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9 May 2017

Beacon of Hope Africa Clinical Officer Job in Kenya

The position is responsible for providing clinical services to outpatients at the Beacon of Hope Clinic.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive and good quality clinical services to patients.
  • Perform triage duties in the absence of a triage nurse.
  • Diagnose and institute appropriate treatment for the clients to reduce morbidity, mortality and increase longevity of the patients’ life.
  • Perform minor surgical operations.
  • In collaboration with the team receive and attend to patients who require emergency services
  • Ensure the clinic treatment rooms are well equipped at all times.
  • Ensure excellent standards and quality of clinical and Home based Care services.
  • Ensure that patient data/ information is handled confidentially at all times.
  • Ensure effective clinical procedures, rules, regulations which are consistent with organization procedures.
  • Participate in the community out-reach programs – home based care
  • Prepare the weekly plans/schedules and reports.
  • Ensure proper and cost effective use of resources.
  • Ensure that the clinic environment is safe and complies with infection control standards.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by the management from time to time.

Management of HIV/AIDs

  • Provide comprehensive and good quality clinical services to HIV/AIDS patients.
  • Take the patients history to ascertain the right treatment
  • Provide antiretroviral therapy and general medical care to HIV/AIDS infected patients.
  • Give treatment while ensuring that established treatment protocols and treatment process as well as
  • dispensing of drugs are carried out efficiently.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all activities to preserve dignity of patients.
  • Collaborate with HBC and Nutrition staff for best patient care.
  • Ensure accurate and secure documentation of activities is kept
  • Participate in evidence informed interventions targeting youth and the general population.
  • Maintain adequate supplies drugs at all times.
  • Maintain up-to-date patient records at the clinic.
  • Adhere to good practices in environmental health and sanitation as well as waste disposal according to BoH established Policy.
  • Carry out any other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by the management from time to time.

Qualifications

  • KSCE with a minimum grade B-
  • Higher Diploma in Clinical Nursing
  • Kenya Registered Clinical Officer
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position

Competencies

  • Must be diligent, honest and responsible
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills maintaining high morale among staff
  • Ability to offer quality services at all times to all patients
  • Good spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • An individual with a passion for the wellbeing of patients
  • Calm and working beyond the call of duty to serve
  • Keen and attentive to details
  • A love and a heart to serve the community
  • Computer literate

How To Apply
All interested applicants to please send their cvs to humanresources@beaconafrica.org.

The position is opened until filled.

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