Vacancy: Medical Officer (Port Harcourt, Rivers State)

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A highly specialised gynaecological private hospital in Port Harcourt is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Medical Officer

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full-Time

Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Job Description: 

Job Summary

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

• Assisting the gynaecologist in managing infertility cases, including history taking, investigations, performance of ultrasound scan, assist in minimal access surgeries.

• Candidate must be willing to be trained on the job.

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

• Preferably above 40 years old

• 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

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

Other Benefits

• Accommodation will be provided

Method of Application: 

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