IRC NGO Locum Medical Officer Jobs in Kenya

IRC NGO Locum Medical Officer Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

Under the supervision of the Medical Officer In Charge the Locum Medical Officer will offer quality health care to all patients in the hospital and work closely with other staff in all departments providing support and guidance.

Key Responsibilities

Program management:

  • Ensure that all health activities are implemented as outlined in the project documents
  • Review the program activities and priorities on a regular basis updating the clinical services manager on gaps and/or provide recommendations on how to improve quality of services

    Human Resource:

  • Be a team leader in patient management in all hospital departments, giving support and guidance
  • Provide technical and administration work guidelines that are within the IRC policy

    Program activities:

  • Conduct daily ward rounds in the hospital
  • Ensure patient management is in line with the set MOH, WHO and UNHCR guidelines and protocols
  • Attend to all emergencies, both medical and surgical within 15 minutes
  • Ensure proper and accurate documentation of patient management in patient files
  • Conduct all elective and emergency surgical cases in theatre, both surgical and obstetric/gynecological
  • Conduct special outpatient clinics in the hospital on the allocated days every week i.e. SOPC, GOPC, HRC, HOPC, DOPC, and MOPC.
  • Attend to all medical legal cases, including filling of P3 forms and attend court sessions as required
  • Attend to sexual assault survivors on a timely basis in the GBV Support Centre
  • Ensure timely referrals both Emergency and Elective cases to secondary and tertiary care centers
  • Attend and participate in weekly Continuous Medical Education (CME) sessions at the hospital.
  • Attend and participate in the daily morning hospital handover meetings
  • Ensure adequate night coverage by developing a call list on a weekly basis with other Medical Officers.
  • Lead in mortality audits to improve quality of care for patients.
  • Participate in the Quality of Care Assessments done on a quarterly basis

    Reporting and Coordination:

  • Assist in preparing donor reports as requested by the HM.
  • Monitor closely the morbidity and mortality trends together with all the other health indicators to ensure that prompt actions
    are taken.

    Others:

  • Carry out other relevant duties as may be required or assigned by your supervisor

    Key Result Areas

  • Ensure quality of care in the hospital
  • Ensure quality emergency obstetric and neonatal care in maternity ward
  • Prompt referral of patients
  • Proper documentation of patient care
  • Identification and prompt management of outbreaks

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution (MBChB)
  • Registered with Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
  • Minimum 2 yrs of working experience in a busy hospital setting

    Required Experience & Competencies:

  • Good knowledge and skills in clinical medicine and surgery
  • Ability to write clear, concise reports and well developed communication skills
  • Good computer skills (Complete MS Office package and any database management and analysis)
  • Must be a team player, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions
  • Ability to accept the possibility of insecurity in the project areas and obey security rules and standard operating procedures.
  • Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • 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.

    Disclaimer:

  • 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: [email protected] or report to the nearest police.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 2nd December, 2018

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

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