Nairobi Hospital Medical Officer - Critical Care Unit - Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Hospital Medical Officer - Critical Care Unit - Jobs in Kenya



Reporting to the Team Leader – CCU, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing curative, superior interventional and preventative medical care in the critical care unit through

Responsibilities

  • Ethically reviewing and instituting appropriate therapeutic interventions for patients admitted to critical care units or requiring critical care across the hospital.
  • Reviewing patients in other units where CCU/HDU support is needed and making appropriate decisions on interventions required.
  • Performing medical procedures expected of a CCU Medical Officer.
  • Ensuring that high standards of diagnostic accuracy and patient care are maintained
  • Preparing medical reports and other clinical documents as required
  • Ensuring professionalism and timeliness in handling of clients at both individual and departmental level
  • Participating in continuous medical education and the development of departmental clinical protocols, quality improvement plans, and initiatives
  • Participating in research, clinical audits and review programmes for the department
  • Ensuring consistency in the clinical protocols and provision of care.
  • Assisting in coaching and mentoring of nursing staff on various aspects of critical care and management of critical illness.
  • Ensuring regular and adequate communication with patients and relatives on clinical progress.
  • Advocating for excellent patient care and outcomes.

    Requirements

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • 1-year work experience post internship
  • Valid private practice
    and annual license
    Advance Cardiac Life Support, Advance Trauma
  • Life Support, Paediatric Advanced Life Support (added advantage).
  • Sound diagnostic skills and judgement
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Detailed oriented and good interpersonal relations.
  • Must be well organised and have the ability to plan ahead and deal with care issues as they arise.
  • Must be thorough and proactive to ensure quality care and positive outcome.
  • Must be able to work closely with a multi-disciplinary team.

    How to Apply


    If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the reference, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees to: To be email to recruitment@nbihosp.org not later than 10th September 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    NB: The Nairobi Hospital does not charge any fee for processing of Job applications.

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