Kenyatta National Hospital Medical Specialist Job-Anaesthesia

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Medical Specialists Job, Current Medical Kenya Jobs April, 

Kenyatta National Hospital is a Government State Corporation whose vision is to be a world
class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare. The Hospital
seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the
following vacant positions;

Job Purpose

The Medical Specialists (Anaesthesia) are responsible to the Head of Department in provision of specialized diagnostic, curative, rehabilitative and preventive health care services to the 
population under their care; they are entrusted to provide quality health care services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement clinical decisions for specialised quality inpatient and outpatient care that 
  • includes provision of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services;
  • Implement hospital programmes within their respective specialities
  • Champion continuous quality healthcare standards and patient safety guidelines
  • Assist in mentoring and coaching of staff in the respective specialities;
  • Coordinate intervention activities and programs for training health professionals in 
  • community health and health management in hospitals/health facilities
  • Implementing clinical review protocols procedures and work instructions for the practice of specialized care
  • Coordinating and managing referral care within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies
  • Consult with other specialists to solve single or multiple medical issues as required by patients in the hospital 
  • Undertaking research activities and clinical audits in the speciality and implement the 
  • research and audit findings to improve quality of service delivery
  • Performing emergency medical/surgical procedures
  • Collaborates, writes and responds to requests for consultation from other Specialist 
  • throughout the Hospital in the diagnosis and management of patients not directly under his/her care.
  • Providing high standards of specialized clinical services to patients in the wards and specialized clinics
  • Performing regular rounds with the registrars and other officers to assist in patient management.
  • Communicating to all patients/relatives under their care about the nature of their illness 
  • and the outlook in treatment of their well-being so that they understand the full extent of 
  • their recovery or disability as may be the case.
  • Carryout specialized diagnostic, therapeutic medical or surgical procedures
  • Accepting responsibility for the teaching of the highest standards of medical practice to 
  • medical specialists-in-training, medical officers, medical interns and other students;
  • Executing Medico-legal duties including filling of P3 forms, court attendance and forensic duties
  • Participating in community diagnosis, preventive & promotive care and treatment;
  • Utilizing patient data to benefit the customer and service provider;


  • Masters of Medicine degree in Anaesthesia or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB.) or its equivalent qualification from 
  • an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Specialist recognition certificate in Anaesthesia from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Council.
  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners &Dentist Council
  • Valid practicing license in Anaesthesia from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Professional Indemnity Cover.

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the requirements are requested to  download  and fill the application form available on KNH Website . The application form together with a detailed C.V listing the qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted  on or before 16 th  May 2022  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”.


  • Kenyatta National Hospital  DOES NOT  charge  ANY FEES  for application
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Successful candidate will be required to submit the document listed below to comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,2010: –  
  • 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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