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  • Posted: Jul 5, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    HealthX Africa makes high quality primary health care and wellness accessible, affordable, convenient and equal. We use the power of digital technology to reach every user with quality primary health care services wherever they are, whenever they want, and as often as they need. We believe you should have the power to make the best health and wellness decisi...
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    Clinical Officer

    Key Responsibilities
    The main purpose of this role is to ensure the delivery of high – quality healthcare services through virtual platforms while maintaining compliance with clinical standards and regulations. Major responsibilities will be: -

    • Conduct virtual consultations with patients, including history taking, physical examinations (as feasible), and diagnostic evaluations.
    • Provide appropriate medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment plans based on patient consultations.
    • Prescribe medications and recommend treatments as needed, ensuring prescriptions comply with legal and ethical guidelines.
    • Manage and follow up on patient medication plans and adjustments.
    • Educate patients on health conditions, treatment options, preventive measures, and healthy lifestyle choices.
    • Offer emotional support and counseling to patients and their families.
    • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals and specialists to ensure comprehensive patient care.
    • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare providers and facilities when necessary.
    • Maintain accurate and detailed electronic medical records (EMRs) of patient interactions, diagnoses, treatment plans, and follow-ups.
    • Ensure all patient information is kept confidential and secure in accordance with HIPAA and company policies.
    • Participate in quality assurance activities, including case reviews and audits, to ensure high standards of care.
    • Engage in continuous professional development and training to stay updated with the latest medical advancements and telemedicine practices.
    • Provide guidance and support to patients on using the telemedicine platform effectively.
    • Troubleshoot basic technical issues during consultations and coordinate with the technical team for resolution.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma/ degree in Clinical Medicine
    • Minimum of 3 years of clinical practice experience. Previous telemedicine experience is an advantage.
    • Valid practicing license from the Clinical Officers Council.
    • Proficiency in using telehealth technology and electronic medical records (EMRs)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong diagnostic and clinical decision-making abilities.
    • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
    • Compassionate and patient-centered approach to healthcare.

    Must have skills

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficiency in using telehealth technology and electronic medical records (EMRs)
    • Strong diagnostic and clinical decision-making abilities.
    • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
    • Compassionate and patient-cantered approach to healthcare.

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    Medical Doctor

    Responsibilities
    As a medical doctor you will be involved with restoring a patient’s optimum health, perform health assessments, prescribe medication, create treatment plans, and provide primary healthcare and wellness advice to patients. Major responsibilities for this role will require you to:

    • Work independently in managing a wide scope of primary healthcare cases including acute and chronic diseases, and complex medical problems that can be managed at the primary healthcare level.
    • Provide remote treatment when/if primary healthcare condition could be managed in-house while following HealthX policies and procedures.
    • Compile patient histories, formulates diagnosis, order appropriate diagnostic tests, and prescribe appropriate treatment.
    • Respond to and handle inbound calls from patients directly or calls transferred from care coordinator/nurse/patient advocate.
    • Perform periodic outbound calls to ensure that patients receive further care and follow-up, if required, in a timely manner.
    • Offer in-home assessment to patients with identified barriers to appropriate healthcare facilities.
    • Remotely monitor enrolled patients through telemonitoring software.
    • Provide health promotion and preventive services including child health services, ante natal care and primary healthcare screening etc.
    • Educate clients, patients, and families on their health and how to maintain and promote it.
    • Coordinate patient care with secondary level through appropriate referral to hospitals, including emergency referral, and maintain responsibility for patient’s primary healthcare.
    • Maintain high standard of documentation in electronic medical records.
    • Keep up to date with evidence based medical knowledge in the field of General Practice and primary healthcare.
    • Participate in professional development programs and ensure license to practice as a General Practitioner (at minimum) is maintained and up to date.

    Qualifications

    • Basic Medical Degree (MBCHB or equivalent) from medical school acceptable to KMPDC.
    • Satisfactory completion of a one-year internship.
    • At least 2 years clinical experience post-internship in General Practice.
    • Must have a valid KMPDC license to Practice.

    Must have skills

    • Good communication skills

    Method of Application

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