Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist - Psychiatrist Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist - Psychiatrist Jobs in Kenya


Job purpose

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

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessing and managing patients;

  • Conducting clinics;

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

  • Undertaking medico-legal duties including writing court reports and attending court
    sessions when required;.

  • Participating in medical examinations and in medical board proceedings;.

  • Participating in community diagnosis, prevention and treatments;

  • Carrying out health education and promotion;

  • Preparing medical reports; and

  • Undertaking any other duties as may be assigned.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Psychiatry 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 any of the psychiatry field or equivalent qualification from an
    institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

  • Specialist recognition as
    a psychiatrist 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 - Psychiatrist Jobs in Kenya



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