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Gynaecologist Obstetrician Job in Nairobi Kenya


We are looking for dynamic, result oriented Gynaecologist Obstetrician, who is a team player with honesty and integrity, excellent communication skills to take up challenging position. 

He/she must also possess the following desired competences academic qualifications and professional experience.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare government and organizational reports on birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or the medical status of individuals.
  • Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  • Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
  • Care for and treat women during prenatal, natal and post-natal periods.
  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical histories, reports, and examination results.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
  • Monitor patients' condition and progress and re-evaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Perform cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients' health and deliver babies safely.
  • Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
  • Treat diseases of female organs.
  • Conduct research to develop or test medications, treatments, or procedures to prevent or control disease or injury.
  • Consult with, or provide consulting services to, other physicians.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
  • Plan, implement, or administer health programs in hospitals, businesses, or communities for prevention and treatment of injuries or illnesses.
Job Education and Qualifications
  • A Medical degree and registered license with the Kenya dental and Medical Practitioners Board.
  • Applicant must have graduated from an accredited training program for Physicians
  • At least 5 years experience as a Physician
Job Skills and Specifications
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette
  • Performs in a tactful and professional manner
  • In good health and self-disciplined.
  • They should be able to communicate with many kinds of people.
  • They must have good business sense and the ability to organize the work of others.
  • Desire to continue to study new developments in medicine
Working Conditions
  • Able to work on call -  resulting in long work hours, early morning calls and irregular work hours to check on patients.
All candidates suitably qualified should send their detailed CV and a covering letter, copies of certificates and testimonials together with a daytime telephone contact so as to reach the undersigned strictly via email to hrm@karenhospital.org . 

All relevant copies of certificates should be attached to the email.

All Applications must be received by close of business 21st September 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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