Thursday, 28 January 2016

Senior Medical Officer and Medical Officer - Nairobi Hospital

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in East Africa has the following career development opportunities for individuals who are committed to high quality patient centred care and shaping best practices in both clinical and non-clinical areas.

Senior Medical Officer
 
REF/SMO/01/16

Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Assistant Accident & Emergency Coordinator, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:-
  • Leading the assigned teams.
  • Floor management and ensuring seamless liaison of all the functions in A&E.
  • Enabling smooth patient journey including diagnostics, admissions, referrals for tests, procedures and specialist treatment.
  • Performance management and support of A&E staff.
  • Championing evidence based medicine and patient-centred care.
  • In-depth evaluation & assessment of patients.
  • Management, stabilization and treatment of patients.
  • Participating in reviewing, developing and implementing quality systems standards and work instructions.
  • Reviewing patient files for accuracy and completeness of documentation.
  • Facilitating customer complaint handling, root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Carrying out CME sessions and research.
  • Championing continual improvement.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery.
  • Valid private practice and annual licenses.
  • Valid certification in at least 2 life support courses (ACLS, ATLS, BLS, PALS).
  • 7 years’ work experience, 3 of which must be in an emergency department.
  • Proven leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
Medical Officer

REF/MO/01/16

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Medical Officer, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:-
  • Management, stabilization and treatment of all patients-both minor ailments and emergencies.
  • Admission, discharge and referral to specialists as appropriate.
  • Undertaking clinical procedures in the Accident & Emergency.
  • Participating in hospital rounds including fixing cannulae, fixing catheters, reviewing patients, etc
  • Assisting in covering assigned wards on a rotational basis.
  • Head emergency teams on a shift basis and as the E1, organising and co-ordinating activities of the Accident & Emergency unit in cases of major disasters
  • Participate in the ambulance Service
  • Carrying out research and CME sessions.
  • Championing continual improvement in clinical care and patient experience.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery.
  • Valid private practice and annual licenses.
  • Valid certification in 1 life support course i.e. ACLS, ATLS, BLS or PALS.
  • 2 years post qualification experience.
  • Proven leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
How to Apply
 
Interested candidates should send an application letter and CV by 10th February 2016, quoting the reference and include current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees to:

Head, Human Resources
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026
Nairobi – 00100

OR e-mail recruitment@nbihosp.org

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