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Medical Officer Job in Nairobi

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Kenya (AHF - Kenya) is a legally registered not for profit, NGO registered in Kenya. AHF Kenya collaborates with the Kenyan government, partner institutions and civil society to provide HIV prevention, treatment and care to people living with HIV/ AIDS.
To meet the above needs, the Program wishes to recruit a dynamic, skilled, committed, self driven and results oriented individual to fill in the following post:

Medical Officer
Location: Nairobi

Job Summary:
The medical officer position is a combination of leadership and clinical care position. 

It involves management of resources such as staff, facility infrastructure, clinical equipment; identifying and maintaining strategic partnerships; reporting and ensuring highest standards of care at the facilities. 

This role entails day-to-day operations, quality assurance and decision-making in liaison with key managers/directors.
Core/Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Directly supervises up-to 7 medical staff. 
  • He/she carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. 
  • Responsibilities include supervising, mentoring and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
2. Ensures proper management and maintenance of logistics, supplies, equipment and infrastructure of the center
3. Clinical care
  • Ensures provision of high quality care and service delivery at the facilities 
  • Constitutes and oversees activities of a clinical team and ensures that the team meets regularly to discuss quality of care items and receive continuing medical education
  • Ensures that staff adhere to, and operate according to set national and international standards of care
  • Responsible for patient chart review and peer review following the guidelines established by the quality of care committee
  • Maintains adequate provider staffing in the healthcare center to ensure smooth flow of patients. This will include coordination of vacation schedules
Qualifications, Education and Experience
  • Bachelor of Medicine degree in Human Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) with a minimum of 7 years’ experience managing HIV positive patients in a clinical setting, preferably in an NGO setting
  • Experience in managing a team and building capacity/training in resource-limited settings
  • Ability to work in a public sector environment to accomplish goals and favorably influence decision making processes in a diplomatic and collaborative manner
Interested candidates should submit copies of their C.V’s and valid certificates by email to the following addresses not later than 7th September 2012
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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