Chief of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 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 Obstetrics and Gynaecology
 
 
Reporting to the Assistant Director- Medical Services, the Chief of Obstetrics/Gynaecology will support in coordinating, and provide specialised obstetrics/gynaecological services, research and training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in planning for all obstetrics/gynaecological department resources in collaboration with KU’s Obstetrics/Gynaecology Department and thus contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate and implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the obstetrics/gynaecology department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Chair the obstetrics/gynaecology department referral, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of the obstetrics/gynaecology department staff in the hospital.
  • Provide specialised obstetrics/gynaecological services in the obstetrics/gynaecology department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance.
  • Supervise obstetrics/gynaecology staff together with their services, in obstetrics/gynaecology department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected standards complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Provide continuous training and development of obstetrics/gynaecology staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Provide medical research and training within the obstetrics/gynaecology department of the hospital as well as ensuring collaboration and cooperation with the KU’s Obstetrics/Gynaecology Department
  • Offer specialised obstetrics/gynaecological services’ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media in the hospital.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) or perform extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation progress and achievement of the obstetrics/gynaecology department and services, research and training programmess in the hospital, prepare periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution
  • Master of Medicine in Obstetrics/Gynaecology from a recognised institution
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior Obstetrics/Gynaecologist in a reputable hospital.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or any other medical registration body recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • 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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