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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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    Physician (Specialist in Infectious Disease)- 2 Posts


    Position Summary 
    The Infectious Disease Specialist job exists to coordinate and provide Infectious Disease Specialist services, research and training in the hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Reviewing patient information of referrals from other medical professionals.
    • Running diagnostic tests on patients with unidentified or drug resistant infections.
    • Analyzing test results to create a viable treatment plan for patients.
    • Consulting with other medical professional about difficult infection cases.
    • Providing treatment regimens that are tailored to specific patient and population needs.
    • Observing protocols in other healthcare facilities to identify possible contagion hazards.
    • Reviewing population studies on infection spread and providing education to reduce risks.
    • Assist in creating relevant infectious disease polices.
    • Training other staff on infectious diseases and how best to manage them.
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department.
    • Ensure use of all Hospital’s automated systems, as appropriate, including the Hospital Management Information System (HMIS)
    • Any other responsibility assigned by the supervisor in the delivery of care.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications 

    • Bachelors’ Degree in a Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.
    • Masters or Postgraduate Certification in Infectious Diseases from a recognized Institution.
    • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
    • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
    • Valid Practice License.
    • Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
    • Proficiency in computer applications.
    • At least three years of working experience as Infectious Disease Specialist in a reputable hospital.

    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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