SHOFCO Mathare Clinical Officer

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Job Title: Clinical Officer

Grade: 2.3

Section: Member / Client Services

Department: Health

Location / Work station: Kibera/Mathare/Mukuru/Bangladesh

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 8.00 AM – 4.00PM, 2 Saturdays a month

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Clinic Manager/ Satellite Clinic Coordinator

Direct reports: N/A

Job Purpose: To be responsible for achieve SHOFCO’s health overall mandate by implementing clinical services policies at the allocated
facility.

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions

Responsibilities

  • Offer health care services to patients by taking history, examining patients, carry out investigations, prescribe treatment, follow-up of patients, and give health education talks.
  • Maintain and review patient records, charts and other pertinent information.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Guide and counsel patients, clients, and staff on health issues.
  • Respond to enquiries relating to patients, lab requests, x-rays, prescription requests, etc.
  • Coordinate appointments for specialist referrals, x-rays, lab tests, etc. and convey pertinent instructions and information to the patient.
  • Attend to clinical care centres patients and manage opportunistic infections.
  • Conduct continuous medical education and health educations as may be required.
  • Work with other team members and staff of other cadres in ensuring quality service provision.
  • Be accountable for any equipment assigned and report to the line manager as may be required.
  • Collect data and compile clinical reports.
  • Collect and compile data for research on clinical services.
  • Undergo coaching by more experienced clinical officers to achieve professional competences.
  • Apply the SHOFCO’s health standard treatment and patient management.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery.

Professional Qualifications

  • Registered clinical officer preferably trained at KMTC
  • Registration with clinical officer’s council with Current Practicing license is mandatory

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

  • 3 years’ experience in a busy health facility
  • Basic HIV training/ experience
  • Ability to : Take medical history of the patient, Perform a thorough physical examination, Order appropriate investigations, Make correct diagnosis, Prescribe and treat and Do patient follow-up
  • Perform minor surgical procedures

Functional Skills:

  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Inviting feedback
  • Making decisions
  • Meeting timescales

Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Interacting with people
  • Taking action
  • Following procedures
  • Upholding standards

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager, jobsmathare@shininghopeforcommunities.org quoting their current and expected salaries.

Applications without this information will not be considered.

DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis.

Applications should reach us no later than 11th December 2017.

 


NGO and UN, Health and Medical
Updated: December 6, 2017 — 9:37 pm