Recruitment by Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Recruitment by Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Nairobi, Kenya 2019
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Chief Medical Specialist

The Chief Medical Specialist will be
responsible to the Deputy Director, Medical Services through the Head of
Department and shall be responsible and accountable for patients under his/her
care.

o    Establish effective teams to deliver quality clinical outcomes
and ensure good working relationships with other specialists.

o    Promote efficient and high standards of specialized clinical
care to patients.
o    Provide clinical direction and consultation to all levels of
medical and professional staff.
o    Participate in the planning and management of health care
programmes and projects in the Hospital.
o    Participate in the assessment of patients as may be required by
the Hospital Management.
o    Participate in clinical research, health planning and policy.
o    Teaching, training, coaching and mentoring Clinicians and
students.
o    Participate in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
o    Participate in quality Assurance/OSHE initiatives in the
Department.
o    Ensure compliance with the set standard operating procedures.
o    Facilitate regular inspections and quality audits to ensure
conformity with national guidelines and regulations.
o    Protect patients and support staff by adhering to Infection
Control Protocols.
o    Participate in the preparation of the expenditure estimates / PC
negotiations for the department.
o    Master’s Degree in Medicine (MMed)in the respective area of
specialization from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized
University.
o    Sub-specialization in the respective specialty.
o    Proven experience of not less than three (3) years at the level
of senior Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the
Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
o    Evidence of research and at least three (3) professional
publications in reputable local or international journals on particular
scientific findings/practices in the relevant field.
o    Proven ability to lead change management.
o    Demonstrated understanding of financial management and
experience in managing budgets.
o    Demonstrated skills in strategic and planning of specialized
clinical services.
o    Professional indemnity cover.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the
Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
o    Resource management skills.
o    Managing performance and driving for outcomes.
o    Establishing strategic directions.
o    Visionary/leading change.
o    Building organizational capability.
o    Policy development.
o    Influencing persuasion and negotiation.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Delivery on quality results.
The Medical Specialist II (Paediatric
Cardiologist) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of
Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under
his/her care.
o    Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the
recommendations;
o    Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking,
investigating and managing patients.
o    Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days.
o    Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical
Intern and other students.
o    Performing emergency surgeries.
o    Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms,
court attendance and performing post mortems.
o    Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board
Proceedings;
o    Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment.
o    Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and
utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.
o    Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Carrying out health education and promotion; and
o    Preparing medical reports.
o    Masters Degree in Paediatrics from the University of Nairobi or
any other recognized University.
o    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree
from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Fellowship training in Paediatric Cardiology.
o    Training in Interventional cardiology will be an added
advantage.
o    Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of
Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical
Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
o    Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and
Dentists Board.
o    Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists
Board.
o    Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
register.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the
Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Technical competence.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Project planning and management.
The Medical Specialist II (Paediatric
Neurologist) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of
Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under
his/her care.
o    Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the
recommendations;
o    Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking,
investigating and managing patients.
o    Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days.
o    Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical
Intern and other students.
o    Performing emergency surgeries.
o    Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms,
court attendance and performing post mortems.
o    Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board
Proceedings;
o    Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment.
o    Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and
utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.
o    Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Carrying out health education and promotion; and
o    Preparing medical reports.
o    Masters Degree in Paediatrics from the University of Nairobi or
any other recognized University.
o    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree
from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Fellowship training in Paediatric Neurology.
o    Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of
Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical
Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
o    Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and
Dentists Board.
o    Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists
Board.
o    Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
register.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the
Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Technical competence.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Project planning and management.
Internal Medicine – CCU
The Medical Specialist II (Internal
Medicine) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of
Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under
his/her care.
o    Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the
recommendations;
o    Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking,
investigating and managing patients.
o    Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days.
o    Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical
Intern and other students.
o    Performing emergency surgeries.
o    Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms,
court attendance and performing post mortems.
o    Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board
Proceedings;
o    Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment.
o    Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and
utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.
o    Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Carrying out health education and promotion; and
o    Preparing medical reports.

o    Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine from the University of
Nairobi or any other recognized University.
o    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree
from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of
Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical
Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
o    Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and
Dentists Board.
o    Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists
Board.
o    Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
register.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the
Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Technical competence.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Project planning and management.
The Medical Specialist II
(Neuro-surgeon) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of
Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under
his/her care.
o    Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the
recommendations;
o    Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking,
investigating and managing patients.
o    Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days.
o    Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical
Intern and other students.
o    Performing emergency surgeries.
o    Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms,
court attendance and performing post mortems.
o    Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board
Proceedings;
o    Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment.
o    Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and
utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.
o    Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Carrying out health education and promotion; and
o    Preparing medical reports.
o    Master’s Degree in Neuro-surgery from the University of Nairobi
or any other recognized University.
o    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree
from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of
Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical
Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
o    Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and
Dentists Board.
o    Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists
Board.
o    Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
register.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the
Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Technical competence.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Project planning and management.
The Medical Specialist II
(Dermatology) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of
Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under
his/her care.
o    Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
o    Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking,
investigating and managing patients.
o    Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days.
o    Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical
Intern and other students.
o    Performing emergency surgeries.
o    Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms,
court attendance and performing post mortems.
o    Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board
Proceedings;
o    Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment.
o    Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and
utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.
o    Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Carrying out health education and promotion; and
o    Preparing medical reports.
o    Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine with a Diploma in
Dermatology or Master of Science in Clinical Dermatology from a recognized
University.
o    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree
from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of
Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical
Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
o    Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and
Dentists Board.
o    Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists
Board.
o    Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
register.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the
Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Technical competence.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Project planning and management.
Those interested in applying for the declared
vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to 
apply online and MUST
submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website
with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 24th April 2019 to
the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta National Hospital
“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal
opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged
to apply”.
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following
documents during the interview:-
A certificate of good conduct from the National
Police Service
Credit Reference Bureau Clearance

Canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification

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