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  • Posted: Jan 5, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
  • The Karen Hospital is a 102 bed multispecialty Hospital in Kenya located in Karen along Karen, Langata Road, Nairobi. We offer patient focused, world class medical treatment and accord the highest standards of medical care to all our patients indiscriminately.
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    Radiographer / Sonographer

    REF No: IMAGING/01/2021

    The role holder will be responsible for providing quality ultrasound services to our clients, reviewing and analyzing reports and producing the same for physician review.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Receiving of patients for various Radiological procedures and exercising a high degree of customer care by explaining the ultrasound procedure to patients and answering any questions they may have.
    • Assessing patients and interpreting clinical requirements to determine appropriate radiographic technique
    • Perform a range of radiographic/sonographic examinations as requested according to the requirements of the referring physician.
    • Ensure radiation protection to patients and staff to produce high-quality images.
    • Managing referrals to ensure patients receive a radiation dose as low as reasonably possible and safely supervising visiting staff and patients in radiation work areas.
    • Enabling high quality patient experience including quality of care and optimal turnaround time
    • Facilitating adherence to set standard for routine and special examinations.
    • Producing images of high diagnostic quality.
    • Performing routine and special radiological examinations including mobile radiography and image intensifier when required.
    • Maintaining the ultrasound equipment and maintaining the room in which the procedure takes place.
    • Performing the ultrasound ensuring the transducer (probe) is capturing images of every angle/section that must be assessed and ensuring the images are of best quality.

    Minimum requirement:

    • Diploma and/ or Degree in Diagnostic Radiography
    • Valid practice licence
    • At least 3 years relevant working experience.
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Organization and decision-making skills.
    • Attention to detail; presentable, professionalism.
    • Confidence in using leading-edge technologies.
    • Demonstrable leadership skills.
    • Good customer service skills.

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    Clinical Officers (Naivasha & Thika)

    REF No: CO/01/2021

    Responsible for providing high quality clinical health care and ensuring smooth running of the hospital following established treatment protocols

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide comprehensive and high-quality clinical services including (Take/review the patient’s history to ascertain the right clinical examinations and treatment and prescription of treatment) to patients.
    • Order investigation and interpretation of results for diagnosis and explain the results to the patients and the intended treatment.
    • Diagnose and institute appropriate treatment, write prescriptions, and carry out other treatment activities while ensuring that established treatment protocols are effectively followed.
    • Attend to emergencies presenting to the clinic and recommend referrals for cases that cannot be managed.
    • Ensure that all required observations and vitals, prescribed treatment and procedures are carried out and documented on patients’ charts.
    • Create phenomenal patient experiences, including counseling and sensitizing patients through health talks on preventive and promotive health.
    • Embrace, learn and develop in an evidence-based medical system in line with Karen Hospitals protocols.
    • Ensure effective clinical procedures, rules, regulations which are consistent with organization procedures.
    • When necessary, arrange for patient referrals or consultations to Main Hospital for specialty or higher-level management.
    • Participate in outreaches or other activities such as health talks or community programs.
    • Handle patient data/ information confidentially at all times.
    • Prepare the weekly plans/schedules and reports.
    • Ensure that the clinic environment is safe and complies with infection control standards.
    • Document all aspects of patient care and maintain accurate and complete medical records.
    • Actively participate in clinical training programs, including on-job training and skills building.

    Minimum Requirement:

    • Diploma/HND in clinical medicine and surgery from a recognized institution.
    • Echo cardiology training is an added advantage.
    • 3 years of work experience after internship
    • Registered with Clinical Officers Council and have a valid practicing license
    • Outstanding patient interaction/customer care skills are a must
    • Great team player with drive for results and enjoys being part of a team
    • Demonstrable leadership, Organization and decision-making skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are requested to visit our website and apply online at OR you can send your CV to us via email to: [email protected] quoting the reference number

    Deadline for submission is 15th January 2021

    Due to the large number of applicants only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

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