PEDIATRIC ICU PHYSICIAN FOR PREMIER PRIVATE HOSPITAL IN NAIROBI, KENYA

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  • Corvus Health
  • N/A
  • 2-5 Year
Job Description
A US Joint Commission International accredited private hospital in Nairobi, Kenya seeks a full-time Pediatric ICU Physician (pediatric intensivist).  This is an exciting opportunity to help the premier pediatric ICU in East Africa expand from 5 beds to 10 beds as the hospital expands its pediatric cardiac surgery program and its ICU program in general.
 
The pediatric ICU team consists of one other ICU physician, pediatric senior registrars, medical officers, and junior doctors, ICU nurses, and ICU allied health professionals.
 
As a specialty physician in an academic hospital, you will have the opportunity to conduct and publish clinical research.
 
The position reports directly to the hospital medical director.
 
Responsibilities:
  1. Provide best practice care to patients in the pediatric ICU.
  2. Communicate compassionately with patients’ parents.
  3. Determine patients’ needs for other specialty care and coordinate the specialists.
  4. Supervise, teach, and mentor senior registrars, medical officers, and junior doctors as needed.
  5. The pediatric intensivist usually spends 4 hours per workday in the unit to assess patients, develop and adjust care plans, perform procedures, and supervise fellows and residents, then takes call for the rest of the shift.
  6. Take lead in formulating and implementing new ICU clinical protocols.
  7. See job description for a more detailed list of responsibilities.
 
Benefits:
  1. Competitive salary with annual bonus
  2. 2-year contract at inception, with performance-based renewal
  3. 42 hour work-week with two days off per week
  4. Health insurance for self and family
  5. Life and disability insurance
  6. Medical malpractice insurance
  7. 22 working days vacation in a year
  8. The hospital will assist with all necessary Kenya licensing
 

PEDIATRIC ICU PHYSICIAN FOR PREMIER PRIVATE HOSPITAL IN NAIROBI, KENYA
Corvus Health Published: December 17, 2021
Location
 950 N Washington Street, VA
Job Type
 Contract
Category
 Medical / Health Care / Nursing
DESCRIPTION
A US Joint Commission International accredited private hospital in Nairobi, Kenya seeks a full-time Pediatric ICU Physician (pediatric intensivist).  This is an exciting opportunity to help the premier pediatric ICU in East Africa expand from 5 beds to 10 beds as the hospital expands its pediatric cardiac surgery program and its ICU program in general.
 
The pediatric ICU team consists of one other ICU physician, pediatric senior registrars, medical officers, and junior doctors, ICU nurses, and ICU allied health professionals.
 
As a specialty physician in an academic hospital, you will have the opportunity to conduct and publish clinical research.
 
The position reports directly to the hospital medical director.
 
Responsibilities:
  1. Provide best practice care to patients in the pediatric ICU.
  2. Communicate compassionately with patients’ parents.
  3. Determine patients’ needs for other specialty care and coordinate the specialists.
  4. Supervise, teach, and mentor senior registrars, medical officers, and junior doctors as needed.
  5. The pediatric intensivist usually spends 4 hours per workday in the unit to assess patients, develop and adjust care plans, perform procedures, and supervise fellows and residents, then takes call for the rest of the shift.
  6. Take lead in formulating and implementing new ICU clinical protocols.
  7. See job description for a more detailed list of responsibilities.
 
Benefits:
  1. Competitive salary with annual bonus
  2. 2-year contract at inception, with performance-based renewal
  3. 42 hour work-week with two days off per week
  4. Health insurance for self and family
  5. Life and disability insurance
  6. Medical malpractice insurance
  7. 22 working days vacation in a year
  8. The hospital will assist with all necessary Kenya licensing
 
Requirements:
  1. Must be a pediatrician in good standing with the pediatric regulator in your current country of practice.
  2. Must have successfully completed ICU specialty training.
  3. Excellent clinical reasoning, organization, and documentation.
  4. Good spoken and written English.
  5. Experience using electronic medical records preferred.
  6. Must be able to relocate to Nairobi.
  7. At least 2 years experience preferred.
  8. Collegial colleague and team player with good bedside manner.
 
If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and CV/resume to kenya@corvushealth.com.
 
Competitive
Biomedical Job
Contract
December 21,2021

Essential Qualifications
  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Surgery)
  • pediatrics

Key skill Required
    N/A

Designation
    N/A

Hospital/ Institute Profile profile

Name of Hospital/ Institute: Corvus Health

Hospital/ Institute Profile profile: A US Joint Commission International accredited private hospital in Nairobi, Kenya

Website: N/A

Recruiter Name: Corvus