Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist (Neurosurgery) (Mwai Kibaki Hospital) - Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist (Neurosurgery) (Mwai Kibaki Hospital) - Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

The Medical Specialists is responsible to the Head of Department for providing specialized diagnostic, curative, rehabilitative and preventive health care services to the population under their care; they are entrusted to provide quality health care services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement clinical decisions for specialised quality inpatient and outpatient care that includes provision of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services;

  • Implement hospital programmes within their respective specialities

  • Champion continuous quality healthcare standards and patient safety guidelines

  • Assist in mentoring and coaching of staff in the respective specialities;

  • Coordinate intervention activities and programs for training health professionals in community health and health management in hospitals/health

  • 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

  • Implementing clinical review protocols procedures and work instructions for the practice of specialized care

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

  • Working with other specialists to solve single or multiple medical issues as required by patients in the hospital

  • Undertaking research activities in the speciality and implement the research findings to improve quality of service delivery

  • Performing emergency medical procedures

  • Collaborates, writes and responds to requests for consultation from other Specialist throughout the Hospital in the diagnosis and management of patients
    not directly under his/her care.

  • Providing high standards of specialized clinical services to patients in the wards and specialized clinics

  • Performing regular rounds with the registrars and other officers to assist in patient management.

  • Communicating to all patients under their care about the nature of their illness and the outlook in treatment of their well-being so that they understand the full extent of their recovery or disability as may be the case.

  • Carryout specialized diagnostic, therapeutic medical or surgical procedures

  • Accepting responsibility for the teaching of the highest standards of medical practice to medical specialists-in-training, medical officers, medical interns and other students;

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

  • Participating in community diagnosis, preventive & promotive care and treatment;

  • Utilizing patient data to benefit the customer and service provider;

  • Undertake medical research
    & clinical audits and implementing the findings.

    Qualification and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Neurosurgery or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB.) or its equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and
    Dentists Council.

  • Specialist recognition certificate in Neurosurgery from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Council. However, surgeons that have finished Mmed in Neurosurgery and are undergoing pre-KMPDC registration attachment are encouraged to apply.

  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners & Dentist Board.

  • Valid practicing license in Neurosurgery from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Professional Indemnity Council.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants who meet the requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available on KNH Website The application form together with a detailed C.V listing the qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or before 26th September, 2022 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”.


    1. Kenyatta National Hospital Does Not charge Any Fees for application

    2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    3. Successful candidate will be required to submit the document listed below to comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,2010: –

  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service

  • EACC Clearance

  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance

  • HELB Compliance

  • KRA Tax Compliance

    Members of the public are informed that Kenyatta National Hospital, Human Resource Division will contact the shortlisted applicants and candidates through Telephone number 0780433080 only.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist (Neurosurgery) (Mwai Kibaki Hospital) - Jobs in Kenya

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