Medical Specialist II – Ophthalmologist at Tharaka Nithi County Assembly

Medical Specialist II – Ophthalmologist at Tharaka Nithi County Assembly

Medical Specialist II – Ophthalmologist at Tharaka Nithi County Assembly

Medical Specialist II – Ophthalmologist at Tharaka Nithi County Assembly

Tharaka Nithi County is one of the forty seven (47) counties in Kenya. It borders the Counties of Embu to the South and South West, Meru to the North and North East, Kirinyiga and Nyeri to the West and Kitui to the East and South East. The county lies between latitude 000 07′ and 000 26′ South and between longitudes 370…


Medical Specialist II – Ophthalmologist


Requirements for appointment:

  •  Be a Kenyan citizen;
  •  Be a holder of a Degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B., & ChB.) from a University recognized in Kenya;
  •  A Master’s Degree in the field of Ophthalmology from a University recognized in Kenya;
  •  Registered as a Medical/Specialist by Medical Practitioner and Dentist Council;
  •  Have a Valid Practicing License;
  •  Be of acceptable moral and professional standing;
  •  Willing to undertake duties in person in any part of Tharaka Nithi County as they will be assigned from time to time.

Duties and responsibilities

  • The Ophthalmologist shall be responsible to the employer and the supervisor for the following:
  •  Performing clinical patient management in Ophthalmology;
  •  Co-ordinating training, coaching and mentoring of health personnel in Ophthalmology;
  •  Supervising and mentoring other junior ophthalmologists;
  •  Developing intervention activities or programs for the management of diseases and conditions affecting the eyes;
  •  Developing Medical Standards Operating Procedures (SOPs) and protocols;
  •  Co-ordinating emergency response and clinical care in Ophthalmology.
  •  Coordinating health projects and programmes;
  •  Managing health information systems;
  •  Carrying out health surveys and research; and
  •  Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Method of Application

Integrity Clearance
Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University Education.

Each application should be accompanied by some detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.

All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before
6th May, 2024 by 5.00 pm.

Applications should be addressed to:

P.O. BOX 10-60406

Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. Applicants comprising persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.
Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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