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Cardiologist

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR VACANT POSITIONS IN KUTRRH ON FULL TIME BASIS

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a leading National Referral Hospital with a Vision of be a premier hospital renowned for Clinical Excellence, Education and Research. The hospital seeks to attract qualified and experienced expertise in the following listed specialized areas. These positions will be on full time basis: -

10. Cardiologist - DCSC/KUTRRH/8 – 1 POST

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Prescribing tests, treatments, and/or surgery related to the cardiovascular system when necessary.
ii. Maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests and/or treatments prescribed, and test results.
iii. Performing tests, when needed, to check the health of patients' hearts and/or cardiovascular systems.
iv. Interpreting test results to determine how effectively the heart and/or cardiovascular system is functioning.
v. Using medical imaging equipment, such as echocardiogram, CT and MRI scanners, to diagnose and treat heart and/or cardiovascular conditions.
vi. Assisting and/or performing interventional cardiology procedures such as coronary angiogram, PCI, pacemakers, electrophysiology studies etc.
vii. Prescribing medication to treat cardiovascular diseases.
viii. Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care.
ix. Training and providing educational support to junior staff, when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.
ii. Master of Medicine in internal medicine from a recognized institution.
iii. Fellowship in cardiology from a recognized institution.
iv. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
v. Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC
vi. Valid Practice License.
vii. Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
viii. Proficiency in computer applications.
ix. At least three years of working experience as a Cardiologist in a busy hospital.

Soft Skills Required
i. Communication skills
ii. Organizational skills
iii. Observational
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate skills
vi. Team player

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form 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 have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 20th October, 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
All shortlisted 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

Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through the career portal.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

YOUTH, WOMEN AND PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABIITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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