KUTRRH Head of Accident & Emergency Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Head of Accident & Emergency Jobs in Kenya

Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Deputy Director-Surgery Services, the Head of Accident & Emergency job
exists to coordinate medical services at KUTRRH.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the strategic planning of the medical services division for significant
    impact on the performance or business outcome of KUTRRH or its sub-functions.
  • Plan for adequate and appropriate medical staff availability for the A&E unit.
  • Prepare duty rosters and work plans for medical staff in the A&E unit of the hospital.
  • Ensure quality and appropriate delivery of medical services in the A&E unit of the
    hospital and advise the Deputy Director Clinical Services on service delivery situations
  • Supervise staff deployed within the A&E unit of the hospital together with their work
    in order to ensure that they operate within the established procedures and deliver
    services within the established standards.
  • Implement the culture of team-base, fact-base and patient-base and work towards
    achievement of the Vision of KUTRRH in the A&E unit of the hospital.
  • Coordinate medical services within the A&E unit within the established principles, values
    and practices of the hospital for the best interest of the patients.
  • Implement specific best practice clinical and patient care related policies and procedures in
    the A&E unit of KUTRRH.
  • Serve as a link between A&E unit and other units; and the education and research facets
    in the process of interpreting and implementing policies, programmes and activities.
  • Organize and implement training, development and mentorship programmes for
    medical staff within the A&E unit of the hospital.
  • Train medical students within the A&E unit of the hospital and mentor them to be
    competent medics to offer quality emergency medical care services to patients.
  • Attend to and diagnose the patients’ emergency medical needs within the unit as a way of collaborating with other medical staff and getting the right perspective of service delivery within the division.
  • Refer patients to appropriate specialized clinics and consultants within the hospital for further management of their medical condition.
  • Monitor and evaluate medical services delivery within the A&E unit of the hospital and report to the appropriate stakeholders for the appropriate action
  • Propose and assign improvement actions to relevant medical staff in the A&E unit in
    order to improve quality of services delivered and for patient care.
  • Forward disciplinary cases for action following quality and patient safety reviews, from
    the A&E unit to the appropriate authorities and follow up on mitigation and systemic
  • Ensure continuing professional development and medical education activities to staff
    members within the A&E unit of the hospital.

    Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:
  • Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery from a recognized university
  • Postgraduate training in relevant area from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  • Must have a valid practice license
  • Must have additional training in emergency care
  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Observation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

    Work Experience
  • Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be
    appointed to the position:
  • At least five years’ experience in Emergency Medical Practice, one of which should be as a Head of Unit in a reputable health facility

    How to Apply
  • The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Tuesday 17th September 2019
  • If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, we encourage applicants to apply online here or send hard copies of your Application Letter, CV, and Filled Application Form and address to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral &
  • Research Hospital
  • P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Head of Accident & Emergency Jobs in Kenya

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