Medical Officers Jobs in Kenya - ICU

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Medical Officers Jobs in Kenya - ICU

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading healthcare institution in Eastern Africa has an excellent career opportunity for an individual who possesses a passion for excellence, a strong work ethic, is results-oriented and is committed to continuous improvement. The successful candidate will be a team player with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape the best clinical and non-clinical practice in line with our Strategic Plan (2019-2024).

Medical Officers – ICU                   REF: TNH/HRD/MO-CU/12/2022

Reporting to the Team Leader – ICU, the successful candidates will be responsible for providing curative, superior interventional, and preventative medical care in the critical care units.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Ethically reviewing and instituting appropriate therapeutic interventions for patients admitted to critical care units or requiring critical care across the hospital.
  • Reviewing patients in other units where CCU/HDU support is needed and making appropriate decisions on interventions required.
  • Assisting in coaching and mentoring of nursing staff on various aspects of critical care and management of critical illness.
  • Performing medical procedures expected of a CCU medical officer.
  • Ensuring that high standards of diagnostic accuracy and patient care are maintained
  • Preparing medical reports and other clinical documents as required
  • Ensuring professionalism and timeliness in the handling of clients at both individual and departmental levels
  • Participating in continuous medical education and the development of departmental clinical protocols, quality improvement plans, and initiatives
  • Participating in research, clinical audits, and review programs for the department
  • Ensuring consistency in the clinical protocols and provision of care.
  • Ensuring regular and adequate communication with patients and relatives on clinical progress.
  • Advocating for excellent patient care and outcomes.
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Valid annual practice license
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support, Advance Trauma Life Support, BASIC, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (added advantage).
  • Sound diagnostic skills and judgment
  • Point of care ultrasonography
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Detailed oriented and good interpersonal relations.
  • Must be well organized and can plan to deal with care issues as they arise.
  • Must be thorough and proactive to ensure quality care and positive outcome.
  • Must be able to work closely with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Prospective candidate should not be in full-time schooling

How to Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 15th December 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates.

The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.

Human Resources Manager

The Nairobi Hospital

P. O. Box 30026 – 00100

NAIROBI

Email: recruitment@nbihosp.org

 

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