Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist - Pediatric Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist - Pediatric Jobs in Kenya


Job purpose

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

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;

  • Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients;

  • Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days;

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

  • Performing emergency surgeries.

  • Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms, court attendance and
    performing post mortems.

  • Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board Proceedings.

  • Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment;

  • Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit of the
    customer and service provider;

  • Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control;

  • Carrying out health education and promotion; and

  • Preparing medical reports.

    Qualifications and Experience

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

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

  • Sub specialization in a relevant clinical disciplines
    or equivalent qualification from
    an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

  • Specialist recognition as a Paediatrician from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist
    Board

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

  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

  • Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board register.

  • Professional Indemnity Cover.

  • Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.

  • 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 - Pediatric Jobs in Kenya



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