June 20, 2021


Nairobi Hospital Critical Care Specialist Job

Critical Care Specialist Job, Medical Kenya Jobs 2021,


Reporting to Team Leader – Critical Care, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing In-patient and Out-patient Critical Care patients in order to offer curative services in line with established protocols and the hospital’s patient care objectives.


  • Carry out patient assessment, treatment and stabilization and other specialized procedures to provide curative services in line with established protocols;
  • Carry out specialised training of medical officers, nurses, senior registrars and nursing students to impart knowledge and improve patient care;
  • Participate in root cause analysis committees in the event of incidences, complaints and/or poor clinical outcomes to ensure continuous improvement in patient care;
  • Participate in continuous medical evaluations in order to sharpen medical knowledge and skills in area of specialization;
  • Assist private consultants to carry out medical procedures on private patients to ensure optimal patient care;
  • Develop and continuously review protocols in applicable specialty area in order to enhance clinical management;
  • Participate in research activities in applicable specialty area in line with set objectives;
  • Mentor medical officers in clinical procedures to impart knowledge and improve patient care;
  • Carry out weekly major ward rounds for applicable specialty area patients as applicable;
  • Sign off senior registrars and prepare related recommendation letters to the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council in fulfilment of their specialist recognition requirements;
  • Act as a team leader on a rotational basis for the applicable specialty area;
  • Uphold high levels of patient confidentiality and work ethic in line with applicable code of conduct and hospital objectives; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.


  • Master of Medicine degree in Critical Care from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from a recognized institution;
  • Must be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council and hold a valid practicing license;
  • Basic Life Support training;
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support training;
  • LSO Advanced Life Support training
  • Minimum of 5 years practicing experience in Critical Care Unit


  • Ability to carry out phlebotomy, cannulation, resuscitation, intubation, exchange transfusion & UBC among other medical procedures
  • Ability to review and manage patients
  • Knowledge and ability to classify diseases
  • Knowledge of pregnancy related condition, contraceptives, minor procedures & surgeries e.g. C section (applicable to obstetrics & gynaecology),
  • Ability to conduct normal deliveries and assisted deliveries including stitching (applicable to obstetrics & gynaecology)
  • Ability to work for long hours under pressure
  • Drive and openness to learning
  • Time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Patient care skills
  • Basic counselling skills
  • Effective decision making and judgement skills
  • Research skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Communication skills including presentation and facilitation skills
  • Team working skills
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality

How To Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 4th June 2021.


  • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
  • National I.D.
  • KRA PIN Certificate
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers

Director Human Resources & Operations           

The Nairobi Hospital

P.O. Box 30026 – 00100

Email: recruitment@nbihosp.org


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