Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Palliative Physician Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Palliative Physician Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • The Palliative Physician’s job exists to coordinate and provide specialized Palliative services, coordinate research and training and advise the hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determine and institute the right Standards of medical care for Oncology and other terminal patients.

  • Determine the eligibility and ineligibility of referred patients for palliative care.

  • Disease management and pain and symptom management of Oncology and terminal patients

  • Direct medical care to terminal care/Hospice care patients

  • Build strong physician-to-physician relationships and provide leadership in palliative patient care in the Hospital.

  • Provide Clinical and public education regarding palliative care

  • Guidance to hospice NP or nurse as they provide direct patient care

  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution.

  • Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine from a recognized institution.

  • Sub-specialization in Palliative Medicine.

  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Valid Practice License.

  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.

  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • At least one year’ working experience as Palliative Physician in a reputable hospital.

    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 Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Palliative Physician Jobs in Kenya


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