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Massive Recruitment by Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

The Medical Specialist II (Internal Medicine) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

Responsibilities
o    Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
o    Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients.
o    Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days.
o    Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical Intern and other students.
o    Performing emergency surgeries.

o    Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms, court attendance and performing post mortems.
o    Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board Proceedings;
o    Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment.
o    Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.
o    Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Carrying out health education and promotion; and
o    Preparing medical reports.
Qualifications
o    Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
o    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
o    Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board register.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Risk Management.
o    Technical competence.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Project planning and management.

The Medical Specialist II (Neuro-surgeon) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.
Responsibilities
o    Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
o    Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients.
o    Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days.
o    Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical Intern and other students.
o    Performing emergency surgeries.
o    Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms, court attendance and performing post mortems.
o    Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board Proceedings;
o    Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment.
o    Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.
o    Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Carrying out health education and promotion; and
o    Preparing medical reports.
Qualifications
o    Master’s Degree in Neuro-surgery from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.
o    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
o    Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board register.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Risk Management.
o    Technical competence.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Project planning and management.

The Medical Specialist II (Dermatology) will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.
Responsibilities
o    Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
o    Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients.
o    Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days.
o    Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical Intern and other students.
o    Performing emergency surgeries.
o    Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms, court attendance and performing post mortems.
o    Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board Proceedings;
o    Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment.
o    Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider.
o    Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Carrying out health education and promotion; and
o    Preparing medical reports.
Qualifications
o    Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine with a Diploma in Dermatology or Master of Science in Clinical Dermatology from a recognized University.
o    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.
o    Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
o    Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
o    Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board register.
o    Professional Indemnity Cover.
o    Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Risk Management.
o    Technical competence.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Project planning and management.

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the Chief Administrative Officer will be responsible for ensuring coordination of all administrative functions in the Hospital.
Responsibilities
o    Headship of the Department.
o    Participating in development of the Department’s work plan and budget.
o    Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports.
o    Participating in the implementation of the performance management system in the section.
o    Managing transport services including the repair, procurement and disposal of vehicles.
o    Leasing and tenancy aspects of staff houses and Hospital buildings.
o    Overall management of the laundry, catering, cleaning and general office services.
o    Mentoring and coaching staff.
o    Spearheading culture change to improve the Hospital image.
o    Promoting the Hospital Occupational Health and Safety initiatives.
o    Coordinating quality assurance activities in the department.
o    Effective supervision, training and development of staff.
o    Assessing staff performance.
o    Ensuring efficient and effective management of the support services.
o    Promoting the welfare of patients and staff and ensuring their safety.
o    Acting as secretariat to select senior management committees.
Qualification
o    Master’s degree in either; Health Management, Hospital Administration, Hospital Planning, Public Health, Health Economics or Business Administration from a recognized Institution.
o    Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Government, Anthropology, Sociology, Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce, Health Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
o    A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
o    Leadership/Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
o    Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and administrative ability in the management of health services in a large health institution.
o    Professional membership in related field will be an added advantage.
o    Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Resource management skills.
o    Managing performance and driving for outcomes.
o    Establishing strategic directions.
o    Visionary/Leading change.
o    Policy development.
o    Influencing persuasion and negotiation.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Delivery of quality results.
o    Risk management.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    Effective supervision, deployment, discipline, training and development of staff in the health administrative service.

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Affiliations & Institutional Development, the Resource Mobilization Manager will be expected to take a leading role in the Hospital resource mobilization programmes.
Responsibilities
o    Coordinating strategic collaborations and Corporate Partnerships;
o    Coordinating resource mobilization strategies for the hospital;

o    Analysing and managing of all fundraising channels and activities, ensuring longterm resource availability for KNH.
o    Engaging with development partners to build strong relations and mobilize resources to support Hospital’s agenda and deliverables.
o    Managing fund raising cycle including concept note/proposal development processes in collaboration with program teams to ensure that they are properly coordinated and consistent with internal program priorities, cross cutting issues and donor priorities and requirements.
o    Coordinating in liaison with the other stakeholders the establishment of working modalities in the area of financial data tracking and analysis for budgeting, monitoring, and reporting and grant audit in order to meet program objectives and partner/ donor requirements.
o    Harmonizing planning, budgeting and reporting guidelines & templates for Development Partners (DPs) to align their support with priority areas.
Qualifications
o    A Masters Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Development, Development Studies, Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Public Administration and Business Administration or relevant field from the recognized University.
o    A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Development, Development Studies, Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Public Administration and Business Administration or relevant field from the recognized University.
o    A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience in fundraising and grant management.
o    A minimum of at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity
o    A certificate in Leadership/Management Course lasting not less than 4 weeks
o    Evidence in Proficiency in computer applications
o    Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Strong communication and reporting skills.
o    Attention to detail and quality orientation skills.
o    Excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written
o    Strong managerial skill and ability to lead teams
o    Initiative taker, self-motivation and a commitment to continuously work results oriented
o    Negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
o    Good understanding of financial management and reporting processes
o    Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills.
o    Problem solving and analytical skills.
The position is on a three (3) year contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance.

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Facilities and Services, the Senior Superintending Engineer (Electrical) will be responsible for planning and implementation of electrical services in the Hospital.
Responsibilities
o    Coordinating, controlling and directing of electrical and plants section of Engineering Department.
o    Developing work plan and budget for the department and submission for approval.
o    Participating in procurement of goods, works and services.
o    Managing engineering inventories, developing and implementing PPM schedules for equipment and services.
o    Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual departmental reports.
o    Preparing draft board management papers for approval.
o    Identifying and analyzing training needs for departmental staff.
o    Checking and recommending for approval of engineering consultants, designs, evaluation, certifying and recommending fees by consultants.
o    Ensuring the implementation of the policies and procedures of the hospital.
o    Ensuring the overall activities meet the requirements of quality management, environmental policies and legal regulations.
o    Supervising, coaching and mentoring Staff.
o    Preparing and implementing performance reporting and appraisal system.
o    Administration and supervision of Staff.
Qualifications
o    Masters in Engineering or business management in a related specialty or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
o    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (Power option) from a recognized institution.
o    A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work with at least five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
o    Registration by the Engineer’s Board of Kenya (EBK).
o    Current valid annual practicing license from the Engineer’s Registration Board of Kenya.
o    Corporate Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK).
o    Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized.
o    Leadership Management course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.
o    Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of electrical services programmes.
o    Proficiency in computer applications.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Resource management skills.
o    Managing performance and Driving for outcomes.
o    Establishing strategic directions.
o    Visionary/Leading change.
o    Policy development.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Risk management.
o    Technical Competencies.
o    Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial and administrative skills.
o    Leading Teams.

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, the Deputy Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for the implementation of quality assurance programmes and ensuring that quality systems are maintained in accordance with the ISO 9001:2015 Standards.
Responsibilities
o    Preparing and implementing the hospital’s quality management system through quality assurance Programs
o    Identifying and monitoring of risk management strategies.
o    Facilitating identification and evaluation of risks in liaison with other Departments;
o    Ensuring that quality systems are maintained in accordance with the hospitals quality policies.
o    Ensuring hospital wide and departmental risk and quality documentation is up to date.
o    Coordinating and provide oversight on risk management of the institution.
o    Coordinating the implementation of business risk management initiatives.
o    Coordinating departments to establish standards, systems and procedures for quality assurance.
o    Ensuring that risk management framework is implemented in all business units.
o    Establishing and maintaining effective risk management programs in their functional areas.
o    Develop, implement and review risk management policies within the Hospital.
o    Developing and maintaining the corporate risk register.
Qualifications
o    A Masters Degree in in social sciences, biological sciences, public health or relevant field from the recognized University.
o    A Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, biological sciences tor relevant field from the recognized University.
o    A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience and at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
o    A certificate in Leadership/Management Course lasting not less than 4 weeks.
o    Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications.
o    Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Effective communication and reporting skills.
o    Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams.
o    Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills.
o    Attention to detail and quality orientation skills.
o    Decision making and Problem solving.
o    Analytical skills.
o    Technical competencies.
o    Interpersonal and negotiation skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Ethical and integrity.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.

The Senior Legal Officer will be responsible to the Deputy Director/Corporation Secretary, for provision of Legal Services in the Hospital.
Responsibilities
o    Participating in policy development and advising on legal policy issue.
o    Developing legal documents/instruments.
o    Providing and interpreting legal information.
o    Briefing and monitoring external counsel to ensure legal representation is effective.
o    Developing effective working relationships with key user departments to ensure their needs are understood and appropriate solutions developed that support business needs.
o    Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance.
o    Implementing strategic plans and objectives in respect to the legal function.
o    Reviewing ongoing cases and advising management accordingly.
o    Conducting training and disseminating appropriate legal information to staff.
o    Reviewing and drafting contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensuring compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
o    Handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.
o    Coordinating external legal mandates to investigate and resolve potential legal issues with regard to financial instruments issued by donors.
o    Preparing Quarterly Legal Reports; and
o    Participating in developing and ensuring compliance with the KNH’s collaboration and partnership policy framework and strategy.
Qualifications
o    Masters degree in any of the following disciplines; Law, Business Administration, Public Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University.
o    Bachelors of Law degree from a recognized Institution.
o    Post graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law.
o    Admission to the Roll of Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
o    Member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing.
o    Minimum eight (8) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in a comparable role.
o    Certificate in Leadership/Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
o    Certified Secretary (K) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
o    Valid practicing certificate.
o    Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications.
o    Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Influencing persuasion and negotiation.
o    Effective communication skills.
o    Policy and strategic implementation.
o    Delivery of quality results.
o    Risk management.
o    Technical Competencies.
o    Decision-making and problem-solving skills.
o    Empowering/delegating.
o    High standards of professional ethics.
o    Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
o    Coping with pressure and setbacks.
o    Coaching/mentoring.

Reporting to the Senior Quality Assurance Coordinator, the Quality Assurance Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of quality assurance programmes and ensuring that quality systems are maintained in accordance with the ISO 9001:2015 Standards.
Responsibilities
o    Coordinating quality systems audits
o    Participating in the formulation of quality assurance policies for the hospital
o    Provide oversight on risk management of the institution
o    Coordinating training on quality systems
o    Preparing reports on risk and quality related issues.
o    Initiating quality systems research in the hospital
o    Coordinating activities of risk management and quality assurance officers.
o    Assisting departments in developing risk registers
Qualifications
o    Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Research Methods, Public Health, Health Management or Quality Management.
o    At least one (1) year experience as lead Auditor of quality/environmental management systems.
o    A certificate in ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditors course will be an added advantage.
o    Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.
o    Prove of being a member of a Quality Management System Committee in a Hospital Set up would be an added advantage.
o    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key Competencies
o    Effective communication and reporting skills.
o    Ability to work under minimal supervision.
o    Mentoring and coaching skills.
o    Good time management.
o    Team player.
o    Excellent interpersonal skills.
o    Attention to detail and quality orientation skills.
o    Problem solving and analytical skills.
o    High standard of professional ethics.
o    Responsive, prompt and effective provision of services.

How to Apply

Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and MUST submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 24th April 2019 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”.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-
A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
EACC Clearance
Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
HELB Compliance
KRA Tax Compliance
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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