KUTRRH Head of Accident & Emergency Jobs in Kenya
KUTRRH Head of Accident & Emergency Jobs in KenyaPurpose of the Job
Reporting to the Deputy Director-Surgery Services, the Head of Accident & Emergency jobParticipate in the strategic planning of the medical services division for significant
exists to coordinate medical services at KUTRRH.
Duties and Responsibilities
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
Ability to work under pressure
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 &
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Head of Accident & Emergency Jobs in Kenya
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