Clinical Officer Job Karen Hospital

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Clinical Officer Job, Current Medical Jobs,

REF No: CO/01/2021,

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

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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to visit our website and send your CV to us via email to: recruitment@karenhospital.org quoting the reference number

Deadline for submission is 15th January 2021

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

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