JUMUIA HOSPITAL (Huruma) a subsidiary of NCCK is seeking to fill the position of Medical officer immediately.

 Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi county, Kenya. The position holder will report to the medical superintendent.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•Monitoring and providing appropriate clinical care (medical and surgical) to patients on hospital wards and in outpatient clinics

•Admitting patients requiring special care followed by investigations and treatment

•Examining and talking to patients to diagnose their medical conditions

•Carrying out specific procedures, e.g. performing operations and specialist investigation

•Making notes and preparing paperwork, both as a legal record of treatment and for the benefit of other healthcare professionals

•Keeping the referring doctor informed of inpatient and outpatient progress.

•Issuing a preliminary discharge summary to each patient prior to them leaving hospital, in accordance with service specifications.

•Maintaining patient rights and confidentiality when dealing with patients.

•Liaising with other medical and non-medical staff in the hospital to ensure quality treatment

•Reporting on-call (off shifts, weekends and holidays) as scheduled.

•Ensuring that comprehensive hospital medical records for all in and outpatients are accurately. •Providing educational and clinical training for clinical staff.

REQUIREMENTS

•Degree in Medicine and Surgery with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.

•Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail. •Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board and hold a valid practicing license.

•Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

•Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment

•A good understanding of community dynamics. Knowledge and familiarity with low-income urban areas of Nairobi.

How to apply

Send your cv and relevant testimonials to recruitment@jumuiahospitals.org before the close of business 22/08/2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that Jumuia Hospitals does NOT charge any fee whatsoever for application, processing, interviewing or securing employment.