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  • Posted: Nov 11, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 20, 2021
  • The day to day demands across the spheres of our existence from family to work, among others can take a toll on what we can bear mentally, and we deserve to seek for and receive help because these daily demands can lead to stressors which can result in a range of problems such as substance abuse and mental illnesses. At The Olive Prime Psychological servi...
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    Medical Officer

    Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State.     

    Reports to: Consultant Psychiatris
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    Ward Duties

    • Be present and contactable within clinic premises at all times during work hours except when on other official duties.
    • To carry out a physical examination on all patients before admission according to the Olives Prime Policy
    • To maintain individual contact with patients, carrying out ward rounds and other duties detailed by the Consultant
    • To update clinical notes on all patients according to best practice for record keeping
    • To ensure that within a week of admission, patient’s diagnosis in line with ICD is documented on EMR and explained to the patient and Family.
    • Ensure that leaflets explaining diagnosis, medication and its effects are given to patient, explained and documented. Encourage consultants to explain diagnosis to patient and document it.
    • To respond promptly to the request of all clinical staff (consultants, other doctors and nurses) to see patients within the clinic and to advice or start any treatment as indicated.
    • Undertake specific medical procedures on patients within the clinic as requested by medical and nursing staff: cannulation, commencing I.V infusions, administration of I.V drugs, etc.
    • To type and file discharge summaries on all patients discharged from Tourmaline-Olive Prime within 72 hours of discharge
    • Must ensure every patient discharged from Olive Prime sees a doctor within 7 days post discharge
    • Run regular follow up clinics and encourage patient attendance
    • Carry out home visits to review patients
    • Lead a clinical team to pick up patients from the community for admission
    • Partake in On - call duties

    Other duties

    • Run a smoking cessation clinic
    • Contribute to and be a part of Olive Prime Business Team
    • Be part of the team that makes contact with Organizations to seek clients for Olive Prime
    • Carry out presentations at clinical meetings in various hospitals to inform them of our clinical services
    • To examine a sick/injured member of clinic staff and offer appropriate advice in respect of treatment
    • Liaise regularly with Service Manager to discuss service improvement
    • Carry out regular teaching sessions directed at Nurses, Support Workers and Psychologists.

    Administrative Duties

    • Be a part of interview panels during staff recruitment
    • Be a member of Olive prime Middle management committee and attend line Management meetings
    • Be a co-chair for Olive Prime Educational meetings
    • Will be asked to be part of other adhoc committees if and when necessary
    • Take a lead role in developing and writing proposals for Olive Prime-Tourmaline Services
    • Be a facilitator on some of Olive Prime Training programs
    • Read understand and adhere to clinic policies and procedures
    • Will be a clinical and managerial lead
    • Will be a part of the Business Development team
    • Health and Safety and Quality Assurance       
    • Be familiar, understand and adhere to all Health and Safety regulations including evacuation policy and the medical officer’s role in such an event
    • Be aware of the promotion of effective customer care and public relations in order to promote the good reputation of the clinic
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager is essential

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Bachelors of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    • Post-Graduation qualifications including Masters programs are desirable
    • Experience in non-clinical settings that demonstrates exposure to other industries is desirable.
    • Relevant experience in mental health is desirable
    • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Clinical care and patient management.

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

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