Clinical Officer Job in Kenya at Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Clinical Officer Job in Kenya at Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital

Job Position: Clinical Officer

Job Summary: Provide efficient, effective, quality clinical services to patients following established treatment protocols.

Key Responsibilities

T.1 Provide comprehensive and good quality clinical services to patients.

T.2 Take / review the patients history to ascertain the right clinical examinations and treatment.

T.3 Diagnose and institute appropriate treatment, write prescriptions, and carry out other treatment activities while ensuring that established treatment protocols are effectively followed.

T.4 Confirm any questionable and notifiable diseases and report them to the medical officer in charge.

T.5 Ensure effective clinical procedures, rules, regulations which are consistent with organization procedures.

T.6 Perform minor surgical operations.

T.7 Participate in specific drug therapies e.g. cytotoxic drugs etc.

T.8 In collaboration with the medical and nursing team receive and attend to patients who require emergency services

T.9 Handle referrals from subordinate health facilities.

T.10 When necessary, arrange for patient referrals or consultations to other health facilities for specialty or higher-level management.

T.11 Accompany patients on referrals as needed.

T.12 Participate in outreaches or other activities such as health talks or community programs.

T.13 Handle patient data/ information confidentially at all times.

T.14 Prepare the weekly plans / schedules and reports.

T.15 Ensure that the clinic environment is safe and complies with infection control standards.

T.16 Maintain confidentiality of all activities to preserve dignity of patients.

T.17 Document all aspects of patient care and maintain accurate and complete medical records.

T.18 Collaborate with other members of the clinical team in improving patient care.

T.19 Actively participate in clinical training programs, including on-job trainings and skills building.

Pharmacovigilance / Therapeutic Committee

To monitor the effects of medical drugs after they have been licensed for use, especially in order to identify and evaluate previously unreported adverse reactions.

T.20 Carry out any other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by the management from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(The knowledge, skills and abilities may be required through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).

(a) Level of Education

  • KSCE with a minimum grade C
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine.

(b) Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Specialist qualifications appropriate to area of specialty.
  • Valid registration certificate and practicing license from the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya.

(c) Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Must be diligent, honest and responsible
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Organized and self-directing.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

(d) Relevant Job Experience

  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a similar position

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