Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

The Chest Physician-Pulmonologist’s job exists to coordinate and provide specialized Chest Pulmonology services, research and training in the hospital.

  • 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: -

19. Pulmonologists - KUTRRH/DCSPUL/335 – 2 POSTS

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Demonstrates knowledge of etiologies, risk factors, pathophysiology, presentation and epidemiology of chest medical conditions.
ii. Performs history and physical assessments of patients that are accurate, complete, concise, relevant and appropriate for age, gender and clinical problem.
iii. Orders appropriate diagnostic studies and correctly interprets the results.
iv. Utilizes critical thinking to synthesize and analyze collected data for chest related conditions.
v. Develops, implements, evaluates and alters the plan of care as needed.
vi. Manages pulmonology-related medical conditions based on knowledge of the indications, contraindications, side effects, interactions and adverse reactions of pharmacologic agents and other relevant treatment modalities.
vii. Demonstrates proficiency in procedural skills pertinent to pulmonology area.
viii. Facilitates consistent, coordinated care and clear communication among all members of the healthcare team.
ix. Incorporates the patient and family in care planning and treatment across settings.
x. Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Bachelors’ Degree in a related field from a recognized institution.
ii. Master’s Degree Internal Medicine in a related field will be an added advantage.
iii. Sub-specialization in Chest/Pulmonology.
iv. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
v. Valid Practice License.
vi. Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
vii. Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
viii. Proficiency in computer applications.
ix. At least three years of working experience as a Pulmonologist Specialist in a reputable 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: 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 23rd September 2020. Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal on the website

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

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