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  • Posted: Mar 31, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 11, 2023
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    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a leading National Referral Hospital with a 650 bed capacity and equipped with state-of-art medical amenities. The hospital is well equiped to offer Oncology, Trauma & Orthopedics, Renal among other services. The Hospital is located along Northern Bypass Rd. near Kahawa West, Nairobi
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    Palliative Care Specialist 1 Post


    Duties and Responsibilities 
    The main duties and responsibilities will be to:

    • Coordinating and completing palliative care consults with patient’s doctors.
    • Available as a consultant to patients, families and staff (hospital and hospice) regarding end-of-life issues and palliative care.
    • Assisting with education and training of employees, nurses, medical students, residents, and visiting scholars.
    • Assisting with education of hospital medical doctors, Nurses, social Services and Case Management.
    • Assisting with education of the community regarding palliative care and associated services.
    • Collaborating with provider relations department to educate current and potential referral sources.
    • On-call responsibilities as required.
    • Perform other duties as requested.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications 

    • Diploma in any of the following areas: - Clinical Medicine, Social Work, Counselling
    • Psychology or any other equivalent qualifications with 3 years’ relevant experience 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in similar field with one (1) year experience;
    • Registered with relevant professional body;
    • Palliative care specialty training from a recognized Institution;
    • Knowledge of relevant legislations.
    • Knowledge of professional standards
    • Proven track record of Palliative Care research and training in a reputable institution
    • Proficiency in computer applications;

    Soft Skills Required 

    • Communication skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Observational
    • Analytical skills
    • Compassionate skills
    • Team player

    Method of Application

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via:
    For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Note that you must attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and
    Filled Application Form and Practicing License ONLY when you apply online via the portal.
    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 11th April 2023.
    Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal on the website

    Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.
    KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital on to apply

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