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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Marie Stopes Kenya Medical Officers Jobs in Nairobi, Mombasa and Machakos

Medical Officer for Marie Stopes Clinics
 
Role: Medical Officer

2 Positions
 
Reports To: Center Manager
 
Liaises With: Nurses, Clinical Officers, Care Assistant, Lab Technologists and other team members
 
Duty Station: Mombasa and Nairobi
 
Purpose of the role

Working hand in hand with and reporting to the Centre Manager, the Medical Officer’s main role is to perform medical procedures at the Clinic, maintain the high clinical standards expected by MSK and actively work to promote the smooth running of the clinic and contribute to improved financial performance.

Key responsibilities
  • Overall quality inputs into service delivery, including running full out-patient clinic/ obstetric unit and providing surgical procedures as laid down in the protocols.
  • Taking calls in any of the Marie Stopes Kenya Clinics as might be required.
  • Proper use of medical equipments and supplies and for notifying the centre manager of needs for repair, maintenance or replacements etc.
  • Ensuring that team members provide effective health care.
  • Arranging for data collection and evaluation of services through on-going research and evaluation where necessary.
  • Actively following organizational criteria for assessment of medical/ client care.
  • Carry out medical audit as frequently as possible.
  • Relating to other departments as required by medical inputs e.g. laboratory, pharmacy etc.
  • Proper counseling of clients and being responsive to their needs.
  • Recognition potential medical problems and dealing with or refer them as appropriate.
  • Responsible for recommending and assisting in selection of specific medical equipments and supplies.
  • Responsible for reporting all complications in writing within or before the end of the day.
  • On-Job-Training of the Nurses, health care assistants, laboratory assistants and pharmacy assistants.
  • Preparing and participating fully in Continuous Medical Education (C.M.E.)
  • Responsible for follow-up and treatment of client in regard to any minor or major complications.  Final report to be forwarded to the Clinical Services Manager on discharge of client.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Must have completed 1 year of internship in a busy hospital
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills and ability to work independently.
  • Must be registered with the Medical Practitioners and dentists board.
Medical Officer for Marie Stopes Kenya Outreach Teams
 
Role: Medical Officer
2 Positions
 
Reports To: National Choice Camp Manager
 
Liaises With: Nurses, Care Assistants, Drivers and other team members
 
Duty Station: Mombasa and Machakos
 
Purpose of the role

Working hand in hand with and reporting to the National Choice Camp Manager, the Medical Officer’s main role is to provide high quality maternal, sexual and reproductive health services within centre and outreach settings, with a focus on increasing uptake of tubal ligation throughout Kenya.

Key responsibilities
  • Overall quality inputs into service delivery, including running full out-patient clinic/ obstetric unit and providing surgical procedures as laid down in the protocols.
  • Taking calls in any of the Marie Stopes Kenya Clinics/Nursing Home as might be required.
  • Proper use of medical equipments and supplies and for notifying the National Choice Cam Manager of needs for repair, maintenance or replacements etc.
  • Ensuring that team members provide effective health care.
  • Arranging for data collection and evaluation of services through on-going research and evaluation where necessary.
  • Actively following organizational criteria for assessment of medical/ client care.
  • Carry out medical audit as frequently as possible.
  • Proper counseling of clients and being responsive to their needs.
  • Recognition potential medical problems and dealing with or refer them as appropriate.
  • Responsible for recommending and assisting in selection of specific medical equipments and supplies.
  • Responsible for reporting all complications in writing within or before the end of the day.
  • On-Job-Training of the Nurses and health care assistants.
  • Preparing and participating fully in Continuous Medical Education (C.M.E.)
  • Responsible for follow-up and treatment of client in regard to any minor or major complications.  Final report to be forwarded to the National Choice Camp Manager on discharge of client.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Must have completed 1 year of internship in a busy hospital
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills and ability to work independently.
  • Must be registered with the Medical Practitioners and dentists board.
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CVs with contact details of 3 referees should be submitted to:
 
People and Development Dept
pd@mariestopes.or.ke
Marie Stopes Kenya
 
On or before 15th September, 2012

NB: Please clearly indicate on the subject the position applying for. Either ‘Medical Officer Outreach Team’ or ‘Medical Officer Clinics’

Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity Employer