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22 Oct 2020

Clinical Officer Job at Kenya Red Cross

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Clinical Officer Job at Kenya Red Cross

Clinical Officer Job, Medical Jobs In Kenya 2020,

Position Title:  Clinical Officer

Reporting to:    Clinical Officer In-Charge

Job Location:    Dadaab

Duration: Short Term Contract of Three (3) Months with possibility of extension

Purpose

The Clinical Officer’s main objective is to provide quality health care both outpatient and in-patient units through patient clerkship, diagnosis and treatment of diseases based on clinical signs and symptoms and available laboratory findings.

Responsibilities

  • Clinical assessment and prescription of treatment to all patients according to the MOH/WHO guidelines.
  • To ensure that all patient registers and files are accurately filled and updated regularly.
  • Maintain high standard confidentiality to all patients and treat all patients with respect and dignity.
  • Conduct minor surgical procedures at the work station.
  • Take a detailed patient history and updating treatment in the patient files for all patients being admitted in the wards
  • Conduct and attend to ward rounds.
  • Attend to medical emergencies at the hospital and the health posts.
  • Attend and participate in weekly CMEs organised and conducted at the hospital boardroom.
  • To supervise the medical assistants stationed at the health posts.
  • Conduct on job trainings to all auxillary staff and incentive workers attached to that work station on a regular basis.
  • Maintaining high quality of care provided to all patients.
  • Identify the very sick and give treatment based on priority basis.
  • Compile and submit reports on time.
  • Ensure that universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines are adhered to.
  • Attend to any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution
  • Registered with Clinical Officers’ Council of Kenya and possess a valid practicing license
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience preferably in a refugee setting.

Key Competencies 

  • Cultural and diversity sensitivity, commitment and understanding on the values of Kenya redcross Society and the principles of equal opportunities.
  • Clinical experience, skills and confidence.
  • Able to work and deliver under pressure and difficult environmental conditions.
  • Demonstrate leadership and communication skills.

How to Apply

nterested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply strictly through https://www.redcross.or.ke/Careers so as to reach us not later than so as to reach us not later than 29th October 2020; Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Job disclaimer and notification: Kenya Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview

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