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Kenya Red Cross Medical Officer Jobs Kenya 2017

Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Kenya. Its Vision is to be the most effective, trusted and self-sustaining humanitarian organization in Kenya serving present and future generations.

The Society is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of Kenya Red Cross

Reporting to: Clinical Services Coordinator

Job Location: Dadaab Refugee Operation

A General Practitioner, appropriately qualified and registered medical professional with knowledge and skills to provide personal, family and community orientated comprehensive primary and secondary health care services to individuals.

MO is responsible for providing patient-centred, culturally appropriate, and individual holistic care to a defined population.

Medical Officer Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review program activities and priorities on a regular basis updating the clinical services coordinator on gaps and/or provide recommendations on how to improve quality of services
  • Attend to urgent medical services including resuscitation, stabilization and assessment and diagnosis, treatment and referral as necessary
  • Assess the urgency and severity of presenting problems through history taking, examination and investigation.
  • Recommending and, where appropriate, undertaking treatment options and carrying out/referring for appropriate interventions and procedures, including but not limited to prescribing, minor surgery and other general practice procedures, counseling, psychological interventions, advising and education.
  • Provide timely clinical and culturally appropriate health services through appropriate evidence based screening, risk assessment and early detection of illness, disease and disability.
  • Working with public health providers in the prevention and control of communicable diseases for individuals and families.
  • Provide ongoing care and support for people with chronic and terminal conditions to reduce deterioration, increase independence and reduce suffering linking, where relevant, with appropriate service providers.
  • Comply with established health and safety policies with regard to handling of instruments, storage of drugs and disposal of sharps and other potentially dangerous equipment and substances.
  • Liaise with nursing staff regularly to check on patient progress, or more frequently if their condition necessitates. To see patients at the request of nurses in charge and carry out examinations of patients.
  • Supervise the daily clinical management of all patients in conjunction with the nurse team leaders and attend all post-operative patients on day of operation and every day following.
  • Conduct daily ward rounds in the hospital, and regular reviews of in-patients where necessary
  • Ensure patient management is in line with the set MOH, WHO and UNHCR guidelines and protocols
  • Conduct elective and emergency surgical cases in theatre, both surgical and obstetric/gynaecological.
  • Conduct special outpatient clinics in the hospital on the allocated days every week i.e. SOPC, GOPC, HRC, POPC, and MOPC.
  • Attend to all medical legal cases, including filling of P3 forms and attend court sessions as required
  • Attend to sexual assault survivors on a timely basis in the GBV Support Centre
  • Monitor closely the morbidity and mortality trends together with all the other health indicators in the HMIS to ensure that prompt actions are taken.

Qualifications for the Medical Officer Job

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized college/University
  • At least two (2) years’ experience of working in a busy hospital
  • Valid practising licence with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (KMPDB)
  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and utilization of the internet.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver the Society’s strategic objectives.
  • Previous work experience in a refugee health setting is an added advantage
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations.

 

How to Apply

Applications MUST contain:

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates, address and contacts of two referees.

All applications should be emailed to [email protected] So as to reach not later than Friday, 3rd March 2017.

Please indicate the position title as the email subject

ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

Kenya Red Cross Pharmaceutical Tech Kenyan Jobs 2017

 

Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Kenya. Its Vision is to be the most effective, trusted and self sustaining humanitarian organization in Kenya serving present and future generations.

The Society is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of Pharmaceutical Technologist

Reporting to:Pharmacy in Charge

Job Location :Dadaab Refugee Operation

Overall Purpose

The Pharmaceutical Technologist will be working under the guidance and supervision of the Pharmacy in Charge and will be directly responsible for the running of the hospital/health post dispensing pharmacy.

Pharmaceutical Technologist Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and supervising the hospital/health posts dispensing pharmacy staff to ensure all pharmaceutical ethical protocols are observed.
  • Prepare and submit regular inventory reports and requisition orders in time.
  • Monitoring drug consumption rate and keeping accurate records of the same.
  • Carry out regular pharmacy quality audits in all dispensing units.
  • Advise the logistics Manager of procurement-specific issues or improvements.
  • Provide on-time, standard monthly reports to pharmacy in charge.
  • Review prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients and to evaluate their suitability.
  • Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage.
  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions
  • Maintain records such as pharmacy files, patient files inventories, control records and registries of poisons, narcotics and controlled drugs.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor review and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regiments, providing advice on drug applications and characteristics.
  • Compound and dispense medications as prescribed by clinicians by calculating, weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
  • Offer health promotion and prevention activities, for example training people to use devices such as blood pressure or diabetes monitors.
  • Plan, Implement and maintain procedures for mixing, packaging and labelling pharmaceuticals, according to policy and legal requirements to ensure quality, security and proper disposal.

Minimum Qualifications for the Pharmaceutical Technologist Job

  • Diploma in pharmacy from a recognized institution
  • Registered with Kenya Pharmaceutical Association(KPA)
  • 2 years working experience in a busy hospital set up.
  • Knowledge of international procurement
  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver the Society’s strategic objectives.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and utilization of the internet.
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.

 

How to Apply

Applications MUST contain:

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates, address and contacts of two referees.

All applications should be emailed to [email protected] So as to reach not later than Friday, 3rd March 2017.

Please indicate the position title as the email subject

ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

Kenya Red Cross Plant Mechanic Jobs Kenya 2017

Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Kenya. Its Vision is to be the most effective, trusted and self-sustaining humanitarian organization in Kenya serving present and future generations.

The Society is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of Plant Mechanic

Reporting to: WASH Manager
Job Location: Dadaab Refugee Operation

Plant Mechanic Job Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the WASH Manager in preparation of regular reports on the boreholes yields, daily production, fuel consumption and running hours of the gensets.
  • Servicing and preventive maintenance on all the boreholes, Hospitals, Health Post and Base camps Generators.
  • Major overhaul of gensets upon breakdowns and during hourly schedule.
  • Respond to breakdowns and do repairs of all the generators.
  • Ensure cleanliness and safety of gensets is maintained.
  • Maintenance of the pump house cleanliness and safety and ensure proper arrangement of the equipment and plants in the Pump house are as required.
  • Keep records of all the repairs done to the Diesel driven generators and the running hours of the Generators to ensure timely servicing.
  • Prepare monthly reports on jobs and conditions of all the relevant system.
  • Supporting the WASH Manager – procurement of the necessary fast moving spare parts, and working tools for the repair of the Diesel driven Generators , PV Solar Generators and Submersible pumps.
  • Reduce overall maintenance cost (spares & consumables) & utility cost on diesel driven generators
  • Trouble shooting of mechanical/electrical on generators, PV Solar generators and its components and other accessories.
  • Executing of preventive maintenance and condition monitoring of all the generators, submersible pumps and PV Solar generators and updating their related records.

Qualifications for the Plant Mechanic Job

  • At least Diploma/Degree in plant mechanic from a recognized college/University
  • At least two (2) years’ experience of working in a plant/factory.
  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and utilization of the internet.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver the Society’s strategic objectives.
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations.

How to Apply

Applications MUST contain:

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates, address and contacts of two referees.

All applications should be emailed to [email protected] So as to reach not later than Friday, 3rd March 2017.

Please indicate the position title as the email subject

ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

 

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