KUTRRH Senior Medical Officer - Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Senior Medical Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Senior Medical Officer - V/IA/10/2022

Position Summary
Reporting to the Head of Medical/Surgical Services, the Medical Officer job exists to provide general medical services to patients in the hospital; ensure provision of quality and timely medical services, quality patient care and medical counselling at the KUTRRH. The Senior Medical Officer will report to the Supervisor in the Directorate of Clinical Services and will be responsible for a Section within the Directorate of Clinical that requires a section head.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervise Medical Officers and other staff in the section/unit to ensure that they perform their duties as required.
  • Provide leadership in the care for all patients in the hospital.
  • Ensure all staff in the unit/section attend to their duties in strict adherence to the duty rota.
  • Participate in the strategic planning of the division in collaboration with other medical staff in the unit for significant impact on the performance or business outcome of the hospital and its sub-functions.
  • Attend to patients’ medical needs, diagnose their illnesses and prescribe medicines and other therapeutic interventions in consultation rooms at the hospital.
  • Follow-up on and observe the medical condition and progress of patients in the units.
  • Provide medical advice, counselling, health education and control measures to patients in the hospital in order to prevent spread of diseases and injuries.
  • Ensure use of all Hospital’s automated systems, as appropriate, including the Hospital Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Regular update of the Hospital Management Information System (HMIS).
  • Work with other medical staff to solve single or multiple medical issues and/or participate in performing extensive surgical operations in the hospital.
  • Implement best practice clinical and patient care related policies and procedures in the outpatient division of the hospital.
  • Refer outpatients to the appropriate specialized clinics and medical consultants within the hospital for
  • Implement the KUTRRH culture of team-base, fact-base and patient-base and work towards achievement of the hospital Vision in the hospital.
  • Any other responsibility assigned by the supervisor in the delivery of care

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Medicine and
    Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized university
  • Must have a Certificate in basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support
  • Evidence of leadership or supervisory experience will be an added advantage
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations as well as professional standards
  • Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  • Must have a valid practice license.

    Soft Skills Required
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate skills
  • Team building skills

    How to apply
    •If your background and competencies match the specifications of the above positions, please apply online via
    •OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Filled Application Form and Licence ONLY to the address below:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO

    For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – JOB REFERENCE NUMBER. Please note that you must attach the Application Letter, CV, Filled Application Form, and Practicing Licence when you apply online via the portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
    • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
    • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
    • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
    • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
    • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

    For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Senior Medical Officer Jobs in Kenya

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