Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

KUTRRH is a 650 bed capacity hospital with state of the art medical equipment. The hospital is located on a 100 acre piece of land that lies in the North western part of Kenyatta University, bordering Kahawa Barracks to the North and the Northern Bypass road to the East and the KU to the South. The main entrance to the Hospital is on the Northern Bypass road, near Kahawa West.

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Institution:  Kenyatta University Teaching

Location: Nairobi

Job Type: Full Time


REF - V/FT/86/2022

Position Summary

The Hospital Dermatologist coordinates and provides specialized dermatology services and participate in research in the area of specialization.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recommend treatment options for skin cancer, along with common skin conditions such as acne and eczema.
  • They evaluate moles, birthmarks, rashes, and other features to detect any signs of illness or abnormal development.
  • They perform routine screenings and educate patients about risk factors and symptoms of skin cancer and other diseases.
  • Diagnoses and treats conditions of the mucous membranes, scalp, hair and nails.
  • Care for adult and pediatric patients.
  • Examine the patient’s skin for any abnormalities or cancers.
  • As required, requests and performs biopsies, sample tissue collection, and other tests.
  • Examine the results of the patient’s tests.
  • Patients are counseled and educated on cleanliness, nutrition, and illness prevention.
  • Liposuction, laser resurfacing, and microscopic treatments are some of the cosmetic procedures you may do.
  • Set patient goals and go over the treatment plan with them.
  • Establish patient timetables, tasks, and medical requirements.
  • Develop pharmaceutical or skin therapy treatment regimens to assist patients in achieving their goals.
  • Prescribe medicines, hormonal agents, or topical therapies to patients, and keep track of their consumption.
  • For advanced skin disorders or cancer, recommend surgeons or other therapies.
  • Consult surgeons on patient procedures.
  • Keep track of the patient’s progress and records, including symptoms, medicines, and therapies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution.
  • Master of Medicine in Dermatology from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council as a Dermatologist.
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least one year’s working experience as a Dermatologist

Method of Application

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the above positions, please apply online via OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Filled Application Form and Licence ONLY to the address below:


The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO


For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you must attach the Application Letter, CV, Filled Application Form , and Practicing Licence when you apply online via the portal.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 12th August 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;

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


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