Life Care Hospital Kenya Pediatrician – Jobs in Kenya

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.
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