Senior Registered Clinical Officer(Anesthetist) at Kakamega County

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 position;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

Qualifications
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
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.
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