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Medical Specialist II- Orthopaedic

  • Post-graduate education
  • Medical, health
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

• 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

Application Method
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 with copies of certificates and testimonials

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta National Hospital
P.O Box 20723-00202
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.


  1. Performing clinical procedures and making decisions on patients’ management in the area of specialization.
  2. Conducting regular Ward Rounds.
  3. Responding to consultations from other clinical specialties.
  4. Conducting specialist out-patient clinics.
  5. Participating in assessment of patients as may be required by the Hospital Management.
  6. Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as post-graduate students.
  7. Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department
  8. Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
  9. Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: General medicine; Budgeting, financial planning; Business strategy; Supervision; Public health; Research planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenyatta National Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 1000+ people

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.

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