Kenyatta University Hospital - Renal Specialists Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Renal Specialists 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 - Renal Specialists Jobs in Kenya

Renal Specialist (DCSRS/KUTRRH/5)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Service
Section/Unit: Nephrology
Job Title: Renal Specialist
Reports to: Senior Nephrologist

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Senior Nephrologist, the Nephrologist I job exists to study and treat kidney disease or disorders, carry out nephrology research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Review patients’ medical histories and records in order to understand better and help diagnose their current problems in the hospital.
  • Examine and diagnoses renal disorders and diseases among patients in therenal unit of the hospital.
  • Refer renal patients to other medical specialists for further diagnosis of complex or unclear renal disorder or disease within the hospital.
  • Prescribe the appropriate medication and other remedies to renal patients’ conditions and diseases in the hospital.
  • Establish plan of care for renal patients, centered on slowing the progress of their disease or disorder, and incorporate diet and lifestyle changes, as well as monitored medications within or without the hospital.
  • Monitor and support patients’ progress while under medication and other remedies in the renal unit of the hospital.
  • Review patients’ medications or remedies to minimize unnecessary risks,if any, and identify potentially harmful interactions between otherwise beneficial drugs in the renal unit of the hospital.
  • Collaborate with other medical specialists in performing or in dealing with complex, escalated or extensive medical as required by patients in the hospital.
  • Provide nephrology research and training to nephrology students in the unit of
    the hospital.
  • Guide and mentor junior medical staff, students and interns, together with
    their work
    in the nephrology 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) Master of Medicine in Nephrology from a recognized institution

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

    a) Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
    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 nephrology research and training in a reputable institution

    Soft skills required for the Job:

    a)Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Observation skills
    e)Analytical 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 two years working experience as a Nephrology 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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