Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist (Adult Medical Oncology) Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist (Adult Medical Oncology) Jobs in Kenya


  • Reporting to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of the Department, the Medical Specialist (Adult Medical oncology) will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement clinical decisions for specialised quality patient care.

  • Implement hospital programmes within their respective specialities, including coordination of intervention activities, development and review of
    protocol, SOPs and work instructions.

  • Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical Intern and other students.

  • Work with other specialties for multi-disciplinary patient care

  • Undertake and support medical research and clinical audits, utilizing the data to benefit the patient while implementing the recommendations.

  • Undertake all required patient care activities; emergency medical procedures, ward rounds and communicating to patients.

  • Executing Medico-legal duties including filling of P3 forms, court attendance and forensic duties

  • Champion continuous quality healthcare standards and patient safety guidelines

  • Accepts other responsibilities that the Senior Medical Specialist may request from time to time, such as representation on Committees, investigates patient management practices, and initiates new procedures and services

  • Coordinating and managing referral care within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine or equivalent from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University by the Medical Practitioner and Dentist Council or a General Physician
    (Internist) with interest to train in
    Medical Oncology

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • A minimum period of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Senior Medical Officer or comparable position.

  • Sub-specialization in Medical Oncology and experience in Haematology or equivalent qualification from an Institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council

  • Specialist and / sub-specialist recognition certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council

  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Professional Indemnity Cover.

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist (Adult Medical Oncology) Jobs in Kenya


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