Directline Assurance Medical Officer Job in Kenya

Directline Assurance

We are looking for a motivated and qualified professional to fill the position of Medical Officer.

Overall Purpose of the Job: The Medical Officer is responsible for managing and providing leadership to the medical department, re-examination of road traffic accident victims, analysis, interpretation and verification of medical records pertaining to accident claims.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Re-examination of road traffic accident victims in order to provide a second opinion.
  • Ensuring that the diagnosis and treatment is consistent with injuries sustained in the road traffic accident.
  • Analysis, interpretation and verification of medical records pertaining to accident claims.
  • Referral of accident victims for specialist review when necessary.
  • Organizing for a specialist panel of doctors in his jurisdiction to cover the various array of injuries e.g. dental, orthopedic, gynecologic etc.
  • Testifying in Court in regards to the extent and severity of injuries sustained as a result of the Road Traffic Accident.
  • Visiting seriously injured patients to verify the extent of the injuries.
  • Liaising with other medical and non-medical staff in the various hospitals to confirm that claimant was treated in the specified health facility.
  • Liaising with a view of working together with other medical staff in their given area- e.g. Medical Superintendents, Chief Records officers and other staff from the District / Provincial / other Hospitals in their jurisdiction.
  • Increasingly undertaking managerial responsibilities such as planning the workload and staffing of the department.
  • Preparation of medical reports and statistics.

Skills and Attributes

  • High integrity and ethical level; Able to maintain utmost confidentiality of information in their possession
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Have great attention to detail and able to get things done to completion
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, confident and outgoing personality

Technical / Functional Skills

  • Analysis of medical claims arising from road traffic accidents.


  • Basic MS office skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Superior analytical and report writing skills.
  • High moral and ethical standards with independence of mind and ability to defend his/her position on significant issues.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery(MBChB)
  • Registered with the KMP&DB
  • Valid current registration certificate


  • 3 years working experience in a busy health facility post internship
  • Working experience in the insurance industry is an added advantage

Application Instructions

If you qualify for the above advertised role, kindly send us a detailed CV and Application Letter clearly demonstrating your fit as per the roles & responsibilities and the person specifications (academic/professional qualifications, experience, skills & attributes) listed above.

Applications that do not conform to the Application Instructions will not be considered.

Kindly send your application documents to to reach us on or before 5.00pm 30th November, 2018.

Health and Medical
Updated: November 23, 2018 — 4:22 am