Kenya Red Cross Clinical Officer - Dadaab Jobs

Kenya Red Cross Clinical Officer - Dadaab Jobs


Purpose:

  • The Clinical Officer's main objective is to provide quality health care both outpatient and in-patient units through patient clerkship, diagnosis and treatment of diseases based on clinical signs and symptoms and available laboratory findings.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Clinical assessment and prescription of treatment to all patients according to the MOH/WHO guidelines.

  • To ensure that all patient registers and files are accurately filled and updated regularly.

  • Maintain high standard confidentiality to all patients and treat all patients with respect and dignity.

  • Conduct minor surgical procedures at the work station.

  • Take a detailed patient history and updating treatment in the patient files for all patients being admitted in the wards

  • Conduct and attend to ward rounds.

  • Attend to medical emergencies at the hospital and the health posts.

  • Attend and participate in weekly CMEs organised and conducted at the hospital boardroom.

  • To supervise the medical assistants stationed at the health posts.

  • Conduct on job trainings to all auxillary staff and incentive workers attached to that work station on a regular basis.

  • Maintaining high quality of care provided to all patients.

  • Identify the very sick and give treatment based on priority basis.

  • Compile
    and submit reports on time.

  • Ensure that universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines are adhered to.

  • Attend to any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution

  • Registered with Clinical Officers’ Council of Kenya and possess a valid practicing license

  • Minimum of 2 years working experience preferably in a refugee setting.

    Key Competencies

  • Cultural and diversity sensitivity, commitment and understanding on the values of Kenya redcross Society and the principles of equal opportunities.

  • Clinical experience, skills and confidence.

  • Able to work and deliver under pressure and difficult environmental conditions.

  • Demonstrate leadership and communication skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Red Cross Clinical Officer - Dadaab Jobs


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