Job Summary

Working closely with the Consultants, Pharm technologist, Lab Technologist, Nurses, Community Oral Health Officer, Nutritionist and others in ensuring quality health services to the beneficiaries.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

REPORTING TO: MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT

Job Summary
To offer clinical and administrative leadership , Nursing  unit, Clinical Officers, - to ensure safe and excellent  quality services efficiency and best possible according to the set Standard Operating Procedures, ethics and professional standards/ requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Good clinical skills - history taking, physical examination, ordering appropriate laboratory investigations and make appropriate diagnosis. Clinical assessment and prescription of treatment for all patients.
  • Provide effective supervision to Clinical Officers, Nurses including objective setting, performance management, and mentoring, enhancing clinical acumen and ensure staff productivity is optimized. 
  • Oversee the efficient referral and admission of patients in liaison with other departments. 
  • 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.
  • Provide counselling and psychological support to the patient and relatives.
  • 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 techniques.
  • Actively participate in projects of quality healthcare such as CME’s, health talks, rational prescription audits, mortality audits, medical camps.
  • Lead the Department to achieve local and international quality management standards.
  • Ensure you work with consultants to provide specialized care to clients.
  • Manage medical emergencies. Ensure emergency medical preparedness as the emergency team leader and ensure emergency drills are performed.
  • Perform minor surgeries where applicable.
  • Properly document treatment on HIS and patients files. Reassess and follow up of patients.
  • Conduct mortality audits for all deaths occurring in the facility together with other staff working in the unit and share the reports with the Medical Superintendent on a monthly basis
  • Patient IP file documentation compliance.
  • OPD consultation.
  • Round of IP and follow up on review and ensuring timely medication.
  • Updating consultants about the critical laboratory reports.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements
  1. MBChB holding a valid practicing license and retention certificate from The Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  2. Valid certification in at least either ATLS/ACLS/ or-BLS certification as applicable.
  3. Sound Clinical knowledge. 
  4. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a busy hospital.
  5. Be able to mobilize and lead response to a patient in a pre- arrest or arrest state, activate the Emergency Response Team and actively participate in techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  6. Good communication (written and verbal) skills, including well developed presentation skills
  7. Ability to operate equipment used in care delivery.
  8. Knowledge of the wide range of medications used in Casualty.

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