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Kitui County is located 170Km to the South East of Nairobi City.

Dental Specialist – 2 positions

Salary Scale: Ksh.77,527 x 3,877 – 81,404 x 4,070 – 85,474 x 4,274 –89,748 x 4,487 – 94,235 x 4,712 – 98,947 x 4,947 – 103,894 p.m.

Terms of service: Permanent

Responsibilities for the Dental Specialist Job

  • Performing specific dental procedures including restorative,prosthodontics, peadodonticts, orthodontics, minor oral-facial surgeries, and periodontology;
  • Being on call to review and manage dental health patients;
  • Undertaking medico-legal duties which include filling of P.3 forms;
  • Undertaking dental examinations, age assessment, and writing dental reports;
  • Conducting outreach community oral health services;
  • Educating and creating awareness on prevention of dental diseases and dental health;
  • Supervising, training and coaching dental interns and students;
  • Ensuring that dental health reports are submitted promptly;
  • Coordinating capacity building and deployment of dental personnel;
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by a competent authority.

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Requirements for the Dental Specialist Job

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Served as a senior dental officer for a minimum period of three (3)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery(DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Masters of Dental Surgery degree in any of the following disciplines:-
  • Paediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,Prosthodontics, Dental Biomaterials, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anaesthesia, Forensic Odontology, Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Oral Implantology, Orthodontics, Aesthetic Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial /Dental Radiology and Community Dentistry or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Training in Strategic Leadership Development Programme, lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated the ability and competence in organizing, performing and discharging dental function.


Nursing Officers – 10 positions

Salary Scale: Ksh.31,020 x 1,560 – 32,580 x 1,620 – 34,200 x 1,710 – 35,910 x 1,800 – 37,710 x 1,890 – 39,600 x 1,990 – 41,590 p.m.

Responsibilities for the Nursing Officer Job

  • Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the officer will be responsible for:
  • Providing holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan;
  • Performing 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 clients/ patients;
  • 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.

Requirements for the Nursing Officer Job

  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution;
  • Registration by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

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Medical Officer – 5 positions

Salary Scale: Ksh.41,590 x 2,070 – 43,660 x 2,220 – 45,880 x 2,310 – 48, 190 x 2,400 – 50,590 x2,550 – 53, 140 x 2,700 – 55,840 p.m.

Terms of service: Permanent

Responsibilities for the  Medical Officer Job

  • Management of medical units and wards at the county and sub county hospitals;
  • Provision of medical services to the sick or activities obtained in the health clinics and wards in the various hospitals;
  • Provide both formal and informal training to the other health personnel working under him.

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Requirements for the Medical Officer Job

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) degree from a recognized university/institution
  • Successfully completed at least one year of internship; and
  • Be registered as a Medical Practitioner by the Kenya Medical
  • Practitioners and Dentists Board.


Hospital Admin Officer

Salary Scale: Ksh.109, 089 x 5,454 – 114,543 x 5,727 – 120,270 x 5,902– 126,270 x 6,077– 132,249 x 6,252 – 138,501 x 6,427 – 144,928 p.m.

Terms of service: Permanent

Responsibilities for the Hospital Admin Officer Job

  • Reporting to the Chief Officer, the holder will be the head of Kitui County
  • Referral Hospital and will be responsible for:
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and performance standards for medical, nursing, technical and administrative staff;
  • Directing, supervising and evaluating the work and activities of medical,nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance and other personnel;
  • Monitoring the use of diagnostic services, in-patient bed occupancy,facility and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment and services;
  • Undertake manpower planning and coordination of staff development;
  • Institute an effective grievance handling system both for employees and patients/clients;
  • Ensuring compliance of the Hospital with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Ensure prudent management of financial resources in accordance tothe Financial Management Act, 2012;
  • Be the secretary to the Hospital Management Committee and ensure safe custody of the committee deliberations;
  • Take full responsibility for the management control, reporting and processing of all administration Key Priority Areas (KPAs);
  • Ensure health and work safety measures are in place to assure a safe working environment;
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by competent authority.

Requirements for the Hospital Admin Officer Job

  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Bachelors degree in Management, Leadership or Strategic Management from a recognized institution;
  • Relevant working experience of not less than Ten (10) years in a senior management position;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result-oriented;
  • Capacity to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Relevant master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the position applied for clearly marked on the left side and addressed to:

The Secretary, County Public Service Board, P.O. Box 33-90200, KITUI

Applications should be received at the Kitui County Public Service Board on or before close of business on Friday 9th June 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates MUST meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity and will be required to produce clearance/compliance certificates from relevant agencies.

The County Government of Kitui is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge commission for its recruitment process.

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