Kenyatta University Hospital - Head of Department – Radiology Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Head of Department – Radiology 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 - Head of Department – Radiology Jobs in Kenya

Head of Department Medical Radiology- (DCSCR/KUTRRH/5)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
Job Title: Head of Department Medical Radiology
Reports to: Deputy Director – Medical Services
Direct Reports:
a) Senior Radiologist
b) Radiologist

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Deputy Director-Medical Services, the Head of Department Medical
Radiologist job exists to coordinate and provide specialized radiology an imaging
services, coordinate radiology and imaging services research and training, and advise the
hospital and public on the same at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Directs and coordinates activities of the diagnostic imaging department.
  • Reviews work schedules and assigns duties to workers within the department to maintain patient flow and achieve productivity.
  • Oversees staff in operation of medical equipment
  • Evaluates accuracy and quality of images and provides technical assistant to staff.
  • Implements and monitors radiation safety measures to ensure safety of patients and
    staff and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Provide input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility
  • Develops and implements plans, policies and procedures regarding staffing, operations and purchase of radiological/ diagnostic and interventional supplies.
  • Plan for all diagnostic imaging services and resources in the radiology department of
    the hospital in collaboration with Radiology Department of various learning institutions
  • Participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate and ensure implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the imaging /radiology department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture/philosophy of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Chair radiology department referral, research and training matters in the hospital and act as its contact person.
  • Ensure that radiology department of the hospital has all the required human and
    non-human resources required to offer radiology services, research and training in the
  • Participate in the recruitment, evaluation, employee relations action and processes of radiology staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and ensure uninterrupted provision of imaging and interventional
    services in the radiology department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the
    prescribed quality and procedural standards.
  • Coordinate and manage radiological referral services within and out of the hospital according to the imaging needs and in collaboration with other hospital sections and
    departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise radiology
    staff together with their services, in the radiology department of
    the hospital to ensure that they offer timely radiology services within the expected
    standards of quantity complying with the established ethics and regulations.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous professional education and development within
    the department for effective and efficient performance and productivity.
  • Coordinate and provide radiological research and training within the hospital.
  • Provide the hospital executive and management with relevant radiological and
    imaging counsel and advice in the field of imaging.
  • Cooperate with other clinical disciplines in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Prepare tools and regularly perform periodic monitoring and evaluation within the
    imaging department.
  • Spearhead research, source for opportunities and collaborations with relevant bodies, organizations and institutions.

    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 Radiology from a recognized institution
    c) Senior Management Course lasting not less than 6 weeks.

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    a) Computer literacy
    b) Knowledge of professional standards
    c) Proven track record of Radiology research and training in a reputable 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

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Leadership skills
    c) Observation skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Organizational skills
    f) Compassionate
    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 five years working experience as a Senior Radiologist, two of which should
    be Head of Department 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

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