Obstetric and Gynecologist Consultant Vacancy in Hagadera, Kenya – International Rescue Committee (IRC) May 2016


Job opportunity;Obstetric and Gynecologist Consultant  in Hagadera, Kenya – International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Career vacancy:Obstetric and Gynecologist Consultant in Hagadera, Kenya – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Term of Reference
Obstetric and Gynecologist Consultant
Sector: Health
Location: Kenya

Employee Type: Consultant

Employee Category: Not Applicable

1. Introduction: The IRC has been the lead health implementing partner in Hagadera refugee camp since 2009 and officially took over health implementation in Kambioos camp on March 1, 2013.


The population in Hagadera and Kambioos currently stands at 108,414 and 19,691 refugees respectively plus a total 12,777 population of the host community. 
It operates 1 main hospital that has an equipped theatre for emergencies and elective surgical cases from both camps and 5 health posts.

The IRC, implements; Health, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Women empowerment and protection programs in both camps and among the host community.

The IRC plans to have an obstetrician and gynecologist consultant to review and operate the patients with obstetric & gynecological conditions that are booked for the specialized surgical operations in both Hagadera and Kambioos camps.

2. Objective of the consultancy.

To provide obstetric and Gynecological consultation services to booked patients with surgical conditions at the IRC Hagadera Hospital.

To perform surgical operations for all patients with obstetric& gynecological conditions, reviewed and prepared for operations at IRC hospital main theatre.

3. Expected Outcome:  All the booked patients with obstetric and gynecological conditions will be attended by the specialist and treatment initiated and all cases requiring surgical interventions will be operated.

4. Tasks to be performed

In liaison with the RH/HIV Manager, the specialist consultant will be required to:

  • Conduct special clinics and reviews of patients with obstetric and gynecological complications and need surgical interventions.
  • Perform surgical operations for the screened patients with assistance of the medical officers.
  • Review all post-operative patients before he/she embarks on operation booked for that day.
  • Prepare and submit a report and summaries of patients seen and operated to RH/HIV manager.
  • Conduct a CME to resident health staff on hypertension conditions in pregnancy as scheduled(Tuesday afternoon)
  • Prepare and submit a report and summaries of patients seen and operated to RH/HIV Manager.
5. IRC Role
  • The IRC will ensure the lists of the booked patients with surgical obstetric and gynecological conditions are available for consultant’s review at Hagadera hospital.
  • IRC will provide transport of the Consultant from Nairobi and back after the consultancy.
  • The IRC will ensure the theatre staffs; drugs and other medical supplies required for operation are available for the consultant to conduct the surgeries.   
6. Consultancy Venue: At IRC Hagadera hospital

7. Duration of consultancy

The consultancy is expected to conduct on quarterly basis as follows;

  • 1st visit 20th to 24 June, 2016
  • 2nd visit 12th to16th September, 2016.
  • 3rd visit 5th to 10th December, 2016.
Note: the consultancy will last for 5 days on each visit

8. Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • Experienced Registered Obs/Gynecologist.
  • Able to do obstetric ultrasound.
  • Competent in antenatal, intra-partum and post-partum care and management of common gynecological problems.
  • Able to work in strenuous and stressful condition.
  • Experience of working with in north eastern Kenya is an added advantage.
9. Terms of payment and Utility:

The IRC will pay the consultation fee for 1 obstetric and gynecological consultant @ 30,000 Ksh per day for 5 days.

The IRC will facilitate transport of the obstetric and gynecologist from Nairobi to Hagadera and back.
The IRC will cater for accommodation for the consultant during the period of the consultancy.
The consultant will pay for his/her meals at IRC cafeteria at Kshs.1250 per day during the period.
Payments for consultancy will be made after submission of the consultancy report to the RH/HIV Manager.

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

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IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.


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