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Career Opportunities in Access Afya, Kenya

Access Afya Kenya

The Organization:
 Access Afya is a social enterprise working to change the healthcare delivery system in Kenya. We are creating a network of high-tech micro-clinics that provide consultations, information, on-site diagnostics, and authentic medication directly in Nairobi’s informal settlements. 

Too often, people are not getting care when they need it because their options are expensive, inconvenient, or low quality. 

Our model makes it possible for our patients to seek care early by bringing health workers and supplies directly to the people who need it the most. 

Are you passionate about improving care? Are you ready to spend your days working in tough and tiring environments? De you enjoy talking to your patients? Do you think access to quality healthcare is everyone’s right? If so, we want you to join us.

Clinical Officer
The position: Access Afya is hiring a full time Clinical Officer in Nairobi Kenya. The Clinical Officer will provide care to patients at both Access Afya clinics, and work with the clinical team to maintain high clinical standards and smooth running of the facilities.

Specific duties:
  • Provide professional advice and medical treatment for primary health care, general practice, and emergency situations as dictated by prevailing protocols and scope of practice.
  • Follow Access Afya and client protocols, procedures and practices.
  • Maintain clinic in accordance with Access Afya and prevailing standards.
  • Participate in community outreach programs
  • Keep clear and accurate documentation using electronic and paper records.
  • Participate in decision-making and apply management principles in day-to-day activities.
  • Provide regular feedback to entire Access Afya team on treatment, trends, challenges and ideas for improvement in service delivery.
Desired qualifications:
  • Current registration and license to practice with the Clinical Officer’s Council.
  • Innovative, dynamic, energetic, and self-motivated
  • At least 2 years experience working in a quality care delivery setting
  • Passion working with underserved communities.
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously or in a team with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent work ethic, proactive, punctual, reliable and flexibility to work long hours when required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and general computer & technology literacy. 
  • Familiarity with computer based health information system and interest in heath technologies preferred.
  • Willingness to work in isolated and challenging environment.
  • Ability to perform a range of minor surgeries will be an advantage.
General: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the role will be offered to the successful candidate. 

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Pharmacy Technician
Job Summary: We are hiring a Pharmacy Technician who will be responsible for managing medication distribution within Access Afya clinics and provide drug information and education to patients. 

He/she should have complete understanding and appreciation for the use and side effects of prescription and non-prescription drugs used to treat common disease states. 

He/She must demonstrate ethical conduct and maintain confidentiality of patient information. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Label and dispense prescribed medicines and provide information and advise to patients about how to use their medicines
  • Support the clinical team in performing final accuracy checks on dispensed medicines, immediately before they are handed out and provide dispensing training to the team as needed in order to ensure compliance with governing bodies
  • Advise members of the community about over the counter medicines, the management of minor ailments and healthy lifestyles
  • Responsible for selling over the counter medicines and other items stocked by the pharmacy, such as cosmetics, toiletries and overall consumables
  • Responsible for ordering, labeling and counting stock of medications, chemicals and supplies, and enter inventory data in the computer
  • Responsible for receiving and storing incoming supplies, verifying quantities against invoices and informing the Medical Director of stock needs and shortages
  • Accountable for maintaining knowledge and staying abreast of all the changes that occur in the Pharmaceutical field
Access Afya’s micro-clinics are lean and compact spaces. In addition to running our lab, you will be interacting with the community and our patients. This includes:
  • Welcoming and registering clients as they walk in.
  • Assisting when necessary with patient follow-up calls and coordination.
  • Participate in outreach events in the community.
  • Talk to patients and communicate their wants, needs, compliments, and complaints to the whole Access Afya team.
Skills and Experience
  • Computer Literacy
  • Diploma or degree in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Proficient in Supply chain management and Pharmacy operations

General: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the role will be offered to the successful candidate. 

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