Clinical Officer

Date Posted: Oct. 19, 2022, 4:09 a.m.

Amref Health Africa

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

The Clinical Officer will work under the guidance of and support the Medical Officer and experienced Clinician at Amref and Amref supported sites

Responsibilities

Quality Health Care Services

  • History taking, physical examination, ordering appropriate laboratory investigations and make appropriate diagnosis.
  • Promote rational drug use through use of MOH treatment guidelines.
  • Champion TB case finding and key GBV services at OPD.
  • Attend to emergencies presenting to the clinic and recommend referrals for cases that cannot be managed as per MOH guidelines.
  • Ensure that all required observations and vitals, prescribed treatment and procedures are carried out and documented on patients’ record/electronic medical records (EMR).
  • Boost patient experiences, including counselling and sensitizing patients through health talks preventive and promote health.
  • Embrace, learn and develop in an evidence-based medical system.
  • Consistent track record to work and deliver results with minimum supervision

Drugs/Supplies 

  • Work with pharmacy on essential drugs required at the health centre and ensure rational use.
  • Work with pharmacy staff to ensure pharmacovigilance is applied on Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and general outpatient drugs.

Laboratory 

  • Work together with the Lab staff to ensure relevant investigations are done on a timely manner with the correct results and ensure quality control at all times.

Trainings 

  • On Job Training of interns in the health centre and satellite clinics as appropriate.

Report Writing 

  • Assist in preparing and presenting monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports with the guidance of the Medical Officer and Project Manager

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Professional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Registered with Clinical Officers Council and MUST possess a valid practicing license

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Over two (2) years working experience working ideally in a busy health facility
  • Knowledge of non-communicable diseases (NCD) management is key
  • Experience in Migrant populations desired

Skills

  • Good clinical skills
  • Required to be team oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure in a stressful environment, displaying resilience, compassion and diplomacy
  • Active team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Self-initiative
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Amref Kenya via their Job portal via link Jobs at Amref Kenya

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