IRC NGO Clinical Officer Jobs in Kenya

The clinical officer will be responsible for the overall coordination of the Clinics activities and supervision of the staffs in the health post.

Will work closely with the, Pharmacist, Lab Technologist, PITC Nurse, Community Health Officer, Nutritionist and others in ensuring quality health services to the beneficiaries.

Will also provide support in the hospital as needed, doing ward rounds and ensuring coverage both day and night.

Key Responsibilities

Program management:

  • Overall in charge of the clinic.
  • Supervision of both national and incentive staff at the clinic.
  • Keep complete and accurate inventory of medicines and supplies located at clinic and monitor/supervise their usage.
  • Assess clinic needs regularly, and make trimester orders

    Human Resource:​

  • Set Performance Objectives for personnel reporting to him/ her and monitor their performance
  • Attend the monthly clinical services staff meeting and share updates
  • Plan and manage staff leave and R&R plans ensuring adequate coverage
  • Supervise the incentive staffs under your department.
  • Hold monthly meetings with the staffs under your unit

    Program activities:​

  • Clinical assessment and prescription of treatment for all patients
  • Refer chronic cases to the various special clinics
  • Properly cover weekends, arrange a rotation schedule with fellow clinical officers
  • Conducts ward rounds in the respective inpatient units.
  • Properly document treatment on patients files
  • Maintain an accurate and updated records keeping system in the clinic.
  • Carry out minor surgical procedures
  • Attend to emergencies in ward in the absence of Medical Officer
  • Attend and participate in the daily morning hospital handover meetings
  • Participate in weekly continues medical education(CME) at the hospital
  • Training of staff on job and theory sessions;

    Reporting and Coordination:

  • Ensure all patient records are properly documented in the patient files with all aspects of management being captured
  • Compile and submit weekly HIS reports
  • Conduct mortality audits for all deaths occurring in the pediatric ward together with other staff working in the unit.
  • Maintain accurate inventory record at the facility
  • Any other duties as assigned
    by the supervisor.

    Key Result Areas

  • Ensure smooth running of the health post, providing supervision, support and guidance to all staff working at the health post
  • Ensure quality of care in management of patients
  • Ensure that universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines are adhered.


  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Registered with clinical officers council
  • Minimum 2 years working experience working in health set up

    Required Experience & Competencies:

  • Good clinical skills - history taking, physical examination, ordering appropriate laboratory investigations and make appropriate diagnosis.
  • Proven leadership, communication, interpersonal, decision making skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English and Swahili).
  • Computer literacy in the use of MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is desired
  • Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player.
  • Experience of working in hardship area.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 30th July, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; IRC NGO Clinical Officer Jobs in Kenya

    Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.


    Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: or report to the nearest police.

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