Medical Specialist I (Pathologist) Job at Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, Eldoret

Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital is the second national teaching
and referral hospital serving the western Kenya and neighboring
countries. It is the first public Hospital to be ISO 9001:2008.
We are seeking to engage a dynamic and results driven professional to fill each of the following position:
Medical Specialist I (Pathologist)
Scale M4
Ref: MTRH/HR/3/09/2016

An officer at this level will report to Senior Assistant Director, Diagnostic Services in performance of his/her duties in the Hospital.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform autopsies to determine causes of death.
  • Testify in depositions or trials as an witness
  • Review cases by analyzing autopsies, laboratory findings, or case investigation reports.
  • Manage medical laboratories.
  • Develop and adopt new tests or instruments to improve diagnosis of diseases.
  • Educate physicians, students and other personnel in medical laboratory professions such as medical technology, cytotechnology and histotechnology.
  • Conduct research and present scientific findings.
  • Plan and supervise the work of the pathology staff, residents and visiting pathologists.
  • Identify the etiology, pathogenesis, morphological change, and clinical significance of diseases.
  • Diagnose infections, such as Hepatitis B and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), by conducting tests to detect the antibodies that patients’ immune systems make to fight such infections.
  • Conduct genetic analyses of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or chromosomes to diagnose small biopsies and cell samples.
  • Write pathology reports summarizing analyses, results and conclusions.
  • Analyze and interpret results from tests such as microbial or parasite tests, urine analyses, hormonal assays, fine needle aspirations (FNAs), and polymerase chain reactions (PCRs).
  • Communicate pathologic findings to surgeons or other physicians.
  • Consult with physicians about ordering and interpreting tests or providing treatments.
  • Examine microscopic samples to identify diseases or other abnormalities.
  • Diagnose diseases or study medical conditions using techniques such as gross pathology, histology, cytology, clinical chemistry, immunology, flow cytometry and molecular biology.
  • Spearhead performance management in the department.
  • Managing quality standards and procedures
Job Specifications
For appointment to this post, a candidate must have:
  • Masters of Medicine in Pathology.
  • Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB.Ch.B)
  • Diploma in Forensic Medicine Pathology
  • Registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).
  • Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists Board.
  • Must have current annual retention certificate (2016) from MPDB.
  • Attended a Senior Management course lasting not less than four(4) weeks; and
  • Shown competence and capability in work performance and maintain good personal and professional conduct;
  • In addition to the above requirements the officer to attach the current:-
  1. KRA Certificate
  2. HELB Certificate
  3. Certificate of Good Conduct
  4. CRB – Credit Reference Bureau Certificate
  5. EACC Clearance
Salary Attached to the Scale
  • Scale
    M4: Kshs 112,580 x 5,628 – 118,208 x 5,911 – 124,119 x 6,206 – 130,325 x
    6,516 – 136,841 x 6,842 – 143,683 x 7,184 – 150,867p.m
from the salary, there are other attractive allowances; and also a
generous contributory pension scheme for jobs in scale M6 and M5.

in scales M4 and M3 are on three (3) years contract, renewable once for
a further three (3) years subject to satisfactory work performance and
retirement age. 
Service gratuity calculated at the rate of 31% is payable at the end of each contract term.

How to Apply
you are innovative, self-driven and results-oriented individual and you
meet the above requirements, please send your application letter (six
copies), detailed C.V, together with copies of your relevant
academic/professional testimonials and three (3) referees whereby two
(2) must be from your profession to:

Chief Executive Officer
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital
P O Box 3-30100

So as to reach him not later than 12th October 2016 by 5:00pm.

Any lobbying/or canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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