Medical Officer

Recruiter / Employer: Premier Hospital
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Purpose

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

Main duties and responsibilities: –

INPATIENT

  •  Reviewing patients in the in-patient department in conjunction with the admitting consultant.
  •  Attending to direct admissions.
  •  Attending to any emergencies in the In-patient department.
  •  Conducting daily mini ward rounds and accompanying consultants during their rounds.
  •  Performing minor procedures like intravenous cannulation, NG tube fixation among others.
  •  Writing medical reports and discharge summaries.
  •  Participation in trainings including weekly CMEs
  •  Maintaining medical records through proper documentation of patients’ medical histories
  •  Counseling patients and relatives on diagnosis and bereavement
  •  Report any issues that may have arisen during the shift to the Medical Officer In- Charge.

OUTPATIENT

  •  Attending to patients in the Out Patient department as per Standard Treatment Guidelines.
  •  Attending to any emergencies in the A&E
  •  Participation in trainings including weekly CMEs
  •  Maintaining medical records through proper documentation of patient’s medical history and procedures done
  •  Counseling patients and relatives on diagnosis and bereavement
  •  Reporting any issues that may have arisen during the shift to the Medical Officer In- Charge in real-time
  •  Ensuring all qualifications are up-to date including ACLS & BLS certifications, medical license and Annual retention certificate

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • BLS AND ACLS certificates is a MUST.
  • ATLS is an added advantage.
  • Registration with The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Retention Certificate from The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • 1-year post internship experience in a busy hospital.

Required Skills

  •  Knowledgeable in basic anatomy, physiology, pharmacology
  •  Computer literate
  •  Familiar with locally available drugs and their indications
  •  Good interpersonal skills
  •  A team player
  •  Excellent customer service skills
  • Culturally sensitive

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected] clearly indicating on the email subject the position being applied for. The application should be received not later than 5:00pm on Friday 13th August 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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