KTTC Clinical Officer Jobs in Kenya

KTTC Clinical Officer Jobs in Kenya


Purpose of the Job

  • This job exists to examine, diagnose and treat patients in the College dispensary and
    coordinate all operations within a Clinic/Dispensary which include clinical services and management.

    Main Responsibilities of the Job

    Managerial Responsibilities

  • Supervise and allocate work to the senior nurses to ensure efficiency in delivery of
    services in the clinic/dispensary.

  • Prepare workplan for the clinic/dispensary staff to guide on day to day operations of
    the clinic /dispensary in order to have effective and efficient service delivery.

    Operational Responsibilities

  • Responsible for diagnosis and treatment of patients in the clinic through history taking
    and carrying out of medical examination on the patients.

  • Make appropriate and document patient’s diagnosis for future reference during
    treatment.

  • Requisition for clinic/dispensary’s stock for replenishment from the procurement/purchase unit.

  • Prescribe drugs to patients depending on the results of examination and diagnosis.

  • Refer patients for further medical treatment to other medical center in cases where the patient’s case is beyond their ability to handle.

  • Ensure maintenance and safety of records of the clinic’s Medical equipment, tools and drugs in the Dispensary/Clinic enhance ease of tracking of the assets and budgeting.

  • Recommend patient’s admission for further medical attention.

  • Attend to minor surgical problems through stitching and dressing.

  • Ensure proper disposal of bio-hazardous materials in the clinic/dispensary to minimise
    accidents.

  • Maintain security of the medicine cabinets to prevent contamination of medicine or
    lose of medicine through pilferage.

    Nature of decision making

  • Financial

  • Analytical

  • Operational

    Qualifications Knowledge and Skills

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the
    role:

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine or its equivalent

    Or

  • Bachelors Degree in Clinical Medicine with not less than two years of experience

    Minimum level of professional qualification required to perform effectively in
    the
    role:

  • Registration with Kenya Clinical Officers Board/Council.

    Minimum level of knowledge that would be regularly applied to the job (Need to
    know):

  • Knowledge of professional standards

  • Computer Literacy

  • Professional/discipline specific knowledge of theory and techniques in a specialized
    field, or knowledge of a number of fields acquired through tertiary education and /or
    considerable experience.

    Typical soft skills that would be regularly applied to the job (Attributes):

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Team player

  • Problem solving

  • Supervisory skills

  • Ability to build and lead cohesive team

  • Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Relevant Experience Required

  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience four (4) of which should be in a comparable
    position from a reputable organization or educational Institution.

    Influence

    Job holder’s influence over practices, policies or strategy:

  • Influences or changes specific administrative or operational practices in a team, section or department

    Job holders’ influence over subordinates and colleagues:

  • Supervises and allocates work to subordinates

  • Job holders’ influence over people outside the section but within the institution
    and people outside the institution

  • Conveys information inside the unit/department

  • Conveys information outside unit/department but within the college

  • Convey information at the senior management level

    How to Apply

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


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