Kenyatta National Hospital Chief Medical Specialists Jobs
The Chief Medical Specialist will be responsible to the Deputy Director, Diagnostic
Services & Health Information/Medical/Surgical Services through the Head of
Department and shall be responsible and accountable for patients under his/her care.Duties and ResponsibilitiesEstablishing effective teams to deliver quality clinical outcomes and ensure good
working relationships with other specialists.
Promoting efficient and high standards of specialized clinical care to patients.
Providing clinical direction and consultation to all levels of medical and professional staff.
Performing complicated clinical procedures in the area of specialization.
Participating in the planning and management of health care programmes and
projects in the Hospital.
Participating in the assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
Participating in clinical research, health planning and policy.
Teaching, training, coaching and mentoring Clinicians and students.
Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
Participating in quality Assurance / OSHE initiatives in the Department.
Ensuring compliance with the set standard operating procedures.
Facilitating regular inspections and quality audits to ensure conformity with national guidelines and regulations.
Protecting patients and support staff by adhering to Infection Control Protocols.
Participating in the preparation of the expenditure estimates / PC negotiations for the
Effective supervision and development of staff.
Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications and Experience
Masters Degree in Medicine (MMed)in the respective area of specialization from the
University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
Sub-specialization in the respective specialty.
Proven experience of not less than three (3) years at the level of senior Medical
Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and
Dentist Board of Kenya.
Evidence of research and at least three (3) professional publications in reputable
local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant
Proven ability to lead change management.
Demonstrated understanding of financial management and experience in managing
Demonstrated skills in strategic and planning of specialized clinical services.
Professional indemnity cover.
Method of Application
Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications
are required to apply online and MUST submit a hard copy of the Hospital
application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on
or before 26th June 2018 to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta National Hospital
P.O Box 20723-00202
“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates
with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.
Please visit our website www.knh.or.ke for full profile of all the advertised positions and
the Hospital application form and also the link to apply online.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following
documents during the interview:
A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
KRA Tax Compliance
For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Chief Medical Specialists Jobs
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