Friday, July 19, 2013

Company Medical Officer

The organization

Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability.
The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products.
Sustainability is pivotal to the group’s success and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for.
Finlays is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing over 21,000 people and annually exporting over 300 million stems of flowers, 7 million kilos of vegetables, 26 million kilos of black tea and 3 million kilos of tea extract.
The organization is geographically located in Nairobi, Naivasha, Kericho, Mt. Kenya and Mombasa and works with 1,200 vegetable out growers and 10,000 tea out growers.
We are seeking to recruit Kenya Registered Community Health Nurses for our dispensaries.

Location

The positions are based in our operations located at Kericho, Kenya.

The Job


Reporting to the Company Medical Officer, the job holders will provide primary and curative health services to the company’s employees with the aim of having a healthy and productive workforce.
The job holders will also be responsible for the day-day running of the company dispensaries.

Key responsibilities include amongst others:

Providing nursing care and treatment to the employees and their dependants
Conducting Primary Health Care (PHC) activities in the unit.
Providing OPD services to include Nutrition and TB management.
Providing MCH/FP/VCT /Counseling services
Preparing & submitting various weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to the Company Medical Officer
Preparing reports for submission to the relevant government departments.
Ordering drugs from the pharmacy and ensure that there is enough stock in the dispensary
Arranging for quarterly and annual stock take in the unit health facility.
Ensuring best Health and Safety practices are adhered to by monitoring industrial and non-industrial injuries. This includes attending meetings on Environment , Health and Safety
Carrying out continuous Health education for clients and colleagues respectively
Supervising staff under his or her care
Conduct emergency deliveries in the health unit.

The person

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications / competencies
Diploma in the Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing from a recognized institution
Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya
Experience of at least 2 yrs in a similar role
Computer literate
Good organisational and communication skills
Willing and capable of working long hours with minimal supervision
Must have been trained in HIV/AIDS care and treatment with a NASCOP certification.

Application Procedure

Those who fulfill the above requirements should address their applications attaching relevant certificates and testimonials to the undersigned giving a reliable telephone contact not later 31 July 2013.
Human Resource Director
James Finlays (Kenya) Limited
P O Box 223 – 20200,
Kericho
Email: careers@finlays.co.ke

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.