Medical Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Ruiru
  • Job Title: Medical Officer
  • Department: Clinical Services
  • Job Field: Medical / Health

Responsibilities

Plainsview Nursing Home Limited is seeking to employ a Medical Officer who will be responsible for all the medical care of patients. To perform quality assurance assessments of services within the hospital.

Job Purpose

Attending to patients in the Outpatient and Inpatient departments in line with Standard Treatment Guideline.

Reporting to the Team Leader – Medical Officer, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Provide high quality care to patients.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with the Clinical staff, other disciplines and support services.
  • Identify and coordinate referral of patients for further management.
  • Ensure proper documentation of patient information and maintaining of the records
  • Admit patients to the wards when necessary.
  • Carry out surgical procedures at the hospital
  • Attend to emergencies in the outpatient department and the wards
  • Providing general pre- and post-operative care
  • Provide health talks to staff and patients to provide CMEs
  • Coordinating and administering relevant and timely continuous medical updates to other staff.
  • Conducting internal quality checks at the hospital
  • Act as a role model, exercising leadership and creating a suitable environment for an effective hospital team.
  • Carry out other relevant duties as may be assigned by management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB).
  • Must be registered with Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council.
  • Must have a valid practicing license.
  • At least One (1) years post internship experience
  • Knowledgeable in basic anatomy, physiology, pharmacology

Required Skills

• Computer literate

• Familiar with locally available drugs and their indications

• Good interpersonal skills

• A team player

• Excellent customer service skills

• Culturally sensitive

How to Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) to recruitment@plainsviewhospital.com not later than Sunday 9th January 2022. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names, I.D No. and contact details of 3 referees.

NOTE

  • ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.

Plainsview Nursing Home is an equal opportunity employer.

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