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Vacancy Details

Job No: KTRH/4/05/24 ( 1 position)

Date posted: 09-05-2024

Application deadline: 21-05-2024

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Purpose: Consultant family physicians act as expert primary care providers for patients of all ages. They manage chronic conditions, perform preventive care, and coordinate complex medical needs, ensuring a strong foundation for lifelong health within families.

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 Family Medicine 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 Physician 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. Plan for general medical services and resources in the internal medicine unit of the hospital.
ii. Provide specialized medical services and service delivery in the internal medicine unit of the hospital, ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance.
iii. Coordinate internal medicine referral services within and without the hospital
according to the specialized medical services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
iv. Provide medical research and training within the internal medicine unit of the hospital as well as ensure collaboration and cooperation with Internal Medicine.
v. Offer specialized internal medical services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/units and the general public.
vi. Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required.
vii. Prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.