KNH Medical Specialist - Infectious Diseases Jobs in Kenya

KNH Medical Specialist - Infectious Diseases 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.

    Specialist - Infectious Diseases

    Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department, the Medical Specialist II
    (Infectious Diseases) will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;

  • Reviewing patients in IDU (Infectious Diseases Unit) and in various critical care areas.

  • Conducting major ward rounds and post admission rounds in the attached ward.

  • Conducting weekly clinic.

  • Conducting research and clinical audits.

  • Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical Interns and other students.

  • Undertaking medico-legal duties.

  • Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board Proceedings;

  • Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.

  • Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.

  • Carrying out health education and promotion.

  • Preparing medical reports.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine from the
    University of Nairobi or any other Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (KMPDB) recognized University.

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from a recognized institution by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

  • Specialist recognition in Internal Medicine from Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board.

  • Fellowship/Certificate or proven interest in infectious diseases sub-speciality.

  • Registration Certificate by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

  • Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board register.

  • Professional Indemnity Cover.

  • Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

    How to Apply

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


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