Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) – Medical Officers.

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Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation and is registered as a Level 6 Tertiary Hospital under the Ministry of Health. The Hospital is a COVID 19 treatment Centre and seeks to engage staff in specialized areas on a six (6) month contract. Those who applied for locum positions as advertised earlier and who may be interested in the short term contract are advised to apply.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1.  Participate in the strategic planning of the division in collaboration with other medical staff in the unit for significant impact on the performance or business outcome of the hospital and its sub-functions.
  2. Attend to patients’ medical needs, diagnose their illnesses and prescribe medicines and other therapeutic interventions
  3. Follow-up on and observe the clinical conditions and progress of patients in the wards.
  4. Provide medical advice, counselling, health education and control measures to patients in the hospital in order to prevent spread of diseases and injuries.
  5. Work with other medical staff to solve single or multiple medical issues and/or participate in performing extensive surgical operations
  6. Implement best practice clinical and patient care related policies and procedures in the outpatient division of the hospital.
  7. Refer outpatients to the appropriate specialized clinics and medical consultants within the hospital for further diagnosis, treatment and management of their medical conditions.
  8. Provide quality emergency medical services to patients in the emergency unit of the hospital.
  9. Implement the KUTRRH culture of team-base, fact-base and patient-base and work towards achievement of the hospital Vision.
  10. Perform any other duties as may be assigned in the area of health care.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution
  2. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
  3. Valid Practice License
  4. Basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support certification
  5. Computer literate
  6. Knowledge of relevant legislations
  7. Knowledge of professional standards
  8. Proven track record of medical research and training
  9. At least one-year working experience in medical practice in a busy health facility

Soft skills required

  1. Communication skills
  2. Organizational skills
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Observation skills
  5. Analytical skills
  6. Compassionate
  7. Ability to work under pressure

Full Job Description

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via

or send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form addressed to:


The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya


For all applications please indicate the subject as follows: – JOB APPLICATION – [JOB/ CADRE REFERENCE NUMBER]

Please note that you have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum, Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Tuesday, 1st September 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

All shortlisted candidates MUST fulfil the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, and will be required to produce the following documents;

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for graduates only)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
  • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau


Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through the official emails/ telephone.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.






Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

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