Summit Recruitment & Search Ltd Chief Pathologist (Healthcare) Jobs in Kenya

Summit Recruitment & Search Ltd Chief Pathologist (Healthcare) Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • Our Client, an upcoming high-end private hospital in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi is looking to recruit a Chief Pathologist.

  • The successful candidate will be in charge of overseeing, supervising, and administrating all laboratory activities, in accordance to established hospital and department policies and standards.

  • He/she will be in charge of complying with all criteria mandated by appropriate accrediting and licensing agencies.

  • The ideal candidate MUST have more than 15 years’ working experience as a pathologist, 8 of which must be in a supervisory role. .

    Key Responsibilities

    • Plans, organizes, and directs department/program activities.

    • Develops goals and objectives, establishes and implements policies and procedures for department/program operation.

    • Introduces and demonstrates new procedures, programs, and equipment to the staff.

    • Oversees the selection, training orientation, and assignment of the staff.

    • Develops and recommends department operating budget and ensures that the department operates within allocated funds.

    • Responsible for the department’s operational excellence and ensures that the department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards.

    • Responsible for the fiscal management of the department and ensures the proper utilization of organization’s financial resources.

    • Effectively communicates departmental, organizational, and industrial information to staff.

    • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her
    responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job-related hazards.

    • Follows the hospital exposure control plans/bloodborne and airborne pathogens.

    • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.

    • Coordinates departmental/program functions with other hospital departments and promotes good department/program public relations.

    • Encourages professional development of department personnel through in-service education and outside conferences.


    • Master of Medicine in Clinical Pathology.

    • Advanced competency in diagnostic clinical pathology.

    • 15 years working experience, 8 of which must be in a supervisory role.

    • Business savvy.

    • Demonstrate ability to transmit knowledge, skills through patient education.

    • Demonstrable leadership skills.

    • Sound decision making and problem-solving skills.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Summit Recruitment & Search Ltd Chief Pathologist (Healthcare) Jobs in Kenya

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