At least 5 years of relevant work experience. Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution preferably in the following disciplines: Medicine, Dentistry, Oral Health, Nursing, Public Health, Medical Laboratory, Mental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Occupational Health, Physiotherapy, Nutrition, Health Management, Health Records Management, Records Management, Information Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Economics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Law, Administration, or its equivalent.
Registered by a relevant professional body/ society. Current and valid practice license by a relevant and recognised regulatory body where it is applicable.
Supervisory Course lasting not less than 2 weeks.
Proficiency in computer applications.
Meet the requirement of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.
supervising and participating in the inspection of new and existing institutions for medical and dental internship training centres in Kenya;
supervising and participating in pre-registration inspections of health facilities;
supervising and participating in regular inspections of health facilities and training institutions against set standards and regulations and give recommendations to the institutions on areas of improvement;
participating in the development and review of the singular and joint inspection checklists for health facilities;
participating in the development of minimum requirements on infrastructure, personnel and service provision of health facilities per level;
verifying the closure non-compliant health institutions and giving recommendations on licensure;
enforcing recommendations for arrest of proprietors of unregistered and unlicensed health facilities and unregistered and unlicensed persons practicing medicine or dentistry, and liaise with the National Police Service in matters relating to the arrest and prosecution of persons found in contravention of Cap. 253;
supervising and participating in the pre-accreditation inspections of the medical, dental and community oral health training institutions and internship centres;
verifying the recommendations for approval of medical and dental schools for training of medical, dental and community oral health practitioners in line with regional and international standards;
supervising the receipt and reviewing of applications of CPD providers;
participating in the dissemination of information to relevant institutions, practitioners and the public; and
contributing to technical advice on matters pertaining to Health and Training Institutions Compliance;
assisting in conducting research into matters pertaining to Health and Training Institutions Compliance;
supervising and mentoring the staff working under the officer;
assisting in planning and budgeting for the department activities;
preparing performance reports; and
assisting in preparing and presenting department reports.