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5 Aug 2022

Full-Time Job Openings at Life Care Hospital Kenya (5 Positions)

Life Care Hospital Kenya – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Anywhere

Job Description

We are a panel of finest international and nationwide healthcare experts who have come together to launch state-of-art healthcare facilities in Kenya. Our Values All the operations at Lifecare Kenya Ltd are guided by our deeply ingrained core values.

Dental Consultant

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Summary

Diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimes by assessing the dental health and performing the appropriate dental interventions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regular cleanings and other preventative & corrective procedures and establish a plan for better dental hygiene;
  • Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.;
  • Performing dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities in a professional manner while keeping the needs of the patient at the forefront;
  • Prescribing appropriate medications for dental problems;
  • Examine clients’ oral cavity according to the existence of cavities or diseases of the oral mucosa and the gum;
  • Supervision of professional tooth cleaning/full mouth scaling;
  • Train and educate patients on how perform effective oral hygiene at home;
  • Increase number of clients through marketing services and creative practice options;
  • Consult with patients about dental options to discuss treatment of the mouth and teeth;
  • Keep accurate records of patient visits, diagnosis and treatment;
  • Managing and training other dental staff;
  • Plan and manage budgets of dental practice;
  • Order equipment and maintain equipment inventory as needed;
  • Maintain sanitary environment for patient care and examination
  • Supervise and care for hygiene in the dental unit

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in dental surgery, holding a valid practicing license and retention certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council;
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in dental practice in a busy hospital;
  • Comply with all applicable laws regarding dental and health care;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of dental procedures, tools, and diagnostics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to keep detailed records;
  • Good management skills;
  • Stay updated on patient care, new technology and new products that can improve or treat patient conditions or improve overall health.

Physiotherapist

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Summary

To assist in conducting in-depth evaluation of patients referred for therapyplan, supervise, coordinate and evaluate outpatient services ensuring patient satisfaction at all times.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting initial evaluation and assessment of patients having physical disabilities, disorders or injuries;
  • Selecting and administering appropriate tests to evaluate range of motion, neuromuscular status, pain and physical functional ability;
  • Reviewing medical file of patient for information pertinent in aiding evaluation;
  • Identifying treatment goals and appropriate therapy techniques and equipment to achieve goals;
  • Carrying out the rehabilitative program and designate the party to carry out treatment plan, e.g. patient, employee, ward staff, family members or community caterers;
  • Conducting regular evaluation of patients to assess progress and response to therapy, revise treatment program as necessary to achieve goals;
  • Participating in treatment teams, e.g. Doctors, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, other Physiotherapists to provide information regarding patient assessment to discuss treatment program or to coordinate treatment goals and programs;
  • Advising and recommending to referring doctors on necessary interventions and or change of management;
  • Developing treatment plan to be followed by patient after discharge and advice the importance of continuing physiotherapy after discharge and to organize their physiotherapy appointments;
  • Instructing patient, families and other professionals in treatment techniques and exercise outlined in the program;
  • Preparing reports of results on evaluation of patients’ physical condition and prepare written treatment plan;
  • Conducting educational sessions or preventative health care in regard to physical status to other professionals in different disciplines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized institution;
  • At least 4 years of experience in the field;
  • Registered with the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists;
  • Practice license with the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists;
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Anesthesiologist

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Summary

  • Evaluating patients’ vital signs, medical histories, allergies, current medication use, and other risk factors;
  • Administering pain relief before, during, and after medical procedures;
  • Monitoring patients’ vital signs during procedures;
  • Approving general, sedative, regional, or local anesthetics;
  • Reviewing medical files and lab results;
  • Continuing care after surgery to control the level of pain relief and consciousness
  • Communicating continuing care instructions to specialists and nurses
  • Supervising anesthesia assistants and certified registered nurse anesthetists;
  • Informing patients of risks associated with anesthesia;
  • Complying with medical and hospital procedure policy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Expertise in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, airway management, invasive monitoring, renal therapy and mechanical ventilation;
  • Competent with Tracheal intubations, intravenous and central line cannulation, defibrillation and cardioversion, providing emergency medication, providing resuscitation inclusive of pacing and pericardiocentesis and care for the patient post resuscitation;
  • Compassion, self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure for long hours;
  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills;
  • Post Graduate Degree in Anesthesiology from a recognized institution;
  • MBChB or its equivalent holding a valid practicing license and retention certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council;
  • Valid certification in at least either ATLS, ACLS or BLS certification as applicable;
  • Sound Clinical knowledge, critical thinking, attention to detail;
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a busy hospital

General Surgeon

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Summary

  • Follow the best medical protocols, technical standard and processes in order to provide best care to the patients and shall perform your professional duties without any breach of bye laws and/ or regulations as applicable;
  • Make your services available in accordance with the needs/ requirements of the management;
  • Provide outpatient consultations;
  • Preform surgeries and procedures at the Hospital. Will be in charge of all General Surgery procedures in theatre;
  • Post- operative care of patients through proper follow up of medication and dressings;
  • Be available for rotational call including emergency services in your specialty on priority basis;
  • Keep yourself updated in terms of knowledge and new developments in medical science through participating in all academic activities such as CMEs, conferences, seminars, publications of articles undertaken by the Hospital, and as advised by the Hospital Management from time to time;
  • If required, your services can be extended as a trainer or faculty in line with your specialty;
  • Make your services available for emergency duties including in ambulances which would include transferring or receiving critically ill patients;
  • Provide clinical assistance and consultation of the patients at the Hospital;
  • Deciding on the best way to treat patients and to prescribe medication relevant to the patient. Render professional services independently to the best of your ability as per best medical practices;
  • Conduct yourself in a manner befitting the dignity of your profession with proper grooming and proper mannerisms;
  • Maintaining confidentiality of patient’s records, conditions and treatment;
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Post Graduate Degree in General Surgery from a recognized institution;
  • MBChB or its equivalent holding a valid practicing license and retention certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;
  • Valid certification in at least either ATLS, ACLS or BLS certification as applicable;
  • Sound Clinical knowledge;
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a busy hospital;
  • Be able to mobilize and lead response to a patient in a pre- arrest or arrest state, activate the Emergency Response Team and actively participate in techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively;
  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills, including well developed presentation skills;
  • Knowledge of the wide range of medications used in Casualty.

Pediatrician

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Summary

  • Attend and manage acute pediatric cases and emergencies as well as chronic cases and referrals in the outpatient;
  • Facilitating inpatient admission and follow-up diagnostics, review and management of patients in the pediatric ward and newborn unit;
  • Conduct well-baby/Well-child consultations for growth and development monitoring, nutrition consultation and vaccination;
  • Provide Clinical education to patients and caregivers on common childhood illnesses, childhood immunization and nutrition;
  • Attend Newborn deliveries in maternity/Theatre department and follow-up care for all newborns until discharge from the hospital;
  • Provide breastfeeding support and clinical education regarding newborn care for mothers in the postnatal ward;
  • Organize and facilitate follow-up clinics for newborn patients;
  • Ensure all necessary documentation as required is done in a timely manner and recorded as per the Hospital policies;
  • Keep updated patients records in regard to acute or chronic illnesses, surgical procedures and other significant clinical encounters such as allergic conditions;
  • Provide supervision to junior doctors through supervised patient reviews and clinical procedures, case presentations and continuous medical education;
  • Keep abreast of advancements in Pediatrics’ and best clinical practices by attending seminars, conferences and relevant clinical meetings/CMEs;
  • Actively participate in all clinical and administrative activities at departmental and institutional levels such as Hospital clinical committees, clinical drills, audits etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree in Pediatrics’ and Child Health from a recognized University;
  • A Certificate of Registration from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • A valid practicing license from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.;
  • Minimum of 4 years’ clinical experience as a Pediatrician with in-depth knowledge and experience in clinical diagnosis and management of pediatric illnesses and emergencies;
  • Valid BLS & ACLS certification;
  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance;
  • Up to date knowledge of pediatric drug prescription standards and online prescription systems;
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, patient and calm.

Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Summary

  • Attend to walk in and referred obstetrics and gynecology patients both out and in patient;
  • Offering obstetrics and gynecology consultancy;
  • Oversee the obstetrics and gynecology department and run the gynecology and obstetrics Clinics;
  • Provision of superior diagnostic, preventative, and interventional medical care. Undertake all required patient care activities; emergency medical procedures, ward rounds and communicating to patients;
  • Accurate and clear documentation of patient history, physical examination, investigations, and management;
  • Provide clarity of investigations to be carried out and interpretation of the results and ensure update to the patients and the next of kin;
  • Facilitates patient admissions, necessary consents, and discharges;
  • Counsel clients on treatment and compliance to treatment (patient and family) while ensuring their participation in decision making in their management;
  • Carry out procedures and surgical interventions (obstetric & gynecological) while ensuring high quality of care/services and safety of patients;
  • Work with other specialties for multi-disciplinary patient care;
  • Participate in morbidity and mortality meetings as required;
  • Participation in incident reporting, root cause analysis and the Hospital Quality Improvement activities;
  • Participation in timely ward rounds and patient reviews;
  • Facilitate CME and mentorship to colleagues for capacity building and quality improvement;
  • Ensure patient satisfaction through quality of care, communication, feedback, and escalation through the standardized tool for patient satisfaction measurement and demonstrate follow-up and improvement;
  • Conduct family conferences on need basis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Post Graduate Degree in Obstetrics & Gynecology from a recognized institution;
  • MBChB or its equivalent holding a valid practicing license and retention certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;
  • Valid certification in at least either ATLS/ACLS/ or-BLS certification as applicable;
  • Sound Clinical knowledge;
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a busy hospital;
  • Be able to mobilize and lead response to a patient in a pre- arrest or arrest state, activate the Emergency Response Team and actively participate in techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively;
  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills, including well developed presentation skills;
  • Ability to operate equipment used in care delivery;
  • Knowledge of the wide range of medications used in Casualty.

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