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Vacancy Details

Job No: KTRH/34/05/24 ( 2 positions)

Date posted: 09-05-2024

Application deadline: 21-05-2024

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Purpose: The Clinical Officer’s job exists to supervise and coordinate the day-to-day patient care activities of the hospital.

For Appointment to this position, the applicant must have:

Qualifications and Professional Requirements:

a) Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or a Bachelor Degree in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution.
b) Must be a Registered Officer with the Clinical Officer Council.
c) Higher Diploma in Psychiatry Specialization from a recognized institution.
d) Valid Practice License.
e) Basic life support and Advanced Cardiac life support certification.
f) Proficiency in computer applications.
g) At least two years of working experience as a Psychiatry Clinical Officer in a busy hospital.

Competencies and Skills

i. Organizational skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Provide consultations for patients and their families to make sure they understand medical condition and options for treatment.
ii. Participates in program development and in development and implementation of operating policy and procedure of the hospital.
iii. Oversees and provides clinical evaluation and/or other related care and consultation to patients as required.
iv. Coordinates services with other patient care units as required.
v. Maintains communication with allied services and maintains community liaison as appropriate.
vi. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
vii. Providing direct patient care and consultation.
viii. Ensures adherence established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.
ix. Coordinates services with other patient care units, as appropriate, and provides direct patient evaluation and consultation