KNH Medical Specialist - Palliative Care Jobs in Kenya

KNH Medical Specialist - Palliative Care 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.

    Medical Specialist - Palliative Care

    Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Deputy Director Medical Services and will be expected to take full
    responsibility for patients under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing, examine and filter patients accordingly;

  • Provide quality emergency palliative/ medical care services;

  • Manage and treat general illnesses/diseases.

  • Manage pain and symptoms in patients with life threatening illnesses.

  • Provide psychological/ spiritual support to patients referred to the unit.

  • Refer patients for specialised treatment where necessary.

  • Perform ward rounds where necessary.

  • Participate in continuous medical education, seminars, workshops and conferences.

  • Co-ordinate continuous medical education in the unit.

  • Provide health education and control measures preventable diseases and injuries.

  • Carrying out and implement research projects in collaboration with medical specialists.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters Degree in Palliative Care
    or Masters’ in Science in Palliative Care from an institution recognised by Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board.

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

  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

  • Valid practicing license from 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 - Palliative Care Jobs in Kenya


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