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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Cedarcrest Hospitals / Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd is a modern specialist medical care centre located in the heart of Abuja, Nigeria’s blossoming capital. It was established in January 2008 with the aim of providing a high standard of local healthcare that is comparable with what obtains in other more developed parts of the world. The centre st...
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    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Ref: HR-JD-27
    Custodian: Chief Executive Officer

    Purpose of the Role

    • The orthopaedic surgeon will examine, diagnose, and treat diseases and injuries to the musculoskeletal system.
    • Prescribe course of treatment for patients with injuries, disorders, or malformations and perform requiredsurgery.
    • He/she will work as a team with other members of staff to ensure that the highest standard of quality and service are maintained.

    Key Performance Areas

    • Consulting with patients and analyzing patient data to determine patient needs and treatment goals.
    • Examining patients to diagnose bone, joint, ligament, or other musculoskeletal problems, including diseases, or injuries.
    • Collaborating with other specialists, when necessary, to determine a course of treatment.
    • Recording patient care by maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests, and/or treatments prescribed, and test results.
    • Performing surgical procedures on various parts of the musculoskeletal system as a team.
    • Referring patients to physical therapy, when necessary, or performing non-invasive procedures such as casting and splinting limbs.
    • Monitoring ongoing progress and health of patients, and changing treatment plans, as necessary.
    • Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care.
    • Conducting research on defects, diseases, and disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system.
    • And perform any other duties as may reasonably be required.


    • This role reports to the Head of Orthopaedic and Traumatology.

    Education, Certification And Experience Requirements

    • M.B.B.S or equivalent
    • FWACS (Trauma/Orthopaedics) or FMCOrth
    • Certification – Full registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and current annual Practicing License.
    • Proficient with Healthcare Management Systems and Microsoft Office Suite .
    • Candidates must possess NYSC discharge Certificate or Exemption letter. Proficient with Healthcare Management Systems and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile
    • Administrative training will be an advantage
    • Five years of experience in general surgery
    • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile

    Profile Requirements:

    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
    • Up-to-date with latest office gadgets and applications.
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
    • Must be action oriented
    • Discretion and confidentiality.
    • This job description is not exhaustive and will evolve as the Company’s organizational needs change.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Code as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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