Massive Recruitment in Kenyatta University Hospital, Kenya

Kenyatta University is in the process of opening a new state of the art Hospital - Kenyatta University Hospital (KUH) in line with the University Strategic Plan and the Government Vision 2030 Development Plan.

The Hospital aspires to meet the health needs of all Kenyans as well as regional and global citizens. The hospital will also offer training of highly skilled medical personnel while carrying out biomedical research. 

To this end the University seeks to employ a highly qualified and self-driven person to the following position:
 
Clinical Services, Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager
 

Reporting to the Deputy Director Clinical Services, the Clinical Services Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager will plan, direct, coordinate and provide research in compliance to clinical ethics, regulations and standards among clinical services, clinical staff and their activities and advise on the same at KUTRRH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Make work plans and work schedules and allocate work to the other staff in the section of the hospital. 
  • Design or implement improvements in communication, monitoring, or enforcement of clinical compliance standards in the hospital. 
  • Review or modify existing clinical policies or operating guidelines to comply with changes to environmental standards or regulations in the hospital. 
  • Research and identify clinical ethics, regulations and standards compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation in the hospital. 
  • Maintain documentation of clinical ethics, regulations and standards compliance activities, such as clinical complaints received or investigation outcomes in the hospital. 
  • File appropriate clinical ethics, regulations and standards compliance reports with regulatory agencies within and without the hospital. 
  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of clinical ethics, regulations and standards compliance issues in the hospital.
  • Report violations of clinical ethics, regulations and standards compliance or regulatory standards to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required within and without the hospital. 
  • Serve as a confidential point of contact for clinical staff to communicate with management, seek clarification on issues or dilemmas, or report irregularities in the hospital. 
  • Ensure, organize and implement continuous training on compliance related topics, policies, or procedures among clinical ethics, regulations and standards compliance staff in the hospital. 
  • Discuss emerging clinical compliance issues with the management and clinical staff at the hospital. 
  • Monitor and evaluate clinical compliance systems to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency, prepare reports and disburse them accordingly in the hospital 
  • Verify that clinical software technology is in place to adequately provide oversight and monitoring in all required areas in the hospital. 
  • Supervise, mentor and guide junior clinical ethics, regulations and standards compliance staff and students in the unit of the hospital.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in a Clinical Specialisation from a recognised institution,
  • Masters’ Degree in Clinical Specialisation from a recognised institution, and
  • Diploma in Total Quality Management or its equivalent from a recognised institution
  • At least three years’ working experience as a Clinical Services Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager or its equivalent in a reputable hospital.
  • Registration with the respective regulatory body if applicable
  • Valid practice license if applicable
  • Must have a course in life-saving if a clinician
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Excellent research and reporting skills
  • Knowledge of hospital operations systems
  • Proven track record of research in ethics, regulations, standards and clinical compliance
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team building skills
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
 

Reporting to the Deputy Director Clinical Services, the Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine will coordinate and provide medical laboratory services, coordinate pathology research and training and advise the hospital and public on pathology matters at the KUTRRH

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all laboratory services and resources required in the in collaboration with KU’s Laboratory Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in unit the within its vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare and frameworks.
  • Chair laboratory unit and act as its contact person in clinical referral services, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the laboratory unit of the hospital has all human and non-human resources required to offer pathology services, research and training in the hospital
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of laboratory staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide laboratory services and service delivery in the laboratory unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Supervise laboratory staff together with their services, in the laboratory unit of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely laboratory services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of pathology staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide laboratory research and training within the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU’s Laboratory Department.
  • Provide pathology services advice to the hospital executive and other sections/units and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialties to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required by patients in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the laboratory unit and services, research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Master of Medicine in Pathology from a recognized institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • At least three years’ experience as a Senior Pathologist, two of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Proven track record of Pathology research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to manage teams of professionals
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


ICT / Systems Applications Manager
 

Reporting to the Deputy Director Administration, the ICT Systems/Application Manager will oversee and coordinate the provision of Information and Communication Systems services, solutions and support, and advise the hospital executive on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Plan for all ICT systems/Applications services required in the hospital, in collaboration with other sections and units heads and thus contribute to its overall strategic planning.
  • Coordinate the implementation of ICT Systems/Applications services component of hospital strategic plan within its vision, mission and culture and other national and international frameworks.
  • Develop application and service strategies and service level agreements, test and deploy plans regularly, in collaboration with business units’ heads, and other key stakeholders in the hospital.
  • Perform end to end applications development lifecycle projects and activities including development, testing, implementation and maintenance of ICT systems in the hospital.
  • Perform tuning, balancing, improvement, automation and usability of the existing software and applications in the hospital.
  • Simulate and model software and applications to fit end users in the different business units in order to facilitate quality service delivery in the hospital.
  • Works with system vendors as required to configure, customise or upgrades to existing systems in order to fit different end user needs in the different sections and units in the hospital.
  • Works with various departments and strategic management department business analysts to identify system requirement specifications (SRS) based on business processes in the hospital.
  • Keep abreast with the latest enterprise systems development technologies and methodologies and advises the executive appropriately at the hospital.
  • Review and promote the appropriate introduction and plan for the implementation of software tool versions that offer new/latest features for effective and efficient service delivery in the hospital.
  • Review the existing systems in use by different sections and units in the hospital and propose areas and approaches for improvements.
  • Contribute regularly to discussion regarding internal process and system improvements in order to ensure maximum efficiency across the hospital.
  • Set goals for Mean Time to Resolution (MTR) for all support issues, including escalated incidents among different sections and units in the hospital.
  • Develop, establish, implement and enforce supplier and outsourcer guidelines obligations, and SLAs to the hospital.
  • Ensure that the ICT Systems Section has all human and non-human resources required to provide ICT systems support services to other sections in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide ICT systems support services and service delivery in the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance.
  • Supervise ICT systems section staff together with their services, to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected standards in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous staff training needs assessment and implement the appropriate training and development programmes in the ICT systems section for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Ensure and provide continuous ICT systems services’ advisory service to the hospital executive and other sections and units and other stakeholders through the appropriate media.
  • Oversee and coordinate monitoring and evaluation of progress and achievement of the ICT systems section’s programs, procedures, processes and services in the hospital, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in ICT or Computer Science/Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Masters’ Degree in ICT or Computer Science/Engineering from a recognized institution
  • At least five years’ working experience as an ICT Systems Manager in a similar level organization
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Systems Management
  • Knowledge of Database Administration
  • Strong knowledge of ITIL
  • Knowledge of professional standards
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Team building skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Human Resource Manager
  
Reporting to the Deputy Director Administration, the Human Resource Manager will oversee, coordinate direct and provide human resource management services, and advise the hospital executive on the same at the KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversee and ensure planning for all human resources required in the hospital in collaboration and coordination with other heads of sections and units of the hospital and thus contribute to its overall strategic planning.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the human resource management component of hospital strategic plan within the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international human resource management frameworks.
  • Coordinate all the human resource functions in the hospital and represent the section and its pertinent matters within the hospital.
  • Ensure and maintain an up-to-date hospital human resource register, staff contracts, balanced placement in order to maintain optimal utilisation of all human resources in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the human resource section of the hospital has all human and non-human resources required to offer human resource management services in the hospital.
  • Conduct and coordinate capacity assessment and capacity situations in the hospital in order to ensure continuous sufficiency, efficiency and effectiveness for sustainability and continuous performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Establish human resource policies and procedures for the hospital within the framework of local and international labour laws and policies and communicate the same to all stakeholders in the hospital.
  • Coordinate human resource processes of recruitment, placement and induction, compensation and maintenance, welfare, performance and reward management, disciplinary, and separation in the hospital
  • Initiate and coordinate disciplinary action and processes of hospital staff in collaboration with other sections and units heads in the hospital within the established policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and provide human resource management services and service delivery in the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Supervise human resource management section staff together with their services in the hospital, to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected standards, complying with the Labour Laws, Employment Relations human resource practices in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous staff training needs assessment and implement the appropriate training and development in the human resource management section and entire hospital for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Ensure and provide continuous staff motivation and inspiration through performance and reward management practices in the hospital.
  • Ensure attraction, retention and maintenance of skilled, experienced and competent human resources in the hospital through good leadership, sound human resource management practices and competitive salaries and remunerations within SRC recommended frameworks.
  • Ensure and provide human resource advisory service to the hospital executive, other sections and units and other stakeholders through the appropriate media.
  • Work with other section heads and specialists to solve single or multiple problematic human resource issue (s), whenever it arises in the hospital.
  • Liaise with government agencies such as the Public Service Commission, Salaries and Remuneration Commission and the Industrial Court, and COTU to ensure human resource management and relations compliance in the hospital.
  • Oversee and coordinate monitoring and evaluation of progress and achievement of the human resource management section’s programmes, procedures, processes and services in the hospital, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Management or Social Sciences from a recognized institution
  • Masters’ Degree in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution
  • Registration with the Institute of Human Resource Management
  • At least five years’ working experience as a Human Resource Manager in a similar level organization.
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of industrial and labour laws
  • Knowledge of industrial/employment relations
  • Psychological Counseling skills
  • Knowledge of professional standards
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Team building skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Resilient and compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Assistant Deputy Director - Public Relations and Corporate Affairs
 

Reporting to the Director-Clinical Services, the Mortuary Services Manager will provide leadership and management of the Funeral Home, coordinate and provide funeral services at the KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Sit as member of the department’s senior management team, participate in and contribute to all its mandates and activities
  • Oversee and manage the corporate affairs function of the hospital by ensuring that all its resources are well planned for in order to support timely and quality service delivery in the hospital
  • Participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning process for the hospital
  • Provide leadership, guidance and direction to corporate affairs division for timely and quality service delivery in the hospital
  • Offer supportive supervision of corporate affairs division facilities and services, and its sections and departments in the hospital
  • Ensure that he corporate affairs division generates the target revenue required to facilitate corporate affairs delivery and other hospital financial obligations
  • Ensure the coordination of the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the corporate affairs division within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks
  • Ensure that corporate affairs division has all the required human and non-human resources required to offer corporate services in order to support clinical referral, research and training services in the hospital
  • Oversee and ensure the recruitment, maintenance and disciplinary action and processes of the corporate affairs division staff in the hospital
  • Oversee and coordinate the provision of timely quality and sufficient corporate affairs services in the hospital within the established policy and professional frameworks
  • Ensure continuous training and development of corporate affairs division staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital
  • Ensure continuous advisory services concerning corporate affairs in the hospital to the hospital executive and other stakeholders through the appropriate media
  • Work in collaboration with other divisions, sections and departments in dealing with corporate affairs issues for timely quality clinical referral, research and training services in the hospital
  • Ensure and oversee monitoring and evaluation of the corporate affairs division in order to establish its progress and achievement, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Management Sciences or Social Sciences from a recognised institution
  • Masters’ Degree in Management Sciences or Social Sciences from a recognised institution
  • CPA (K) or CPS (K) or its equivalent
  • At least five (5) years’ working experience as a Senior Assistant Deputy Director- PR and Corporate Affairs Services in a similar level organisation, or four (4) years’ working experience as in a relevant field in a County Government.
  • Registration with accredited respective regulatory and/or professional body where applicable
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Human resource management skills
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Team building skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Mortuary Services Manager
 

Reporting to the Director-Clinical Services, the Mortuary Services Manager will provide leadership and management of the Funeral Home, coordinate and provide funeral services at the KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all funeral home services at the funeral home and thus participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the funeral home within the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national frameworks
  • Set marketing, sales, or other financial targets for the funeral home establishments ensure their achievement within the framework of the hospital’s overall goals
  • Provide leadership and management to the staff in the funeral home by giving them guidance, directions and mentorship in order to offer quality funeral services in the department of the hospital
  • Coordinate and provide funeral services in the funeral home of the hospital according to clients’ needs and the established standards and regulations
  • Ensure that the funeral home has all the human and non-human resources required to offer funeral services in the department of the hospital
  • Collaborate with the Chief Pathologist and the KU Pathology Department in conducting pathology services in the hospital and funeral home
  • Supervise morticians together with their services, in the funeral home of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely funeral services within the expected standards of quality and quantity complying with the established ethics, standards and regulations
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of the funeral home, for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital
  • Ensure that the funeral home assets are functioning properly in order to offer quality and timely funeral services in the hospital
  • Research the need for, plan and implement changes to services delivery at the funeral home to meet hospital and department needs
  • Respond to, in collaboration with the legal officers, customer needs and complaints, legal inquiries, payments negotiations, or other post service matters
  • Review financial statements, sales or activity reports, or other performance data in order to identify support department for cost reduction and/or service improvement.
  • Ensure completion of funeral services records such as state-required documents, tracking documents, or product inventories
  • Advise on funeral services’ situation to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of funeral services in the funeral home, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Higher Diploma in Catering, Hotel Management or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution, or Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality, Hotel Management or Food and Beverages Science from a recognized institution.
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Hospital Cateress in a reputable hospital.
  • Computer literate.
  • Knowledge of the relevant legislations.
  • Knowledge of professional standards.
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Team building skills.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Observation skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Director, Kenyatta University Hospital
 

Reporting to the Kenyatta University Hospitality Board of Directors, the Hospital Director will provide strategic direction and leadership to the Hospital, lead the development and execution of the Hospital’s long and short-term plans and ultimately all day-to-day management decisions at the Kenyatta University Hospitality.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities.
 
(a) Leadership
  • Ensure sustained and effective relationships between the Hospital and the Board, Kenyatta University and the Government of Kenya through the relevant Ministries and other stakeholders. 
  • Ensure that the Hospital operates in accordance with its vision, mission, plans and policies set by the Board, by overseeing quarterly monitoring and evaluation (M & E). 
  • Act as direct link between the Hospital and Kenyatta University, which creates an amicable and smooth working environment in order to facilitate collaboration and cooperation between the two institutions for smooth clinical referral, clinical research and clinical training services in the hospital. 
  • Work towards maintaining the Hospital’s profitability in order to ensure that it is financially sound meeting all its financial obligations. 
  • Provide the necessary transformational leadership to the Hospital in order to meet stakeholders’ expectations in line with Constitutional requirements and other legal frameworks. 
  • Ensure prudent and economical Hospital resource management for the achievement of its strategic objectives.
  • Oversee and direct the Hospital’s strategic initiatives and capacity development in line with local and international healthcare frameworks such as Kenya Vision 2030 and UN Social Development Goals. 
  • Oversee, promote and maintain the culture of clinical research and training and ensure that the Hospital has sufficient infrastructure facilities to support it. 
  • Oversee, initiate, establish and maintain inter-institutional collaboration and strategic partnership with other relevant healthcare institutions in clinical referral, clinical research and training services in the region and beyond. 
  • Develop and foster effective collaboration among the Hospital’s departments, staff leadership, faculty and other affiliated services to ensure an integrated approach to providing services, and fulfilling the Hospital's clinical service delivery, research and training goals and objectives.
  • Promote and ensure a culture of compliance with all established statutory and professional regulations and requirements, good governance principles and best practices in the Hospital.
  • Oversee and ensure competitive compensation of human resources in order to attract and retain highly skilled individuals in the Hospital. 
  • Oversee performance and reward management by ensuring that performance contracts are prepared and performance reviews conducted in order to identify, develop and reward exemplary efforts and performance as well as motivate staff. 
  • Work through the management team and medical leadership of the Hospital, serving as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, achieve effective utilization and quality goals and objectives, analyse and utilize information to develop and support management decisions.
  • Lead Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts in the Hospital, show compassion and be responsive to the needs of the surrounding communities and persons.
(b) Oversight of the Hospital’s strategic direction
  • Oversee and coordinate the formulation of the Hospital’s strategic plans and other operational budgets, periodic work plans and periodic goals for the Hospital and its departments.
  • Ensure that annual operation plans and budgets are prepared and submitted to the Board and other respective authorities in time and in compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Oversee the formulation of the Hospital’s strategic initiatives, objectives and overall Hospital business plans and lead senior management teams in high performance and productivity innovation.
  • Oversee and coordinate monitoring and evaluation of the Hospital’s strategic plan and budget implementation in order to establish its progress and success and determine any corrective actions if there is diversion from the original plans.
  • Act as the Hospital’s overall accounting officer to the Hospital Board and present the appropriate annual financial statements.
  • Evaluate risk and business trade-offs and make changes to develop the optimal business solutions and results.
  • Ensure that the Hospital operates effectively, efficiently and economically for heightened performance, productivity and thus profitability, in order to be able to meet all its financial obligations including its (KU) loan repayment and be financially sustainable.
(c) Oversight of Administration Governance and Quality
  • Ensure that the Hospital’s "culture" is patient-centred, evidence based and team-based, and work towards achievement of its vision.
  • Facilitate the improvement of core processes and systems of the Hospital to achieve set targets and satisfy both the internal and external stakeholders by ensuring provision of service excellence and quality care, at cost-effective rates.
  • Oversee the strategic and operational aspects of referral networks, within the Ministry of Health referral guidelines, to ensure effective partnerships are formed which will facilitate the development of a comprehensive health care system.
  • Ensure that the Hospital is nationally and internationally accredited and recognized.
  • Perform any other responsibilities determined and deemed necessary by the Hospital’s Board or the Government of Kenya.
(d) Participation in professional forums, regulatory bodies and other healthcare organizations.
  • Participate in activities of the professional and regulatory bodies in the region and beyond.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the relevant governmental, private and non-governmental organizations.
Qualifications:
  • Must have a Bachelors’ Degree from a recognized institution.
  • Must have a Masters’ Degree in Health Sciences, Healthcare Systems Management / Administration or Business Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • Earned Doctorate Degree from a recognized institution is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ working experience in a top management/administrative position in a similar sized national or international governmental, non-governmental or corporate organization.
  • Current registration with a relevant regulatory or professional body.
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal Act and Public Sector Financial Management and Service Regulations.
  • Training in Public Administration from a recognized institution.
  • Budgeting, Accounting, Planning and Reporting Skills.
  • Human Resource Management Skills.
  • Knowledge of professional standards.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Quality Assurance in Healthcare service is an added advantage.
  • Computer literate.
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong team building skills.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Conflict resolution and integration skills.
  • Strong ability to build effective management teams.
  • Must have a track record of leading profitable organization (s).
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Anaesthesia
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Surgery Services, the Chief Anaesthetist will coordinate and provide anaesthesia services, coordinate anaesthesia research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Plan for all anaesthesia services and resources required in the anaesthesia department in collaboration with KU’s Anaesthesia Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the anaesthesia department within the framework of its vision, mission and culture/philosophy and other national and international healthcare and frameworks.
  • Chair and act as its contact person of the anaesthesia department and its clinical referral services, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that anaesthesia department of the hospital has all the human and non-human resources required to offer anaesthesia services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of anaesthesia staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide anaesthesia services and services delivery in the anaesthesia department of the hospital, ensure that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Coordinate anaesthesia referral services within and without the hospital according to the anaesthesia needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise anaesthesia staff together with their services, in the anaesthesia department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely anaesthesia services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of anaesthesia staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide anaesthesia research and training within the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU’s Anaesthesia Department.
  • Offer specialized anaesthesia services advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialties to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required by patients in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the anaesthesia department and services, research and training programmes in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution.
  • Master of Medicine in Anaesthesia from a recognised institution.
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior Anaesthetist two (2) of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Computer literate.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations.
  • Knowledge of professional standards.
  • Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution.
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Observation skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Compassionate.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Dental & Maxillofacial Surgery
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Surgery Services, the Chief Dental Surgeon will coordinate and provide dental services, coordinate dental surgery research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all anaesthesia services and resources required in the anaesthesia department in collaboration with KU’s Anaesthesia Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the anaesthesia department within the framework of its vision, mission and culture/philosophy and other national and international healthcare and frameworks.
  • Chair and act as its contact person of the anaesthesia department and its clinical referral services, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that anaesthesia department of the hospital has all the human and non-human resources required to offer anaesthesia services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of anaesthesia staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide anaesthesia services and services delivery in the anaesthesia department of the hospital, ensure that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Coordinate anaesthesia referral services within and without the hospital according to the anaesthesia needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise anaesthesia staff together with their services, in the anaesthesia department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely anaesthesia services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of anaesthesia staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide anaesthesia research and training within the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU’s Anaesthesia Department.
  • Offer specialized anaesthesia services advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialties to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required by patients in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the anaesthesia department and services, research and training programmes in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Dental Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Internal Medicine 

 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Medical Services, the Chief Medical Specialist will coordinate and provide specialized general medical services, coordinate general medical research and training, and advise the hospital and public on internal medical matters at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all general medical services and resources in the internal medicine department of the hospital in collaboration with KU’s Internal Medicine Department; and participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital’s strategic plan in the internal medicine department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Chair and act as the contact person for the internal medicine department’s clinical referral, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the internal medicine department of the hospital has all the required resources required to offer specialised general medical services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary processes of internal medicine staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide specialised medical services and service delivery in the internal medicine department of the hospital, ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance.
  • Coordinate internal medicine referral services within and without the hospital according to the specialised medical services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise internal medicine staff together with their services, in the internal medicine department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely specialised medical services within the expected standards of quality and quantity in compliance with the established ethics and regulations.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of internal medicine staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity.
  • Coordinate and provide medical research and training within the internal medicine department of the hospital as well as ensure collaboration and cooperation with KU’s Internal Medicine Department.
  • Offer specialised internal medical services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the internal medicine department and services; research and training programs in the hospital; and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • At least three (3) years’ experience as a Senior Medical Specialist, two (2) of which should be as a Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Diagnostic and Radiation Medicine
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Medical Services, the Chief Medical Radiologist will coordinate and provide specialised radiology an imaging services, coordinate radiology and imaging services research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all general medical services and resources in the internal medicine department of the hospital in collaboration with KU’s Internal Medicine Department; and participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital’s strategic plan in the internal medicine department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Chair and act as the contact person for the internal medicine department’s clinical referral, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the internal medicine department of the hospital has all the required resources required to offer specialised general medical services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary processes of internal medicine staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide specialised medical services and service delivery in the internal medicine department of the hospital, ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance.
  • Coordinate internal medicine referral services within and without the hospital according to the specialised medical services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise internal medicine staff together with their services, in the internal medicine department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely specialised medical services within the expected standards of quality and quantity in compliance with the established ethics and regulations.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of internal medicine staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity.
  • Coordinate and provide medical research and training within the internal medicine department of the hospital as well as ensure collaboration and cooperation with KU’s Internal Medicine Department.
  • Offer specialised internal medical services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the internal medicine department and services; research and training programs in the hospital; and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Master of Medicine in Radiology from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior Radiologist, two (2) of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Proven track record of Radiology research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director- Medical Services, the Chief of Obstetrics/Gynaecology will support in coordinating, and provide specialised obstetrics/gynaecological services, research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in planning for all obstetrics/gynaecological department resources in collaboration with KU’s Obstetrics/Gynaecology Department and thus contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate and implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the obstetrics/gynaecology department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Chair the obstetrics/gynaecology department referral, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of the obstetrics/gynaecology department staff in the hospital.
  • Provide specialised obstetrics/gynaecological services in the obstetrics/gynaecology department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance.
  • Supervise obstetrics/gynaecology staff together with their services, in obstetrics/gynaecology department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected standards complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Provide continuous training and development of obstetrics/gynaecology staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Provide medical research and training within the obstetrics/gynaecology department of the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU’s Obstetrics/Gynaecology Department
  • Offer specialised obstetrics/gynaecological services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media in the hospital.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation progress and achievement of the obstetrics/gynaecology department and services, research and training programmess in the hospital, prepare periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine in Obstetrics/Gynaecology from a recognised institution
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior Obstetrics/Gynaecologist in a reputable hospital.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Paediatrics and Child Health
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Medical Services, the Chief Paediatrician will coordinate and provide paediatric services, coordinate paediatric surgery research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all paediatric services and resources in the paediatric department of the hospital in collaboration with KU’s Paediatric Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital’s strategic plan in the paediatric department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Chair and act as the contact person in the paediatric department’s clinical referral, research and training matters and in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment processes for paediatricians in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide paediatric services and services delivery in the paediatric department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance.
  • Coordinate paediatric referral services within and without the hospital according to the paediatric services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise paediatric staff together with their services, in the paediatric department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely paediatric services within the expected standards of quantity and quantity complying with the established ethics and regulations.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of paediatric staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity.
  • Coordinate and provide paediatric research and training within the paediatric department of the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU’s Paediatric Department.
  • Offer specialised paediatric services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the paediatric services, research and training programs in the hospital, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine in Paediatrics from a recognised institution
  • At least three (3) years’ experience as a Senior Paediatrician, two (2) of which should be as a Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Oncology / Physicist
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Medical Services, the Chief Oncologist / Physicist will coordinate and provide specialised medical oncology services, coordinate oncology research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at the KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all oncology services and resources required in the oncology department in collaboration with KU’s Oncology Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the oncology department within its vision, mission and culture/philosophy, and other national and international healthcare and frameworks.
  • Chair and act as contact person for the medical oncology department and its referral services, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that oncology department of the hospital has all the required human and non-human resources required to offer oncology services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of oncology staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide oncology services and service delivery in the oncology department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Coordinate oncology referral services within and without the hospital according to the oncology needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise oncology staff together with their services, in the oncology department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely oncology services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of oncology staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide oncology research and training within the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU’s Oncology Department.
  • Offer specialised oncology services advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialties to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required by patients in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the oncology department and services, research and training programmes in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine in Medical Oncology from a recognised institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior Medical Oncologist two (2) of which should be Head of a Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Proven track record of oncology research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Pharmacy
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Medical Support Services, the Chief Pharmacist job exists to coordinate and provide pharmacy services, coordinate pharmacy and pharmaceutical research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all pharmacy services and resources in the pharmacy department of the hospital in collaboration with KU Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the pharmacy department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture/philosophy of the hospital and other national and international healthcare and frameworks
  • Chair pharmacy department’s clinical, pharmacy and pharmaceutical research and training matters in the hospital and act as its contact person
  • Ensure that pharmacy department of the hospital has all the required human and non-human resources required to offer pharmacy services, pharmaceutical research and training in the hospital
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of pharmacy staff in the hospital
  • Coordinate and provide pharmacy services and service delivery in the pharmacy department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance
  • Supervise pharmacy staff together with their services, in the pharmacy department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely pharmacy services within the expected standards of quantity and quantity complying with the established ethics and regulations
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of pharmacy staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity
  • Coordinate and provide pharmacy and pharmaceutical research and training within the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Department
  • Offer specialised pharmacy and pharmaceutical services advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media
  • Work with other medical specialties to solve single or multiple medical issue (s), when required
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the pharmacy department and services, pharmaceutical research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy from a recognised institution
  • Master of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Services from a recognised institution
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior Pharmacist, two (2) of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Proven track record of pharmacy research and training
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Surgery and Orthopaedics
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Surgery Services, the Chief of Surgery and Orthopaedics will coordinate and provide specialized general surgical services, coordinate general surgery research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at the KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all general surgery services and resources required in the general surgery department in collaboration with KU Surgery Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks
  • Chair and act as its contact person for the general surgery department clinical referral services, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that general surgery department of the hospital has all the human and non-human resources required to offer general surgical services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of general surgery department staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide specialised general surgical services and services delivery in the general surgery department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Coordinate general surgery referral services within and without the hospital according to the general surgery services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise general surgery staff together with their services, in the general surgery department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely surgical services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of general surgery department staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide medical research and training within the general surgery department of the hospital as well as ensure collaboration and cooperation with KU’s General Surgery Department.
  • Provide specialised general surgical services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue(s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the general surgery department and services, research and training programmes in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior General Surgeon two (2) of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of ENT Surgery
 

Reporting to the Assistant Director-Surgery Services, the Chief ENT Surgeon will coordinate and provide speicalised ENT surgical services, coordinate ENT research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all ENT surgery services and resources in the ENT department of the hospital in collaboration with KU ENT Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in surgery department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks
  • Participate in the recruitment processes for ENT surgeons in the hospital
  • Coordinate and provide specialised ENT surgical services and services delivery in the surgery department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance
  • Coordinate ENT surgery referral services within and within and without the hospital according to the ENT surgery services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies
  • Supervise ENT staff together with their services, in the ENT department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely ENT services within the expected standards of quantity and quantity complying with the established ethics and regulations
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of ENT staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity
  • Coordinate and provide ENT research and training within the ENT department of the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU ENT Department
  • Offer specialised ENT surgery services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the ENT services, research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine in ENT Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • At least three years’ experience as a Senior ENT Surgeon two (2) of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.


Chief of Opthalmology
 
Reporting to the Assistant Director-Medical Services, the Chief Ophthalmologist will coordinate and provide specialized Ophthalmology services, coordinate Ophthalmology research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all services and resources of the ophthalmology department of the hospital in collaboration with KU’s Ophthalmology Department and thus contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the ophthalmology department within the framework of its vision, mission and culture/philosophy and other national and international healthcare and frameworks.
  • Chair ophthalmology department meetings act as its contact person, as well as its referral services, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that ophthalmology department of the hospital has all human and non-human resources required in offering ophthalmology services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of ophthalmology department staff in the hospital
  • Coordinate and provide ophthalmology services and services delivery in the ophthalmology department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital
  • Coordinate ophthalmology referral services within and without the hospital in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Supervise ophthalmology staff together with their services, in order to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of ophthalmology department staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide ophthalmology research and training within the hospital as well as ensure collaboration and cooperation with the KU’s Ophthalmology Department.
  • Offer specialised ophthalmology services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the ophthalmology department and services, research and training programmes in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology from a recognised institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior Ophthalmologist, two (2) of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.
 
Applicants and Referees should write directly to:
 
Vice-Chancellor
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, 1st November 2016.

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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