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NGO Jobs in Kenya - OGRA Foundation

Background: OGRA Foundation is a non-governmental organization registered in Kenya. Its core pillars are disease prevention and treatment; maternal and child health; health systems strengthening; community empowerment; and emergency preparedness and response.

Our mission is to promote, improve health and emergency response in pursuing economic and cultural development in the fight against poverty and social exclusion in the communities.
OGRA Foundation is currently looking for able professionals to fill the following positions in the organization:

Laboratory Technologists (2)
Overall Job Function: The Laboratory Technologist will provide accurate, timely and cost effective testing of patient samples to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease in compliance and harmony with the quality laboratory system.
Key Responsibilities:
·         Perform Laboratory investigations as per clinician’s request and ensure accurate, reliable and timely results.
·         Ensure that all relevant records are updated and maintained.
·         Monitor and supervise proper usage of laboratory reagents.
·         Maintain Laboratory machines in good order- cleaning and covering after use.
·         Ensure general laboratory cleanliness is maintained.
·         Ensure SOP’S are used at all times.
·         Ensuring safety procedures in the laboratory are maintained.
·         Preparing of stains, reagents and solutions necessary for all lab tests.
·         Participate in the department planning and forecasting of laboratory supplies.
·         Ensure laboratory tests are performed accurately and timely
·         Ensure proper collection, packaging and transportation of laboratory samples to other outsourced centers.
·         Supervise the storage of laboratory reagents and cold chain system to avoid compromised reagents that may lead to false reporting.
·         Carry out any other duty assigned by your supervisor.
·         At least two years’ experience in a busy facility.
·         Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a board recognized institution.
·         Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board and with a current practicing license.
·         Should be ready and able to work in a rural /slum set up.
·         Computer Literate.

Pharmaceutical Technologist
Overall Job Function: Provision of pharmaceutical services at the facility
Key Responsibilities
·         Dispensing drugs and other medication to clients observing good dispensing practices.

·         Real time updating and maintenance of the daily activity register and / or the electronic dispensing tool.
·         Preparing of monthly commodity consumption and patient summary report/orders.
·         Preparing of monthly ARV consumption and opportunistic drug consumption and patient summary reports/orders.
·         Maintain and ensure security of pharmacy keys.
·         Ensure pharmacy is clean, orderly and neatly arranged.
·         Ensure pharmacy records are accurate, precise and secure.
·         Maintain buffer stocks for commodities.
Minimum Qualifications
·         Have a Diploma in Pharmacy and licensed by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board to practice.
·         Have 2 years’ experience in a busy Pharmacy – preferably in a busy hospital
·         Be highly motivated and enthusiastic individual.
·         Have good communication & interpersonal skills, flexible and with proven ability to work in a team.
·         Be proficient in Microsoft office.
·         Must be ready and willing to work in a rural set up

Clinical Officer in Charge
Overall Job Function: To ensure that the facility offers high quality and comprehensive HIV/ AIDS/ TB care and treatment services to all patients.
Key Responsibilities
·         Ensure quality care to clients in HIV /AIDS Comprehensive Care Clinic (CCC)
·         Coordinate staff development activities in the facility
·         Provide leadership and management in the facility
·         Provide quality clinical care to all departments.
·         Ensure generation and utilization of data in the facility i.e. Improve on facility utilization of data
·         Mentor and train other staff; Participate in organization and facilitation of information sharing forums including stakeholders meetings, PSC and MDT meetings etc.
Minimum Qualifications
·         Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery with at least 3 years’ experience working in a HIV /AIDS Comprehensive Care Clinic.
·         Must be registered with Clinical Officers’ Council.
·         At least 2 years working experience in a busy health facility.
·         Excellent communication skills.
·         Must be ready and willing to work in a rural set up
·         Training in the clinical management of HIV and/or TB would be an advantage
·         Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
·         Exceptional organizational and management skills
·         Excellent customer service and counseling skills
·         Self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision
·         Computer literate
·         Must be ready and willing to work in a rural /slum set up.
Application Procedure
Interested applicants are invited to send their applications detailing current and expected salary and a CV with contact details of three referees to the Human Resource Manager at with the position applied for as the subject line by Friday, 4th May 2018.
Canvassing by applicant is strongly discouraged.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
OGRA Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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