Medical specialist ii – general surgery

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Kenya National Hospital

Job Description


(1 POST)

Job purpose

The Medical Specialist II will be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department and will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.

• Conducting regular Ward Rounds.

• Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.

• Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.

• Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.

• Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.

• Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.

• Participating in Administrative activities of the department.

• Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.

Qualifications and Experience

• Masters Degree in Medicine (Mmed) or Surgery from the University of Nairobi or any other recognized University.

• At least one sub-specialization or interest in the respective specialty.

• Proven experience of not less than one (1) year at the level of Medical Specialist.

• Specialist Recognition and retention Certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board of Kenya.

• Evidence of research and at least two (2) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the relevant field.

Method of Application

Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and MUST submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 26th June 2018 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202


“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

Please visit our website for full profile of all the advertised positions and the Hospital application form and also the link to apply online.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

• A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service

• EACC Clearance

• Credit Reference Bureau Clearance

• HELB Compliance