KNH Neurosurgery Job

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Medical Specialist Job, Latest Medical Jobs Kenya 2022,

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(Neurosurgery) is responsible to the Head of Department for providing 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
  • Accepts other responsibilities that the Senior Medical Specialist may request from 
  • time to time, such as representation on Committees, investigates patient 
  • management practices, and initiates new procedures and services
  • 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
  • Working 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

Qualification and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Neurosurgery 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 Neurosurgery from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Council.
  • Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners & Dentist Board.
  • Valid practicing license in Neurosurgery from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Professional Indemnity Council.

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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