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Job Vacancies at The Mater Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

The Mater Hospital: We are a leading Health Care Provider with a purpose to touch the lives of our clients through quality, timely, affordable and holistic health care. 

Our Institution is accredited as a centre of learning by the Medical Practitioners & Dentists Board and the Nursing Council of Kenya.

We are inviting applications for the following positions

1. Paediatric Registrar:

Reporting to the Medical Director, the candidate will be responsible for;
  • Patient evaluation at the Wards, ICU, General Nursery and Special Care Unit.
  • Perform clinical examinations and procedures.
  • Mentor Medical Officers and Intern Doctors.
  • Participate in Well Baby Clinics and Cardiac Programme Missions.
  • Champion the Unit continuous quality improvement in clinical practise and service delivery.
Qualifications Required:
  • MBCHB and Masters Paediatrics
  • EPLS and ACLS Certification
The position holder must demonstrate sound diagnostic skills and judgement, good interpersonal relations and commitment.

2. Medical Officer - Paediatrics
The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of medical care for all paediatric patients at the A&E, Special Care, General Nursery and Children’s Ward.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide care to In and out-patient while observing procedures and protocols under the guidance of the Registrar.
  • Respond to emergencies that arise in Registrar and other clinical staff.
  • Ensure all prescribed treatment and procedures are administered timely by the clinical team.
  • Regularly monitor patients’ condition and re-evaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Discuss test results, prescribed procedures and treatment with patients and parents/guardians.
  • Ensure all necessary documentation is done accurately and timely.
  • Conduct regular ward rounds with the registrar and other clinical staff.
  • Educate patients and parents/guardians on appropriate diet, hygiene and medication administration in liaison with Nursing staff.
  • Actively participate in all clinical, administrative activities and CME’s.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Hold an undergraduate Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from a recognized University.
  • Valid BLS, ACLS & EPLS certification.
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Valid practicing license.
  • At least 1 year of post-internship experience as a Medical Officer Paediatrics.
3. Pharmacist
Reporting to the Chief Pharmacist, the successful candidate will be responsible for executing and implementing pharmacy operation procedures and provide efficient services to patient.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Scrutinize prescriptions for accuracy and suitability to ensure safe, economical and rational use of drugs and pharmaceutical products.
  • Ensure timely and accurate posting of all pharmacy transactions for billing purposes.
  • Counsel patients appropriately to ensure adherence to drug therapy.
  • Provide accurate drug information to patients, doctors and other medical personnel.
  • Ensure timely orders for stock replenishment are made to maintain optimal stock levels.
  • Participates in quarterly stock take exercise and contribute to timely explanation of stock variances.
  • Participates in formulating and implementing hospital policies on drug use and pharmacy standard operating procedures.
  • Participates in quality management system activities including documentation, analysis and reporting for continued improvement of services.
  • Receive, evaluate and make recommendations on application for inclusion/deletion of drugs into the Hospital Formulary on behalf of PTC.
  • Participates in giving Continuous Medical Education to clinical staff in relation to drug use.
  • Participates in carrying out clinical research on use of medicines in the hospital.
Qualifications, skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy. Must be registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board and hold a valid practicing license.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Have at least 2 years working experience in a reasonably busy establishment.
  • Person of integrity and a team player.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Keen on detail with a high level of accuracy.
  • Good leadership and decision making skills.
Send your application together with a detailed CV to to reach us not later than 19th October 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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