Life Care Hospital Kenya Medical Officer – Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

Providing clinical service delivery in partnership with the multi-disciplinary team of senior medical staff, clinical leaders, allied health, nursing staff and management to ensure delivery of high-quality health care services to patients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Assess the urgency and severity of patients through history taking, examination and investigation.

Diagnosis, treatment, resuscitation, stabilization and referral of patients as necessary.

Referring for appropriate interventions, procedures and support services as required;
Referring all patients categorized as high-risk or requiring high-risk procedures or interventions.

Treatment including but not limited to prescribing, minor surgery and other general practice procedures, counselling, psychological interventions, advising and education.

Appropriate evidence-based screening, risk assessment and early detection of illness, disease and disability.

Ongoing care and support for people with chronic and terminal conditions to reduce deterioration, increase independence and reduce suffering linking, where relevant, with appropriate service providers.

Providing health education, counselling and information provision about health improvement, disease prevention and interventions or treatments that mitigate risk factors.

Working with public health providers in the prevention and control of communicable diseases for individuals and families.

Requirements

Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB or equivalent) with a minimum of one-year post-internship experience.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail.

Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council and hold a valid practicing license.

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

Provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for health promotion, disease prevention, treatment of disease, and care at the end of life.

Demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiologic, and social-behavioral sciences, as well as the application of knowledge to patient care.
For more information and job application details, see; https://www.lchafrica.com/our_careers/medical-officer-reports-to-resident-consultant/

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