Massive Recruitment by Kenyatta University Hospital 2019
Career Kenya: Massive Recruitment by Kenyatta University Hospital 2019
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Cardiologist


The Hospital is equipped with state of the art equipment and
technology to offer highly specialized services in various disciplines and is
seeking to engage medical consultants. The candidates sought are expected to be
highly transformative and dynamic, self-driven individuals with a high degree
of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and
impeccable capability.

Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities of the consultants will
be to:
  • Reviewing
    patients and instructing in writing and ensuring all the recommendations
    are carried out.
  • Undertaking
    on call duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients.
  • Conducting
    ward rounds, clinics and theatre days as scheduled/directed.
  • Conduct
    medical research
  • Training,
    supervising and mentoring Clinical Officers, Medical Officers, Medical
    Interns and other students.
  • Providing
    anaesthesia for elective and emergency surgeries/procedures (For
    Anaesthesiologists)
  • Undertaking
    medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms and court attendance.
  • Undertaking
    medical examinations and preparing Medical Reports.
  • Participating
    in community outreach duties including care and treatment.
  • Ensuring
    data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to the benefit
    of the customer and service provider.
  • Conducting
    disease surveillance, prevention and control.
  • Carrying
    out health education and promotion.
  • Refer
    patients to other medical specialists for further diagnosis of complex or
    unclear disorder or disease within the hospital.
  • Establish
    plan of care for patients, centered on slowing the progress of their
    disease or disorder, and incorporate diet and lifestyle changes, as well
    as monitored medications within or without the hospital.
  • Any
    other duties as directed by the Head of the Department.
Minimum level of academic
qualifications required
  • Bachelor
    of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Master
    of Medicine in one of the stated specialized discipline from a recognized
    institution
Professional qualifications and
Compliance required
  • Registration
    with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  • Valid
    Practice License
  • Professional
    Insurance Indemnity Cover
  • Specialist
    Recognition
Minimum level of knowledge required
  • Computer
    literate
  • Knowledge
    of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge
    of professional standards
  • Proven
    track record of medical research and training
  • Communication
    skills
  • Organizational
    skills
  • Leadership
    skills
  • Observation
    skills
  • Analytical
    skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability
    to work under pressure
Relevant Work Experience Required
  • The
    job holder is required to have minimum two years working experience as a
    medical consultant/ specialist in a reputable hospital
The Hospital is equipped with state of the art equipment and
technology to offer highly specialized services in various disciplines and is
seeking to engage medical consultants. The candidates sought are expected to be
highly transformative and dynamic, self-driven individuals with a high degree
of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and
impeccable capability.
The main duties and responsibilities of the consultants will
be to:
  • Reviewing
    patients and instructing in writing and ensuring all the recommendations
    are carried out.
  • Undertaking
    on call duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients.
  • Conducting
    ward rounds, clinics and theatre days as scheduled/directed.
  • Conduct
    medical research
  • Training,
    supervising and mentoring Clinical Officers, Medical Officers, Medical
    Interns and other students.
  • Providing
    anaesthesia for elective and emergency surgeries/procedures (For
    Anaesthesiologists)
  • Undertaking
    medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms and court attendance.
  • Undertaking
    medical examinations and preparing Medical Reports.
  • Participating
    in community outreach duties including care and treatment.
  • Ensuring
    data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to the benefit
    of the customer and service provider.
  • Conducting
    disease surveillance, prevention and control.
  • Carrying
    out health education and promotion.
  • Refer
    patients to other medical specialists for further diagnosis of complex or
    unclear disorder or disease within the hospital.
  • Establish
    plan of care for patients, centered on slowing the progress of their
    disease or disorder, and incorporate diet and lifestyle changes, as well
    as monitored medications within or without the hospital.
  • Any
    other duties as directed by the Head of the Department.
Minimum level of academic
qualifications required
  • Bachelor
    of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Master
    of Medicine in one of the stated specialized discipline from a recognized
    institution
Professional qualifications and
Compliance required
  • Registration
    with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  • Valid
    Practice License
  • Professional
    Insurance Indemnity Cover
  • Specialist
    Recognition
Minimum level of knowledge required
  • Computer
    literate
  • Knowledge
    of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge
    of professional standards
  • Proven
    track record of medical research and training
  • Communication
    skills
  • Organizational
    skills
  • Leadership
    skills
  • Observation
    skills
  • Analytical
    skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability
    to work under pressure
Relevant Work Experience Required
  • The
    job holder is required to have minimum two years working experience as a
    medical consultant/ specialist in a reputable hospital
KUTRRH/CONMP/219 – 2 POSTS
Reporting to the Oncologist, the Medical Nuclear Physicist
job exists to use analytical and applied scientific technical support to
medical specialists for safe nuclear radiology diagnosis and radiotherapy
treatment of patients in the hospital, and advise the hospital and the public
on the same at KUTRRH.
  • Apply
    their knowledge of applied physics, mathematics and biomedical technology
    to specialized medical equipment that helps examine, diagnose and treat
    cancer patients in the hospital.
  • Use
    a variety of analytical computer aided and bioengineering techniques such
    as x-ray imaging, ultrasound, tomography, radiology, nuclear magnetic
    resonance imaging and lasers to support radiologists and radiographers and
    ultra-sonographers in making very precise diagnosis among patients in the
    hospital.
  • Use
    analytical, computer-aided and bioengineering techniques such as radiation
    therapy to support radiation oncologists and other radiotherapists in
    treating their patients in the hospital.
  • Work
    with patients and with a wide range of medical, technical and
    administrative staff in applying their analytical skills in detecting and
    preventing radiation leak, exposure and poisoning in the hospital.
  • Work
    in radiotherapy, nuclear technology or medical imaging in order to ensure
    optimal equipment performance in order to advise and help protect against
    radiation hazards in hospital.
  • Conduct
    research, develop, implement and evaluate new analytical technology and
    techniques of new instrumentation or imaging techniques and write reports,
    and advise the on the same in the hospital.
  • Conduct
    research and training and updating nuclear diagnosis and treatment
    healthcare, scientific and technical staff, interns and students in the
    hospital.
  • Manage
    radiology, nuclear imaging and radiation therapy machines and equipment in
    the hospital.
  • Formulate,
    review, manage, implement and evaluate, and sustain nuclear, radiology and
    radiotherapy quality assurance programmes in collaboration with the
    Radiation Safety Officer of the hospital.
  • Bachelor
    of Science Degree in Physics, or its equivalent from a recognized
    institution.
  • Must
    have training on medical physics
  • Registration
    with Radiation Protection Board.
  • At
    least one year working experience as Medical Nuclear Physicist in
    reputable hospital.
  • Computer
    literate.
  • Knowledge
    of relevant legislations and professional standards.
  • Proven
    track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution.
  • Soft
    skills: Communication skills, Analytical skills, Observation skills, Team
    player, Compassionate
KUTRRH/DCSPTP/205 – 10 POSTS
The post holder will provide physiotherapy services to
clients within a multi-disciplinary team which involves conducting in-depth
evaluation and treatment of both in and outpatient referred for physiotherapy.
He/she will be expected to participate in the development and monitoring of
services in conjunction with the team. The post holder will also participate in
training and research opportunities as required.
  • Be a
    lead clinician in the physiotherapy profession and carry a clinical
    caseload appropriate to the post.
  • Be
    responsible for client assessment, development and implementation of
    individualized treatment plans that are client centered and in line with
    best practice.
  • Be
    responsible for goal setting in partnership with client, family and other
    team members as appropriate.
  • Be
    responsible for standards of practice of self and staff appointed to
    clinical / designated area(s).
  • Able
    to Communicate and work in co-operation with other team members in
    providing an integrated quality service, taking the lead role as required.
  • Document
    client records in accordance with professional standards and departmental
    policies.
  • Participate
    and be a lead clinician as appropriate in ward rounds, case conferences
    etc.
  • Work
    within own scope of professional competence in line with principles of
    best practice, professional conduct and clinical governance.
  • Provide
    weekend and on call service where it is a requirement of the post.
  • To
    perform any other duties as may be assigned in the area of care.
  • To
    maintain appropriate departmental records and statistics sufficient for
    the sectional unit allocated.
  • To
    actively participate in professional development through self-learning,
    formal courses, study days, formal and informal on the job training.
  • To
    participate in In-service training. To be involved in any relevant
    research or studies including evaluation of methods, equipment and
    research projects.
  • At
    least a Degree in physiotherapy with at least 1-year experience and/or a
    diploma in physiotherapy with at least 3 years’ work experience.
  • Higher
    Diploma in Physiotherapy (any specialty) is an added advantage.
  • Registered
    with the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Council of
    Kenya.
  • Good
    communication skills, Honest, Good interpersonal skills, Good supervisory
    qualities.
KUTRRH/DCSRTT/206 – 5 POSTS
The person in this position is responsible for providing
emotional support to patients and family members who are going through an
extremely stressful process.
  • Preparing
    treatment rooms for patients.
  • Processing,
    verifying and maintaining information relating to patients.
  • CT
    simulation and localization of volumes depending on the diagnosis.
  • Making
    treatment plans after CT simulation.
  • Prepare
    moulds for immobilization purposes resulting in accurate treatment
    delivery
  • Delivering
    treatment for patients.
  • Monitor
    patients on treatment for reactions.
  • To
    maintain an accurate database of patient information and treatment plans.
  • Perform
    quality assurance checks of the treatment unit.
  • To
    follow oncology and entire hospital policies and procedures for the
    interest of the patient.
  • Diploma
    in Medical Imaging Science with Higher National Diploma in Radiation
    Therapy.
  • Diploma
    in Medical Imaging Science with Certificate in Radiation Therapy.
  • Bachelor
    of Science in Radiography (Radiotherapy Option).
  • Minimum
    2years experience in radiation therapy.
  • Knowledge
    of working with linear accelerators and CT simulation will be an added
    advantage.
KUTRRH/DNSCSSDT/202 – 8 POSTS
The job entails working in the theatre department to assist
in patient induction and post-surgery handling of instruments.
  • Ensures
    that operating table is set and ready for operation.
  • Ensure
    that the operation table is the right one for the operation.
  • Ensure
    that it is in good working condition.
  • Ensure
    that it is fully charged and the charging cable is disconnected.
  • Check
    the anesthetist machine as per the machine checklist before every
    operation.
  • Ensure
    the anesthetic machine is working.
  • Ensure
    that there is good supply of pipes gases.
  • Ensure
    that the pin index cylinders are mounted on the machine and have gases in
    them.
  • Ensure
    the anesthetic machine is serviced as per hospital Annual Planned
    preventive maintenance schedule.
  • Assist
    in wheeling patients to and from theaters.
  • Assist
    in positioning the patient on the operating table.
  • Assist
    the anesthetist intubations, maintenance and reversal of anesthesia.
  • Ensure
    that the anesthetic cart has sufficient drugs required for anesthetizing
    the patient.
  • Ensures
    that the consumables required for intubations are in theaters and ready.
  • Assist
    the anesthetist in reversing the patient.
  • Ensures
    he has a working suction unit ready.
  • Ensures
    that all drugs and consumables used by the anesthetist are recorded on the
    technician charge sheet.
  • Assist
    the other team members in cleaning theaters, surgical instruments and
    sluice room.
  • Ensures
    the operation table is clean and ready for the next operation.
  • Ensures
    the anesthetic drug and consumable used are replaced in the anesthetic
    cart.
  • Training
    in any medical related course, and 6 months professional training as
    theatre technician.
  • Ability
    to demonstrate excellent analytical skills, excellent interpersonal
    communication skills both in English and Swahili.
  • Must
    be highly presentable, hardworking and committed with ability to maintain
    strict confidentiality.
KUTRRH/DCSCLLR/203 – 2 POSTS
Counsellors are mental health practitioners who specialize
in treating patients with emotional crises, stress, anxiety and behavioral
disorders. Their primary responsibilities include offering patient
consultations and implementing individualized psychological treatment.
  • Scheduling
    patient consultations liaising with physicians.
  • Assessing
    patients and identifying their problems.
  • Engaging
    in discussion with patients and making them feel comfortable.
  • Implementing
    individualized treatment programs.
  • Undertaking
    psychometric testing.
  • Evaluating
    patient responses to treatment over time.
  • Organizing
    a long-term counseling plan that involves multiple visits.
  • Offering
    services to all age groups.
  • Offering
    both one-on-one and group counseling.
  • Keeping
    a detailed account of patient mental health history.
  • Being
    patient and building relationships based on trust
  • Be a
    holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling or a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Social Sciences with a Post-Graduate Diploma from a recognized
    institution.
  • Diploma
    in health-related field with higher diploma in Counselling Psychology.
  • A
    master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Be a
    registered member of the Kenya Counsellors and Psychologists Association.
In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have
the following qualities:
  • Ability
    to get on well with the diverse workforce;
  • Effective
    knowledge in the professional field of specialization;
  • Effective
    communication skills;
  • Ability
    to take instructions;
  • Effective
    organizational and supervisory skills;
  • Ability
    to keep confidentiality of clients’ information;
  • Writing
    skills;
  • Able
    to maintain confidentiality and high standards of ethical behavior;
  • Team
    playing skills;
  • Accuracy;
  • Care
    for resources;
  • Manual
    dexterity;
  • Execution
    of instructions;
  • Interpersonal
    skills;
  • Analytical
    skills; and,
  • Records
    Management skills.
KUTRRH/DNSPN/204 – 3 POSTS
The person in this position is responsible for coordinating
palliative care and patient referrals as required.
  • Coordinates
    and completes palliative care consults with patient’s doctors.
  • Available
    as a consultant to patients, families and staff (hospital and hospice)
    regarding end of life issues and palliative care.
  • Assisting
    with education and training of employees, nurses, medical students,
    residents, and visiting scholars.
  • Assists
    with education of hospital medical doctors, Nurses, social Services and
    Case Management.
  • Assists
    with education of the community regarding palliative care and associated
    services.
  • Collaborates
    with provider relations department to educate current and potential
    referral sources.
  • Adheres
    to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff,
    and the organization.
  • On-call
    responsibilities as required.
  • Perform
    other duties as requested.
  • Registered
    Oncology nurse and possessing a valid license.
  • Two
    (2+) or more years’ in hospice or home care experience preferred.
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates
    knowledge about home care, hospice, palliative care, advance directives,
    pain management, symptom control, and discharge planning
KUTRRH/DCSRTT/206 – 5 POSTS
The person in this position is responsible for providing
emotional support to patients and family members who are going through an extremely
stressful process.
  • Preparing
    treatment rooms for patients.
  • Processing,
    verifying and maintaining information relating to patients.
  • CT
    simulation and localization of volumes depending on the diagnosis.
  • Making
    treatment plans after CT simulation.
  • Prepare
    moulds for immobilization purposes resulting in accurate treatment
    delivery
  • Delivering
    treatment for patients.
  • Monitor
    patients on treatment for reactions.
  • To
    maintain an accurate database of patient information and treatment plans.
  • Perform
    quality assurance checks of the treatment unit.
  • To
    follow oncology and entire hospital policies and procedures for the
    interest of the patient.
  • Diploma
    in Medical Imaging Science with Higher National Diploma in Radiation
    Therapy.
  • Diploma
    in Medical Imaging Science with Certificate in Radiation Therapy.
  • Bachelor
    of Science in Radiography (Radiotherapy Option).
  • Minimum
    2years experience in radiation therapy.
  • Knowledge
    of working with linear accelerators and CT simulation will be an added advantage.
If your background and competencies match the specifications
of any of the posts above, please apply online via 
www.kutrrh.go.ke/careersportal or send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum
Vitae and Filled Application Form addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research
Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
For all applications please indicate the subject as follows:
JOB APPLICATION – [JOB/ CADRE REFERENCE NUMBER]
The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Tuesday
31st December 2019.
Persons living with Disability, Women, Youth, persons from
minority and/ or marginalized groups who meet the requirements of the
advertised positions are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research
Hospital (KUTRRH)
All shortlisted candidates MUST fulfil the requirements of
chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, and will be required to produce
the following documents;
  • Certificate
    of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance
    Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for graduates only)
  • Tax
    Compliance Certificate from the KRA
  • Clearance
    from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • A
    Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau
Please take note that all communication to potential
candidates is specifically through the following email address: 
recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke
Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to
immediate disqualification.

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