Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist (Paediatric Surgery) Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist (Paediatric Surgery) Jobs in Kenya

  • Kenyatta National Hospital is a Government State Corporation whose vision is to be a world
    class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare. The Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions.

    Job Purpose

  • The Medical Specialists (Paediatric Surgery) 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 facilities

  • 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

    Qualifications and Experience

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

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

  • Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Council.

  • Registration Certificate by a relevant professional body.

  • Valid practicing license in Paediatric Surgery from Medical Practitioners and Dentists

  • Professional Indemnity Cover.

    How to Apply

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

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