General Surgeon Jobs in Kenya

General Surgeon Jobs in Kenya


  • Have a Bachelor degree of medicine and bachelor of surgery (MB:Ch.B) or its equivalent from University of Nairobi or recognized university
  • Have a Master’s degree in the area of specialization General Surgery, Anaesthesia, Neurosurgery, Paediatric Surgery, Reconstruction Surgery, Nephrology, Internal Medicine, critical care medicine, Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatrics
    Diploma/Fellowship in the area of specialization orthoplasty/orthoscopy, cardiac Anaesthesia for the post of medical specialist in orthopaedic surgeon and Anaesthesiologist will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants with Master’s degree in General Surgery, Paediatrics and in other specialities must have a Diploma /Fellowship in the area of speciality.
  • Be registered by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Be registered as a consultant by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Have obtained relevant and approved specialization/qualification in his/her field from recognized university
  • Have demonstrated administrative capabilities and an acceptable degree of professional competence
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the clinical and /or surgical procedures, patient care procedures, medical protocols and testing procedures
  • Have knowledge of the use of the modern technology in the area of specialization
  • Have analytical ability to evaluate and determine health status of patient and implement proper care plan
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and work under pressure
  • Be Team builder and a player
  • Exhibit high level of integrity, honesty, leadership transparency and accountability in the performance of duties.
  • Must fulfil the provisions of chapter six(6)


  • As a medical specialist will be responsible to the chief administrator in the performance of your duties and responsibilities.

    The specific duties will entails the following:

  • Be part of team of surgeons within Department of surgery and reporting to the Head of Department and Chief Administrator
  • Be involved in clinical management of patients including emergency care and
    procedures, elective procedures, outpatient clinics and inpatient management as per duty allocation/Roster
  • Provision of health services in various discipline in medicine and in the area of specialization in a sub-county hospital or Coast Provincial general Hospital.
  • Provision of professional guidance and training of doctors, dentists, and health personnel working under him to ensure maintenance of the highest standards of health care in the hospital.
  • Application of the principles and procedures of the modern medicine in preventing, Diagnosing, caring for and treating illness, injury using specialized testing, and diagnostic, medical and psychological techniques.
  • Supervision of the implementation of the care and treatment plans by other medical personnel.
  • Conducting education and research activities
  • Ensure effective work planning, performance management and professional development
    Setting of standards and ensuring they are enforced
  • Ensure staff continuing medical education
    Participate in the teaching , training of medical officers, interns, registrars clinical officers and other staff in the department
  • Ensure proper handling of patients, proper record keeping and detailed examinations,
  • Diagnosis, clerking and management of patient.
  • Ensure proper procedure in referring patients
  • Be involved and participate in institutional agenda on quality and best practice and any other responsibilities allocated by the Chief Administrator

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 25th January, 2019

  • For more information and job application details, see; General Surgeon Jobs in Kenya

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