Marie Stopes International Obstetrician/ Gynecologist Jobs in Kenya

Marie Stopes International Obstetrician/ Gynecologist Jobs in Kenya


Marie Stopes Kenya (MSK) has been operational in Kenya for 35 years.

It is the largest provider of family planning services and offers life-saving and life-enhancing services to men and women of all ages through a range or sexual and reproductive health service through its own clinic outlets, a network of franchise outlets and the marketing of RH commodities.

In addition, MSK has an MCH 24 bed nursing home in Nairobi.

Job Purpose

  • The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist is fully responsible to provide high standards of clinical practice and expertise in the assessment, investigation, diagnosis and treatment of MSK’s clients in obstetrics & gynaecology.

  • S/he will be involved in continuous clinical quality improvement activities of MSK and Eastleigh Nursing Home to achieve the goals of MSI.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Provide balanced, evidence-based medical care to clients. Responsible for initial assessment, requesting investigation, analysing the test results, diagnosis, treatment, and re-assessment on clients’ follow- up.

  • Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialised medical care to treat or prevent illness or disease.

  • He/ She must take daily rounds for his/ her IPD clients and referred clients.

  • Explain procedures and discuss diagnostic results or prescribed treatments with the clients and his/ her attendants.

  • Work in collaboration with Quality Department and Regional Medical Development Team to strengthen gynaecological services in MSK health facilities.
  • Lead the departmental quality improvement and client safety.
  • Inculcate teamwork and a multidisciplinary approach to client management.
  • S/he will contribute to the development of policies and procedures as part of the continuous quality improvement of MSK and his/ her department.

  • Drive the growth and expansion of the scope of services within the department.
    Assist the Nursing Home Manager in marketing of Obstetrics and Gynaecology services offered by the Nursing Home.

  • Support medical education as part of continuing professional development services within the department and the organization.
  • Build the capacity of medical officers, health workers and clinical staff in essential and emergency maternal obstetrics care through training, job coaching, mentoring and support supervision.

  • Admit the clients under his/ her care whenever indicated. Refer clients to other specialists when necessary, also consult with, or provide consulting services to, other physicians whenever requested.

  • Ensure the proper use and maintenance of all equipment and assets in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit.

  • Conduct periodic general and Obstetrics & Gynaecology health
    related talks to enhance healthy living for staff, corporate and individual clients.

  • Ensure clients medical records are completed on time and also update the progress notes in time. He/ She should authenticate medical records/ progress notes.
  • He/ She must also review junior medical staff client notes. He/she is also responsible for approving the Discharge Summary & follow-up Medical Report of clients.
  • The Obs/Gynae will ensure the implementation of all the approved policies and procedures, rules, regulations, protocols and guidelines, clinical pathways that guide and support the provision of clinical services.

  • He/she will direct and coordinate activities of clinical officers, nurses, care assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff in patient care.

  • He/she will serve on Departmental / Nursing Home Committees as requested.

  • He/she will be On-Call as per Clinical policy guidelines, as needed and will assume the duties of Coordinator of the Department.

  • He/she will be responsible for all emergencies in the Nursing Home.

  • He/she will ensure that reports and information as required by MSK’s Management are submitted on time.

    Knowledge skills and attitude

    Qualifications:

  • MMed in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from a recognized University.

  • Specialist Recognition by the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ Board.

  • Registered, licenced and retained by the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ Board, with a current private practising license.

  • At least two years post graduate working experience.

  • Excellent written and spoken English.

  • IT knowledge and experience with computer applications.

    Soft skills required for the job:

  • Numerical skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Communication skills

  • Empathy

  • Team player

    How to Apply

  • Suitable and qualified candidates should email one document combining an application letter and CV to pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before 6th December, 2019.
  • The subject of the email should read Obstetrician/ Gynaecologist.
  • Do not attach certificates and testimonials.
  • Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and does not ask for fees at any stage of the recruitment process.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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