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Published: Nov 3, 2022 (29 days ago)

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Scope of Work

The Clinical Officer will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of effective and efficient health services in the health facility. He will provide overall leadership and supervision of the staff at the health facility. S/HE will be the focal person for the implementation of the primary health care activities at the health facility and its catchment community and will work in close collaboration with the Medical Officer. In collaboration with the Medical Officer, assess staff capacity needs at health Centre level, and coordinate all planned trainings. S/He will ensue that all reports are compiled accurately and submitted on time.

Qualifications

•Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent from a recognized Institution

•Must be registered and licensed to practice under the Allied Health Professionals Council.

•At least 2 years of work experience, with field experience in a health project implementation.

•Planning, organizing, and coordinating

.•Concern for quality and standards.

•Communication Skills

•Ethics and integrity.

•Self-control and stress management. 

•Time management


Responsibilities

Scope of Work

The Clinical Officer will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of effective and efficient health services in the health facility. He will provide overall leadership and supervision of the staff at the health facility. S/HE will be the focal person for the implementation of the primary health care activities at the health facility and its catchment community and will work in close collaboration with the Medical Officer. In collaboration with the Medical Officer, assess staff capacity needs at health Centre level, and coordinate all planned trainings. S/He will ensue that all reports are compiled accurately and submitted on time.

Qualifications

•Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent from a recognized Institution

•Must be registered and licensed to practice under the Allied Health Professionals Council.

•At least 2 years of work experience, with field experience in a health project implementation.

•Planning, organizing, and coordinating

.•Concern for quality and standards.

•Communication Skills

•Ethics and integrity.

•Self-control and stress management. 

•Time management


  • Patients diagnosed, treated, Health education conducted and referred,
  • Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics adhered to
  • Reports prepared and submitted to supervisor
  • Supervise the enrolled nurses and registered nurses
  • Participate in client referral and transfer process as need arises
  •  Participate in awareness creation and sensitization in the communities on communicable and non-communicable diseases e.g. HIV, TB etc.
  •   Participate in community engagements such as integrated outreaches and community dialogues when called upon.
  • Participate in the capacity building of community-based health workers and other members (i.e. CME’S) Participate in the drawing and implementation of work plans for the clinic
  • Promote the vision, mission and the values of IRC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organization.
  • Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation.
  •  Ensure adherence to good practices of infection prevention and control at work.
  •   Support in IPC and case management of COVID patients
  •   Undertake any other duties that may be assigned to you by your supervisors.                       

Communication/Reporting

  •   Provide regular feedback to the medical officers on status of the patients
  •  Assist in preparation of donor reports.
  •  Participate in the development and implementation of program work plans.


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