Rheumatologist Specialist Job, Medical Jobs 2021,

Position: Medical Specialist (Rheumatologist)

Job Group KNH5; (1 POST) Job purpose

Job Description

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


  • Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
  • Review Patients in clinical areas when consulted;
  • Conducting major ward rounds and post admission ward rounds;
  • Participate in running of Rheumatology clinics;
  • Participate in research;
  • Participate in training of postgraduate and Undergraduate students, undertaking medico-legal duties;.
  • Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board
  • Carrying out health education and promotion;
  • Preparing medical reports;
  • Any other duties as delegated by appropriate


  • Master’s degree in Internal Medicine 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 in Internal Medicine 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
  • Post MMED training in Rheumatology (physical or online)
  • Fellowship in rheumatology is an added
  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

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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