Obstetrician and Gynaecologist/MD

Job Summary

Lead clinical departments to adhere with the government health standards and requirements in the hospital records and daily operational procedures.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

·         Oversee medical activities in the clinical areas- antenatal, postnatal ward, labour ward, theatres, new born nursery, fistula ward, early pregnancy ward, outpatient clinic, theatres and laboratory as appropriate.

·         Lead the team of local doctors to ensure excellent clinical care is maintained and developed

·         To provide an opinion and assist in management of any outpatients or inpatients referred for review by the midwifery team

·         Ensure that teaching ward rounds occur each morning and appropriate plan of care is decided and implemented-according to current clinical guidelines

·         Attend all obstetric emergencies when on duty/on call and plan ongoing management of care

·         Perform assisted deliveries, caesarean section and other procedures in theatre and otherwise assist the midwifery team in prevention and management of complications of pregnancy and labour.

·         Attend and review all patients with early pregnancy complications and be responsible for planning and implementing medical/surgical management.

·         To assist during fistula camps- with screening of patients, intraoperative and post-operative care.

·         To be present on-site during working hours within the clinical area

·         Perform on-call duties including weekends and nights as per Kivulini Maternity Centre roster.

·         Mentor and support all members of the multi-disciplinary team in a manner in which shared goals, shared knowledge and mutual respect are emphasised.

·         Be an active part of the training schedule for clinical staff and ensure training sessions are an integral part of staff development

·         Ensure all medical documentation is filled correctly and on time.

·         Lead clinical governance initiatives including timely reporting and reviewing of clinical incidents

·         Ensure that data collection is timely, accurate and complete as required for service delivery and for any ongoing, MA approved research projects

·         Ensure that reporting to M.O.H of any reproductive data and reports as required is timely, accurate and complete

·         Be responsible for the rostering of medical, laboratory and nurse anaesthetist staff

·         Perform any other duties related to the role as required by Maternity Africa


Qualifications and specifications


         ·            Degree in Medicine with a Masters in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from an accredited institution

         ·            Current Registration with Tanganyika Medical Council (TMC)

         ·            At least Three years of professional experience as a Medical Doctor.

         ·            Have Positive Attitude, Safe Practitioner and Effective Communicator.

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