Opened in 1954, The Nairobi Hospital has excelled in medical expertise and services provision and has deservedly earned recognition throughout East Africa and beyond as an advanced diagnostic, treatment and referral centre. Expansive investment in latest technology and medical equipment has enabled us establish leadership in medical procedures both in Kenya and outside.
We take pride in our highly qualified professionals who deliver our mission everyday, translating their knowledge and expertise to internationally compliant practices in healthcare provision. Courtesy, consideration and unreserved respect towards our patients’ privacy, dignity and confidentiality has time and again helped us earn their trust and goodwill.
Our dedicated nursing staff provides professional care within a friendly and comfortable environment, ensuring that being in hospital is a more pleasurable and less anxious time for our patients and their families.
JOB SUMMARY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from a recognized institution. • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. • Minimum of 3 years’ legal practice experience in a legal office or department. • Master’s Degree or Diploma in tax or other professional or regulatory sector or regime.
• Good knowledge of the Kenyan legal system and in-depth knowledge of regulatory laws. • Demonstrate deep understanding of the Tax regime in Kenya. • Demonstrate knowledge of, and experience with laws dealing with commercial/contract administration and labour laws • Strong working knowledge of litigation, lease transactions and property management • Solid experience in insurance underwriting • Understanding of Foreclosure • Analytical thinker • Excellent interpersonal skills • Excellent communication, negotiation and diplomatic skills. • Excellent command of the English language • Demonstrated experience in legal research • Possess negotiation skills • Strong drafting skills • Judgement and decision-making skills
• Process required licenses for the Hospital from relevant authorities. • Process business permits, land rates, rent as well as fire prevention licence (certificate) for the Hospital, and outreach centres. • Assist in soliciting insurance covers and following up on insurance claims for the hospital from insurance providers in line with requirements; • Prepare leases and correspondences to tenants in consultation with Legal Officer. • Represent the Hospital on litigations in liaison with external advocates in charge of the cases. • Review and provide legal advice on MOUs, Contracts, and insurance agreements to ensure that they comply with legal requirements. • Provide accurate and relevant interpretation of legal documents, contracts and/or agreements and provide legal advice to management in line with requirements. • Carry out research on medical opinions in order to aid in cases. • Develop contractual agreements with tender awarded service providers in various fields. • Monitor expiry of contracts and negotiate contracts in liaison with the concerned departments. • Follow up with patients’ undertakings for patients with pending bills and keep safe custody of patient securities to ensure bill settlement. • Prepare documentation for court attendances and monitor all pending cases on behalf of the Hospital including reviewing them and advising management accordingly. • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken. • Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff. • Participate in the department’s formulation of legal compliance check-lists • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for the department for management meetings. • Support the human resources department on legal aspects of employee management. • Support the finance department on the interpretation and application of taxation laws. • Ensure the witnesses of fraudulent cases appear in court; and • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.