Nairobi Hospital Specialist - Nephrology Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Hospital Specialist - Nephrology Jobs in Kenya

  • Reporting to Director of Medical Services and Research, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing In-patient and Out-patient Renal patients to offer supportive and
    curative services in line with established protocols and the hospital’s patient care objectives.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Specialist – Nephrology will be expected to manage the department to maintain timely and efficient patient flow in line with Hospital targets while ensuring staffing levels at all

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

  • Carry out specialised 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 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 to enhance clinical

  • Initiate and 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.

  • Responsible for setting, monitoring, and evaluating key performance indicators for the team.

  • In liaison with the Director, Medical Services & Research, prepare departmental annual plans that are aligned to the Hospital’s strategic plan.

  • 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

  • Set KPIs and monitor staff Performance

  • Be able to participate in the hospital general Renal Department

  • Ability to work well in a multidisciplinary environment including attending and participating
    in multidisciplinary clinical meetings Tumor Board and Mortality meetings etc.

  • Play an active role in the management and organization of the Renal department and
    participate in teaching, researching and audit.

  • Have the ability to lead when appropriate and work independently with no or little supervision and supervise others.

  • Show evidence of personal development through publications and research in the field of Renal.

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

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine.

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery.

  • Fellowship in renal medicine.

  • KMPDC recognized nephrologist with clinical fellowship in Nephrology from a recognized institution.

  • Certification in ACLS.

  • Member of Kenya Renal Association.

  • Knowledge in the use of high technology devices and tools in diagnosing and treating renal

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills.

  • Specialist recognition.

    Core Competencies

  • Ability to review and manage renal patients.

  • Knowledge and ability to classify diseases.

  • Ability to work for long hours under pressure with minimal supervision.

  • 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 organising skills.

  • Communication skills including presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Team working skills.

  • Accountability.

  • Ability to set up KPIs, Measure, monitor and audit.

  • Integrity.

  • Confidentiality.

    How to Apply

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

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