Medical Jobs at Vihiga County Public Service Board

Last Updated on April 27, 2023

Medical Jobs at Vihiga County Public Service Board

Vihiga County whose headquarters is in Mbale is Located in the Western Region of Kenya. It boarders Nandi to the East, Kisumu County to the South, Siaya County to the West and KAKAMEGA County to the North. It is one of the four Counties in the former Western Province. Vihiga County has five Constituencies; Luanda, Emuhaya, Hamisi, Sabatia and Vihiga. The County’s population stands at 612,000.

We are currently recruiting to fill the following positions;

  • Medical Superintendent
  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Medical Superintendent

Reporting to the County Director of Medical Services and Public Health 

Supervisory responsibilities to: 

  • All Clinical and Rehabilitative sectional heads in the County Referral  Hospital. 
  • Will be responsible for all the operations and day-to-day running of the  County Referral Hospital 

Minimum Qualifications; 

  • Must have a first degree in Medicine, Pharmacy or Dentistry. 
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage. 
  • Must be registered with relevant regulatory bodies with a valid practicing  license. 
  • Must have demonstrated leadership and good performance in the  previous assignments 
  • At least 7 years of experience in Health management. 
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4)  weeks from a recognized institution 
  • Must fulfill the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution. 

Orthopedic Surgeon

The Orthopedic Surgeon’s job exists to activate and provide specialized orthopedic services, research and training in the hospital. The surgeon will be charged with responsibility of developing and strengthening the orthopedic and trauma department

Duties and Responsibilities. 

  • Provide orthopedic surgical services and services delivery in the  orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the  expected standards and compliance in the hospital. 
  • Provide specialized orthopedic services to both inpatient and outpatient 
  •  Coordinate orthopedic surgery referral services within and without the  hospital according to the orthopedic surgery services needs in  collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within the  framework of the hospital and national referral policies. 
  • Provide medical research and training within the orthopedic unit of the hospital through relevant accreditation bodies. 
  • Carrying out clinical audit, forensic and disability assessment 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery certificate from a  recognized institution. 
  • Master of Medicine degree recognized by KMPDC. 
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council KMPDC. 
  • Specialist certificate from KMPDC. 
  • Valid Practice License. 
  • Proficiency in computer applications. 
  • At least one (1) year of working experience as an Orthopedic Surgeon  in a reputable hospital.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before Tuesday 9th day of May, 2023

Vihiga County Public Service Board,
P.O Box 880-50300,

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