Medical Officer

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Medical & Pharmaceutical

Education KSh Confidential
New
6 days ago

Job Summary

Reporting to Senior Medical Officer, the Medical Officer shall manage all aspects related to patient care and oversee the daily operations of the University Health Services for staff and students

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:1 year

Job Description/Requirements

MASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance)

VACANCIES

In pursuit of its mission to provide excellent University education, training and research through integrating science, technology and innovation into quality programmes to suit the needs of a dynamic world, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant positions.

6. MEDICAL OFFICER-GRADE XII

a) Job Purpose

Reporting to Senior Medical Officer, the Medical Officer shall manage all aspects related to patient care and oversee the daily operations of the University Health Services for staff and students

b) Job Description
The Medical Officer’s responsibilities shall include:-

i) Managing inter-institutional collaboration and strategic partnerships with other relevant healthcare institutions in clinical referral, clinical research and training services in the region and beyond;
ii) Developing and fostering effective collaboration among the University Health Facilities, departments, staff leadership, faculty and other affiliated services to ensure an integrated approach to providing services, and fulfilling the Client Service Charter ;
iii) Promoting and ensuring a culture of compliance with all established statutory and professional regulations and requirements, good governance principles and best practices in the University Health Facilities ;
iv) Working through the Facility Management committee and leadership of the department, serving as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, achieve effective utilization and quality goals and objectives, analyze and utilize information to develop and support management decisions;
v) Planning and conducting community outreach activities through medical camps and disease outbreak investigations;
vi) Early identification and screening of alcohol and substance abuse disorders and linking to care and rehabilitation;
vii) Preparing medico legal reports , assessment of disability and invalidity ;
viii) Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days, performing emergency surgeries, working with medical specialists in wards, theaters and clinics;
ix) Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling P3 forms, court attendance and attending post mortems sessions involving university staff and students , undertaking pre-employment & pre university medical examinations;
x) Maintaining regularly updated patient medical records that document all evaluations, medications, treatments, allergies, test results and other records;
xi) Evaluating a patient’s symptoms and determine the most appropriate course of treatment to address them;
xii) Prescribing medications in compliance with relevant statutes and counsel patients on all possible risks, complications and interactions with other medications they may be taking;
xiii) Educating clients on topics such as proper nutrition, fitness and hygiene to assist them in making informed decisions and taking good care of their health; and
xiv) Referring appropriately all cases that require further treatment in other secondary facilities .

c) Requirements for Appointment:-
Minimum Requirements:-

i) Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) or is equivalent from an accredited University; with one (1) year’s working experience (excluding internship) from a reputable institution;.
ii) Be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC) and in good standing
iii) Must have a current practicing license;
iv) Must have a current professional indemnity insurance cover
v) ICT competent.

Tenure of Service
The appointments of Chief Internal Auditor,Registrar (Academic Affairs),Registrar (Administration), Registrar (Planning, Research and Innovation) and University Librarian shall be on a five (5) year contract terms of service renewable once subject to satisfactory performance as appraised by the respective supervisors.The position of Medical Officer and Legal Officer shall be on Permanent & Pensionable terms upon satisfactory completion of six (6) months probation period and subject to satisfactory performance as appraised by the respective supervisors.

How to apply:-
• Applications should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts and any other relevant supporting documents.
• Applicants should also submit valid clearances from the following bodies;
1. Kenya Revenue Authority
2. Higher Education Loans Board
3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
4. Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
5. Registered Credit Reference Bureau
• They should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three (3) referees.
• Applicants should request their referees to submit their confidential reports to the undersigned to be received on or before 16th December, 2022.
• Ten (10) hard copies of the application should be sent via registered mail or courier marked with the Advert Reference number on the envelope to the undersigned. A Soft copy in PDF running format should be sent to recruitmentdec2022@mmust.ac.ke. Applications should be addressed to the undersigned to be received on or before 16th December, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.
• Applicants with foreign earned qualifications should have their certificates certified as recognized by the Commission for University Education (CUE).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration & Finance)
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
P.O. Box 190-50100
KAKAMEGA
Website:www.mmust.ac.ke.


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MMUST does not levy any fee in the processing, recruitment & selection of applicants.

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