Directline Assurance Medical Doctor Job in Kenya 2021

  • Published date: December 15, 2021
  • Category: Healthcare
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description


Directline Assurance

Vacancy Advertisement: Medical Doctor

The Job: The Medical Doctor is responsible for supporting in the management and providing leadership in the absence of the in-charge to the medical department, re-examination of road traffic accident victims, analysis, interpretation and verification of medical records pertaining to accident claims.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Re-examination of road traffic accident victims in order to provide a second opinion.

  • Ensuring that the diagnosis and treatment is consistent with injuries sustained in the road traffic accident.

  • Analysis, interpretation and verification of medical records pertaining to accident claims.

  • Referral of accident victims for specialist review when necessary.

  • Organizing for a specialist panel of doctors in his jurisdiction to cover the various array of injuries e.g. dental, orthopedic, gynecologic etc.

  • Testifying in Court in regards to the extent and severity of injuries sustained as a result of the Road Traffic Accident.

  • Analysis of medical claims arising from road traffic accidents

  • Visiting seriously injured patients to verify the extent of the injuries.

  • Liaising with other medical and non-medical staff in the various hospitals to confirm that claimant was treated in the specified health facility.

  • Liaising with a view of working together with other medical staff in their given area- e.g. Medical

  • Superintendents, Chief Records officers and other staff from the District / Provincial / other Hospitals in their jurisdiction.

  • Increasingly undertaking managerial responsibilities such as planning the workload and staffing of the department.

  • Preparation of medical reports and statistics.

  • Any other duty he Officer may be assigned from time to time.

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery(MBChB)

  • Registered with the KMP&DB

  • Valid current registration certificate

Experience and Skills Attributes

  • 3 years working experience in a busy health facility post internship

  • Working experience in the insurance industry is an added advantage

  • High integrity and ethical level; Able to maintain utmost confidentiality of information in their possession

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills

  • Have great attention to detail and able to get things done to completion

  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

  • Self-motivated, confident and outgoing personality

  • Basic MS office skills

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills

  • Report writing skills

  • High ethical standards with independence of mind and ability to defend his/her position on significant decisions

Application Instructions

If you qualify for the above advertised role, kindly send us a detailed CV and Application Letter clearly demonstrating your fit as per the roles & responsibilities and the person specifications (academic / professional qualifications, experience, skills & attributes) listed above.

Applications that do not conform to the Application Instructions will not be considered.

Kindly send your application documents to to reach us on or before 5.00pm Wednesday, 22nd December 2021.

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