Clinical Officer

at Kakenya’s Dream
Published September 15, 2022
Location Kilgoris, Kenya
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Kakenya’s Dream seeks to empower and motivate young girls through education to become agents of change and to break the cycle of destructive cultural practices in Kenya, such as gemale genital mutilation (FGM) and early forced marriage. These future leaders will improve their community, their nation, and the world. We challenge ourselves to come up with the best educational system for young African girls and we promise to share our models with others.

 

Location

 

The job holder will work mostly within the office which is located in Isampin, Transmara West, and will be required to travel within the Sub-County during supervision and whenever the need arises. Work may sometimes extend past working hours and into the weekend.

 

Job Purpose

 

To ensure a successful launch of a new youth-friendly health facility and the continuous delivery of high-quality health services in a remote region without sufficient access to affordable quality healthcare.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

To ensure implementation of government and best practices standards and procedures for clinical services.

Oversee the start-up, planning, and launch of a new clinic.

Oversee the staff and ensure successful Implementation of Work Plans and targeted goals

Ensure a consistent high level of quality in clinical services that results in positive health outcomes and satisfactory experience for the clients.

Provide Clinical Services in the facility

Implement Primary Health Care Programs

Serve as the primary staff liaison to the community board overseeing operations.

Job Specifications

 

Required Qualifications

 

Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine/ BSc Clinical Medicine

Registration with a relevant professional body

At least five years’ experience as a clinical officer in a busy health facility. Experience managing a clinic/youth-friendly facility will be an added advantage. In addition, preference will be given to candidates that have experience launching a new clinic and dealing with harmful traditional practices such as FGM.

Essential skills and competence

 

Knowledge of clinical standards and procedures

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Strong operational experience (the ability to run a facility)

Ability to train, mentor and coach

Comprehensive understanding of health challenges

Good interpersonal skills

Team player

Personal attributes

 

Observes confidentiality

Meets Constitutional requirements on integrity

 

How to apply

 

If you meet the above qualifications, please email your resume and cover letter indicating your expected salary and availability by email.

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