Nairobi Hospital Critical Care Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Hospital Critical Care Specialist Jobs in Kenya

  • Reporting to Team Leader – Critical Care, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing In-patient and Out-patient Critical Care patients in order to offer curative services in line with established protocols and the hospital’s patient care objectives.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Carry out patient assessment, treatment and stabilization and other specialized procedures to provide curative services in line with established protocols;

  • Carry out specialized training of medical officers, nurses, senior registrars and nursing students to impart knowledge and improve patient care;

  • Participate in root cause analysis committees in the event of incidences, complaints and/or poor clinical outcomes to ensure continuous improvement in patient care;

  • Participate in continuous medical evaluations in order to sharpen medical knowledge and skills in area of specialization;

  • Assist private consultants to carry out medical procedures on private patients to ensure optimal patient care;

  • Develop and continuously review protocols in applicable specialty area in order to enhance clinical management;

  • Participate in research activities in applicable specialty area in line with set objectives;

  • Mentor medical officers in clinical procedures to impart knowledge and improve patient care;

  • Carry out weekly major ward rounds for applicable specialty area patients as applicable;

  • Sign off senior registrars and prepare related recommendation letters to the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council in fulfilment of their specialist recognition requirements;

  • Act as a team leader on a rotational basis for the applicable specialty area;

  • Uphold high levels of patient confidentiality and work ethic in line with applicable code of conduct and hospital objectives; and

  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

    and Experience

  • Master of Medicine degree in Critical Care from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from a recognized institution;

  • Must be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council and hold a valid practicing license;

  • Basic Life Support training;

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support training;

  • LSO Advanced Life Support training.

  • Minimum of 5 years practicing experience in Critical Care Unit.

    Core Competencies

  • Ability to carry out phlebotomy, cannulation, resuscitation, intubation, exchange transfusion & UBC among other medical procedures.

  • Ability to review and manage patients.

  • Knowledge and ability to classify diseases.

  • Knowledge of pregnancy related condition, contraceptives, minor procedures & surgeries e.g. C section (applicable to obstetrics & gynaecology),

  • Ability to conduct normal deliveries and assisted deliveries including stitching (applicable to obstetrics & gynaecology).

  • Ability to work for long hours under pressure.

  • Drive and openness to learning.

  • Time management skills.

  • Interpersonal skills.

  • Patient care skills.

  • Basic counselling skills.

  • Effective decision making and judgement skills.

  • Research skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Planning and organizing skills.

  • Communication skills including presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Team working skills.

  • Accountability.

  • Integrity.

  • Confidentiality.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nairobi Hospital Critical Care Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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