Overview

The Role

  • A hands on professional who sees himself as counselor and friend to the patients
  • He will provide primary contact and continuous care toward the management of patients’ health and will be expected to assess and treat a wide range of conditions, ailments and injuries
  • He will report directly to the Medical Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnose illnesses, prescribe and administer treatment for people suffering from a wide spectrum of diseases and minor injuries (including referring to specialists as required).
  • Obtain medical histories, order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests.
  • Provide competent patient-centered care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness.
  • Provide health education as required to promote wellness and adequate chronic disease management.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidate must possess an MBBS with at least 5 years post NYSC experience covering different specialties. Any relevant additional Degree would be an advantage
  • Candidate must possess current practicing license.

Key Competencies and Attributes:

  • Should have good clinical acumen (excellent history taking, physical examination, requesting appropriate investigations to arrive at accurate diagnoses)
  • Proficiency in procedures like suturing and IV catheterization
  • Should have good documentation abilities to prepare high quality summaries and reports
  • Conversant with technology (previous experience in use of electronic medical record system would be an asset)
  • Commitment to safety and quality of care and ability to thrive in an environment of continuous but logical and thoughtful change.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Good team player with proven organizational and administrative skills
  • Should be pleasant, patient and honest.