Kemri NGO Clinical Officer Job in Kenya

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Clinical Officer (1 Month Contract)

Reference Number: CO221118

Employment Type: Temporary Contract

Category: Clinical

Job Grade: 6.01

Country: Kenya

Location: Kilifi

JOB PURPOSE:

To provide efficient and effective clinical care to staff and their dependants at the staff clinic. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team ensuring high quality clinical care provision and clinical research.

Description:

REPORTS TO:

  • Head of Clinical Paediatrics.
  • Head of Human Resource
  • Senior Clinician

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES:

  • None

INDIRECTLY SUPERVISES:

  • Nursing Officers and Support staff based at Staff clinic

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide clinical care on at staff clinic and including referral to designated service providers and patient documentation, performing clinical procedures.
  • Maintain staff documentation and adhere to good clinical practise.
  • Will be expected to become familiar with a range of ongoing inpatient interventional and descriptive studies.
  • Attend clinical skills training and updates when required to.
  • Prepare and discuss clinical case presentations at clinical meetings.
  • Attend and participate in clinical meetings and other meetings as needed.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A diploma in Clinical Science or equivalent
  • Registered by the Kenya Clinical Officers Council
  • At least 3 years clinical experience with a keen interest in paediatrics
  • Knowledge/ experience in organisation of research studies
  • Computer literate with proficiency and experience in using email applications and Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel

COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent diagnostic skills
  • Attentive to detail with strong follow through ability
  • Confidentiality and strong ethics
  • Able and willing to take and follow instruction and to learn
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Team worker, able to work in a multi-cultural environment, punctual and high integrity
  • Well groomed; neat and clean appearance

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS:

  • Exposure to patients and materials considered infectious and/or bio hazardous

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