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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
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    Africare is one of the most experienced and largest African-American led non-profit international development organizations, and we are leaders in development assistance to Africa. Since our founding in 1970, Africare has delivered more than $1 billion in assistance to tens of millions of men, women and children across the African continent. Our almost...
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    Medical Officer - Teleposta

    Core Responsibilities

    • Patient clinical management at Medical Centre; 
    • Diagnosis and treatment of patients by taking proper history, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests, make appropriate diagnosis and performing routine medical and surgical procedures and prescription of treatment for all patients 
    • Proper documentation of EMR (Electronic Medical records)
    • Oversee the efficient referral of patients in liaison with other departments to other practitioners for further management 
    • Provide education to the patient and relatives/caregivers.
    • Manage medical emergencies by ensuring emergency medical preparedness as the emergency team leader and ensure emergency drills are performed.
    • Duly document all Incidences and manage accordingly 
    • In conjunction with consultants, work to provide specialized care to clients.
    • Provide effective supervision to nurses including objective setting, performance management, and mentoring, enhancing clinical acumen and ensure staff productivity is optimized. 
    • Collecting, compiling and submission of accurate clinical reports and any other required documentation. 
    • 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.
    • 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 technique including all IPC measures.
    • Actively participate in projects of quality healthcare such as CME’s, health talks, rational prescription audits, mortality audits, medical camps.
    • Conduct mortality audits for all deaths occurring in the facility together with other staff working in the unit and share the reports with the supervisor 

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelors Medicine and Surgery MBChB
    • Registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists board
    • Valid Practice License and Professional Indemnity


    • 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy Hospital.

    Technical skills/Leadership competencies

    • ACLS/ATLS/BLS Certification
    • Proficiency in computer application packages 
    • Wide knowledge of the health industry
    • Proven leadership, communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills
    • Ability to work under minimum supervision

    Method of Application

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