VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION: CLINICAL OFFICER (1 POSITION)

REPORT TO: MEDICAL OFFICER IN CHARGE

DUTY STATION : WAMBA

JOB TYPE: FULL TIME

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive and high quality clinical services including (take /review the patient’s history to ascertain the right clinical examinations and treatment and prescription of treatment) to patients using the system order investigation and interpretation of results for diagnosis and explain the results to the patients and the intended treatment.
  • Diagnose and institute appropriate treatment, prescriptions and carry out other treatment activities while ensuring that established treatment protocols are effectively followed.
  • Refer patients to other departments for further investigations such as laboratory and x-ray.
  • Attend to emergencies presenting to the hospital and recommend referrals for cases that cannot be managed.
  • Ensure that all required observations and vitals , prescribed treatment and procedures are carried out and documented in the system.
  • Conduct minor surgeries in minor theatre.
  • Create phenomenal patient experiences, including counselling and sensitizing patients through health talks on preventive and promotive health.
  • Ensure effective clinical procedures, rules, regulations which are consistent with organization procedures and MOH guidelines.
  • Participate in outreaches / medical camps or other activities such as health talks or community programs.
  • Handle patient data/ information confidently at all times.
  • Prepare the weekly reports and attend weekly clinic meetings.
  • Ensure that the clinic environment is safe and complies with infection control standards.
  • Actively participate in clinical training programs, including on job training and skills building.

Academic and professional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution.
  • Registered with Clinical Officers Council and have a valid practicing license.
  • Minimum of 2 years post internship and 1 year in a busy OPD set up.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a big team
  • Guidance and counselling skills
  • Organization and decision making skills
  • Outstanding patient interaction/ customer skills
  • Result oriented team player and ready to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrable leadership.

Application Process

To apply for this position, send your CV to chwsecretary@live.com by 7th January 2022. The subject of your email should be CLINICAL OFFICER’.Only  shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CATHOLIC HOSPITAL WAMBA DOES NOT CHARGE FOR ANY RECRUITMENT PROCESS!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

×