Medical Officer Job in Kenya

The St. Francis Community Hospital (STFCH) wishes to recruit a highly motivated, competent, honest and remarkably talented Medical Officer.

Job Ref: STFCH/HR/006/2022/114

Reporting to the Medical Superintendent, The holder of this position will ensure effective management and care of patients in the Outpatient and Inpatient units with the aim of ensuring optimal delivery of quality patient care and actively participate in quality improvement and provision of patient centric health services.

Key Responsibilities

·  Provide hands on patient management in the Outpatient and Inpatient units, initiate treatment, monitor treatment and review patients;

·  Ensure clear patient referral mechanisms for patients requiring specialist care;

·  Ensure proper admission and discharge of patients;

·  Ensure timely recognition of potential medical complications and attend to or refer them as appropriate;

·  Perform index medico-surgical consultations accordingly;

·  Prescribe and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities;

·  Conduct indicated medico-surgical procedures, as credentialed, after getting the consent from patients and/or their relatives;

·  Attend to emergencies and escalate to specialists as required;

·  Participate in and facilitate Continuous Medical Education (C.M.E.) sessions;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

·  Must have a Bachelor of medicine and surgery from a recognized institution.

·  Registered with the Kenya Medical and Dentist Board.

·  Must have 2yrs experience working as a Medical Officer in a busy institution.

·  Strong written and verbal communications skills.

·  Must have BLS and ACLS certification.

·  ATLS Certification will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit and address their applications, ENCLOSING A DETAILED CV, AND COVER LETTER ONLY to so as to be received by 18th November 2022.

Applicants MUST INDICATE CURRENT & EXPECTED CONSOLIDATED SALARY in their application and indicate MED OFFICER on the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

St. Francis Community Hospital is an equal opportunity employer