Specialty Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Kahawa West, Nairobi

Specialty Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Our client, a Kenya-based social enterprise that combines business and clinical innovations to create a fully self-sustaining and scalable chain of maternity clinics is looking for a Specialty Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology to join their growing team.

Location: Kahawa West, Nairobi.

Job Summary: Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer.

The Doctor will primarily be responsible for providing quality clinical services to our clients, program coordination and research.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess, monitor and provide clinical appropriate care (medical and surgical) to patients in hospital wards and outpatient clinics;
  • Complete documentation, both as a legal record of treatment and for the benefit of other healthcare professionals
  • Coordinate and discuss planned care with the patient and other team professionals as appropriate.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with all staff and patients.
  • Ensure that patients are kept fully informed of and understand all procedures and treatments to be undertaken. Informed Consent will be obtained from patients in accordance with the hospital policy.
  • Take an active role in health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Maintain patient rights, and be aware of cultural differences when dealing with patients.
  • Liaise with other medical and non-medical staff in the hospital to ensure quality treatment;
  • Supervise Doctor on Call team
  • Required to report on-call (off shifts, weekends and holidays) as scheduled
  • Ensure that comprehensive hospital medical records for all in and outpatients are accurate
  • Provide educational and clinical experience for clinical staff.
  • Ensure the efficient use of resources in medical services
  • Keep abreast with trends, developments and the appropriate utilization of technology in the field of medical care on a regular and ongoing basis and coordinate clinical research and programmatic initiatives
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Key Skills and Competencies:  

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery with a minimum of 4 years’ experience.
  • Specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology preferred
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment
  • Good understanding of community dynamics.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with low-income urban areas of Nairobi

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 17th May 2017

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryH

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Health and Medical
Updated: May 11, 2017 — 2:15 am