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Medical Officers

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

The Medical Officer’s job exists to provide general medical services to patients in the hospital, ensure provision of quality and timely medical services and quality patient care

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR VACANT POSITIONS IN GATUNDU LEVEL 5 HOSPITAL

At Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, an Annex of Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital, we seek to engage qualified staff for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment and a positive attitude.

1. Medical Officers - KUTRRH/GATHA/MO/001 – 6 POSTS

Job Description
The Medical Officer’s job exists to provide general medical services to patients in the hospital, ensure provision of quality and timely medical services and quality patient care

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Participate in the strategic planning of the division in collaboration with other medical staff in the unit for significant impact on the performance or business outcome of the hospital and its sub functions.
ii. Attend to patients’ medical needs, diagnose their illnesses and prescribe medicines and other therapeutic interventions in consultation rooms at the hospital.
iii. Follow-up on and observe the clinical conditions and progress of patients in the wards
iv. Provide medical advice, counselling, health education and control measures to patients in the hospital in order to prevent spread of diseases and injuries.
v. Work with other medical staff to solve single or multiple medical issues and/or participate in performing extensive surgical operations in the hospital.
vi. Implement best practice clinical and patient care related policies and procedures in the outpatient division of the hospital.
vii. Refer outpatients to the appropriate specialized clinics and medical consultants within the hospital for further diagnosis, treatment and management of their medical conditions.
viii. Provide quality emergency medical services to patients in the emergency unit of the hospital.
ix. Implement the hospital’s culture of team-base, fact-base and patient-base and work towards achievement of the hospital Vision.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution.
ii. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
iii. Valid Practice License.
iv. Basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support certification.
v. Proficiency in computer applications.
vi. At least two years of working experience as a Medical Officer in a busy hospital.

Soft Skills Required
i. Organizational skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate

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.
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 1st December 2020. Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal: www.kutrrh.go.ke
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 official emails/ telephone.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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