Massive Recruitment at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital 2019
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Kenyatta University Teaching,
Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a new State Corporation and is
registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap. 446
of 25th January 2019 as a Level 6 Tertiary Hospital and is now operational
offering specialized referral services in Accident & Emergency, Oncology,
Renal, Trauma & Orthopaedics.


The Hospital is seeking to recruit
highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of
integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and
impeccable capabilities to fill the following positions within its staff
establishment: –

Radiation Therapy Technicians

Job Ref: KUTRRH/DCSRTT/206

Position Description: The person in this position is responsible for providing
emotional support to patients and family members who are going through an
extremely stressful process.
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Preparing treatment rooms for
patients.
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Processing, verifying and maintaining
information relating to patients.
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CT simulation and localization of
volumes depending on the diagnosis.
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Making treatment plans after CT
simulation.
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Prepare moulds for immobilization
purposes resulting in accurate treatment delivery
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Delivering treatment for patients.
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Monitor patients on treatment for
reactions.
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To maintain an accurate database of
patient information and treatment plans.
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Perform quality assurance checks of
the treatment unit.
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To follow oncology and entire
hospital policies and procedures for the interest of the patient.
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Bachelor of Science in Radiography
(Radiotherapy Option) or Diploma in Medical Imaging Science with Higher
National Diploma in Radiation Therapy.
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Minimum 2 years’ experience in
radiation therapy.
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Knowledge of working with linear
accelerators and CT simulation will be an added advantage.
Position Description: The person in this position is responsible for
coordinating palliative care and patient referrals as required.
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Coordinates and completes palliative
care consults with patient’s doctors.
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Available as a consultant to
patients, families and staff (hospital and hospice) regarding end of life
issues and palliative care.
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Assisting with education and training
of employees, nurses, medical students, residents, and visiting scholars.
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Assists with education of hospital
medical doctors, Nurses, social Services and Case Management.
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Assists with education of the
community regarding palliative care and associated services.
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Collaborates with provider relations
department to educate current and potential referral sources.
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Adheres to the practice of
confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and the organization.
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On-call responsibilities as required.
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Perform other duties as requested.
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Registered Oncology nurse and
possessing a valid license.
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Minimum of two years’ experience in
hospice care.
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Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills.
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Demonstrates knowledge about home
care, hospice, palliative care, advance directives, pain management, symptom
control, and discharge planning.
Position Description: 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.
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Scheduling patient consultations
liaising with physicians.
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Assessing patients and identifying
their problems.
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Engaging in discussion with patients
and making them feel comfortable.
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Implementing individualized treatment
programs.
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Undertaking psychometric testing.
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Evaluating patient responses to
treatment over time.
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Organizing a long-term counseling
plan that involves multiple visits.
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Offering services to all age groups.
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Offering both one-on-one and group
counseling.
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Keeping a detailed account of patient
mental health history.
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Being patient and building relationships
based on trust Minimum Qualifications
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Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in
Counselling or a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences with a Post-Graduate
Diploma in Counselling from a recognized institution.
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A Master’s degree in the relevant
field will be an added advantage.
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Be a registered member of the Kenya
Counsellors and Psychologists Association.
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Minimum two years counselling
experience from a recognized institution.
In addition to the above requirements, an officer must
have the following qualities:
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Ability to get on well with the
diverse workforce;
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Effective knowledge in the
professional field of specialization;
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Effective communication skills;
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Ability to take instructions;
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Effective organizational and
supervisory skills;
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Ability to keep confidentiality of
clients’ information;
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Writing skills;
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Able to maintain confidentiality and
high standards of ethical behavior;
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Team playing skills;
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Accuracy;
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Care for resources;
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Manual dexterity;
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Execution of instructions;
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Interpersonal skills;
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Analytical skills; and,
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Records Management skills.
Central Sterilization Supply Department Supervisor
Position Description: Sterile supply technicians also referred to as sterile
processing or CSS (central sterile supply) technicians are medical support
workers who sterilize and prepare equipment and instruments, such as surgical
tools.
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Operating and monitoring all
sterilizing equipment.
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Ensuring the CSSD equipment are clean
and ready for use.
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Organizing surgical instrument trays.
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Ensuring availability of sterile
packs as required.
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Recording sterilizer test results.
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Stocking and inventorying of all
instruments.
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Ensuring timely calibration on the
equipment.
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Bachelor’s degree in nursing working
in Central Surgical Sterilization Department (CSSD) or a Diploma in nursing
with at least 3 years’ experience working in a busy hospital in the Central
Surgical Sterilization Department.
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Professional training in infection
Control, theatre technique or hospital waste segregation handling will be an
added advantage.
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Must demonstrate ability to
communicate effectively, can do attitude, and ability to give mentorship to
teams.
Central Sterilization Supply Department Technicians 
Position Description: The job entails working in the theatre department to
assist in patient induction and post-surgery handling of instruments.
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Ensures that operating table is set
and ready for operation.
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Ensure that the operation table is
the right one for the operation.
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Ensure that it is in good working
condition.
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Ensure that it is fully charged and
the charging cable is disconnected.
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Check the anesthetist machine as per
the machine checklist before every operation.
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Ensure the anesthetic machine is
working.
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Ensure that there is good supply of
pipes gases.
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Ensure that the pin index cylinders
are mounted on the machine and have gases in them.
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Ensure the anesthetic machine is
serviced as per hospital Annual Planned preventive maintenance schedule.
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Assist in wheeling patients to and
from theaters.
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Assist in positioning the patient on
the operating table.
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Assist the anesthetist intubations,
maintenance and reversal of anesthesia.
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Ensure that the anesthetic cart has
sufficient drugs required for anesthetizing the patient.
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Ensures that the consumables required
for intubations are in theaters and ready.
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Assist the anesthetist in reversing
the patient.
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Ensures he has a working suction unit
ready.
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Ensures that all drugs and
consumables used by the anesthetist are recorded on the technician charge
sheet.

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Assist the other team members in
cleaning theaters, surgical instruments and sluice room.
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Ensures the operation table is clean
and ready for the next operation.
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Ensures the anesthetic drug and consumable
used are replaced in the anesthetic cart.
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Training in any medical related
course, and 6 months professional training as theatre technician.
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Ability to demonstrate excellent
analytical skills, excellent interpersonal communication skills both in English
and Swahili.
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Must be highly presentable,
hardworking and committed with ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Position Description: 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.
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Be a lead clinician in the
physiotherapy profession and carry a clinical caseload appropriate to the post.
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Be responsible for client assessment,
development and implementation of individualized treatment plans that are
client centered and in line with best practice.
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Be responsible for goal setting in
partnership with client, family and other team members as appropriate.
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Be responsible for standards of
practice of self and staff appointed to clinical / designated area(s).
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Able to Communicate and work in
co-operation with other team members in providing an integrated quality
service, taking the lead role as required.
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Document client records in accordance
with professional standards and departmental policies.
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Participate and be a lead clinician
as appropriate in ward rounds, case conferences etc.
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Work within own scope of professional
competence in line with principles of best practice, professional conduct and
clinical governance.
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Provide weekend and on call service
where it is a requirement of the post.
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To perform any other duties as may be
assigned in the area of care.
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To maintain appropriate departmental
records and statistics sufficient for the sectional unit allocated.
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To actively participate in
professional development through self-learning, formal courses, study days,
formal and informal on the job training.
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To participate in In-service
training. To be involved in any relevant research or studies including
evaluation of methods, equipment and research projects.
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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.
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Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy (any
specialty) is an added advantage.
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Registered with the Kenya Society of
Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Council of Kenya.
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Good communication skills, Honest,
Good interpersonal skills, Good supervisory qualities.
Position Description: 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Conduct research and training and
updating nuclear diagnosis and treatment healthcare, scientific and technical
staff, interns and students in the hospital.
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Manage radiology, nuclear imaging and
radiation therapy machines and equipment in the hospital.
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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.
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Bachelor of Science Degree in
Physics, or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
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Must have training on medical physics
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Registration with Radiation
Protection Board.
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At least one year working experience
as Medical Nuclear Physicist in reputable hospital.
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Computer literate.
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Knowledge of relevant legislations
and professional standards.
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Proven track record of clinical
research and training in a reputable institution.
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Soft skills: Communication skills,
Analytical skills, Observation skills, Team player, Compassionate
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Duties and Responsibilities
The
main duties and responsibilities of the consultants will be to:
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Reviewing patients and instructing in
writing and ensuring all the recommendations are carried out.
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Undertaking on call duties including
clerking, investigating and managing patients.
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Conducting ward rounds, clinics and
theatre days as scheduled/directed.
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Conduct medical research
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Training, supervising and mentoring
Clinical Officers, Medical Officers, Medical Interns and other students.
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Providing anaesthesia for elective
and emergency surgeries/procedures (For Anaesthesiologists)
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Undertaking medico-legal duties
including filling of P.3 forms and court attendance.
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Undertaking medical examinations and
preparing Medical Reports.
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Participating in community outreach
duties including care and treatment.
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Ensuring data and information is
collected, transmitted and utilized to the benefit of the customer and service
provider.
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Conducting disease surveillance,
prevention and control.
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Carrying out health education and
promotion.
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Refer patients to other medical
specialists for further diagnosis of complex or unclear disorder or disease
within the hospital.
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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.
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Any other duties as directed by the
Head of the Department.
Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:
a)
Minimum level of academic qualifications required:
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Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of
Surgery from a recognized institution
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Master of Medicine in one of the
stated specialized discipline from a recognized institution
b)
Professional qualifications and Compliance required:
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Registration with the Kenya Medical
Practitioners and Dentists Council
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Valid Practice License
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Professional Insurance Indemnity
Cover
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Specialist Recognition
c)
Minimum level of knowledge required:
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Computer literate
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Knowledge of relevant legislations
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Knowledge of professional standards
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Proven track record of medical
research and training
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Communication skills
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Organizational skills
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Leadership skills
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Observation skills
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Analytical skills
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Compassionate
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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
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/ 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.
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;
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Certificate of good conduct from the
Directorate of Criminal Investigations
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Clearance Certificate from the Higher
Education Loans Board (for graduates only)
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Tax Compliance Certificate from the
KRA
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Clearance from Ethics &
Anti-Corruption Commission
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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.

KUTRRH
is an equal opportunity employer

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