Medical Jobs In Kenya.SHOFCO OverviewSHOFCO combats gender inequality and extreme poverty in urban slums by linking tuition-free schools for girls to holistic social services for all. The SHOFCO model elevates girls while connecting community transformation to women’s empowerment. Our ecosystem of services enables everyone to reach their full potential. Our holistic services change communities today: we improve health, provide economic opportunity, work to end gender-based violence, and create sanitation systems that offer dignity. Tomorrow, our girls will become next-generation leaders, disrupting the systems that hold poverty in place.Job PurposeTo be responsible for achieve SHOCO’s health overall mandate by implementing clinical services policies at the allocated facility.Position Objectives and 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. Education, Experience and Skills Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery. Professional Qualifications Registered clinical officer preferably trained at KMTCRegistration with clinical officer’s council with Current Practicing license is mandatory Other required qualifications (unique/job specific) 3 years’ experience in a busy health facilityBasic HIV training/ experienceAbility 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-upPerform minor surgical procedures Functional Skills Adopting practical approachesInviting feedbackMaking decisionsMeeting timescales Behavioral Competencies/Attributes Interacting with peopleTaking actionFollowing proceduresUpholding standards
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