Chief of ENT Surgery, Kenyatta University Hospital Job in Kenya

Oct 23, 2016

Kenyatta University is in the process of opening a new state of the art Hospital - Kenyatta University Hospital (KUH) in line with the University Strategic Plan and the Government Vision 2030 Development Plan.

The Hospital aspires to meet the health needs of all Kenyans as well as regional and global citizens. The hospital will also offer training of highly skilled medical personnel while carrying out biomedical research. 

To this end the University seeks to employ a highly qualified and self-driven person to the following position:
 
Chief of ENT Surgery
 
 
Reporting to the Assistant Director-Surgery Services, the Chief ENT Surgeon will coordinate and provide speicalised ENT surgical services, coordinate ENT research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all ENT surgery services and resources in the ENT department of the hospital in collaboration with KU ENT Department, participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in surgery department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks
  • Participate in the recruitment processes for ENT surgeons in the hospital
  • Coordinate and provide specialised ENT surgical services and services delivery in the surgery department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance
  • Coordinate ENT surgery referral services within and within and without the hospital according to the ENT surgery services needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and departments and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies
  • Supervise ENT staff together with their services, in the ENT department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely ENT services within the expected standards of quantity and quantity complying with the established ethics and regulations
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of ENT staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity
  • Coordinate and provide ENT research and training within the ENT department of the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU ENT Department
  • Offer specialised ENT surgery services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the ENT services, research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine in ENT Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • At least three years’ experience as a Senior ENT Surgeon two (2) of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Valid Practice License
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.
 
Applicants and Referees should write directly to:
 
Vice-Chancellor
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, 1st November 2016.

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.




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