KUTRRH Head of Department - Trauma & Orthopedics Jobs in Kenya
KUTRRH Head of Department - Trauma & Orthopedics Jobs in KenyaPurpose
Reporting to the Deputy Director-Surgery Services, the Head of Department OrthopaedicPlan for all orthopaedic surgery services and resources required in the orthopedic
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
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
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:
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
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 &
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Head of Department - Trauma & Orthopedics Jobs in Kenya
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