Kenyatta University Hospital - Cardiologist Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Cardiologist 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 - Cardiologist Jobs in Kenya

Cardiologist – (DCSC/KUTRRH/8)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Service
Section/Unit: Cardiology
Job Title: Cardiologist
Reports to: Senior Cardiologist
Direct Reports:
d) Senior Medical Officer

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Senior Cardiologist, the Cardiologist I job exists to diagnose and treat
heart disease, disorders and injury of cardiovascular system, carry out cardiology
research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Review medical history and records of cardiovascular patients in order to understand their medical conditions better and diagnose their diseases properly in the cardiovascular unit of the hospital.
  • Conduct physical examination relative to patients’ medical history, to evaluate a patient's current heart vessels conditions and identify the current or potential heart problems in the hospital.
  • Conduct tests for a more precise diagnosis so as to identify any abnormalities, congenital heart defects, or heart and coronary artery conditions that they find in the hospital.
  • Refer cardiovascular patients for further diagnosis, if need be, by other medical
    specialists such as the ECG Technicians and radiologists in the hospital.
  • Review and interpret the laboratory or radiology test results, review cardiovascular medical reports and decide on the best treatment or therapy option in the hospital.
  • Prescribe and administer prescribed medication and other lifestyle therapies to
    cardiovascular patients in the cardiology unit of the hospital.
  • Explain to cardiovascular patients of risk factors that could possibly be damaging
    the heart, such as obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, smoking, poor eating habits, or a
    family history of heart diseases in the hospital.
  • Collaborate with other medical specialists in treating and managing patients with complex medical condition that involve cardiovascular illnesses in the hospital.
  • Promote heart health and provide rehabilitation to those who have undergone
    cardiovascular surgery or other heart treatments in the cardiology unit of the
    hospital.
  • Provide cardiovascular research and training to students in the cardiology unit of the hospital.
  • Provide
    specialized cardiovascular advisory service to the hospital and public
    through the appropriate media.
  • Guide and mentor junior medical staff, interns and students in the cardiology unit 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) Masters of Medicine in Cardiology from a recognized institution

    Professional qualifications 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) Proven track record of cardiology research and training in a reputable institution

    Soft skills required for the Job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Observation skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Compassionate
    f) Team player
    g) 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 three years working experience as a Cardiologist I in a reputable hospital.

    6. Other responsibilities assigned outside of the core responsibilities of the job:

    May be called upon to offer other medical services in times of emergencies or staff
    shortage in the 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 recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    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 - Cardiologist Jobs in Kenya/a>

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