Kenyatta University Hospital Pediatric Interventionist Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital Pediatric Interventionist Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

• Is responsible for managing the assigned clinics as per the approved rota.

• Is to admit the patients under his/ her care whenever indicated within the limits of the approved and assigned privileges.

• Is responsible for the initial assessment, investigation, analysis & interpretation of the clinical findings and test results, arriving at diagnosis, treatment, and re-assessment and follow- up of the patients.

• Is to prescribe, administer medication, therapy, and/or other appropriate care to treat or prevent
further complication of the disease.

• Is responsible for explaining procedures and discussing diagnostic results or prescribed treatments with the patients and/or with the authorized attendants.

• Is responsible for monitoring the patient’s condition and progress and re-evaluate/ re-assessment and treat the patient accordingly.

• Is responsible for referring the patient to other consultants/specialists when necessary, also consult, or provide consulting services to, other physicians whenever requested.

• Is responsible to pay daily rounds to In-Patients and referred patients.

• Is responsible for documenting and completing all medical record of the patients and update on
the progress of the patient appropriately.

• Is responsible for reviewing and countersigning the entries and notes of all junior medical staff in case of patients under his care.

• Is responsible for performing diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures for which the Consultant
PICU/NICU is privileged for.

• Is responsible for approving the discharge summary, follow-up plan, medical report of the patients.

• Is responsible for assuming duties as the Coordinator of the PICU/NICU as and when required by the management.

• Is responsible for ensuring the implementation of all approved policies, procedures, rules,
regulations, protocols, guidelines and clinical pathways that guide and support the provision of
clinical services.

• Is responsible for directing, supervising and coordinating the activities of specialists, residents, nurses, therapists, assistants
and other medical staff involved in patient care.

• Is to advise and contribute to the development of policies and procedures as part of the continuous quality improvement program of the PICU/NICU.

• Is invited to serve on Departmental / Hospital Committees as required.

• Is responsible to be On-Call as per hospital policy.

• Is required to attend the Code Blue, whenever applicable, and should be involved in all other
emergency codes of the hospital.

• Is to provide the reports and information as and when required by the Coordinator of the PICU or
Hospital Administrator

• Is responsible for identifying and bringing all Medico-Legal Cases to the notice of the management
on time in accordance with the hospital policy.

• Is to participate in the academic activities of the hospital at the capacity of a resource personnel.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.

  • Master of Medicine in Paediatrics and/or Anesthesiology from a recognized institution.

  • Subspecialty / fellowship training in paediatrics from a recognized institution.

  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).

  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.

  • Valid practice license.

  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    Soft Skills Required

  • Communication skills.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Observational.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Compassionate skills.

  • Team player.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital Pediatric Interventionist Jobs in Kenya


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