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Paediatric Instructor, Paediatrics

Closing: Apr 9, 2024

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Published: Mar 27, 2024 (28 days ago)

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent
  • MMed in Paediatrics
  • Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Emergency Paediatric Life Support (EPLS).
  • Completion of 3-4 years formal Post-Graduate Medical Education in a recognized university.
  • Demonstrates competency and dexterity with all equipment utilized in the hospital environment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Responsible team player.


Responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent
  • MMed in Paediatrics
  • Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Emergency Paediatric Life Support (EPLS).
  • Completion of 3-4 years formal Post-Graduate Medical Education in a recognized university.
  • Demonstrates competency and dexterity with all equipment utilized in the hospital environment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Responsible team player.


  • Review and examine patients consistently by performing such duties as taking case histories, conducting physical examinations and ordering diagnostic laboratory and radiology studies.
  • Conduct daily ward rounds and monitor patients’ progress on a regular basis.
  • Initiate discussions with patient and care givers to enable better diagnostic and therapeutic medical care services.
  • Attend to critical patients in a timely manner.
  • When necessary, carry out privileged and potentially lifesaving emergency medical procedures.
  • Educate patients on wellness prevention and early detection of risk factors for disease (s).
  • Provide materials, resources and referrals to patients, family members/care givers.
  • Initiate timely discussions with relevant consultants/departments to arrive at the best treatment plan for specialized cases.
  • Take role of teaching and supervising residents, SHOs and other clinical staff.
  • Engage nursing and ward staff in ensuring that all treating equipment is functional and available for patient care/treatment.
  • Work closely with other members of the clinical care team to reduce errors and waste, improve skillfulness and resource utilization.
  • Teaching, assessment and mentorship of medical school students, interns and residents.
  • Participate in developing and reviewing the syllabus for assigned teaching modules.
  • Participating in Departmental Residency Training Committee (DRTC), examination and other faculty or departmental meetings as may be determined.
  • Collaborate with consultants and colleagues to enable integration of clinical research activities, shared knowledge, institutional quality improvement and patient wellness activities.
  • Participate in all teams’ efforts as departmental needs arise
  • Carry out any other duty as may be required by the supervisor.


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