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Psychiatrist Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall health care services delivery in the field of Psychiatry at the Kakamega County General & Teaching Hospital;
  • Providing consultation, monitoring and follow-up of patients;
  • Reviewing existing in-patient/outpatient activities and processes;
  • Running psychiatric outpatient Clinics;
  • Formulating and implementing the strategic plan and work plans for health in psychiatry; and
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time by the Head of Clinical Services – Kakamega CGTRH.

Requirements for the Psychiatrist Job

For appointment to this grade, one must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have a Masters of Medicine in psychiatry from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;
  • Have served as a Senior Assistant Director of Medical Services/Medical Specialist I for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Board as a specialist.
  • Candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.

Terms of Service: Contract

NOTE: APPLICANTS FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS ARE REQUIRED TO GET CLEARANCE FROM THE UNDERLISTED ORGANISATIONS TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER SIX OF THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010:-

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department
  • Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the application documents.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and any other supporting documents to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO  COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD  P.O. BOX 458-50100  KAKAMEGA

The position applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope.

Kakamega County residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County and Ward of residence in the application.

Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s Reception located at

Former Provincial Headquarters, Block ‘B’ 2nd Floor.

All applications should reach this office on or before 14th August, 2018.

County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer

Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

NOTE: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted