General Pediatricians

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

Conduct regular thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap 446 in January 2019 as a Level 6 Tertiary Hospital and is now operational offering specialized referral services. The Hospital is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced professionals on a performance-based renewable contract as follows:

8. GENERAL PEDITRICIANS – V/FT/8/2021 – 2 POSTS

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Conduct regular thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development.
ii. Examine sick children to determine their condition and ask intuitive questions to gather information about symptoms.
iii. Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities.
iv. Prepare and administer vaccines according to the governmental vaccination plan.
v. Examine and treat injuries and refer the little patients to physicians of other disciplines when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists, orthopedists etc.)
vi. Advise parents on children’s diet, exercise and disease preventive measures.
vii. Keep updated records of patients’ illnesses, surgeries or other medical episodes (allergic shocks, injuries etc.)
viii. Keep abreast of advancements in pediatrics and best practices by attending seminars and conferences.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.
ii. Master of Medicine in Pediatrics and Child Health from a recognized institution.
iii. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
iv. Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC
v. Valid Practice License.
vi. Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
vii. Proficiency in computer applications.

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 the positions above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Form, Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Practicing License ONLY when you apply to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 18th January 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

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

YOUTH, WOMEN AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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