Medical Specialist (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery) Jobs in Kenya

Medical Specialist (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery) Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • Kenyatta National Hospital is a Government State Corporation whose vision is to be a world class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare. The Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions.

    Job purpose

  • Reporting to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department, the Medical Specialist (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery) will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;

  • Reviewing patients with burns or plastic and reconstructive surgery conditions in the various clinical areas throughout the hospital when called upon;

  • Conducting major ward rounds and post admission ward rounds;

  • Conducting weekly outpatient clinics and operating in theatres including emergency surgeries;

  • Participate in training of postgraduate and undergraduate students;

  • Undertaking medical examinations;

  • Preparing medical reports, participating in Medical Board proceedings and undertaking medico-legal duties;

  • Conducting research and clinical audits; and

  • Any other duties assigned by the appropriate authority.


  • Master’s degree in Surgery or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Sub-Specialization in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Specialist recognition in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery from the Medical practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • A minimum period ofeight (8)years’relevant work experience,three (3) ofwhich should have been at the level
    of Senior Medical Officer or comparable position.

  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners & Dentists Council.

  • Valid Annual practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.

  • Valid Professional Indemnity Cover.

  • Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.

  • Complied the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, (2010)

    How to Apply

  • All those Interested in the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available at KNH Website

  • The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or before 5th July 2021 to the address below:-

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta National Hospital
    P.O Box 20723-00202

  • “Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

  • NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

    • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service.

    • EACC Clearance.

    • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance.

    • HELB Compliance.

    • KRA Tax Compliance.

  • “Canvassing Will Lead to Automatic Disqualification”

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