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Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist (OB-GYN) Job at Tenwek Hospital

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  • Experience Required:Not Specified
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Medical
  • Minimum Education: Masters
  • Job Location: Bomet, Kenya
  • Posted on: July 12, 2023
  • Last Date: July 21, 2023

Job Description

Job Summary: The job holder will be expected to provide quality Obstetrics and Gynaecology services to both outpatients and inpatients; and assist in ensuring smooth operations in the clinical department and contribute positively to Tenwek Hospital strategy.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitoring and providing appropriate medical and surgical care to patients;
Managing of clients for reproductive health both in the inpatient and outpatient;
Admitting patients requiring special care followed by investigations and treatment;
Carrying out specific procedures, e.g. performing operations and specialist investigations;
Overseeing clinical practice of clinical colleagues and ensuring high level of patient safety, quality, and efficiency;
Adhering to Jacaranda clinical protocols and standards of care and supporting these practices across the organization;
Actively participate in regular meetings to assess quality and safety;
Lead and/or assist with campaigns and projects for improvement;
Assist with developing standards, protocols, and procedures;
Provide clinical expertise and structured continuing medical education to staff;
Participate in clinical or operational meetings which require input of a consultant OB/GYN staff;
Ensure the efficient use of resources in medical services;
Efficient use of diagnostic and pharmacy resources;
Must endeavour to provide medical services within budget, you will consult with the Director of Medical Services and
the Senior Management team regularly;
Continue to keep abreast with trends, developments and the appropriate utilization of technology in the field of medical care on a regular and ongoing basis;
Participate in available educational sessions on topics such as clinical budgeting, medical audit, performance appraisal and quality control;
Participate in journal review with clinical staff;
Study medical literature and other resource material on a regular basis;
Attendance at local post-graduate meetings/Continuous Medical education programmes as expected;
Any other duties as assigned..

Minimum Requirements
MMed in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from a recognized institution.
Specialist Recognition by the Kenya Medical Practitioners' and Dentists' Board.
Registered, licenced and retained by the Kenya Medical Practitioners Board.
Post graduate working experience in a busy maternity facility.
Should have the desire and ability to enhance the scope of maternal health services to meet and exceed the expectation of the customer.
Fellow of the College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of East, Central, Southern Africa (FCOG-ECSA)
Excellent communication and people skills.
Ability to positively influence and nurture teamwork.
High level of customer-satisfaction orientation.
Expert diagnostic skills.
Trustworthy and compassionate character.
Hardworking with a focus on punctuality, accountability, and commitment to patient care .

Skills & Competencies:
Commitment to providing high quality care and excellence.
Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment.
Ability to use initiative to solve problems is a key competence.

Skills Required

Analytical and Diagnostic Skills
Customer Satisfaction
Communication Skills
People Management Skills

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