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Published: Dec 29, 2021 (21 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

2 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Job Summary
  • Current medical licensed by MDCN with at least 1-2 years post-NYSC hospital work experience
  • Knowledgeable in clinical evaluation & management of general and emergency medical and surgical patients
  • Good command of written and spoken English language
  • Able team leadership with sound interpersonal relationship qualities
  • Able to stabilize/manage medical and surgical emergency conditions
  • Residing close to the hospital is preferred.


Responsibilities
Job Summary
  • Current medical licensed by MDCN with at least 1-2 years post-NYSC hospital work experience
  • Knowledgeable in clinical evaluation & management of general and emergency medical and surgical patients
  • Good command of written and spoken English language
  • Able team leadership with sound interpersonal relationship qualities
  • Able to stabilize/manage medical and surgical emergency conditions
  • Residing close to the hospital is preferred.


Responsibilities

  • Participate in all treatment and preventative healthcare services as delegated and agreed by the supervising Practice Manager(s).
  • Provide direct clinical care to patients using established clinical guidelines.
  • Interview patients, take medical histories, perform physical examinations, analyze, diagnose and explain medical problems during surgery consultations and home visits.
  • Consult, recommend and explain appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment.
  • Request and interpret the results of laboratory investigations when necessary.
  • Instruct to patients in preventative health care.
  • Conduct telephone consultations which may involve discussing results and implications of laboratory investigations with patients as well as dealing appropriately with routine and emergency complaints.
  • Order laboratory tests as required and agreed under supervising Medical Director.
  • Contribute to the clinical development by developing a special interest and to help establish appropriate systems to manage common chronic medical conditions, ensuring compliance with approved standard treatment guidelines.
  • Participate fully in the clinicians’ duty rota including the provision of home visits when appropriate.
  • Formulate diagnosis and treatment plans, in consultation with or referring to Supervising doctor(s) as appropriate.
  • Give clinical instructions to the nursing staff and other clinical care teams as required.
  • Communicate when necessary with colleagues in Clinical care and hospital specialists in order to discuss or refer specific patients, plan and coordinate activities or exchange information in order to improve the quality of patient care.
  • Deal regularly with community hospitals, consultants and other health care providers, insurance companies and other community organizations to refer/consult on specific cases, participate in community service and education projects and activities and the like.

Administrative / Training:

  • Assist in clinical instruction and supervision of medical and nursing staff as well as other interns/student doctors that may periodically be attached to the clinics, including the educational development and mentoring of these individuals.
  • Attend regular educational meetings organized by the practice in order to update clinical knowledge, practice policy and guidelines and disseminate other useful information relevant to the provision of adequate healthcare for patients in order to discuss in a bid to learn from recent significant events relating to clinical practice occurring within the clinics.
  • Regularly reflect on own practice (and keep a record of learning encounters) in order to identify learning needs and encourage self-directed lifelong learning and continued professional development.
  • Send and receive written information on behalf of the clinic regarding matters of insurance and other issues relating to the physical and social welfare of patients.

Professional Development:

  • The professional body relating to specialist areas will have information on the type of CPD to be carried out and how much should be completed each year.


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