Clinical Oncologist Specialist Jobs, Current Medical Jobs, Nairobi Hospital Jobs,

REF: TNH/HRD/SP/04/2020

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director Medical Services and Research the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Managing and treating cancer patients in coordination with the other departmental staff throughout the entire course of cancer treatment.
  • Collecting medical histories and performing physical evaluations in addition to basic administrative duties, such as maintaining records, coordinating with other medical personnel, to offer treatment to patients.
  • Investigate and request appropriate investigations and able to interpret them in order to select appropriate oncologic treatment options.
  • Prescribing various types of treatment, such as chemotherapy, medications and targeted hormonal therapy.
  • Treatment of cancer patients using advanced treatment technology like IMRT, VMAT, intra-cavity/interstitial Brachytherapy, 3D Conformal Radiotherapy and manipulation of computer based tools in achieving treatment goals.
  • Performing procedures to treat regions of the body affected by cancer treatment.
  • Writing prescriptions, providing specific cancer information to patients, monitoring treatment plans and improving patients’ quality of life.
  • Explaining cancer development stages to patients, discussing treatment options and assisting in symptom management.
  • Caring for patients throughout the entire course of cancer treatment, from diagnosis to recovery or death.
  • Ensure quality assurance is achieved on equipment, accessories and treatment plans to enhance patient safety
  • Maintain accurate database of patient information and treatment plans.
  • Active participation in Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings and able to consult widely with other sub specialty in Oncology for the best interest of the patient.
  • Be research oriented and able to enhance evidence based practice
  • Any other duty assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Masters of Medicine in Clinical Oncology.
  • Specialist Recognition from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  • Valid registration and annual practice license
  • Minimum experience (over 5 years)
  • Sound diagnostic skills and judgment
  • Valid license from Kenya Radiation Protection Board with prior experience of working with linear accelerators and simulation equipment
  • Delivery of radiotherapy in a facility equipped with Image Modulated Radiation Therapy, Prostate brachytherapy Volumetric Arc Therapy and Radio-Iodine Treatment will be an added advantage
  • Detail oriented
  • Conscientious
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (added advantage)
  • Advance Trauma Life Support (added advantage)
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (added advantage)
  • Proficiency in I.T. with regards to Oncology Information System and able to practice in a paperless working environment (added advantage)

How To Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the provided specifications, please send us your application to : [email protected] quoting the reference and include your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees to be received not later than Friday, 8th May, 2020.

Note

  • ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.
  • The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.
  • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
  • National I.D.
  • KRA PIN Certificate
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR 

THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL

P.O. BOX 30026 – 00100

Mail: [email protected]

NAIROBI.