Medical Doctor Job in Kenya

Responsibilities

As a medical doctor you will be involved with restoring a patient’s optimum health, perform health assessments, prescribe medication, create treatment plans, and provide primary healthcare and wellness advice to patients. Major responsibilities for this role will require you to:

Work independently in managing a wide scope of primary healthcare cases including acute and chronic diseases, and complex medical problems that can be managed at the primary healthcare level.

Provide remote treatment when/if primary healthcare condition could be managed in-house while following HealthX policies and procedures.

Compile patient histories, formulates diagnosis, order appropriate diagnostic tests, and prescribe appropriate treatment.

Respond to and handle inbound calls from patients directly or calls transferred from care coordinator/nurse/patient advocate.

Perform periodic outbound calls to ensure that patients receive further care and follow-up, if required, in a timely manner.

Offer in-home assessment to patients with identified barriers to appropriate healthcare facilities.


Remotely monitor enrolled patients through telemonitoring software.

Provide health promotion and preventive services including child health services, ante natal care and primary healthcare screening etc.

Educate clients, patients, and families on their health and how to maintain and promote it.

Coordinate patient care with secondary level through appropriate referral to hospitals, including emergency referral, and maintain responsibility for patient’s primary healthcare.

Maintain high standard of documentation in electronic medical records.

Keep up to date with evidence based medical knowledge in the field of General Practice and primary healthcare.

Participate in professional development programs and ensure license to practice as a General Practitioner (at minimum) is maintained and up to date.

Qualifications

Basic Medical Degree (MBCHB or equivalent) from medical school acceptable to KMPDC.

Satisfactory completion of a one-year internship.

At least 2 years clinical experience post-internship in General Practice.

Must have a valid KMPDC license to Practice.

Must have skills

Good communication skills

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