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Palliative Physician

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

The Palliative Physician’s job exists to coordinate and provide specialized Palliative services, research and training and 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. Sub-specialization in Palliative Medicine.
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 working experience as Internal Medicine Specialist in a reputable hospital.

Responsibilities

i. Determine and institute the right Standards of medical care for Oncology and other terminal patients.
ii. Determine the eligibility and ineligibility of referred patients for palliative care.
iii. Disease management and pain and symptom management of Oncology and terminal patients.
iv. Direct medical care to terminal care/Hospice care patients.
v. Build strong physician-to-physician relationships and provide leadership in palliative patient care in the Hospital.
vi. Provide Clinical and public education regarding palliative care.
vii. Guidance to hospice NP or nurse as they provide direct patient care.
viii. Any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of the Department

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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