Accident And Emergency Coordinator Job at Mater Hospital

Accident And Emergency Coordinator Job at Mater Hospital

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The Mater Hospital was opened in 1962 by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order of Nuns originating from Ireland, three years after registering themselves as the Registered Trustees of an entity under the Perpetual Succession Act (the succeeding legislation after independence). The “Sisters of Mercy” first set up a 60 bed general hospital to cater …

Accident And Emergency Coordinator

Position Summary

Reporting to Director Medical Services. The job holder will attend to patients who are presented to the A & E Department, make important decisions regarding their immediate management and take general responsibility for the day to day running of the A & E Department

Main Duties

  • Supervision of all Medical Officers and Senior Medical Officers in the management, stabilization and treatment of all patients at the Accident and Emergency department
  • Overall management of Medical Officers Rota
  • Coordinating medical training including Continuous Medical Education programs for A&E Clinical Staff
  • Draws up and reviews policies and procedures to govern Accident and Emergency department and circulates them for approval

  • Attends management meetings and makes reports on issues needing input from other departmental heads
  • Ensuring that Hospital policies and administrative regulations are known and understood by Accident and Emergency staff
  • Carries out performance appraisal for department staff twice a year
  • Ensures the competence and efficiency of staff in the department in terms of knowledge, skills and attitude
  • In liaison with Human Resources Department, ensures that staffing requirements are fully met and staff welfare, training and development is well managed
  • Creates a work environment that fosters high degree of personal integrity, team spirit and outstanding work standards
  • Makes follow up on complaints received from patients in the department
  • Providing clinical support during emergencies including resuscitation, admission, discharge or referral to the appropriate consultants and units
  • Managing and maintaining the major disaster plan at Accident and Emergency Department
  • Participating in developing various clinical protocols
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Required Qualifications for the Position

  • MBChB
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical practitioners and Dentist Board
  • Post graduate training in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or Family Medicine
  • 8 years’ work experience, 3 of which should have been in a busy emergency setting
  • A proven record of leading multi-disciplinary teams
  • ACLS, ATLS or EPLS training
  • Strong leadership and administrative skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make quick and solid decisions
  • Strong mentoring and teaching skills

Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job, your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to hrrecruit@materkenya.com not later than 31st October 2022