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Interventional Cardiologist- KUTRRH



2 months ago

Job Description

The Interventional Cardiologist’s job exists to coordinate and provide specialized services, coordinate research and training and advise the hospital. Duties and Responsibilities i. Prescribing tests, treatments, and/or surgery related to the cardiovascular system when necessary. ii. Maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests and/or treatments prescribed, and test results. iii. Performing tests, when needed, to check the health of patients' hearts and/or cardiovascular systems. iv. Interpreting test results to determine how effectively the heart and/or cardiovascular system is functioning. v. Using medical imaging equipment, such as echocardiogram, CT and MRI scanners, to diagnose and treat heart and/or cardiovascular conditions. vi. Assisting and/or performing interventional cardiology procedures such as coronary angiogram, PCI, pacemakers, electrophysiology studies etc. vii. Prescribing medication to treat cardiovascular diseases. viii. Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care. ix. Training and providing educational support to junior staff, when necessary.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Soft Skills Required i
  2. Organizational skills ii
  3. Communication skills iii
  4. Observation skills iv
  5. Analytical skills v

Education + Experience

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution
  2. ii
  3. Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine (Cardiology) or Master’s degree in Cardiology from a recognized institution
  4. iii
  5. Fellowship in interventional cardiology from a recognized institution
  6. iv
  7. Competent in Cathlab Procedures
  8. v
  9. Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC)
  10. vi
  11. Recognition as a specialist by the KMPDC
  12. vii
  13. Valid Practice License
  14. viii
  15. Professional Insurance Indemnity Cover
  16. ix
  17. Proficiency in computer applications