Medical Officers Jobs in Kenya

Medical Officers

Job Description

The Medical Officers’ job exists to provide general medical services to patients in the hospital, ensure provision of quality and timely medical services and quality patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the strategic planning of the division in collaboration with other medical staff in the unit for significant impact on the performance or business outcome of the hospital and its sub functions.
  • Attend to patients’ medical needs, diagnose their illnesses, and prescribe medicines and other therapeutic interventions in consultation rooms at the hospital.
  • Follow-up on and observe the clinical conditions and progress of patients in the wards
  • Provide medical advice, counselling, health education and control measures to patients in the hospital to prevent spread of diseases and injuries.

  • Work with other medical staff to solve single or multiple medical issues and/or participate in performing extensive surgical operations in the hospital.
  • Implement best practice clinical and patient care related policies and procedures in the outpatient division of the hospital.
  • efer outpatients to the appropriate specialized clinics and medical consultants within the hospital for further diagnosis, treatment, and management of their medical conditions.
  • Provide quality emergency medical services to patients in the emergency unit of the hospital.
  • Implement the hospital’s culture of team-base, fact-base and patient-base and work towards achievement of the hospital Vision.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Valid Practice License.
  • Basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support certification.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least two years of working experience as a Medical Officer in a busy hospital.

How to Apply