National Council of Churches of Kenya Pediatrician (Locum) Jobs

National Council of Churches of Kenya Pediatrician (Locum) Jobs

Main Purpose of the Job

  • To provide quality paediatrics services to both outpatients and inpatients.

  • He/She will be expected to be an active member of the health care team in the Medical Centre that promotes patient safety, clinical quality and contribute to the continuing professional development programs of the hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Consultant will be responsible for the provision of quality comprehensive care to children, both as outpatients and inpatients.

  • The Consultant will also be expected to participate in the enhancement of maternal and child health services in the hospital.

  • Conduct regular thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development
    Examine sick children to determine their condition and ask intuitive questions to gather information about symptoms

  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and individual medical history

  • Prescribe medications and give detailed instructions for administration

  • Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities

  • Prepare and administer vaccines according to the governmental vaccination plan

  • Examine and treat injuries and refer the little patients to physicians of other disciplines when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists, orthopedists etc.)

  • Advise parents on children’s diet, exercise and disease preventive measures

  • Keep updated records of
    patients’ illnesses, surgeries or other medical episodes (allergic shocks, injuries etc.)

  • Keep abreast of advancements in pediatrics and best practices by attending seminars and conferences

  • Any other job advised by Medical Superintendent from time to time

    Job Specification

    Level of Education/Academic Qualification

  • Bachelors of medicine and surgery (MBChB)

    Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Masters’ Degree in pediatrics

    Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

    • Knowledge in Medical services

    • In depth knowledge of children epidemiology and infectious diseases

    • Administrative skills

    • Outstanding diagnostic and problem solving abilities

    • Leadership trait

    • Up to speed knowledge of drugs/medication appropriate for children and their side-effects

    • Self-motivated and quick to take initiative

    Relevant Job Experience

  • Must have worked in a similar position for at least five years

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; National Council of Churches of Kenya Pediatrician (Locum) Jobs

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