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Vacancy Details

Job No: KTRH/20/05/24 ( 12 positions)

Date posted: 09-05-2024

Application deadline: 21-05-2024

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Purpose: The Medical Officer is responsible for providing diagnostic, curative, rehabilitative and preventive health care services to patients under their care.

For Appointment to this position, the applicant must have:

Qualifications and Professional Requirements:

a) Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from an institution
b) recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Council.
c) Completed one (1) year medical internship.
d) Registration Certificate by the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ Council.
e) Valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ Council.
f) Must possess a professional indemnity cover.
g) Possesses a deep understanding of medical theories, principles, and practices,
h) Demonstrates comprehensive medical knowledge.
i) Exhibits proficiency in conducting various medical examinations, performing
j) procedures, and interpreting diagnostic tests with precision and accuracy.
k) Proficiency in computer applications.
l) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Competencies and Skills
i. Empathy and Compassion: Demonstrates genuine care and understanding toward patients and their families. Fosters trust and enhances the overall patient experience.
ii. Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: Analyzes complex cases, considers multiple factors, and devises innovative solutions. Adapts to unique patient needs and evolving medical challenges.
iii. Ethical Practice and Professional Integrity: Upholds ethical standards, maintaining patient confidentiality and prioritizing patient welfare. Demonstrates honesty and transparency in all interactions.
iv. Teamwork and Collaboration: Works seamlessly within multidisciplinary teams, collaborating with other healthcare professionals.
v. Effective Communication: Clearly communicates complex medical information to patients, colleagues, and families.
vi. Resilience and Adaptability: Navigates high-pressure situations, unexpected outcomes, and evolving medical landscapes. Remains composed, flexible, and committed to patient-centered care.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Undertaking “first-on-call” duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients;
ii. Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
iii. Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days;
iv. Performing emergency surgeries;
v. Working with Medical Specialists in wards, theatres and clinics;
vi. Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms, court attendance and performing postmortems;
vii. Undertaking medical examinations;
viii. Training and supervising Medical Officers (Interns) and other students;
ix. Carrying out outreach services;
x. Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted, and utilized to benefit the customer and service provider;
xi. Preparing medical reports;
xii. Adhere to ethical and legal standards in patient care, documentation, and communication;
xiii. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.