Kenyatta University Hospital - Medical Nuclear Physicists Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Medical Nuclear Physicists 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 - Medical Nuclear Physicists Jobs in Kenya

Medical Nuclear Physicist – DCSMNP/KUTRRH/8

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Radiology and Imaging
Job Title: Medical Nuclear Physicist
Reports to: Oncologist

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Oncologist, the Medical Nuclear Physicist job exists to use analytical and applied scientific technical support to medical specialists for safe nuclear radiology diagnosis and radiotherapy treatment of patients in the hospital, and advise the hospital and the public on the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Apply their knowledge of applied physics, mathematics and biomedical technology to
    specialized medical equipment that helps examine, diagnose and treat cancer patients in
    the hospital.
  • Use a variety of analytical computer aided and bioengineering techniques such as x-ray
    imaging, ultrasound, tomography, radiology, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and
    lasers to support radiologists and radiographers and ultra-sonographers in making very precise diagnosis among patients in the hospital.
  • Use analytical, computer-aided and bioengineering techniques such as radiation therapy to support radiation oncologists and other radiotherapists in treating their patients in the hospital.
  • Work with patients and with a wide range of medical, technical and administrative staff
    in applying their analytical skills in detecting and preventing radiation leak, exposure and poisoning in the hospital.
  • Work in radiotherapy, nuclear technology or medical imaging in order to ensure optimal
    equipment performance in order to advise and help protect against radiation hazards in
    hospital.
  • Conduct research, develop, implement and evaluate new analytical technology and
    techniques of new instrumentation or imaging techniques and write reports, and advise the on the same in the hospital.
  • Conduct research and training and updating nuclear diagnosis and treatment healthcare,
    scientific and technical staff, interns
    and students in the hospital.
  • Manage radiology, nuclear imaging and radiation therapy machines and equipment in
    the hospital.
  • Formulate, review, manage, implement and evaluate, and sustain nuclear, radiology and
    radiotherapy quality assurance programmes in collaboration with the Radiation Safety
    Officer of the hospital.

    4. Qualifications and Skills

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


    Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

    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 clinical research and training in a reputable institution.

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

    Registration with any appropriate regulatory or professional body.

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Analytical skills
    c) Observation skills
    d) Team player
    e) Compassionate

    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 two years working experience as Medical Nuclear Physicist in 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 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 - Medical Nuclear Physicists Jobs in Kenya/a>

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