Massive Recruitment by a Healthcare Provider in Kenya

A healthcare provider in Kenya, East and central Africa is looking for candidates to fill the following positions:
Clinical Oral Health Officer – COHO
Duties & Responsibilities
·         Evaluate the current health and condition of their patient’s teeth to determine diagnosis of dental condition, if any
·         Inform their patients on how to prevent dental problems and keep their teeth and mouth as healthy as possible
·         Complete treatment on affected gums, decayed and fractured teeth, and perform tooth removal for cases where there are high levels of decay
·         Consider treatment methods and explain the options with the patient to determine which works best for them based on their situation
·         Keep all equipment functional and clean
·         Maintain dental files for all patients
·         Monitor and evaluate any x-ray images for any part of the patient’s oral cavity
·         Refer patients with complicated cases beyond them to other dental specialist for more advanced procedures and care.
·         Any other responsibility assigned by the management.
Minimum Qualifications
·         Qualified COHO from a well-recognized institution
·         Should have a practicing license from the board of practitioners
·         Experience of at least 1 year
·         Effective interpersonal skills with emphasis on customer service
·         Competence in MS office
·         Quick learner and able to manage change.
Starting Basic salary: Kes 40,000.00
Optician
The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the ordering of all eye-related products and ensure that they are fitted, adjusted and repaired properly.
The incumbent will also be responsible for designing and fitting special devices.
Key Responsibilities:
·         Taking eye and facial measurements to correctly interpret prescriptions
·         Guiding patients when selecting frames for proper fit and styling
·         Inserting, removing and caring for contact lenses
·         Advising patients on any necessary repairs or adjustments
·         Maintaining displays
·         Basic bookkeeping duties associated with tracking patient’s orders and recording purchases and other necessary information for each patient
·         Preparing work orders for optical laboratory
·         Ensuring that all orders arrive and are to the specifications of the patient
Skills, Knowledge and experience:
·         A Diploma in Optical Technology from a reputable Institution with registration from the relevant Kenyan Board.
·         S/he should have at least 1-2 year’s work experience with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Starting Basic salary: Kes 35,000.00
Pharmaceutical Technician
Duties & Responsibilities
·         Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist.
·         Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.
·         Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
·         Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
·         Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
·         Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.
·         Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.
·         Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.
·         Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.
Qualifications:
·         Diploma in Pharmacy and already licensed;
·         At least 1- 2 yrs. Working experience.
Starting Basic salary: Kes 35,000.00
Nurses
Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
·         Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
·         Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
·         Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
·         Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
·         Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
·         Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
·         Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
·         Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
·         Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
·         Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
·         Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
·         Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
·         Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Registered Nurse
Skills and Qualifications:
·         Diploma in Community health Nursing.
·         Nursing & Clinical Skills
·         1-2  years’ experience in a similar position
Starting Basic salary: Kes 30,000.00
Clinical Officers
Responsibilities
·         Provide comprehensive and good quality clinical services to patients.
·         Diagnose and institute appropriate treatment for the clients to reduce morbidity, mortality and increase longevity of the patients’ life.
·         Perform minor surgical operations.
·         In collaboration with the team receive and attend to patients who require emergency services
·         Ensure the clinic treatment rooms are well equipped at all times.
·         Ensure excellent standards and quality of clinical and Home based Care services.
·         Ensure that patient data/ information are handled confidentially at all times.
·         Ensure effective clinical procedures, rules, regulations which are consistent with organization procedures.
·         Participate in the community out-reach programs home based care
·         Prepare the weekly plans/schedules and reports.
·         Ensure proper and cost effective use of resources.
·         Ensure that the clinic environment is safe and complies with infection control standards.
·         Provide comprehensive and good quality clinical services to HIV/AIDS patients.
·         Take the patients history to ascertain the right treatment
·         Provide antiretroviral therapy and general medical care to HIV/AIDS infected patients.
·         Give treatment while ensuring that established treatment protocols and treatment process as well as dispensing of drugs are carried out efficiently.
·         Maintain confidentiality of all activities to preserve dignity of patients.
·         Ensure accurate and secure documentation of activities is kept
·         Participate in evidence informed interventions targeting youth and the general population.
·         Maintain adequate supplies drugs at all times.
·         Maintain up-to-date patient records at the clinic.
·         Carry out any other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by the management from time to time.
Requirements
Skills & Qualification
·         Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery with valid registration from the board.
·         At least 1-2 years relevant experience in a similar position
Starting Basic salary: Kes 35,000.00
Laboratory Technologists
Duties & Responsibilities
·         Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist.
·         Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking laboratory stock to determine inventory levels.
·         Maintains a safe and clean laboratory by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
·         Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
·         Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.
·         Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.
Qualifications:
·         Diploma in Laboratory and already licensed;
·         At least 0- 2 years. Working experience.
Starting Basic salary: Kes 28,000.00 – 30,000.00
Candidates should be ready for relocation to any of our branches across Kenya
If you feel you have the above mentioned requirements, apply before the close of business on 11th November, 2016.
Interested candidates should send a copy of updated resume to hr@blissgvs.com immediately, quoting the job title and preferred location as the email subject.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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