The Medical Oncologist job exists to coordinate and provide specialized medical oncologyservices, research and training in the hospital.
i. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution.
ii. Master of Medicine in Medical Oncology from a recognized institution.
iii. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
iv. Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
v. Valid Practice License.
vi. Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
vii. Proficiency in computer applications.
viii. At least 3 years’ working experience as a Medical Oncologist in a reputable hospital.
i. Plan for all medical oncology services and resources required in the oncology unit and
participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
ii. Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the oncology unit
within its vision, mission and culture, and other national and international healthcare
iii. Coordinate and provide medical oncology services and service delivery in the oncology
unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in
iv. Coordinate medical oncology referral services within and without the hospital
according to the oncology needs in collaboration with other hospital sections and units
and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
v. Supervise medical oncology staff together with their services, in the oncology unit of
the hospital to ensure that they offer timely oncology services within the expected
standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
vi. Coordinate and provide medical oncology research and training within the hospital.
vii. Offer specialized medical oncology services advice to the hospital executive and other
sections/units and the general public in the appropriate media.
viii. Work with other medical specialties to solve single or multiple medical issue(s) when
required in the hospital.
ix. Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the oncology unit and services,
research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports
x. Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department.