Job Summary

Deliver basic curative and preventive health care services to all patients.

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

Job Description/Requirements

ACCOUNTABLE TO:          HEAD OF DEPARTMENT - CLINIC
 
Overall Responsibilities:
•    Deliver basic curative and preventive health care services to all patients.
•    Observe the best practise for the surgical and dressing room.
•    Fulfil all basic needs (hygiene) of patients.
•    Maintain a high degree of hygiene in the dressing and surgical room.
•    Ensure all medical instruments are sterilized, cleaned and stored.
•    Ensure proper record keeping, data collection and report writing.
•    Ensure proper use and maintenance of all equipment used both at the Clinic and in the community.
•    Provide health related information on counseling on the prevention of communicable diseases; coordinate health programs; introduce general health related information and instruction to individuals, families and community groups.
•    Advise patients on available and appropriate medical and social services available.
•    Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the areas of disease prevention and treatment
•    Compile and submit necessary medical/statistical reports and data to HOD Clinic.
•    Apply basic time management and patient care coordination skills to effectively provide nursing and health care services
•    Prepare a list of monthly medical supplies for the nursing station.
•    Maintaining confidentiality of patient information at all times.
•    Participating in the development of policies, procedures and standards of care to enhance service delivery.
•    Facilitate patient/client health education.
•    Support the establishment and effective delivery of outreach services in target communities.
•    Carry out all procedures in a professional manner.
•    Determine the health care needs of the Mukuru community being served in order to enhance service delivery.
•    Participate in trainings for professional development and continually avail yourself to function in all sections of the Clinic.

Description of responsibilities:

Administration

•    Manage the vaccination program at the Clinic.
•    Report recordings to assist the records at the end of the month.
•    Complete all fields in the T-Care database program when treating a patient.
•    Comply with all MPC policies found in the MPC Employee Handbook.
•    Ensure that all the applicable Health Ministry reports are completed and submitted to the HOD Clinic.
•    Ensure updated and current registration with the Nurses Council of Kenya.
•    Report any broken, damaged, lost or stolen items to the HOD Clinic.
•    Replace all medical / surgical equipment supplies when the last item has been used in the dressing / surgical room.

Patient Care
•    Provide ANC care as taught in nursing curriculum
•    Explain all procedures to the patient and allow them to ask questions about sickness / treatment.
•    Administer all vaccinations
•    Deliver quality nursing and preventive care, in a competent, safe and professional manner to all patients.
•    Support and participate in the formulation of policies, procedures and standards of care related to the services being offered.
•    Minimise wastage and costs in the treatment of patients.
•    Provide support to other medical practitioner as needed.
•    Continuous evaluation of the services being offered in order to improve where necessary.
•    Refrain from any activities outside the project that would present a conflict of interest with your employment at Mukuru Promotion Centre.
•    Carry out duties and responsibilities in a manner that will enhance the reputation of Mukuru Promotion Centre.
•    Other duties as assigned by the Head of Department.

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