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Pediatric Clinical Officer at St. Francis Community Hospital

Pediatric Clinical Officer at St. Francis Community Hospital,

St Francis Community Hospital Kasarani is a level 5 teaching and referral Hospital was founded in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi in order to give special attention to the poor and needy by attending to their spiritual, economic, human and intellectual needs.

Pediatric Clinical Officer


  • Review of patient’s history and clinical presentation to ascertain the correct investigations, diagnosis and management plan.
  • Diagnosis of illnesses and institution of the correct management including conducting minor procedures, resuscitation and all other medical treatment as per the treatment protocols.
  • Run daily pediatric outpatient clinic.
  • Admitting patients requiring special care followed by investigations and treatment.
  • In collaboration with the rest of the clinical staff, receive and attend to patients requiring emergency medical attention.
  • Whenever necessary, refer patients for further management in higher level institutions.
  • Refer complex cases to the pediatrician.
  • Conduct follow ups and reports all complications in writing within or before the end of current duty.
  • Implement a smooth, efficient client flow to minimize client waiting times.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Attend and participate in weekly Continuous Medical Education (CME) sessions at the hospital.

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery and Higher Diploma in Pediatrics and Child Health.
  • Registered by the Kenya Clinical Officers Council and in possession a valid practice license.
  • Trained in IMCI.
  • Certification in the short emergency courses (ETAT+, EPLS or EmONC) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an RCO and one year experience post specialization.


  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Able to work in an emergency area.
  • High regard for confidentiality and demonstrable integrity
  • Commitment to excellent client care and the delivery of client-focused services.
  • Team player who accepts constructive criticism and is comfortable with giving constructive criticism.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must be willing to work during odd hours and on weekends/holidays
  • Committed to work in multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to uphold and align oneself with the core values of St. Francis Community Hospital.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should submit and address their applications, ENCLOSING A DETAILED CV, AND COVER LETTER ONLY to careers@stfrancishospital.or.ke so as to be received by 19th May 2023.

Applicants MUST INDICATE CURRENT & EXPECTED CONSOLIDATED SALARY in their application and indicate PEDIATRIC RCO on the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

St. Francis Community Hospital is an equal opportunity employer

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