Kenyatta University Hospital - Anesthesiologists Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Anesthesiologists Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital- Anesthesiologists Jobs in Kenya

Anaesthesiologist - (DCSA/KUTRRH/7)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Anesthesia
Job Title: Anesthesiologist
Reports to: Senior Anesthesiologist
Direct Reports:
Senior Medical Officer

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Senior Anesthesiologist, the Anaesthesiologist job exists to administer
anesthetics prior to, during, or after surgery or other medical procedures, conduct clinical
research and training at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Schedule and maintain use of surgical suites, including operating, wash-up, waiting
    rooms, and anesthetic and sterilizing equipment in the hospital.
  • Review patients’ medical histories and records in order to determine anesthesia
    procedure before surgical operations and other medical procedures in the anesthesia
    centers of the hospital.
  • Prepare patients for surgical operations and other medical procedures as required in the
    surgical theatres at the hospital.
  • Examine patient medical history and records, and use diagnostic results to
    determine risk related to surgical operations and other medical procedures in the hospital.
  • Administer anesthesia to patients in order to prepare them for surgical operations
    and other surgical procedures in the anesthesia centers of the hospital.
  • Administer anesthesia or sedation during medical procedures, using local, intravenous,
    spinal, or caudal methods in the hospital.
  • Collaborate with other medical professionals to determine type and method of
    anesthesia or sedation to render patient insensible to pain in the hospital.
  • Monitor patients before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or
    complications in the anesthesia centers of the hospital.
  • Record type and amount of anesthesia and patient condition throughout surgical
    operations and other medical procedure in the surgical theatres of the hospital.
  • Provide and maintain life support and airway management and help prepare patients for emergency surgery in the hospital.
  • Determine when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be moved from the
    recovery room or ward or to be
    discharged following outpatient surgical procedures in
    the hospital.
  • Provide clinical research and training to students in the anesthesia unit of the hospital
  • Guide and mentor junior anesthesia staff, interns and students in the anesthesia centers of the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
    b) Master of Medicine (Anesthesia) from a recognized institution

    Professional qualifications and Compliance required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
    b) Valid Practice License
    c) Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards
    d) Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Observation skills
    c) Analytical skills
    d) Compassionate
    e) Team player
    f) Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed
    to the position:

    At least five years of working experience as an Anesthesiologist in a reputable hospital.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Anesthesiologists Jobs in Kenya/a>

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