Turkana County Medical Officer Jobs in Kenya

Turkana County Medical Officer Jobs in Kenya

Requirements and Competencies for Appointment: -

  • Holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or Equivalent from an institution recognized in Kenya;

  • Must have successfully completed one-year internship;

  • Registered and with current practice licenses as issued by the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists Board(KMP&DB);

  • Experienced in basic surgical procedures;

  • In depth understanding of management of common medical conditions;

  • Must have good interpersonal and Communication skills.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of patients in the outpatient, accident and emergency department and in patient wards using current guidelines and protocols;

  • Responsible for daily clinical assessments and prescriptions of treatment to all patients attending the hospital;

  • With support from the relevant Specialist, ensures running of scheduled Medical, Obstetrical& Gynaecologic, Paediatric and Surgical clinics in the hospital;

  • Giving relevant Health education information including explanation of tests and management options and procedures to patients;

  • Carry out lifesaving emergency and elective surgical procedures in the hospital;

  • Identification, co-ordination of referral of medical and surgical patients for further
    management and related support;

  • Support in the preparedness and response to Surgical and medical emergencies, including support to outbreak emergency response in the county as may be necessary.

  • Co-coordinating and ensuring medical teams in the department posted to; receive regular updated and timely continuous medical updates;

  • Undertake medical examinations to certify physical fitness of clients;

  • Ensure proper documentation of treatments and other relevant management interventions undertaken on patients in your department;

  • Ensuring junior doctors, Registered Clinical Officers, other health cadres are well supervised. This includes teaching and adequate supervision of interns and medical / nursing students in your department;

  • In the performance of your duty, undertake continuous professional development and keep abreast of developments in area of training;

  • Advise the hospital management and hospital board on medical/clinical requirements and support on quality improvement interventions in the hospital;

  • Perform any other duties as may be delegated by head of your team;

  • Participate in related community health units support activities and programmes as may be necessary from time to time

    How to Apply

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