Requisition ID: req3867
Job Title: Volunteer Clinical Officer
Employment Category: Volunteer
Employment Type: Part-Time
Location: Hagadera, Kenya
The clinical officer in charge of the health posts will be responsible for the overall coordination of health activities and supervision of the staffs in the health post. Will work closely with the, Pharmacist, Lab Technologist, PITC Nurse, Community Health Officer, Nutritionist and others in ensuring quality health services to the beneficiaries. Will also provide support in the hospital as needed, doing ward rounds and ensuring coverage both day and night.
Overall in charge of the of the health post unit
Supervision of health post staff
Keep complete and accurate inventory of medicines and supplies located at the health post and monitor/supervise their usage
Assess health post needs regularly, and make trimester orders
Reporting and Coordination:
Ensure all patient records are properly documented in the patient files with all aspects of management being captured
Compile and submit weekly HIS reports
Conduct mortality audits for all deaths occurring in the paediatric ward together with other staff working in the unit and share the reports with the CSM on a monthly basis
Maintain accurate inventory record at the facility
Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Key Result Areas
Ensure smooth running of the health post, providing supervision, support and guidance to all staff working at the health post
Ensure quality of care in management of patients
Ensure that universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines are adhered to
Required Experience & Competencies:
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: [mobile number removed], Email:**[email removed]or report to the nearest police.
The clinical officer in charge of the health posts will be responsible for the overall coordination of health activities and supervision of the staffs in the health post.
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