KUTRRH Head of Department - Pediatrics & Child-heath Jobs in Kenya
KUTRRH Head of Department - Pediatrics & Child-heath Jobs in Kenya Purpose
Reporting to the Assistant Director-Medical Services, the Chief Paediatrician job exists toPlan for all paediatric services and resources in the paediatric unit of the hospital in
coordinate and provide paediatric services, coordinate paediatric surgery research and
training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.
Duties and Responsibilities
collaboration with KU’s Paediatric Department, participate in and contribute to the
overall strategic planning of the hospital.
Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital’s strategic plan in the
paediatric unit within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the
hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
Chair and act as the contact person in the paediatric unit’s clinical referral, research
and training matters and in the hospital.
Participate in the recruitment processes for paediatricians in the hospital.
Coordinate and provide paediatric services and services delivery in the paediatric
unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality,
quantity and compliance.
Coordinate paediatric referral services within and without the hospital according to
the paediatric services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units
and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
Supervise paediatric staff together with their services, in the paediatric unit of the
hospital to ensure that they offer timely paediatric services within the expected
standards of quantity and quantity complying with the established ethics and regulations.
Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of paediatric staff for
their effective and efficient performance and productivity.
Coordinate and provide paediatric research and training within the paediatric unit of
the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with other
Offer specialised paediatric services’ advice to the hospital management 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 paediatric services, research and training programs in the hospital, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution
Master of Medicine in Paediatrics from a recognized institution
Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
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
Ability to work under pressure
Work Experience Required:
Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to
At least three years’ experience as a Senior Paediatrician, two of which should be as a 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 &
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Head of Department - Pediatrics & Child-heath Jobs in Kenya
Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.
Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.
Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.