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Jobs at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

Jobs at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital,

Jobs at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

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Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a leading National Referral Hospital with a 650 bed capacity and equipped with state-of-art medical amenities. The hospital is well equiped to offer Oncology, Trauma & Orthopedics, Renal among other services.

Radiologist

Position Summary 
The radiologist’s job exists to examine and diagnose disorders and diseases using x-rays and radioactive materials. The Radiologist will also provide comprehensive reports and participate in research in the area of specialization.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Interpreting the results from diagnostic imaging procedures to determine diagnoses.
  • Communicating and discussing results and diagnoses with physicians.
  • Suggesting most appropriate medical imaging techniques, when necessary.
  • Informing patients about the medical imaging process.
  • Performing or directing radiology staff to carry out image-guided, diagnostic procedures.
  • Working with radiographers to perfect image quality.
  • Following medical protocols for resuscitation, bleeding, infection, or other emergency situations, when necessary.
  • Develop SOPs and policies for radiology department.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.
  • Master of Medicine in Radiology from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least one (1) year working experience as a Radiologist in a busy hospital.

Soft Skills Required 

  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Observational
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate skills
  • Team player

Health Records Information Officer

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Compile and maintain patients’ medical records and information to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts in the
  • hospital.
  • Compile medical care and census data for statistical reports on diseases treated, surgery performed, or use of hospital beds in the hospital.
  • Provide safety and security of medical records and information and ensure that confidentiality is maintained in within and without the hospital.
  • Review patients’ medical records and information for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations in the hospital.
  • Resolve or clarify codes or diagnoses with conflicting, missing, or unclear information by consulting with doctors or others or by participating in the coding team’s regular meetings in the hospital.
  • Identify, compile, abstract, and code patients’ data, using standard classification systems in the hospital.
  • Release patients’ records and information for use by the relevant persons or agencies in the hospital according to the established regulations.
  • Train medical records and information staff in the hospital in order to improve their performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Prepare statistical reports, narrative reports, or graphic presentations of patients’ clinical information and data for use by staff, researchers, or other stakeholders in the hospital.
  • Provide research and training on health records and information management in the hospital.
  • Mentor and guide junior staff and students in the health records and information management unit of the hospital.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Diploma or a Bachelors’ degree in Health Records and Information Management from a recognized institution.
  • Higher Diploma in Health Records and Information Management is an added advantage.
  • Registration with the relevant professional body.
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations.
  • Knowledge of professional standards.
  • Proven track record of research and training in a reputable institution

Physician

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Plan for general medical services and resources in the internal medicine unit of the hospital.
  • Provide specialized medical services and service delivery in the internal medicine unit of the hospital, ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity, and compliance.
  • Coordinate internal medicine referral services within and without the hospital according to the
  • specialized medical services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within
  • the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Provide medical research and training within the internal medicine unit of the hospital as well as
  • ensure collaboration and cooperation with other clinical teams at KUTRRH.
  • Offer specialized internal medical services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/units and the public.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or support the performance of extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
  • Prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)/ Medical Degree)
  • Master of Medicine in (Internal Medicine) from a recognized institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
  • A valid medical practicing license.
  • Professional insurance indemnity cover.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least one (1) years of working experience as a General Physician in a reputable hospital.

Anesthesiologist

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Schedule and maintain use of surgical suites, including operating, wash-up, waiting rooms, and anesthetic and sterilizing equipment.
  • Review patients’ medical histories and records in order to determine anesthesia procedure before surgical operations and other medical procedures in the anesthesia centers of the hospital.
  • Prepare patients for surgical operations and other medical procedures as required in the surgical theatres.
  • Examine patient medical history and records and use diagnostic results to determine risk related to surgical operations and other medical procedures.
  • Administer anesthesia to patients in order to prepare them for surgical operations and other surgical procedures in the anesthesia centers.
  • Administer anesthesia or sedation during medical procedures, using local, intravenous, spinal, or caudal methods.
  • Collaborate with other medical professionals to determine type and method of anesthesia or sedation to render patient insensible to pain.
  • Monitor patients before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications in the anesthesia centers.
  • Record type and amount of anesthesia and patient condition throughout surgical operations and other medical procedure in the surgical theatres.
  • Provide and maintain life support and airway management and help prepare patients for emergency surgery.
  • Determine when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be moved from the recovery room or ward or to be discharged following outpatient surgical procedures.
  • Provide clinical research and training to students in the anesthesia unit. Guide and mentor junior
  • anesthesia staff, interns and students in the anesthesia centers.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Master of Medicine in Anesthesiology from a recognized institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Current retention certificate
  • Valid Practice License
  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC
  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • At least one (1) year of working experience as an Anesthesiology in a reputable hospital

Pharmaceutical Technologist

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Must be a Registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least two (2) years working experience as a Pharmaceutical Technologist in a reputable hospital

Pharmacist – Gatundu Hospital Annex

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Must be a Registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least two (2) years working experience as a Pharmaceutical Technologist in a reputable hospital

Pharmacist – Kutrrh

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least two (2) years of working experience as a Pharmacist in a reputable hospital.

Speech Therapist

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • B.Sc. in Speech and Language Therapy/ Speech and Language Pathology.
  • Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Therapy/ Speech and Language Pathology.
  • Valid registration with the Association of Speech and Language Therapists of Kenya (ASLTK) and/ or any other internationally recognized speech and language therapists, pathologists, or audiologist’s professional organization.
  • Current Practicing license from the relevant body.
  • Supplementary certifications in Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) exam and Modified Barium Swallow procedures will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience practicing as a speech and language therapist in both inpatient and outpatient setting.

Infectious Disease Specialist

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelors’ Degree in a Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.
  • Masters or Postgraduate Certification in Infectious Diseases from a recognized Institution.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
  • Valid Practice License. vi. Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least one (1) year of working experience as an Infectious Disease Specialist in a reputable hospital.

Medical Oncologist

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Master of Medicine in Medical Oncology from a recognized institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least one (1) year working experience as a Medical Oncologist in a busy hospital.

Dermatologist

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution.
  • Master of Medicine in Dermatology from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council as a Dermatologist.
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least one year’s working experience as a Dermatologist

Neurosurgeons

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.
  • Master of Medicine in Neurosurgery from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations.
  • Knowledge of professional standards.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Proven track record of medical research and training.
  • At least one (1) year of working experience as a Neurosurgeon in a busy hospital

How to apply

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the above positions, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Filled Application Form and Licence ONLY to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya 

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you must attach the Application Letter, CV, Filled Application Form, and licence when you apply online via the portal.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 12th August 2022.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfill the requirements of
  • Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
  • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

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