Jacaranda Health Medical Officer Job in Kenya 2014

 

Medical Officer
 
Background: Jacaranda Health aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. Our ambition is to become the largest chain of maternity clinics in the region, and a leader in innovation in maternal health services.
Our goal is to provide accessible, affordable, patient centered maternity and reproductive health services to low-income women.

Please visit our website at www.jacarandahealth.org for more details.

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Clinical Operations Director, the Medical Officer will offer quality health care to all patients in the hospital and work closely with other staff in all departments providing support and guidance

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring provision and coordination of clinical care and service delivery at the facilities (Inpatient Maternity and Outpatient services)
  • Follow-up of patients to the community through Health Workers and Care Givers
  • Participation in quality improvement initiatives
  • Promoting adherence to set organizational,  national and international standards of care
  • Responsible for patient chart review and peer review following the guidelines established by the quality of care committee
  • On call availability and the Maintenance of adequate provider staffing in the healthcare facility to ensure smooth flow of patients. This will include coordination of vacation schedule
  • Program development, implementation and evaluation of curative, preventive, promotive, and reproductive health services including family planning.
  • Carry out routine client consultations.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the director
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Medicine degree in Human Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health
  • Licensed by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Practitioners Board
  • Experience in managing a team and building capacity/training in resource-limited settings
  • Ability to work in a public sector environment to accomplish goals and favorably influence decision making processes in a diplomatic and collaborative manner
To Apply
 
Interested candidates should send their application cover letters and CVs to jobs@jacarandahealth.org with the subject line Medical Officer

Preference will be given to candidates who will send their applications by March 28, 2014

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we will be unable to confirm all applications.