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Vacancy Details

Job No: KTRH/13/05/24 ( 1 position)

Date posted: 09-05-2024

Application deadline: 21-05-2024

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Purpose: Consultant General Surgeons diagnose and treat a comprehensive spectrum of conditions affecting the digestive system, abdominal organs, and soft tissues.

For Appointment to this position, the applicant must have:

Qualifications and Professional Requirements:

a) Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
b) Master of Medicine in General Surgery from a recognized institution
c) Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
d) Current retention certificate
e) Valid Practice License
f) Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC
g) Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover
h) Proficiency in computer applications
i) At least one year of working experience as a Consultant General Surgeon in a reputable hospital

Competencies and Skills

i. communication skills
ii. Leadership skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate
vi. Organizational skills
vii. Teambuilding skills

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Review medical history and records of patients in order to understand their medical conditions better and administer treatment through surgical operations and other medical procedures.
ii. Review and analyze patient’s medical history, reactions to medicines, physical
condition, and examination results to verify operation’s necessity and determine best procedure.
iii. Examine patients in order to obtain information on medical conditions and establish risk associated with or related to surgical operations among them.
iv. Diagnose bodily disorders and provide treatments, such as medications and surgeries, in medical clinics, hospital wards, and operating rooms.
v. Prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures for patients.
vi. Operate on patients to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, or improve or restore patients’ functions.
vii. Provide consultation and surgical assistance to other medical specialists and surgeons.
viii. Refer patient with complex or diverse medical conditions to other medical specialist for further medical diagnosis and treatment when necessary within and without the hospital.
ix. Examine surgical instruments, equipment, and operating room to ensure sterility and suitability to perform surgical operations.
x. Perform surgical operations and other medical procedures in order to treat patients in the operating theatres of the hospital.
xi. Prepare case histories for discharged or transferred patients from the operating theatres to other sections and units of the hospital.
xii. Collaborate with other surgeons in performing complex or extensive surgical operation or other medical procedures required by patients.
xiii. Provide clinical research and training to students in general surgery.
xiv. Guide and mentor junior surgeons, interns and students in the general surgery unit of the hospital.