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Medical Officer in Charge / Clinical Consultant Job in Kenya - Friends Hospital Kaimosi

Friends Hospital Kaimosi is sponsored by Friends United Meeting (FUM), a Quaker mission based in Kisumu Kenya and Richmond Indiana USA.

The hospital is a Christian non-profit making Level IV institution and is managed by a board of governors appointed by FUM.

The hospital has capacity of 140 beds.

Medical Officer in Charge/Clinical Consultant

Job description

Reporting to the board of governors and participating in the management team, the holder of this position will be charged with the responsibility of overseeing all clinical operations of the hospital.

Principal duties and responsibilities
  • Guide the management team and board on areas of clinical establishment and development.
  • Conduct daily ward rounds and supervise all patient care.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in hospital quality and clinical effectiveness.
  • Conduct special clinics including Medical, Surgical, Orthopaedic, Antenatal, and Gynecological.
  • Take primary responsibility and authority for dealing with medical staff matters and concerns.
  • Ensure that all clinical areas are carried out through development and implementation of effective disease management programmes, clinical protocol and guidelines, other decision tools and review of the outcomes.
  • Registered by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya.
  • At least 2 years post-internship experience.
  • Comfortable doing minor surgical procedures.
  • Ability to perform essential obstetric/gynecological surgical procedures.
  • Committed to the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
  • Willing to respect and live according to the Testimony of Friends including such lifestyle issues as temperance, sexual purity, honesty and nonviolence.
  • Able to respect and serve those who adhere to other faith traditions.
  • Willing to be involved in spiritual ministry and comfortable in providing spiritual leadership as opportunities or needs arise.
  • Willing to work long hours.
  • Understands team dynamics and how to function as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates humility, honesty, integrity and patience.
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae indicating expected remuneration, copies of all academic and professional certificates, two names of referees and daytime telephone number to be addressed or e-mailed to the following address by 17th December 2010.

Friends Hospital Kaimosi
P.O. Private Bag Tiriki 50309

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