Orthopedic Surgeon at Vihiga County Government

January 23, 2023
Application Ends: February 20, 2023
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Job Description

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 Page 3 of 8

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. 
  • Trauma certification will be added advantage. 
  • Proficiency in computer applications. 
  • At least one (1) year of working experience as an Orthopedic Surgeon in a reputable hospital.