January 2019 Jacaranda Health Clinical Officer (Peadiatrics) Job Opportunity in Kenya

Jacaranda Health

Job Title: Clinical Officer – Peadiatrics

Reports To: Doctor In Charge / Hospital Manager

Department: Clinical Operations

Business Purpose / Objective: The job holder will be primarily responsible for providing quality clinical services to our clients and pediatric cases.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and providing appropriate clinical care to patients
  • Examining and talking to patients to diagnose their medical conditions;
  • Making notes and preparing paperwork, both as a legal record of treatment and for the benefit of other healthcare professionals
  • Coordinate and discuss planned care with the patient and other team professionals as appropriate.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with all staff and patients.
  • Ensure that patients are kept fully informed of and understand all procedures and treatments to be undertaken. Informed Consent will be obtained from patients in accordance with Jacaranda policy.
  • Provide advice to patients regarding healthy lifestyles and specific measures that may help the patient avoid a recurrence of ill health.
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery – Paediatrics
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery.
  • Hold a valid practicing license.


  • 2 years’ experience in a busy environment, preferably a maternity hospital especially running the pediatric services.

Knowledge and Skills


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical reasoning skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Key Competencies

  • Commitment to providing high quality care and excellence.
  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment

Application Procedure

The position will be a Part Time Job.

Please send your application via email to jobs@jacarandahealth.org with the subject “Clinical Officer Paediatrics.”

A complete application will contain:

1. Attached CV

a. File name “LastName_FirstName_CV_Paediatrics_Date”
b. File format .doc, .docx or .pdf

2. Attached Cover letter

a. File name “LastName_FirstName_CL_Paediatrics_Date”
b. File format .doc, .docx or .pdf

3. Current and expected remuneration and availability which is a MUST

a. Include in email body or as attachment

Deadline: Friday 18th January 2019

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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