Pediatrician Job in Kenya

Our client is seeking a professional and customer-focused Pediatrician to oversee their hospital operations.

He/she should offer clinical and administrative leadership to ensure safe and excellent quality services according to the set Standard Operating Procedures, ethics and professional standards / requirements.

Pediatricians are physicians who diagnose, treat and help prevent children’s diseases and injuries by working closely with the Medical Officers, other consultants, Pharm technologist, Lab Technologist, Nurses, Community Oral Health Officer, Nutritionist and others in ensuring quality health services to the patients.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer / Directors, the Medical Specialist (child health and pediatrics) and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
  • Conducting daily ward rounds duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients.
  • Conducting daily outpatient clinic.
  • Conducting research and clinical audits.
  • Training and mentoring Medical Officers, and other clinical staff.
  • Undertaking medico-legal duties.
  • Refer patients to other medical specialists for further diagnosis of complex or unclear disorder or disease within the hospital.
  • Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit both the customer and service provider.
  • Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control.
  • Carrying out health education and promotion.
  • Preparing medical reports.
  • Undertaking medico-legal duties.
  • Participation in Continuous medical educations.
  • Any other duties as directed by the CEO or Directors.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Child health and pediatrics from a KMPDC recognized University.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from a recognized institution by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.
  • Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Council.
  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council register.
  • Professional Indemnity Cover.
  • Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

How to Apply

Candidates who possess relevant experiences are advised to send their updated CVs; the Email Subject to read (Job Title) to indicating expected salary by 2nd March 2020.

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Updated: February 18, 2020 — 5:15 pm