Medical Specialist (General Surgeon)

Recruiter / Employer: County Government of Tana River
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

The County Government of Tana River pursuant to Section 59(1),(b) and 66 of the County Government Act 2012 as read together with article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:



  • Performing complex and advanced clinical patient management in area of specialization including Performance of caesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed;
  • Clinical duties in County Hospital;
  • Teaching and Supervision of health workers;
  • Preparing and responding to emergencies and disasters;
  • Outreach clinics and surgeries in the county hospitals;
  • Assist in the policy formulization;
  • Monitor patients’ condition and progress and re-evaluate treatment as necessary;
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients;
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned from time to time;
  • Monitoring the provision of forensic and medico-legal services


  • Must be a Kenyan citizen;
  • A bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council;
  • Master’s Degree (M.Med) in Obstetrics and Gynecology or equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Being in possession of valid practicing license from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should download and duly fill in the job application form provided on our website: attach and submit the applications with updated CV, a copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic and professional certificates, names and contacts of three (3) referees, and other relevant testimonials to:

The Board Secretary/CEO

County Public Service Board of Tana River

P.O. Box 181 – 70101 HOLA

 All applications clearly specifying the position applied for on the top left side of the envelope should be received on or before 28th September 2021.

All applicants MUST comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Kindly note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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