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Kenyatta National Hospital – Gender Based Violence and Recovery Centre (GBVRC) Female Medical Officer Job Re-Advertisement

Project Summary
Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) with support from USAID/APHIAII Nairobi is in the process of strengthening its Gender Based Violence Recovery Centre (GBVRC).
GBVRC provides comprehensive medical care and psychosocial support for survivors of rape and gender violence by offering Emergency Post Rape medical care, Collecting and preserving forensic evidence, legal aid, creating awareness on GBV to staff and Public as well as advocacy for behaviour change.
Part of this strengthening includes employment of Key staff on contract bases.
The initial contract duration is five (5) months with possible annual extension based on availability of fund and satisfactory performance of the successful candidate.
Female Medical Officer
1 Post
Job Summary

The medical Officer will report to the Project Coordinator – Medical & Gynecological Services and will provide general medical care to survivors of GBV as well as supervise and teach health workers undergoing GBV attachments.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct clinical examinations on patient’s, document findings and provide basic treatments.
  • She will also be in charge of collecting forensic specimens for forwarding to the police and attend court to provide professional evidence.
  • Liaise with the medical social worker to link the survivors of gender violence to the police and legal service providers.
  • Teaching and research
  • Attend court to give evidence
  • Mentoring and supervision of SAFE staff.
  • Mature Female and holder MBCh. B degree or its equivalent from a reputable university.
  • Previous attachment to a gynaecology unit is an added advantage.
The post advertised is required urgently and successful candidates should be willing to report immediately.
Applicants must submit
  1. Detailed current CV
  2. Cover letter demonstrating why they qualify for this position
  3. Contact information for 3 referees; and
  4. Indicate current remuneration package.
If you meet the requirements for the advertised positions, please submit your application and CV to with ‘Job Title’ marked envelope to:
Kenyatta National Hospital
Gender Based Violence and Recovery Centre (GBVRC)
Patient Support Centre
P.O Box 20273-0202 Nairobi
Tel:+254 020 2726300/ext. 43136/ 0722 829 500/ 0733 606 400
Applications received later than on 31st August 2010 will not be considered.

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