Vacancy: Medical Officer (Palmgrove Estate, Mushin, Lagos)

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A private hospital in Lagos is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Medical Officer

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full-Time / Contract

Palmgrove Estate, Mushin, Lagos
Job Description: 

Job Summary: The Medical Officer is responsible for applying medical knowledge and skills in the diagnosis, disease prevention and treatment of patients.

·         We are seeking a highly capable medical officer to manage our medical team and to supervise the healthcare services that they provide.

·         In this role, your duties will include serving as a clinical advisor, overseeing clinical trials, and maintaining high standards of patient care.

·         To ensure success, medical officers should exhibit extensive clinical knowledge and demonstrable experience in a similar managerial role.

·         An accomplished medical officer will be someone who can align their medical expertise with best practices in health administration.

Job Requirement/Qualification: 
  • MBBS or its equivalent; additional certificate is a plus
  • Full registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria
  • Valid medical practicing license
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience
  • Basic and Advanced life support skills
  • Willing to act and eager to adopt new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound medical knowledge
  • Good leadership and counseling skills
  • Patient-focused approach
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible, team player, and critical thinker.
  • The candidate must have adequate clinical experience and be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Good knowledge of surgical management and care
  • Knowledge in acute emergency and critical/intensive care is an advantage
Job Responsibility: 

·         Monitor and provide general and follow up care to patients at designated work stations.

·         Liaise with consultants and specialists on patients’ medical condition

·         Prescribe and carry out appropriate investigations and medication in line with diagnosis and as directed a specialist.

·         Examine and evaluate patients to diagnose their medical conditions in liaison with respective specialists/consultants.

·         Prompt incidence reporting and management of patients’ grievances

·         Maintain complete and accurate documentation of patients’ encounters.

·         Provide health education and support to patients and their attendants

·         Liaise and work with other medical and non-medical staff to ensure quality care is given to patients

·         Ensure smooth running of the outpatient clinics

·         Maintain confidentiality and impartiality


·         Comply with the use of Standard Operating Procedures and policies / adherence to quality standards and clinical practice guidelines.

Method of Application: 

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