Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Medical Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior 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 - Senior Medical Officers Jobs in Kenya

Senior Medical Officer- (DCSSMO/KUTRRH/7)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Medical & Surgical
Job Title: Senior Medical Officer
Reports to: Heads Medical & Surgical
Direct Reports:
  • Medical Officer

    2. Purpose of the Job:

    Reporting to the Head of Medical/Surgical Services, 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 A&E unit of the hospital.
  • Follow-up on and observe the medical condition and progress of patients in the A&E
    unit and those attending special clinics.
  • 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 in the A&E unit.

    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
    b) Must have a Certificate in basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards Knowledge of professional standards.
    d) Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution.

    Professional qualification 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.

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Observation skills
    c) Analytical 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 five years 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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