AIC Kijabe Hospital Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

Registered Clinical Officer for ENT

AIC Kijabe Hospital is a church based hospital established in 1915.

Having a bed capacity of 260 beds, we seek to provide excellent compassionate health care, education and spiritual ministry in the name of Jesus Christ summed up with the motto “Health Care to God’s glory!”
Located 65 km from Nairobi, we serve a varied range of clientele from all over Kenya and neighboring countries setting ourselves as a regional beacon of hope.
As a service organization, we recognize that a team of people with great character, compassion and skills are Kijabe Hospital’s most valuable resource.
Purpose: To glorify God by giving excellent compassionate health care to patients at AIC Kijabe Hospital presenting with problems affecting their ears, nose and throat.

Responsibilities:
 

1. Be a witness of Jesus Christ to patients and families and a disciple of others to the glory of God.
2. Inpatient:
a. Participate in the health care needs of patients with ENT issues that are admitted to the wards (including consults from other services).
b. Do clinical care rounds each morning (Monday – Friday) on assigned adult or pediatric ward patients, working in close liaison with the ENT consultant.
c. Perform procedures that are pertinent to the care of ENT patients.
 
3. Outpatient:
a. Participate in seeing Outpatients presenting with problems affecting their ears, nose & throat and also consults from other specialties.
b. Occasional participation in General Outpatient Care duties when required.
 
4. Equipment and Teaching:
  • Responsibility for keeping inventory and attention to proper care & maintenance of special equipments
5. Teaching:
a. Bedside:  Be actively involved in bedside teaching of interns and other learners on the wards or in the outpatient dept.
b. Conference:
i. Lead case presentations and discussions (e.g. “morning report”) as part of the regular Conference Schedule.
ii. Participate in regular audit meetings and present ENT data as scheduled.
c. Nursing:  provide regular brief Continuing Education sessions for nursing staff on wards in matters
related to care of ENT patients.
6.    Medical Staff, Administration and Quality Improvement:
a. Participate in weekly Senior Staff Prayers (Monday) and Staff Chapel (Wednesday).
b. Participate on Medical Staff committees as assigned.
c. Initiate and execute quality improvement measures on assigned clinical areas, including research as appropriate.

Responsible To: Medical Director through the Consultant ENT Surgeon.

Coordinates With:  Medical, surgical, nursing and paramedical professional team members

Qualifications, Knowledge, Technical Skills and Abilities:

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery, plus specialty training (Higher National Diploma) in Ear, Nose & Throat Medicine.
  • Desire to see Kijabe Hospital clinical and educational teams fulfill their purposes.
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills.
If you consider yourself fit for the position, kindly send your application and CV to recruit.kh@kijabe.net on or before 31st  January 2013.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted



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