Medical Officer

at Bliss Healthcare (view profile)
Published April 1, 2024
Expires April 21, 2024
Location Kisii, Kenya
Category Agriculture and Agribusiness  
Job Type Consultant  

Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Patient clinical management at Medical Centre;
  • Diagnosis and treatment of patients by taking proper history, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests, make appropriate diagnosis and performing routine medical and surgical procedures and prescription of treatment for all patients
  • Proper documentation of EMR (Electronic Medical records)
  • Oversee the efficient referral of patients in liaison with other departments to other practitioners for further management
  • Provide education to the patient and relatives/caregivers.
  • Manage medical emergencies by ensuring emergency medical preparedness as the emergency team leader and ensure emergency drills are performed.
  • Duly document all Incidences and manage accordingly
  • In conjunction with consultants, work to provide specialized care to clients.
  • Provide effective supervision to nurses including objective setting, performance management, and mentoring, enhancing clinical acumen and ensure staff productivity is optimized.
  • Collecting, compiling and submission of accurate clinical reports and any other required documentation.
  • Lead the department in development, implementation and review of Standard Operating Procedures for the assigned department aimed at providing safe and quality healthcare to patients.
  • Attend departmental meetings to build teamwork, communicate, identify problems and agree on solutions, evaluate departmental performance etc.
  • Monitor adherence to the standardized hazardous and other waste disposal technique including all IPC measures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Medicine and Surgery MBChB
  • Registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists board
  • Valid Practice License and Professional Indemnity

Experience

  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy outpatient facility.

Technical skills/Leadership competencies

  • ACLS/ATLS/BLS Certification
  • Proficiency in computer application packages
  • Wide knowledge of the health industry
  • Proven leadership, communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
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