Job Summary

Diagnose complex medical problems by referring to a patient’s history, examining them and conducting neurological tests.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap 446 in January 2019 as a Level 6 Tertiary Hospital and is now operational offering specialized referral services. The Hospital is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced professionals on a performance-based renewable contract as follows:

14. NEUROLOGIST – V/FT/14/2021 – 1 POST

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Diagnose complex medical problems by referring to a patient’s history, examining them and conducting neurological tests.
ii. Counsel patients on neurological disorders and its background.
iii. Order neurological tests and interpret the results of neuroimaging studies.
iv. Prescribe and/or administer treatment and medication.
v. Monitor the behavioral and cognitive side effects of treatment and medication.
vi. Order supportive care services for patients.
vii. Participate in neuroscience research activities.
viii. Liaise with medical professionals in the community and hospitals.
ix. Keep up-to-date with neurological developments, treatment and medication.
x. Perform specialized treatments for sleep disorders, neuroimmunology, neuro-oncology, behavioral neurology and neurogenetics.
xi. Perform and interpret electroencephalography, electromyography and nerve conduction velocity tests.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.
ii. Master of Medicine in internal medicine from a recognized institution.
iii. Fellowship in Neurology from a recognized institution.
iv. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
v. Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
vi. Valid Practice License.
vii. Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover.
viii. Proficiency in computer applications.

Soft Skills Required
i. Communication skills
ii. Organizational skills
iii. Observational
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate skills
vi. Team player

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the positions above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Form, Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Practicing License ONLY when you apply to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 18th January 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

YOUTH, WOMEN AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY