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In-House Specialist-General Surgery

The Mater Hospital
November 3, 2021
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reporting to the Director Medical Services, the In-house Specialist shall be responsible for provision of appropriate care to in-patients and public out-patients visiting the Unit

Main Duties

  •  Run general and specialist surgery clinics both in the Main hospital and in the Satellite Clinics as per qualification
  •  Attend to surgical patients in the hospital and attend daily ward rounds with the surgical team in various units both general and specialized units
  •  Perform both emergency and planned surgical care including management of post-operative follow-up in conjunction with the anaesthesiologist
  •  Lead a patient centred model of care with communication and compassionate conscientious practice
  •  Provide wholistic care to encompass preventive, psychosocial health and patient education among others
  •  Develop the technical, clinical and professional skills of the surgical teams including nursing, ICU, medical, and allied clinical staff
  •  Guide and supervise learning and clinical governance platforms such as CME’s, morbidity and mortality, Multidisciplinary teams meetings, grand rounds, Root cause analysis etc
  •  Accountable to design, develop, and manage medical-surgical programs and co-ordinate quality improvement activities
  •  Maintains a sufficient flow of work throughout the department by evaluating and revising procedures accordingly
  •  Represents the Hospital in its relationships with other stakeholders like health organizations and government agencies in matters of mutual interest
  •  Reviewing clinical practice by developing and participating in medical record audits, and other practice review activities
  •  Assuring coordination of activities and clinical practice for medical care and clinical services
  •  Medical Liaison/Consultation ­ Develop review, and monitor medically-related policies, advise medical staff regarding medical surgical diagnosis and treatment; determine the direction of Hospital medical programs
  •  Submit appropriate program progress reports to the Medical Director
  •  In charge of mortality and morbidity review for the department
  •  Spearheads the functions and maintenance of the Hospital Disaster Committee Policy
  •  Participate in quality improvement initiatives within the department and provide reports as required

Required Qualifications for the Position

  •  BSc. Medicine & Surgery
  •  MMED. Surgery
  •  Fellow of COSECSA
  •  Post qualification in Health Management System
  •  Minimum of 4 years working experience in a supervisory role
  •  Registered with KMPDC

If you are interested in the above position and you meet the requirements listed, please send your application together with a detailed CV, three [3] referees and include their telephone contacts and email address .

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