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Nephrologist

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The Nephrologist’s job exists to coordinate and provide specialized renal care services,research and training in the hospital.
i. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution.
ii. Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine from a recognized institution.
iii. A sub-specialty in Nephrology from a recognized institution.
iv. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
v. Valid Practice License.
vi. Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
vii. Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
viii. Proficiency in computer applications.
ix. At least three years of working experience as Nephrologist Specialist in a busy hospital.

Responsibilities

i. Diagnose patients using the correct equipment in determining and evaluating the
extent and nature of kidney disorders or injuries.
ii. Use diathermy appliances, emanation tubes, cystoscopes, radium, catheters, and
similar medical appliances where appropriate in the treatment of patients with kidney
ailments.
iii. Perform dialysis or surgery on damaged kidneys and prescribe post-surgical
maintenance medication.
iv. Perform kidney transplant surgery in serious cases while ensuring kidney donor
compatibility and legal or ethical donor sourcing.
v. Administer anti-rejection treatment to counteract infections or preclude rejection in
kidney transplants.
vi. Refer patients suspected of tumorous kidney to relevant oncologists.
vii. Keep abreast with new developments in kidney surgical techniques and medication.
viii. Maintain and ensure that relevant patient records are properly updated and filed
physically or in a computer database.
ix. Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Departmen

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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