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  • Posted: Jun 18, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
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  • 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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    Medical Officer

    Ref No. ML00002
    Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

    The Role

    • Reporting primarily to the Head of Medicine Unitand secondarily to the Medical Director, the medical officer assist consultants in the day-to-day management of patients under the supervision of the CSM.
    • The Medical Officer will also take an active role in overseeing the medical care of patients and the functions performed by medical staff.
    • They may participate directly in care when services are being initially implemented. They may also help assess and diagnose needs and plans of action for individual and families.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensuring that patient care and is optimal and is in adherence to the clinical guidelines and Cedarcrest Hospitals’ quality standards.
    • Performing inpatient and outpatient review with initial assessment and management.
    • Providing necessary documentation on health reports and discharge summaries of patients.
    • Liaising with consultants regarding the provision of Inpatient and Outpatient assessment and care, including diagnoses and medication plans.
    • Providing medical cover (routine and emergency), during hours of duty and work in conjunction with the other Medical Officers to ensure the provision of a 24 hour service to the hospital.
    • Relating with patients’ relatives / caregivers on present state of health and further management.
    • Making entries into the patients’ notes as appropriate, following ward rounds or any other patient examinations, communication or procedures.
    • Undertaking within your level of experience and competence, certain medical procedures required by your senior colleagues.
    • Administering intravenous medications / therapy as required.
    • Providing urgent medical attention and urgent treatment to staff in case of accident or sudden illness, in liaison with other clinical staff on duty.
    • Certification of deaths, completion of death certificates and all relevant documentation including, if appropriate, cremation forms and any documents required by the coroner.
    • Undertaking emergency procedures as required (including resuscitation), taking the lead as necessary.
    • Complying with all hospital policies and procedures, in particular those relating to Health and Safety at Work.
    • Undertaking patient consultations and physical examinations
    • Providing general pre- and post-operative care
    • Monitoring and administering medication
    • Assessing and planning treatment requirements
    • Liaising daily with staff including other doctors, non-medical management staff and healthcare professionals
    • Writing reports and maintaining records
    • Any other duty as may be assigned to you.

    Qualifications

    • M.B.B.S or equivalent
    • 2-5 years working experience as a Medical Officer.
    • Certification - Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria; Certificate of Practicing License.
    • Proficiency with the use of the computer.
    • Candidates must possess NYSC discharge Certificate or Exemption letter.
    • Being able to operate the sonography machine is an added advantage.
    • Proficient with Healthcare Management Systems and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Excellent problem-solving and clinical decision-making skills
    • Good time management and organizational skills
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile

    Special Conditions

    • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
    • Employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
    • Knowledge of workflow processes.

    Method of Application

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

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

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