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Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

About Us:

Penda Health is an award-winning company that delivers high-quality, trustworthy healthcare. Our vision is for everyone in Africa to have healthcare they can trust. Today our team of 350+ employees operates 16 Medical Centres around Nairobi and Kiambu Counties.

Role Summary:

We are looking for caring and smart clinical officers who want to become part of a team of amazing all-around, evidence-based clinical officers. As a clinical officer at Penda Health, you treat patients independently and make your own decisions, with the support of guidelines, technology and clinical mentors.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive and high-quality clinical services including (history taking, examination, and prescription of treatment) to patients.
  • Order investigation and interpretation of results for the diagnosis and explain the results to the patients and the intended treatment.
  • Attend emergencies presenting to the clinic and recommend referrals for cases that cannot be managed.
  • Carry out minor surgical procedures as per Penda’s service schedules.
  • Ensure that all required observations and vitals, prescribed treatment and procedures are carried out and documented on patients’ charts.
  • Create phenomenal patient experiences, including counseling and sensitizing patients through health talks on preventive and promotive health.
  • Embrace, learn and develop in an evidence-based medical system in line with Penda’s developed protocols.
  • You may be assigned additional tasks within the Medical Centre by the branch manager or clinical officer in-charge.
  • Participate in continuous professional development to stay current with advances in medical practices and technology.

Key requirements and attributes

  • 2 years of work experience after internship
  • Registered with Clinical Officers Council and have a valid practicing license
  • Diploma, Higher Diploma or BSC in clinical medicine
  • Valid BLS Certification

Application Process:

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis