Kenyatta University Hospital - Medical Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Medical Officers 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 Officers Jobs in Kenya

Medical Officer – DCSMO/KUTRRH/7

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Accident & Emergency Services
Job Title: Medical Officer
Reports to: Senior Medical Officer
Direct Reports:]
Medical Officer Intern

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Senior Medical Officer, the Medical Officer job exists to provide general medical services to patients in the hospital; ensure provision of quality and timely medical services, quality patient care and medical counselling at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Participate in the strategic planning of the division in collaboration with other medical staff in the unit for significant impact on the performance or business outcome of the hospital and its sub-functions.
  • Attend to patients’ medical needs, diagnose their illnesses and prescribe
    medicines and other therapeutic interventions in consultation rooms at the hospital.
  • Follow-up on and observe the clinical conditions and progress of patients in the
    wards
  • Provide medical advice, counselling, health education and control measures to
    patients in the hospital in order to prevent spread of diseases and injuries.
  • Work with other medical staff to solve single or multiple medical issues and/or
    participate in performing extensive surgical operations in the hospital.
  • Implement best practice clinical and patient care related policies and procedures
    in the outpatient division of the hospital.
  • Refer outpatients to the appropriate specialized clinics and medical consultants
    within the hospital for further diagnosis, treatment and management of their medical conditions.
  • Provide quality emergency medical services to patients in the emergency unit of the hospital.
  • Implement the KUTRRH culture of team-base, fact-base and
    patient-base and work towards achievement of the hospital Vision.

    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 university

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

    a) Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
    b) Must have a valid practice license.
    c) Basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support certification

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the Job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Leadership skills
    c) Analytical skills
    d) Observation skills
    e) Organizational skills
    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 two-year working experience in medical practice in a busy health facility.

    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

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