Radiation Oncology is part of a comprehensive oncology program at AKUHN that includes medical, pediatric, surgical, and hematological oncology. The program is supported by all the specialties in medicine and surgery including breast and head and neck surgical oncology. Neurosurgery has been enhanced by the introduction of state of the art neuro-navigation. Oncology is further supported by palliative care and pain management specialists, rehabilitation, and specialists in nursing oncology.
Reporting to the Chair of Medicine, the incumbent for the position above will be involved in the development of highly skilled and competent teams in the delivery of quality services to patients and their families as well as medical research and clinical education. Through professional leadership, s/he will develop and implement work plans for services and growth in both quality and quantity in areas of specialization. As part of faculty, s/he will teach Medicine residents and carry out research in defined areas of professional interest and knowledge.
Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine and a fellowship in the Radiation Oncology speciality. The qualification should also meet the registration criteria with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Board as a specialist. Candidates should have independent clinical experience as radiation oncologist of at least 2 years post exit qualification. Candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team. Applicants with scholarly contributions to research, teaching and publications shall be preferred.