NAIROBI HOSPITAL JOBS: SENIOR REGISTRAR – CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

POSITION: SENIOR REGISTRAR – CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

REF/TNH/SRCP/12/20

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Chief Pathologist the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Evaluation of specimens submitted to the laboratory and preparation of reports for clients on the clinical- pathologic findings of tests done in Chemical Pathology, Microbiology, Haematology and Blood transfusion, Immunology, and Molecular Pathology.
  • Telephone consultations with internal and external customers regarding interpretation of laboratory data or other laboratory-related, clinical issues.
  • Assisting with the selection, development and validation of new assays offered to clients.
  • Active participation in the laboratory Quality Assurance programs.
  • Maintenance of personal professional competency and participation in the continued professional development by self-study, attendance at scientific meetings, and participation in internal seminar programs.
  • Supporting the Head of Department in maintaining the turnaround times and critical value reporting of tests within the established laboratory goals.
  • The specialist will work with consultants within and also in other sections and hospital departments to ensure quality and patient safety as regards laboratory results.
  • Customer education, participation in validation studies, and internal training of our technical staff complete the list of activities requested for this position.
  • Directly enter reports into the Lab Information Management System.
  • Participate in the education of house-staff physicians, faculty physicians, nursing personnel, laboratory personnel, technologists, and others regarding:
  • Appropriate use of laboratory tests
  • Interpretation of laboratory results
  • Use of laboratory tests in disease prognostication and management
  • Limitation of laboratory tests
  • Conduct Research and Clinical Audit.
  • Participate in hospital wide quality, risk and process improvement initiatives. And Represents the laboratory in inter- and/or intradepartmental operation meetings or committees.
  • Conducts regular ward rounds on his own and/or as a team to formulate a multi-disciplinary treatment plan.
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on his/her patients within the range of the specialty
  • Perform any other duties that may be delegated by the head of Department.
  • This role also includes on phone consultations during off hours.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master of Medicine in Clinical Pathology.
  • Valid private practice and annual licenses.
  • Advanced competency in diagnostic clinical pathology.
  • Sound reasoning skills enabling both sound scientific judgment and appropriate management decisions.
  • Possess professional indemnity.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Good interpersonal relations.

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 6th January 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE (via email)  applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates.

NOTE:

  • 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

NAIROBI

Email: recruitment@nbihosp.org

NB: THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL  DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).

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