Kiambu County Jobs Clinical Officer
County Clinical Officer Reporting to County Director Health – Curative and rehabilitative, Prevention and Promotive Supervises All Clinical Officers in the County
Job Purpose / Job Summary
The County Clinical Officer is responsible for the overall management and coordination of all Clinical Officers, ensuring that delivery of service is aligned to national and international ethical and legal standards.
He/she manages people and resources of the section in the most effective and efficient way.
Clinical Officer Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensuring proper administration and management of hospitals and other health facilities where clinical officers are;
- Work with the operations leadership team, other directors and program teams to formulate a work plan to position the department and the public health facilities as the choice in the area;
- Ensuring implementation of policies, financial, and key strategic directions of the health department;
- Promote an environment that facilitates innovation, creative solutions and empowerment;
- Participates in establishing policies and procedures for assuring that the rights of individuals (resident, staff members, and community members) are respected;
- Maintain and achieve the strategic and organizational goals in the provision of safe efficient, effective, population based medicine aimed at improving the health status of Kiambu County community;
- Provides leadership aimed at articulating and driving successful clinical outcomes in alignment with the Kiambu health Strategic plan
- Prepares and directs the preparation of clear, technically sound, accurate and informative psychological, statistical, diagnostic and other reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations within the County health status
- Provide information and respond appropriately to written or oral inquiries from the general public, the media, government officials or other health professional on public health issues
- Promote use of computers to effectively manage public health activities, specifically promote use of basic statistical and mapping software
- Provide quarterly reports to the County Chief Officer for health
Perform any other duty as assigned by Directors – Curative and rehabilitative, Prevention and Promotive.
Minimum Desirable Academic Qualifications for the Clinical Officer Job
- Higher National Diploma (HND)/Bachelors degree in health related field
- Masters degree in health related field Professional qualifications Professional Membership SMC/ Managerial
- Course Lengths and type of experience 3 years experience.
- At least 2 in middle management position and 1 year experience in public sector 5 years of experience.
- 3 years in middle managerial position and 2 years of experience in public sector
- This position involves mainly office work based at County Health Headquarters with requirements of travel within the county.
Work may sometimes extend past working hours and into the weekend.
Clinical Officer Job Performance Standards
- Effective and efficient delivery of clinical service within the county;
- Guidelines and policies understood and adhered to;
- Clinical staff evaluations conducted periodically;
- Evaluation reports completed;
- Training and capacity building recommendations carried out;
- Efficient cost management;
- Up to date medical protocol; 22
- Reviews conducted of relevant guidelines, protocols, policies and so on;
- Quality mentoring and internship programmes in place;
How to Apply
All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees. Academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents. Clearly indicate the position applied for both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to: The Secretary County Public Service Board P O Box 2362 – 00900 KIAMBU Hand delivered applications should be dropped in the specific box provided on the first floor Thika Sub-County offices (at the County Public Service Board offices – Room 103) between 8.00 a.m and 5.00 p.m on weekdays. Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies or evidence thereof of the VALID/CURRENT documents below.
- Kenya Revenue Authority
- Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
- Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
- Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
- Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before the 22nd December, 2016. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications. NOTE Those who had applied earlier can re-apply. (kindly attach all the required documents). Must be working with Kiambu county government health facilities. Women and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. People from non-dominant ethnic communities are encouraged to apply Any form of canvassing shall lead to immediate disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.