Vacancy For Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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A private hospital in Lagos is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Reference Number: COBG01

Salary Grade: 800,000 - 1,500,000 (negotiable)

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full-Time

Number of Posts:1


Location: Lagos

Job Summary

Provides medical and surgical care to women and has particular expertise in pregnancy, childbirth, and disorders of the reproductive system.








FMCOG or equivalent


Valid MDCN practicing license



Subspecialty training


Msc, Phd


Two to Five years post residency experience.

Clinical Experience


Appropriate competencies and skills in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Must be able to perform Obstetrics and Gynaecology scan


Experience in minimal access surgery and/or assisted reproductive technique or fetal and maternal medicine


A research interest in area of expertise

Management and Administrative Experience


Evidence of leadership and management


Ability to carry out administrative duties in the department


Experience of risk management programmes

Teaching experience




Ability to teach clinical skills


Research Experience


Knowledge of research, methodology and ability to interpret published research


Abstracts or publication of journals

Clinical Audit


Knowledge & evidence of participation in clinical audit


Other attributes





















Highly committed to team work


Compassionate and effective communicator


Enthusiastic about hands-on, clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Enquiring, critical approach to work


Caring and supportive attitude to patients


Supportive to colleagues


Able to communicate effectively with patients, doctors and nurses


Committed to Continuing Professional Development


Enthusiastic and willing to undertake additional professional responsibilities


Formal training in communication skills


Victoria island, Lagos
Job Description: 

Essential Functions

·         Provide patient focused Obstetrics and Gynaecology services and ensure optimal care of patients.

·         Records and reports test results and examination of information to diagnose medical condition of patient.

·          To provide antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care in the obstetric service in close co-operation with other specialties.

·         Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical histories, reports, and examination results.

·         Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.

·         Monitor patients' condition and progress and re-evaluate treatments as necessary.

·         Perform caesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients' health and deliver babies safely.

·         Prescribe or administer therapy, medication and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.

·         To establish and run a one-stop out-patient hysteroscopy clinic as well as other minimal access surgeries at the Ikeja branch.

·         To facilitate & participate in weekly departmental meetings and meetings related to the ongoing review and evaluation of the obstetrics and gynaecology service.

·         Refer patients to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.

·         Treat diseases of female organs.

·         Conduct research to develop or test medications, treatments, or procedures to prevent or control disease or injury.

·         Consult with, or provide consulting services to other physicians.

·         Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, medical officers, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.

·         Plan, implement, or administer health programs in the hospital for prevention and treatment of injuries or illnesses.

·         Participate in continuing professional development at local and international level.

·         Participate in clinical recruitment exercises for the hospital.

·         To participate in Clinical observership and trainings, also to adopt the role of clinical supervisor to medical officers.

Condition of Service

·         Must meet the essential person specification

·         Provision of satisfactory references

·         The appointee is expected to undergo annual appraisal within the hospital’s framework and attain appropriate and sufficient continual professional development to meet required recommendation


·         Active Listening

·         Critical Thinking

·         Sound Judgment and Decision Making

·         Time Management

·         Learning Strategies

·         Active Learning

·         Quality Control Analysis

·         Good Writing skills

·         Problem Solving

·         Management of Personnel Resources

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the direct supervision of all employees in your area of speciality and Medical Officers under the supervision of the Medical Director.

Job Requirement/Qualification: 

 Expected Hours of Work

This is a full time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On-call duties inclusive which will be 1 in 2 consultants (week days) and 1 in 3 consultants (weekends).


Required to work in multiple branches in Lagos owned by the hospital.

Additional Eligibility Requirement

·         Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.

·         Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to corporate mission.

·         Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.

·         Independent and strong Entrepreneurial attitude, confident, Global thinker, Self-starter, Good analytical skills.

Other Duties

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Employment Benefits

Health Insurance

Pension Scheme

Paid public holiday/annual leave authorised by management


Successful candidate will be expected to have a medical check done by the hospital.

Selection Process

Recruitment for this position will be in two stages: 

·         An initial sift to create a shortlist

·         Face-to-face interview

Feedback will only be provided if you are successful in the interview


External recruitment only

Working for SSWCH

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition.

SSWCH embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

Interview Dates

Interviews will be held at SSWCH In December 2020.

Method of Application: 

Interested applicants should complete form below