Jumuia Hospital General Physician Jobs in Kenya

Jumuia Hospitals Ltd. a group of hospitals providing both primary and secondary health care services and a subsidiary of the National Council of Churches of Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the position of:Clinical Officers



Duties


  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
  • Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration
  • Collaborate with other physicians, medical officers, clinical officers and nurses to form a high performing medical team
  • Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists etc.)
  • Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations or other significant information (e.g. allergic episodes)


    Qualifications


  • Secondary School Education (KCSE).
  • Medical degree (MBChB or equivalent)
    Second degree in internal medicine or family medicine
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Pharmacists and Dentists’ Board with a valid license
  • Proven experience as a physician
  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics
  • Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases,
    their symptoms and epidemiology
  • Broad knowledge of common medication, side effects and contraindications
  • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Respect for patient’s confidentiality
  • Computer literacy skills with MS Office software. Knowledge of statistical software will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Compassionate and approachable
  • Responsible and trustworthy
    (l)Relevant Job Experience
  • Must have worked in a similar position for at least three years in a similar position.


    How to apply


    Qualified and interested candidates who uphold high Christian values should download the NCCK Job Application Form, fill it out and send it via email to [email protected] before 4.00 p.m. on 13th July 2018. All duly filled application forms MUST be on PDF format as one single file. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



    For more information and job application details, see; Jumuia Hospital General Physician Jobs in Kenya



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