243 Vacancies at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

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Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital

Overview

Welcome to Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH), a leading institution in healthcare services and medical research in Kenya. We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to join our dynamic team in various positions. At KUTRRH, we value diligence, commitment, and a positive attitude towards providing exceptional healthcare services to our community.

Available Positions

Job Cadre Reference Code No. of Positions
Clinical Pharmacist (Oncology) V/FT/23/2024 2
Clinical Oncologist V/FT/24/2024 5
Medical Oncologist V/FT/25/2024 5
Radiation Oncologist V/FT/26/2024 5
Pulmonologist V/FT/27/2024 2
Nephrologist V/FT/28/2024 2
Nuclear Medicine Physician V/FT/29/2024 2
Medical Officer V/FT/30/2024 200
Pharmacist V/FT/31/2024 20

Job Description and Application Process

If you are interested and qualified for any of the positions mentioned above, we encourage you to apply online through our website careers.kutrrh.go.ke. Please ensure to upload your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Filled Application Form, along with your Practice License. Clearly indicate the Job Reference No. in the subject line of your application email.

Download Job Description and Personal Specifiations Here

Download Job Application Form Here

For physical applications, kindly send your documents to:

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

The deadline for all applications is April 2nd, 2024.

Equal Opportunity Employer

KUTRRH is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including youth, women, and people living with disabilities.

Important Notes

  • Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral, and Research Hospital does not charge any fees for application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Successful candidates will be required to submit the following documents to comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010:
    • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
    • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for university graduates only)
    • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
    • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
    • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

All communications must be in English language.

Wishing you the best in your application process! KUTRRH is dedicated to attracting and retaining the best talent from diverse backgrounds as we strive to become a better development partner. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not charge any application or recruitment fees, whether refundable or not.


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EXPERT TIPS TO BE A SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT FOR MEDICAL POSITIONS

  1. Tailor Your Application: Customize your application materials to highlight relevant experience and skills in the medical field, ensuring they align with the job requirements.
  2. Highlight Your Achievements: Showcase any notable accomplishments in previous roles, such as successful patient treatments, research contributions, or process improvements.
  3. Continuing Education: Demonstrate your commitment to professional growth by mentioning any ongoing education, certifications, or training relevant to the medical field.
  4. Attention to Detail: Pay close attention to the job description and ensure your application addresses each requirement thoroughly, leaving no room for ambiguity.
  5. Networking: Utilize professional networks, both online and offline, to connect with individuals in the healthcare industry and learn about potential job opportunities.
  6. Prepare for Interviews: Research commonly asked interview questions in the medical field and practice your responses to articulate your qualifications and suitability for the position.
  7. Professionalism: Maintain a professional demeanor throughout the application process, from initial contact to interview stages, showcasing your reliability and dedication to the role.
  8. Follow Up: After submitting your application, follow up with a polite email expressing your continued interest in the position and inquiring about the next steps in the hiring process.
  9. Stay Informed: Keep yourself updated on current trends, advancements, and regulations in the medical field to demonstrate your knowledge and enthusiasm during interviews.
  10. Seek Feedback: Request feedback on your application materials and interview performance to identify areas for improvement and enhance your future job prospects in the medical sector.

SAMPLE COVER LETTER FOR A MEDICAL POSITION

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]
[Your Email Address]
[Your Phone Number]
[Date]

[Recipient’s Name]
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi, Kenya

Dear [Recipient’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the [Job Cadre] position (Reference Code: [Reference Code]) at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital, as advertised. With a strong background in [mention relevant experience or qualifications], I am confident in my ability to contribute effectively to your esteemed institution.

During my tenure at [Previous Organization/Institution], I successfully [mention specific achievements or experiences relevant to the job position]. These experiences have equipped me with the necessary skills and expertise to excel in the [Job Cadre] role at KUTRRH.

I am particularly drawn to this opportunity because of [mention specific reasons such as the hospital’s reputation, commitment to excellence, or innovative initiatives]. I am eager to leverage my skills and contribute to the continued success and growth of KUTRRH.

Please find attached my Curriculum Vitae for your review. I am available for an interview at your earliest convenience and look forward to the possibility of discussing how I can contribute to your team.

Thank you for considering my application. I am excited about the opportunity to join KUTRRH and contribute to its mission of providing quality healthcare services to the community.

Warm regards,

[Your Name]

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q1: What is the application process for medical positions at KUTRRH?
A1: Interested candidates can apply online through our website or submit physical applications to the address provided in the job description. Ensure to include all required documents mentioned in the application process section.

Q2: Is there any application fee for applying to positions at KUTRRH?
A2: No, Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral, and Research Hospital does not charge any fees for the application process.

Q3: What documents are required for successful applicants?
A3: Successful applicants will be required to submit various documents to comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. These include a certificate of good conduct, clearance certificates, tax compliance certificates, and more.

Q4: Can I apply for multiple positions simultaneously?

A4: Yes, you may apply for multiple positions simultaneously if you meet the qualifications and requirements for each position. However, ensure that you tailor your application materials accordingly for each role to highlight your relevant skills and experiences.

Q5: What is the deadline for submitting applications?
A5: The deadline for the receipt of all applications is April 2nd, 2024. It’s crucial to ensure that your application is submitted before the specified deadline to be considered for the position.

Q6: How are candidates selected for interviews?
A6: Candidates are selected for interviews based on the strength of their application materials, including their qualifications, experiences, and alignment with the job requirements. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

Q7: What should I expect during the interview process?
A7: The interview process may include multiple stages, such as initial screening interviews, technical assessments, and final interviews with key stakeholders. Be prepared to discuss your experiences, skills, and suitability for the role.

Q8: Are there opportunities for career growth and development at KUTRRH?
A8: Yes, KUTRRH is committed to supporting the professional growth and development of its employees. We offer various training programs, mentorship opportunities, and career advancement pathways to help our staff thrive in their roles.

Q9: Can international candidates apply for positions at KUTRRH?
A9: Yes, we welcome applications from qualified candidates, including international applicants. However, please ensure that you meet the necessary visa and work permit requirements for working in Kenya.

Q10: How can I follow up on my application status?
A10: If you haven’t heard back regarding your application status within a reasonable timeframe after the application deadline, you may follow up with our Human Resources department via email or phone for updates on the recruitment process.

POSSIBLE MEDICAL POSITION INTERVIEW QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS

  1. Question: Can you tell us about your experience in [specific medical field]? Answer: Certainly. During my tenure at [previous organization], I gained extensive experience in [specific medical field] through handling a diverse range of cases and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to develop comprehensive treatment plans.
  2. Question: How do you stay updated on the latest advancements and best practices in medicine? Answer: I prioritize continuous learning by regularly attending conferences, participating in workshops, and subscribing to reputable medical journals. Additionally, I actively engage in online forums and peer discussions to stay informed about emerging trends and best practices in the field.
  3. Question: How do you handle challenging patient situations or conflicts within a medical team? Answer: When faced with challenging situations, I prioritize effective communication and empathy. I strive to understand the patient’s perspective and collaborate with the team to find mutually beneficial solutions while maintaining professionalism and respect for all parties involved.
  4. Question: Can you provide an example of a time when you demonstrated leadership in a medical setting? Answer: In my previous role as [position], I took the initiative to lead a quality improvement project aimed at enhancing patient safety protocols. Through effective delegation and collaboration with colleagues, we successfully implemented changes that resulted in a significant reduction in adverse events.
  5. Question: How do you ensure patient confidentiality and privacy in your practice? Answer: Patient confidentiality is paramount in healthcare. I strictly adhere to HIPAA guidelines and maintain confidentiality by limiting access to patient information, securing electronic records, and communicating sensitive information only on a need-to-know basis.
  6. Question: How do you handle high-stress situations in a fast-paced medical environment? Answer: I thrive in high-pressure environments by maintaining a calm demeanor, prioritizing tasks efficiently, and leveraging my problem-solving skills to address emergent situations promptly. Additionally, I prioritize self-care and utilize stress-management techniques to ensure I remain focused and effective in my role.
  7. Question: How do you approach collaboration and teamwork in a medical setting? Answer: I believe in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work culture where every team member’s input is valued. I actively engage in interdisciplinary discussions, respect diverse perspectives, and leverage each team member’s strengths to deliver optimal patient care outcomes.
  8. Question: Can you discuss a time when you had to adapt to new technologies or procedures in your practice? Answer: As technology continues to evolve in healthcare, I recognize the importance of adapting to new tools and procedures. When introduced to a new technology or procedure, I proactively seek training opportunities, collaborate with colleagues, and embrace a growth mindset to quickly integrate it into my practice.
  9. Question: How do you ensure accuracy and attention to detail in your documentation and record-keeping? Answer: I maintain meticulous documentation practices by double-checking all entries for accuracy, adhering to standardized documentation protocols, and promptly correcting any errors or discrepancies. Additionally, I prioritize regular audits and reviews to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and quality standards.
  10. Question: What motivates you to pursue a career in [specific medical field]? Answer: I am deeply passionate about [specific medical field] because of its potential to positively impact patients’ lives and contribute to advancements in healthcare. Witnessing the profound difference that compassionate care and evidence-based medicine can make inspires me to continually strive for excellence in my practice.

Wishing you the best in your application process! Remember, at KUTRRH, we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent from all backgrounds as we strive to provide exceptional healthcare services to our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not charge any application or recruitment fees, whether refundable or not.

Rough Salary Range Estimate:

The salary range for these positions varies based on qualifications, experience, and the specific job cadre. Candidates can expect competitive remuneration packages commensurate with industry standards.

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