At St. Theresa Mission Hospital-Kiirua , We offer equal employment and internship opportunities  regardless of the race, tribe, religion or even background in accordance with the Employment laws of Kenya.

Working  with us is not just a job but an opportunity to Love and serve the community and the world at large.

“What is the process of job application at St Theresa Mission Hospital-Kiirua?” is a common question.

Answer: Send your application to us via email: Incase a vacancy comes up, ONLY short-listed candidates get contacted.

STMH-K has experienced continued holistic growth since its inception in 1967. Our number one focus has always been optimizing client experience (both internal & external clients); as we work towards our vision of becoming ‘A Preferred hospital offering responsive and holistic quality healthcare, teaching and referral services’. The Hospital seeks to recruit a highly motivated individual to fill the following vacant position:

Job Title:  General Surgeon

Job type : Full time


The successful candidate will be expected to provide quality surgical services to Hospital clients, participate actively in quality improvement activities including continuing medical education. He / she will be expected to be an active member of the multidisciplinary health care team and contribute to the continuing professional development programs in the Hospital.


  • Provide clinical inpatient, outpatient and on-call general surgical services.
  • Assess patients and formulate diagnoses to determine the need for surgery.
  • Review patients’ medical history and plan the best procedure for treatment.
  • Evaluate patients for surgery as per standard international surgical practice guidelines.
  • Evaluate and advise patients on the risk involved with having surgery.
  • Perform surgical procedures to prevent or correct injury, disease, deformities, and patient function while adhering to regulatory and ethical protocols.
  • Ensure established standard surgical techniques are followed during surgery.
  • Prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures.
  • Ensure standard infection control and patient safety measures and sterility in the operating room, and all equipment and instruments.
  • Adhere to WHO safe surgery check list to ensure safe surgical practices in the operating room.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of Hospital staff for proper patient care.
  • Oversee all treatments prior to and post-surgery and identifying associated risks.
  • Maintain the highest regard for patient dignity and observing the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
  • Plan and execute disease/illness prevention and health promotion programs.
  • Coordinate follow-up meetings with patients and monitor their health condition after surgery or treatment.
  • Organize and actively participate in seminar-based and clinical learning activities for ongoing professional development


  • Master of Medicine in General Surgery (MMED.SURG)from a University recognized by CUE.
  • Registered, licensed, and retained by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • At least two-three years working experience after post-graduation.
  • Expertise in laparoscopic (Minimal Access) Surgery and breast oncological surgeries will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and interest in Endoscopy will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work with diverse groups and commitment to advancing workplace diversity.
  • Collaborative partner who values teamwork and integration.
  • Demonstrate and inherent Integrity, honesty and evidence-based practices.

Method of Application

Interested applicants who meet the requirements are requested to send their application (a detailed C.V listing the qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials, full contact details of 3 referees and certificates) to quoting the job title ( General Surgeon) on the email subject. The application must be submitted on or before Friday 3rd March 2023 latest 5:00pm. 


  • We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications
  • ONLY short-listed candidates get contacted.
  • There is No Application Fee Required for Any Vacancy at Our Institution
  • Human Resource Office will contact the shortlisted candidates through Telephone number 0727811041/0702065486 only.