Orthopaedic Specialist Job, Current Medical Jobs,

Position: Medical Specialist (Orthopaedic)

Job Group: KNH5; (3 POSTS)

Location: KNH Othaya Hospital) Re-Advertisement

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Medical Specialist/Head of Department, the Medical Specialist (Orthopaedic) will be expected to take full responsibility for patients under his/her care.


  • Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
  • Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking, investigating and managing patients;
  • Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days;
  • Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers, Medical Intern and other students;
  • Performing emergency
  • Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of 3 forms, court attendance and performing post mortems.
  • Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board
  • Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment;
  • Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit of the customer and service provider;
  • Conducting disease surveillance, prevention and control;
  • Carrying out health education and promotion; and
  • Preparing medical


  • Master’s degree in Orthopaedic Surgery or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from a recognized institution by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Sub specialization in a relevant clinical disciplines;
  • Specialist recognition certificate as an Orthopaedic Surgeon from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board
  • A minimum period of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience, three of which should have been at the level of Senior Medical Officer, or comparable
  • Certificate in a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer

How to apply

All those Interested in the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available at KNH Website www.knh.or.ke. The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or 13th April 2021 to the address below:-

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202


“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”

NB: Only shortlisted candidates  will be contacted and must  present  the following documents during the interview:-

  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
  • EACC Clearance
  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
  • HELB Compliance
  • KRA Tax Compliance



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