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Medical Officer - Oncology

Thika, Kenya
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Company Details
Industry: Hospital & Health Care
Description: Avenue Hospital was founded in 1995 for the purpose of managing the outpatient department at the Hospital, and to extend medical services to corporate clientele through an innovative concept of Managed Healthcare
Job Description

Job Objective/Purpose

  • Provide professional and compassionate medical treatment, care and services by ensuring patient review and treatment in line with Avenue Healthcare’s policies, procedures and standards, and medical standards and practices

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Clinical team to navigate patients through the treatment journey, providing appropriate consultation, reviews and referral to specialists,and undertake clinical procedures per training,  in line with the hospital policies.
  • Provide clarity of investigations to be carried out, interpretation of the results, and ensuring accurate, and clear documentation of patient history, physical examination, investigations, and management.
  • Facilitate patient admissions, necessary consents, updates of progress to the patient and the next of kin, and discharges.
  • Champion evidence based practice and continuous skill improvement by attending and Facilitating CMEs  to colleagues to build capacity to provide care.
  • Actively participate in clinical quality initiatives including, morbidity and mortality meetings, maintaining and enforcing infection control standards,ensuring patients safety following the IPSGs, Incident reporting, RCAs and QIPs.
  • Ensure proper and effective drug administration and management as per policy and procedures.
  • Ensure the Unit is financially viable, and demonstrate growth by managing costs, ensuring proper pre-authorization, timely and accurate billing of drugs and services, and monitoring patient limits.
  • Ensure that Avenue Healthcare corporate governance policies are adhered to, including preventing, detecting, and reporting any fraud or criminal activities, and Implementing audit recommendations.
  • Ensure adequate knowledge of and compliance to all Avenue Healthcare policies, procedures, and systems, especially policies pertaining to the provision of medical services i.e. Admission & discharge, reporting, equipment and supplies, etc.
  • Adhere to Government and respective professional standards of care and treatment of patients as guided by the KMPDC.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Personal Specifications

  • A medical degree(MBChB) from a recognized Institution
  • Certificate of Registration and a Valid practicing license from the KMPDC
  • A Valid certification in BLS, ACLS. 
  • 2+ years’post registration work experience.
  • Experience working in an Oncology Unitis highly desirable
  • Customer focus and results oriented
  • Strong interpersonal kills,team playing abilities, and communication skills.
  • Highly responsive, ethical and responsible
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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