Registered Clinical Officer Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

Taking history, examining, diagnosing and treating patients’ common ailment at an outpatient or inpatient health facility.

Implementing community health care activities in liason with other health workers

Guiding and counseling patients, client and staff on health issues

Sensitizing patients and clients on preventive and promote health; referring patients and clients to appropriate health facilities.

Providing clinical outreach and school health services

Carrying out minor surgical procedures as per training and skill; collecting and compiling clinical data assessing, preparing and presenting medico- legal reports.

Support clinical management of opportunistic infections.

Offer integrated prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT)

Screening for HIV exposure in children, ART initiation and follow up during ANC and PMC and appropriate follow up on HIV infected children as per National guidelines.

Support integrated TB/HIV service including a TB active case finding and ICF, TB Preventive treatment  

Appropriate and timely initiation of TB and ART treatment and TB patient follow up and accurately documentation of treatment outcomes.  

Support integration of the following services in routine HIV Care-family planning cervical cancer screening, GBV screening and referral, PEP and PrEP services.

Monitor facility ART cohort growth by ensuring program retention strategies are implemented with fidelity.

Support facility rational use of ART and TB commodities through good dispensing practices, stock monitoring, reporting, placing order and pharmacovigilance. 

As a technical member of facility service delivery team, participate in implementation of QI project, preparation review and submission of report, multi-disciplinary team meetings and trainings, ECHO/Zoom meetings and trainings.

Collecting and compiling clinical data

Referring patients and clients to appropriate health facilities

Actively participate in other service delivery areas and joint facility activities.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

Be a Kenyan citizen.

Diploma in clinical Medicine and surgery from a recognized medical training institution.

Registered with the clinical officers Council and possess a valid practicing license.

Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution is an added advantage. 

How To Apply

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