22 Sep 2022

Resident Obstetrician / Gynecologist at St Francis Community Hospital

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Job Description

St. Francis Community Hospital is a Faith Based Hospital which was officially opened in January 24, 2009. It is located along Kasarani-Mwiki Road, Nairobi. It is neat, efficient, affordable and patient-friendly. It is run by the Little Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi under the Archdiocese of Nairobi. The hospital has partnered with many organizations in promoting effective and efficient quality health care services. The hospital neighborhood is surrounded by a population of over 400,000 persons who are mainly living in slums and of very low income earning. The hospital has a bed capacity of 100 beds. Currently the hospital management is undertaking phase two of the hospital construction to provide room for the needy services like – new theatre, Dialysis Unit, HDU/ICU, pediatric ward, theatre and surgical ward. The bed capacity will be raised to 150 plus. The completion is expected in July 2016.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attend to walk-in and referred obstetrics and gynecology patients in the in-patient and out–patient departments.
  • Provide specialized medical services and service delivery in the Obs/Gyn unit of the hospital, ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity, and compliance.
  • Accurate and clear documentation of patient history, physical examination, investigations, and management.
  • Provide clarity of investigations to be carried out and interpretation of the results and ensure updates to the patients and the next of kin.
  • Oversee the obstetrics and gynecology department and run the gynecology and obstetrics Clinics. Undertake all required patient care activities; emergency medical procedures, ward rounds and communication to patients.
  • Provide medical research and training within the hospital as well as ensure collaboration and cooperation with other clinical teams at St. Francis Community Hospital.
  • Offer specialized Obs/Gyn services‘ advice to the hospital executive and other sections/units and the public.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue (s) and support the performance of extensive surgery, when required in the hospital.
  • Keep abreast of advancements and best practices by attending seminars and conferences and participating in continuous medical education.
  • Prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB).
  • Master of Medicine in Gynecology and Obstetrics from a recognized institution
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC).
  • Specialist Recognition by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Subspecialty training is an added advantage.
  • A valid medical practicing license.
  • Professional insurance indemnity cover.
  • At least two (2) years of working experience as an Obs/Gyn in a reputable hospital.
  • Excellent Public Relations skills and communication skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Analytical skills

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 7 October. 2022


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