Patient Care Officer Job in Kisii, Kenya

Patient Care Officer (20,000)

Our client in the hospital industry based in Kisii is looking to recruit a patient care officer who will be responsible for provision of high quality patient care within the section in line with Hospital policies, processes and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Orients and educates patients and their families by meeting them; explaining the role of the patient care coordinator.
  • Develops interdisciplinary care plan and other case management tools by participating in meetings.
  • Providing education to others regarding the case management process.
  • Monitors delivery of care by completing patient rounds; documenting care; identifying progress toward desired care outcomes.
  • Evaluates outcomes of care with the interdisciplinary team by measuring intervention effectiveness with the team; implementing team recommendations.
  • Complies with hospital and legal requirements by fostering nursing practices that adhere to the hospitals’ and nursing division’s philosophy, goals, and standards of care.
  • Protects self, co-workers, and patients by following policies and procedures to prevent the spread of blood borne and/or airborne diseases.
  • Respects patients by recognizing their rights; maintaining confidentiality.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains patient care database by entering new information as it becomes available; verifying findings and reports; backing up data.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing/ Social Work
  • Registered/Licensed Social Worker
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a clinical related field gained from a reputable organization
  • Knowledge of healthcare delivery systems and case management
  • Experience in Health Promotion and Maintenance

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com indicating the job title “Patient Care Officer” on the subject line by 12th October 2018



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Kisii

Kisii, Kenya
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Kisii County

Kenya

Health and Medical

Updated: November 7, 2018 — 8:32 am
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