Friday, 20 January 2012

The Mater Hospital Medical Officer and Clinical Nurse Jobs in Kenya

The Mater Hospital Comprehensive Care Clinic in partnership with the Christian Health Organization of Kenya is seeking to fill the following positions:

1. Medical Officer

Reporting to the Medical Director and working closely with the Project Manager, the successful candidate’s main responsibility will be to:
  • Provide and coordinate clinical care for patients
  • Follow-up of patients to the community through Health Workers and Care Givers
  • Counseling of patients and relatives
  • Organize and actively participate in CMEs on various aspects of HIV/AIDS management
  • Capacity building and networking with other groups to achieve better results
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • BLS, ACLS and training in HIV/AIDS Management
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
  • Valid practice license
  • At least two (2) years exposure to HIV/AIDS care
  • Good counseling and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make quick and solid decisions
2. Clinical Nurse

Reporting to the Project Manager the successful candidate’s main role will be to;
  • Assist the clinic team in the daily provision of medical care
  • Coordinate community follow-up of patients initiated on Antiretroviral drugs through community partners, volunteers
  • Encourage adherence and provide counseling to patients and caregivers
  • Actively participate in reach-out campaigns and education on prevention and living with HIV/AIDS
Qualification, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • VCT training
  • Basic HIV/AIDS Counseling Skills
  • At least two (2) years exposure to HIV/AIDS care will be an added advantage
  • Must have genuine interest in community work
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application together with a detailed CV giving full contact details of your referees to reach us not later than 30th January 2012:

Head of Human Resource
The Mater Hospital
P.O. Box 30325 00100
Nairobi

Short listed candidates will be contacted by 2nd February 2012