KUTRRH Head Of Department - Obstetrics & Gynaecology Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Head Of Department - Obstetrics & Gynaecology Jobs in Kenya


Reporting to the Deputy Director-Medical Services, the Head of Department Obstetrics
and Gynaecologist coordinates and provides specialized obstetrics and gynaecological
services, coordinates obstetrics and gynaecological research and training and advises
the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan for all obstetrics and gynaecology services and resources in the hospital; and
    participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital’s strategic plan in the obstetrics
    and gynaecology unit within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Ensure that obstetrics and gynaecological unit of the hospital has all the required human and non-human resources required to offer specialized obstetrics and gynaecological services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of internal
    medicine staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide specialized obstetrics and gynaecological services and services delivery in the obstetrics and gynaecology unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance.
  • Coordinate obstetrics and gynaecological referral services within and without the
    hospital according to the obstetrics and gynaecological services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise obstetrics and gynaecology staff together with their services, in obstetrics and gynaecology unit of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of obstetrics and
    gynaecology staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity.
  • Coordinate and provide medical research and training within the obstetrics and
    gynaecology unit of the hospital
  • Offer specialized obstetrics and gynaecological service advice to the CEO and
    other sections/units and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue(s) or
    perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate
    progress and achievement of the obstetrics and gynaecology unit’s clinical referral, research and training programmess and
    prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.


    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from a recognized

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution

    Minimum level of professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:

  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Valid Practice License
  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover

    Soft Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Supervisory 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 three years’ experience as a Senior Obstetrics and Gynaecologist, two of which
    should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.

    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 Department - Obstetrics & Gynaecology Jobs in Kenya

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