KUTRRH Head of Department - Trauma & Orthopedics Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Head of Department - Trauma & Orthopedics Jobs in Kenya


Reporting to the Deputy Director-Surgery Services, the Head of Department Orthopaedic
job exists to coordinate and provide Orthopaedic services, coordinate Orthopaedic surgery research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan for all orthopaedic surgery services and resources required in the orthopedic
    surgery unit of the hospital; and participate in and contribute to the overall strategic
    planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the orthopedic surgery unit within its vision, mission and culture and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Chair the orthopedic unit and act as its contact person in clinical referral services,
    research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital has all the required human and nonhuman
    resources required to offer orthopedic surgical services, research and training in
    the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of orthopedic surgery unit staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide orthopedic surgical services and services delivery in the
    orthopedic surgery unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards
    and compliance in the hospital.
  • Coordinate orthopedic surgery referral services within and without the hospital
    according to the orthopedic surgery services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise orthopedic surgery staff together with their services, in the orthopedic surgery
    unit of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely orthopedic services within the
    expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of orthopedic surgery unit staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide medical research and training within the orthopedic unit of the
  • Provide specialized orthopedic surgery services’ advice to the hospital executive 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 by patients in
    the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the orthopedic surgery unit and
    services, research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate
    periodic reports appropriately.

    Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:
  • Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Masters in Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • 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 and compliance required to perform
    effectively in the role:
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  • Valid Practice License
  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover

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

    Relevant Work Experience Required:
  • Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:
  • At least five years working experience as a Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon of which two
    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 - Trauma & Orthopedics Jobs in Kenya

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