KNH Medical Specialist Job-Plastic Surgery

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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 (Plastic Surgery) are responsible to Head of Department in the 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 plastic and reconstructive surgery;
  • Champion continuous quality healthcare standards and patient safety guidelines
  • Assist in mentoring and coaching of staff in plastic and reconstructive surgery;
  • 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 in the speciality and implement the research findings 
  • to improve quality of service delivery
  • Performing emergency medical 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 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;
  • Undertake medical research & clinical audits and implementing the findings

Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters of Medicine degree in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists 
  • Council OR Masters of Medicine degree in General Surgery with certification/fellowship in plastic Surgery or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB.) or its equivalent qualification 
  • from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Certification/Fellowship in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery from a recognized institution.
  • Specialist recognition certificate in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery from the Medical practitioner’ and Dentist Council.
  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  • Valid practicing license in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 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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