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As a Medical Officer at Tumaini International Trust, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality medical care to patients while upholding the values and standards of the organization. Your responsibilities will encompass various aspects of medical practice, including diagnosis, treatment, and preventive care, aimed at improving the health and well-being of individuals within the community.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelors
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Title: Medical Officer

Reporting to: Program Director

Department: Hospital

Location: Masii


Position Overview:

As a Medical Officer at Tumaini International Trust, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality medical care to patients while upholding the values and standards of the organization. Your responsibilities will encompass various aspects of medical practice, including diagnosis, treatment, and preventive care, aimed at improving the health and well-being of individuals within the community.


Key Responsibilities:


1. Clinical Care:

°  Conduct consultations, examinations, and assessments of patients presenting with a wide range of medical conditions.

°  Diagnose illnesses and prescribe appropriate treatment plans, medications, and therapies based on evidence-based practices and guidelines.

°  Perform minor surgical procedures and provide emergency medical care when necessary.


2. Patient Management:

°  Monitor the progress of patients under your care, adjusting treatment plans as needed to ensure optimal outcomes.

°  Provide counseling and education to patients and their families regarding their medical conditions, treatment options, and preventive measures.

°  Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records for all patients, documenting clinical findings, treatments administered, and follow-up plans.


3. Collaboration and Coordination:

°  Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including nurses, specialists, and allied health staff, to ensure comprehensive and coordinated care for patients.

°  Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to discuss complex cases, formulate treatment plans, and coordinate patient care pathways.


4. Community Outreach and Education:

°  Engage in community health outreach programs to promote health education, disease prevention, and early detection initiatives.

°  Conduct health screenings, vaccination campaigns, and health promotion activities to raise awareness and improve health outcomes within the community.


5. Quality Improvement and Research:

°  Participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance the delivery of healthcare services and patient safety standards.

°  Contribute to clinical research projects and participate in evidence-based practice initiatives to advance medical knowledge and improve patient care practices.


Qualifications and Requirements:

°  Medical degree from a recognized institution, with valid registration and practicing license from the relevant medical board.

°  Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience, preferably in a primary care or community health setting.

°  Strong clinical skills, including proficiency in diagnosing and managing a diverse range of medical conditions.

°  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with patients, colleagues, and community members.

°  Commitment to patient-centered care, empathy, and compassion towards individuals from diverse backgrounds.

°  Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment and contribute to the achievement of organizational goals.


How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Medical Officer).

Deadline: June 17th, 2024

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