Vacancy Advert for Clinical Officer

Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a Clinical Officer as detailed below;

JOB TITTLE:  CLINICAL OFFICER

Reporting line: Project manager

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform the duties of a team leader within the project
  • Performs technical skills related to resuscitation e.g.  Basic life support
  • Reviews patients history and performs clinical examinations
  • Directly involved in making diagnosis, writing prescriptions and other treatment activities
  • Confirms questionable and notifiable diseases and takes appropriate action
  • Acts according to the policies and philosophy of the dispensary, as directed by health and Koinonia Policies.
  • Involved in specific drug therapies e.g. cytotoxic drugs etc
  • Performs minor and intermediate surgical procedures
  • Should be involved in teaching where this applies
  • Facilitates patients referral to other well equipped hospitals for further management
  • Involved in monitoring of patients follow-ups
  • Handles referrals from subordinate Health Facilities
  • Ensures patients flow, clinic organization and rectification of bottle necks
  • Supervise in immunization programs and mass immunization campaigns
  • Responsible for various types of community  services of promotion, and  preventive nature including:  Maternal care, Nutritional care, Child health  services, Family planning services, School health services
  • Plans and accompanies mobile health teams and provides specific diagnostic and curative tacks including health related lectures
  • Involved in training of  community extension workers e.g.TBAs,CBDs CHWs and monitoring their activities in effort to improve community health
  • Maintenance of good patients, public and staff relationship.
  • Writing and submitting six monthly and annual reports
  • Prepare regular CME presentations
  • Ensuring strategic direction of project operations, day to day management and delivery of the Project’s components.
  • Efficient support to tasks related to advocacy, planning, networking and programming, resources mobilization, monitoring and evaluation, and representation.
  • Financial resources management.
  • Human Resources Management and efficient procurement and logistical services.
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
  • Any other duty that may be delegated to you from time to time.

 

Minimum Requirements and experience

  • Diploma in Clinical medicine or related field.
  • Current registration and license to practice with the Clinical Officer’s Council.
  • Minimum of three years clinical practice experience.
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously or in a team with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent work ethic, proactive, punctual, reliable and flexibility to work long hours when required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and general computer & technology literacy. Familiarity with computer based health information system preferred.
  • Due to the nature of the work, fluency in Swahili will be a strong advantage.

 

 Terms of Employment:

  • 1 year Renewable Contract
  • Probation period for the first 3 Months

 Application:

Interested candidates WHO FULLY MEET the above criteria should send their applications to Human Resources Manager (via E-mail- personnel@koinoniakenya.org with Subject. Clinical Officer Job Application, handwritten applications can be deposited at the reception of Shalom House,St. Daniel Comboni Rd, off Ngong’ road ) along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, certificate of good conduct and copies of both academic and professional certificates stating their current position, three (3) professional referees, current and expected salary and their daytime contacts addressed to: Human Resource Manager

The Closing date for receiving applications will be 31st May 2017. Koinonia Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer and 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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