized institution;
  • Higher
    Diploma in Anesthesia from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate
    of Registration from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
  • Valid
    practicing license from the Clinical Officers’ Council; and
  • Have
    Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized
Terms of Service: Three (3) years Renewable Contract
based on agreed performance levels
Senior Registered Nurse (Specialists), Job Group CPSB 08 (15 Posts)
– (5 Oncologists, 5 Reproductive Health, 2 Pediatrics and 3 Critical Care)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 41,770 x 1,910 – 43,680 x 2,000 – 45,680
x 2,100 – 47,780 x 2,170 – 49,950 x
2,550 – 52,500 x 2,650 – 55,150 x 2,750 – 57,900 p.m.
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. Duties and
responsibilities at this level will entail:
  • assessing,
    planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s
    outcomes;
  • providing
    appropriate health care services including integrated Management of
    Childhood illnesses (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, ante-natal care and
    delivery, providing health education and counselling to patients/clients
    and community on identified health needs;
  • referring
    patients and clients appropriately;
  • facilitating
    patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;
  • maintaining
    records on patients/clients health condition and care;
  • ensuring
    a tidy and safe clinical environment; and collecting and compiling data;
    and
  • Providing
    specialized care as per specialization
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Diploma
    in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health
    Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya
    Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and
    Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
  • Higher
    Diploma in Oncology, Pediatrics, Reproductive Health, Critical Care from a
    recognized institution;
  • Registration
    Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid
    practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • Certificate
    in computer application skills from a recognized
Terms of Service: Three (3) years Renewable Contract
based on agreed performance levels.
Nursing Officer (Intern), Job Group CPSB 09 (30 Posts)
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 37,070 x 1,470 – 38,540 x 1,520 – 40,060
x 1,710 – 41,770 x 1,910 – 43,680 x 2,000 – 45,680 x 2,100 – 47,780 x 2,170 –
49,950 pm.
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at
this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and
responsibilities will entail:
  • providing
    holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an
    individual throughout the lifespan;
  • performing
    a comprehensive physical examination within various settings;
  • assessing,
    formulating, planning and implementing evidence-based nursing care for
    client/patient;
  • creating
    and maintaining a safe nursing care environment for client/patient;
  • carrying
    out patient audits to improve client/patient care;
  • collaborating
    and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary
    teams to support client/patient and their families;
  • carrying
    out therapeutic communication with the patient/client;
  • conducting
    community health risk assessment and providing outcome based
    interventions;
  • documenting
    interventions and nursing outcomes;
  • participating
    in quality improvement and quality assurance procedures; and
  • diagnosing
    common health conditions and recommending necessary interventions
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Bachelor’s
    Degree Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution;
  • Registration
    Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid
    practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • Certificate
    in computer application skills from a recognized
Position: Medical Laboratory Technologists III, Job Group CPSB 11
(28 Posts)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 24,580 x 1,070 – 25,650 x 1,080 – 26,730
x 1,110 – 27,840 x 1,130 – 28,970 x
1,200 – 30,170 x 1,260 – 31,430 x 1,330 – 32,760 p.m.
This is the entry and training grade for Diploma holders. An
officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior
and experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail
  • decontaminating
    working benches, receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms
    and specimens;
  • preparing
    clients for collection of specimens, receiving, collecting, labeling and
    registering of specimens;
  • dis-aggregating
    specimens for processing and analyses, preparing reagents;
  • examining
    specimens, writing and recording of results; dispatching the results for
    use in clinical management;
  • preparing
    stains;
  • performing
    blood grouping;
  • issuing
    blood and blood products to peripheral health facilities; and
  • Storing
    blood products according to their requirements.
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Diploma
    in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from
    an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and
    Technologists
  • Registration
    Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory technicians and
    Technologists Board (KMLTTB);
  • Valid
    practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and
    Technologists Board; and
  • Certificate
    in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
Terms of Service: Three (3) years Renewable contract
based on agreed performance levels.
NOTE: APPLICANTS FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS WILL BE REQUIRED TO GET
CLEARANCE FROM THE FOLLOWING TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 6 OF THE
CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010:-
  • Criminal
    Investigation Department;
  • Ethics
    and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • For
    those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a
    letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University
Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to
the applications.
All applicants should submit their applications together
with copies 
of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and
Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport,
and any other supporting documents. The positions applied for should be
indicated on top of the envelope.
Kakamega County residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County
and Ward 
of origin. Applications should be submitted to:
COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O. BOX 458-50100 KAKAMEGA
Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the County
Public Service Board’s 
Reception located at
Former Provincial Headquarters, Block ‘B’ 2nd Floor.
All applications should reach this office on or before
20th December, 2019
County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer.
Female Candidates and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

SECRETARY/CEO, CPSB

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