Career Recruitment – Kenya Ports Authority Medical Officer Kenyan Jobs (2 Posts)
Job Employment Kenya: Kenya Ports Authority Medical Officer Kenyan Jobs (2 Posts)
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Senior Medical Officer Job at Kenya Ports Authority

Kenya Ports Authority is a state corporation under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure established by an Act of Parliament on 20th January 1978 with the mandate to “maintain, operate, improve and regulate all scheduled seaports” situated along Kenya’s coastline.

Overall Objective

Reporting to the Head of Medical Services, the job holder is responsible for provision of comprehensive curative and preventive medical care to eligible staff and their dependents in accordance with statutory requirements and policy provisions within the resources of the Authority.

Senior Medical Officer Job Responsibilities:

  • Promptly attending to, correctly diagnosing and appropriately treating patients at our clinics to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Prescribing medication to the patients at the clinics
  • Conducting external referrals when cases are beyond the Clinics
  • Monitoring proper outpatient medical care on daily basis
  • Visiting and reviewing patients routinely in the recovery rooms when requested by the Clinical Officers
  • Ascertaining all medication given is under KPA’s Medical Regulations
  • Participating in free medical camps as part of the Authority’s Corporate Social Responsibility

Skills & Attributes for the Senior Medical Officer Job:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery
  • Masters in Medicine from a recognised institution will be an added advantage
  • Post graduate qualifications in any relevant medical discipline
  • Diploma in Industrial & Occupational Health will be an added advantage
  • Member of relevant professional body e.g. Kenya Medical Association Surgical Society of Kenya, Gynaecological Society of Kenya, Kenya and or Association of Physicians, etc. where applicable
  • Should have valid practicing license/annual retention
  • Valid Indemnity Insurance Cover
  • Registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board, Kenya Medical Association and Medical Protection Society.


  • 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar role in a reputable organisation with at least 3 years’ relevant experience at middle management level

Other Requirements:

Applicants will also be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit the following certification:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to Apply

If your career profile matches the requirements of any of the above positions, please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, e-mail address and mobile telephone number with copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card on or before 25th May, 2018 to

The Managing Director,

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA),

P.O Box 95005 – 80104,

Mombasa (Kipevu Road).

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