Vacancy for the Position of Medical Officer (Apapa, 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

Number of posts: 2

Organization: Private Hospital

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

Apapa, Lagos
Job Description: 

·         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
• Candidate must have a minimum of 1-2 years post NYSC 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 counselling skills
• Patient-focused approach
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Flexible, team player, and critical thinker.
• 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
Reasonable accommodation available, at Hospital’s discretion.

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: 

Interested applicants should complete form below