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  • Posted: Mar 12, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 25, 2021
  • Médecins sans frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization (NGO) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases.
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    Registered Clinical Officer –COVID 19 Activities (Locum)

    • Duty Station: Homa Bay

    Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization providing assistance to people affected by armed conflicts, epidemics, natural or non-natural disasters or persons excluded from access to health care. The organization has health projects in more than 68 countries.

    MSF France in Homa Bay is launching a locum pool recruitment for the position of a Registered Clinical Officer-COVID 19 Activities. The successful candidate will report to the Medical Activity Manager.

    Objective of the Position:

    The objective of this position is promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment.

    Tasks & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Clinical management of patients suspected of Covid 19 in Homa Bay County Referral Hospital and other facilities.
    • Quickly identify and evaluate sick patients, and rapidly implement management plans to improve their condition
    • Assess & clerk new admissions to the department rapidly & thoroughly
    • Decide on initial investigations required based on differential diagnoses
    • Following all COVID 19 MOH/MSF SOPs Formulate and rapidly enact effective management plans which are in accordance with clinical guidelines and best medical evidence
    • Ensure patients are safe to be discharged and have a clear discharge management plan
    • Work to deliver quality care in the most cost-effective manner for patients, the hospital and Medecins Sans Frontieres

    Qualifications & Requirements:


    • Minimum of a diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from an accredited medical school
    • Must have a valid practicing license from the Clinical council of Kenya


    • Must have 1 year and above working experience in clinical works in IPD Wards
    • Must have experience managing patients in isolation


    • Fluent in English and Swahili,
    • Strong communication skills
    • Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work.
    • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
    • Able to work in strenuous condition with minimal supervision

    Method of Application

    If you meet the above requirements, please email your CV & motivation letter as a single file by 25th March 2021 under the subject “CASHIER” to:

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. (MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee) 

    Interested and qualified? Go to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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