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Medical Officer and Clinical Nurse Jobs in Kenya

The Mater Hospital Comprehensive Care Clinic in partnership with the Christian Health Organization of Kenya is seeking to fill the following positions:

1. Medical Officer

Reporting to the Medical Director and working closely with the Project Manager, the successful candidate’s main responsibility will be to:

  • Provide and coordinate clinical care for patients
  • Follow-up of patients to the community through Health Workers and Care Givers
  • Counseling of patients and relatives
  • Organize and actively participate in CMEs on various aspects of HIV/AIDS management
  • Capacity building and networking with other groups to achieve better results
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • BLS, ACLS and training in HIV/AIDS Management
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
  • Valid practice license
  • At least two (2) years exposure to HIV/AIDS care
  • Good counseling and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make quick and solid decisions
2. Clinical Nurse

Reporting to the Project Manager the successful candidate’s main role will be to;
  • Assist the clinic team in the daily provision of medical care
  • Coordinate community follow-up of patients initiated on Antiretroviral drugs through community partners, volunteers
  • Encourage adherence and provide counseling to patients and caregivers
  • Actively participate in reach-out campaigns and education on prevention and living with HIV/AIDS
Qualification, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • VCT training
  • Basic HIV/AIDS Counseling Skills
  • At least two (2) years exposure to HIV/AIDS care will be an added advantage
  • Must have genuine interest in community work
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application together with a detailed CV giving full contact details of your referees to reach us not later than 30th January 2012:

Head of Human Resource
The Mater Hospital
P.O. Box 30325 00100

Short listed candidates will be contacted by 2nd February 2012.

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