Medical Officer

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Introduction: 

Sigma Consulting Group is searching for a talented and qualified Medical Officer to join our client’s growing practice.

The candidate would provide high quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases. You will also undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits.

You must be very knowledgeable in regards to diseases, epidemiology and other medical conditions so you can interpret symptoms and diagnose conditions. The role can be demanding so a great deal of patience and physical endurance is required.

Location: 
Surulere Lagos
Job Description: 

Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues
Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history
Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities
Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration
Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants and nurses to form a high performing medical team
Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists etc.)
Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations or other significant information (e.g. allergic episodes)
Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients
Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine.

Job Requirement/Qualification: 

Proven experience as a Medical Officer
Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics
Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms and epidemiology
Broad knowledge of common medication, side effects and contraindications
In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Respect for patient’s confidentiality
Compassionate and approachable
Responsible and trustworthy
Doctor of Medicine degree and valid license to practice the profession

Method of Application: 

Kindly send CVs to [email protected]