Job Vacancy: Corvus Health is recruiting a Pediatric ICU Physician for Premier Private Children’s Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Corvus Health is recruiting a Pediatric ICU Physician for Premier Private Children’s Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: February 14, 2022

A US Joint Commission International accredited private hospital in Nairobi, Kenya seeks a full-time Pediatric ICU Physician (pediatric intensivist). This is an exciting opportunity to help the premier pediatric ICU in East Africa expand from 5 beds to 10 beds as the hospital expands its pediatric cardiac surgery program and its ICU program in general.

Corvus Health is recruiting a:

  • Pediatric Intensivist (Full-time)

This position is to provide clinical care at the critical care unit as part of a multidisciplinary care process leading to desired patient care outcomes, service standards, and best practice standards with also an opportunity to conduct and publish clinical research as a speciality physician with ICU specialty training.

The position reports directly to the hospital medical director.   

Responsibilities

  • Provide best practice care to patients in the pediatric ICU.
  • Communicate compassionately with patients’ parents.
  • Determine patients’ needs for other specialty care and coordinate the specialists.
  • Supervise, teach, and mentor senior registrars, medical officers, and junior doctors as needed.
  • The pediatric intensivist usually spends 4 hours per workday in the unit to assess patients, develop and adjust care plans, perform procedures, and supervise fellows and residents, then takes call for the rest of the shift.
  • Take lead in formulating and implementing new ICU clinical protocols.
  • See job description for a more detailed list of responsibilities. 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with annual bonus
  • 2-year contract at inception, with performance-based renewal
  • 42 hour work-week with two days off per week
  • Health insurance for self and family
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • 22 working days vacation in a year
  • The hospital will assist with all necessary Kenya licensing

Eligibility

  • Must be a pediatrician in good standing with the pediatric regulator in your current country of practice.
  • Must have successfully completed ICU specialty training.
  • Excellent clinical reasoning, organization, and documentation.
  • Good spoken and written English.
  • Experience using electronic medical records preferred.
  • Must be able to relocate to Nairobi.
  • At least 2 years experience preferred.
  • Collegial colleague and team player with good bedside manner.

Application

If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter, CV/resume and professional certificates to [email protected] 

For more information, visit Corvus Health.

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