Vacancy: Medical Officer (Gwagwalada, Abuja)

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

Contract Type:  Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Location: Private Hospital

Gwagwalada, Abuja
Job Description: 

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

Job Description:

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

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

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

4. An accomplished medical officer will be someone who can work as a team with other doctors and 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, critical thinker and hard working.

    ·         Candidate must have adequate clinical experience and be able to work with minimum supervision

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 Standard Operating Procedures and policies/adherence to quality standards and clinical practice guidelines.

Method of Application: 

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