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Jobs and Vacancies in Kenyatta National Hospital

The Kenyatta National Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions:
 
Registered Clinical Officer II (RIDD & Anaesthesia)

Job Group K9 

(2 Posts)
 
The Registered Clinical Officer II will be responsible to the senior Registered Clinical Officer for the management of clinical services in the Hospital.

Key Responsibilities
  • Planning, examining and conducting primary health care activities.
  • Diagnosing and treating patient’s ailment in the outpatients/clinics
  • Planning and conducting primary health care activities.
  • Teaching students attached to the hospital.
  • Supervising and counselling of staff engaged on routine patients’ care.
  • Giving support and health education to patients.
Qualification and Experience
  • A Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution.
  • Must have a Higher a Diploma in either RIDD (Skin & Lungs specialist) or Anaesthesia from a recognized institution.
  • At least Three (3) years relevant experience in a NHIF accredited hospital.
  • Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KSCE), mean grade C, with at least C in Biology, English or Kiswahili and a C- in any other two science subjects.
  • Registration with Kenya Clinical Officers Association/Clinical Council of Kenya.
  • Must have a valid practicing licence.
  • Computer literate.
  • Below thirty five (35) years.

Medical Specialist II – Surgery 

Job Group K4

(2 Posts)
 
The Medical Specialist II will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist / Head of the Surgery Division and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.
 

Key Responsibilities
  • Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
  • Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
  • Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
  • Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
  • Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
  • Participating in research, teaching, training and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
  • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
  • Participate in Administrative activities of the department.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Masters of Medicine Degree in Surgery from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
  • Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
  • Proven experience of one year after specialist recognition.
  • Evidence of research and at least two (2) professional publications in reputable local or international journal on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field will be added advantage.
  • Interest in subspecialty in Urology or Gastroenterology.
The position is on a permanent & pensionable terms.
 
Medical Specialist II – Anaesthesia 

Job Group K4

(1 Post)
 
The Medical Specialist II will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist / Head of the Surgery Division and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
  • Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
  • Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
  • Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
  • Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
  • Participating in research, teaching, training and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
  • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
  • Participate in Administrative activities of the department.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Masters of Medicine Degree in Anaesthesia from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
  • Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
  • Proven experience of one year after specialist recognition.
  • Evidence of research and at least two (2) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
The position is on a permanent & pensionable terms.

Medical Specialist II - Radiology

Job Group K4

(1 Post)
 
The Medical Specialist II will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist / Head of the Radiology Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
  • Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
  • Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
  • Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
  • Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
  • Participating in research, teaching, training and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
  • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
  • Participate in Administrative activities of the department.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Masters of Medicine Degree in Radiology from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
  • Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.
  • Proven experience of one year after specialist recognition.
  • Evidence of research and at least two (2) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field would be added advantage.

Senior Assistant Director, Human Resource & Administration 

K2 

(1 Post)
 
Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Deputy Director (Administration & Finance), the overall responsibility of the Senior Assistant Director, Human Resource & Administration will be to ensure implementation of the best human resource management practices and advise on appropriate strategies and policies to support the achievement of corporate objectives.


Objectives
  • Attract and retain competent staff
  • Continuous staff development and appraisal
  • Fair and equitable compensation of employees
  • Management of harmonious employee relations
  • Maintenance of appropriate working environment
  • Effective cost control
  • Good Corporate Governance
Key Tasks and responsibilities
  • Provide transformational leadership and administrative direction to the Heads of Department.
  • Formulate and implement Human Resource policies and strategies.
  • Put in place effective performance management systems for the Hospital.
  • Advise Managers on appropriate human resource management policies and strategies.
  • Ensure effective staff recruitment and succession planning.
  • Plan and direct employee development, performance and career management programs.
  • Develop and ensure implementation of reward systems and remuneration policies and strategies that attract, retain and motivate employees.
  • Formulate, recommend and implement Human Resource welfare schemes and policies.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of Human Resource database.
  • Prepare Human Resource annual budget and work plan.
  • Provide employee-counselling services.
  • Review organizational structures.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration (HR Option) or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • A Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution/CPS (K)
  • Working experience of at least ten (10) years, three (3) of which must be at a senior level in a large organization.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in human resource management information systems.
  • Proven experience in Human Resource Training and Talent management will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a member of a Human Resource professional body (IHRM).
Personal Attributes
  • Ability to function as part of a Senior Management team.
  • Skills in strategic analysis and planning of human resource.
  • Ability to lead change management in a complex health care environment.
  • Understanding of financial management and experience in managing budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
The position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

How to Apply
 
Interested candidates for this position and who meet the minimum requirements are requested to CLICK HERE to download and fill the Hospital Employment Application Form. 

The form and copies of certificates and testimonials should be submitted on or before 26th February 2016 to the address below:


The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenyatta National Hospital,
P. O. Box 20723-00202
Nairobi

Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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