KNH Chief Medical Specialist - Anesthesia Jobs in Kenya

KNH Chief Medical Specialist - Anesthesia Jobs in Kenya


  • Kenyatta National Hospital is a government state corporation whose vision is to be a world class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare.

  • The Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions.

    Chief Medical Specialist - Anesthesia

    Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Deputy Director, Surgical Services through the Head of Department, the Chief Medical Specialist will be responsible and accountable for patients under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishing effective teams to deliver quality clinical outcomes and ensure good working relationships with other specialists.

  • Promoting efficient and high standards of specialized clinical care to patients.

  • Providing clinical direction and consultation to all levels of medical and professional staff.

  • Performing complicated clinical procedures in the area of specialization.

  • Participating in the planning and management of health care programmes and projects in the Hospital.

  • Participating in the assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.

  • Participating in clinical research, health planning and policy.

  • Teaching, training, coaching and mentoring Clinicians and students.

  • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.

  • Participating in quality Assurance / OSHE initiatives in the Department.

  • Ensuring compliance with the set standard operating procedures.

  • Facilitating regular inspections and quality audits to ensure conformity with national guidelines and regulations.

  • Protecting patients and support staff by adhering to Infection Control Protocols.

  • Participating in the
    preparation of the expenditure estimates/ PC negotiations for the
    department.

  • Effective supervision and development of staff.

  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters Degree in Medicine (M.Med) in the respective area of specialization from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.

  • Sub-specialization in the respective specialty.

  • Proven experience of not less than three (3) years at the level of senior Medical Specialist.

  • Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya.

  • Evidence of research and at least three (3) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field is an added advantage.

  • Proven ability to lead change management.

  • Demonstrated understanding of financial management and experience in managing budgets.

  • Demonstrated skills in strategic and planning of specialized clinical services.

  • Professional indemnity cover

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KNH Chief Medical Specialist - Anesthesia Jobs in Kenya


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