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  • Posted on: 12 April, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Imo International Health Systems is a provider of health services with the goal of enhancing the wellbeing of all individuals. We focus on reducing the healthcare risk of the community by providing quality services for the sick and encouraging preventive behaviors. Imo International Health Systems is a chain of hospitals that is established based on Public Private Partnership between Imo State Government of Nigeria and International Quality Healthcare Consulting LLC, a USA based healthcare organization.

    Hospital Concierge

     

    Job Summary

    • The Hospital concierge is responsible for making the hospital stay comfortable and convenient for the patients.
    • A hospital concierge organizes services to help patients, visitors and employees with daily needs that may otherwise be difficult to meet in a hospital setting.

    Responsibilities

    • Communicate with the Administrative Manager and Chief Medical Officer the census of special constituent patients and, expected length of stay, discharge dates and special needs of patients and families.
    • Communicate and consult with the Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse of the patient unit in which the special constituent patient is to be admitted to verify services to be provided. Consult with the Care Nurse of any patient requesting special food assistance to ensure the patient may be granted their request
    • Ensure that patient and family are aware of the additional services provided
    • Work with Environmental Services to ensure maintenance of the SCPP amenities, including room set-up, refrigerator, fax, toiletries, linens, bedspreads/blankets.
    • Assure that patients receive newspapers as requested daily by 9:00 AM, including international journals as available in local outlets.
    • Work with Food Services and routinely verify with patient and family the quality of delivery of foods services, proper menu, and snack items.
    • Coordinate any special order goods as needs to meet needs of the patients
    • Contact patient and family twice daily to ensure that the patient is receiving services as requested, to ascertain any additional needs and to assure delivery of service.
    • Maintain special equipment as needed, including wheelchair, cart, furniture, and other equipment necessary to meet the needs of patients.
    • Provide transportation for identified special constituent patients and families to and from the airport, to and from appointments surrounding hospital admission, hotel, and outlying clinics.

    Basic Qualification

    • Minimum of Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate

    Other Qualifications:

    • The individual must be courteous, responsive, and respective

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    Optometry Technician

     

    Job Summary

    • The Optometric Technician is considered a paraprofessional role. In this career, your work is done under the supervision and guidance of an optometrist.
    • As a technician, your main duty will be to help the optometrist with eye examinations.
    • Your job duties will also involve assisting with patient eye care and examination, helping with the maintenance of patient records and handling some technical duties involving equipment and eyeglass preparation.

    Responsibilities

    • Help prepare patients before an examination
    • Gather medical history information
    • Explain the exam process and administering tests to determine the visual capabilities of a patient
    • Perform therapy exercises or procedures with a patient under the direction of an Optometrist
    • Record keeping
    • Inventory within exam rooms/laboratory
    • Keep notes during an examination
    • Assist with minor repairs of broken or damaged glasses
    • Educate patients on how to care for their contact lenses or glasses
    • Advise during frame selection
    • Take measurements for the preparation of lenses
    • Minor maintenance and repair for examination equipment or other office equipment

    Basic Qualifications

    • The individual must have a minimum of a Optometry Technician Certificate with current license
    • 1-2 years of experience
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Good attention to detail
    • Productive and quality focused
    • Drive to continue learning throughout career

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    Radiographer

     

    Job Summary

    • The Radiographer, technologists, and sonographers fall within the broad scope of a radiography profession.
    • Using radiation in the form of x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound, radiographers assess, diagnose, and treat patients for a variety of injuries and diseases.

    Responsibilities

    • Assesses patients and their clinical requirements to determine appropriate radiographic techniques
    • Performs a range of radiographic examinations on patients to produce high-quality images
    • Observes and maintains contact with patients during their waiting
    • Examines and post-examines stay in the department
    • Assists in more complex radiological examinations working with radiologists, doctors and surgeons
    • Provides support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs;
    • Records imaging identification and patient documentation quickly and accurately
    • Understands and observes health and safety at work and welfare issues
    • Includes ionizing radiation regulations, to protect yourself and others
    • Ensures that equipment is regularly checked for malfunctions and any faults are reported

    Basic Qualifications

    • The individual must have a minimum of a Bachelor's in Radiology with a current certification
    • 1-2 years experience
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Good attention to detail
    • Productive and quality focused
    • Ability to solve problems
    • Drive to continue learning throughout career

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    Physiotherapist

     

    Job Summary

    • The Physiotherapist helps accident victims, medical patients, and chronically disabled people maintain and improve their physical wellbeing by designing, implementing, and supervising custom treatment plans.
    • They supervise patients’ progress and make adjustments to treatment plans as needed.
    • These therapists can help patients maintain or restore flexibility, strength, and range of motion.

    Responsibilities

    • Determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
    • Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
    • Meets the patient’s goals and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results
    • Administers physical therapy treatments by giving massages, initiating traction, applying physical agents, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines
    • Evaluates effects of physical therapy treatments and fit of prosthetic and orthotic devices by observing, noting, and evaluating patient’s progress as well as recommending adjustments and modifications.
    • Planning discharges by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare workers
    • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs. Instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs, recommending and/or providing assistive equipment as well as recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
    • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
    • Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential.
    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
    • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
    • Develops physical therapy staff by providing information; developing and conducting in-service training programs.

    Basic Qualifications

    • The individual must have minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy
    • 1-2 years experience
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Good attention to detail
    • Productive and quality focused
    • Ability to solve problems
    • Drive to continue learning throughout career
    • Good bedside manner

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    Midwife Nurse

     

    Job Summary

    • The midwife cares for childbearing women during preconception, prenatal, labor and delivery, and postpartum periods, and provides family-planning counseling and gynecological care.
    • The individual provides holistic, continuous care, safe clinical management, education, and, in some cases, primary care for women’s health needs

    Responsibilities

    • Monitoring and examining women during pregnancy
    • Developing, assessing and evaluating individual programmers of care
    • Providing full antenatal care, including screening tests in the hospital, community and the home
    • Identifying high risk pregnancies and making referrals to doctors and other medical specialists
    • Arranging and providing parenting and health education
    • Providing counseling and advice before and after screening and tests
    • Offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, termination, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death
    • Supervising and assisting mothers in labor, monitoring the condition of the fetus and using knowledge of drugs and pain management
    • Giving support and advice on the daily care of the baby, including breastfeeding, bathing and making up feeds;
    • Liaising with agencies and other healthcare professionals to ensure continuity of care
    • Participating in the training and supervision of junior colleagues.
    • Encourages active participation of the woman and her family during pregnancy and childbirth.

    Basic Qualifications

    • The individual must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with Midwifery certification.
    • 3 years experience as a Nurse or Midwife
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills and bedside manner
    • Good attention to detail and ability to solve problems
    • Productive and quality focused
    • Drive to continue learning throughout career
    • Midwifery certification will be an advantage

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    Nurse

     

    Job Summary

    • A Nurse works work with a multi-disciplinary team across a wide range of healthcare setting and in different roles.
    • The Nurse provides preventive, curative, rehabilitative and supportive nursing care to individuals, families or groups and plays an important role in health promotion.
    • The emphasis is on caring, communication and understanding the patient’s experience of illness.

    Responsibilities

    • Working with physicians and other clinical personnel to deliver quality healthcare services
    • Observing and reporting on patient’s condition and behaviors
    • Providing nursing care, e.g. preparing for operation
    • Conducting and recording patient vitals
    • Administering drugs and other medicines
    • Assisting with tests and evaluations
    • Providing support to patients and relatives
    • Liaising with Hospitals on Healthcare related matters
    • Treating medical emergencies, such as heart attacks, strokes, car accidents and burns as well as recovering post-operative patients
    • Consulting with physicians and other healthcare professionals
    • Establishing treatment plans and operating medical equipment

    Basic Qualifications

    • The individual must have minimum of a Bachelors in Radiology with current certification
    • 1-2 years experience
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills and bedside manner
    • Good attention to detail and ability to solve problems
    • Productive and quality focused
    • Drive to continue learning throughout career
    • Flexible working shifts

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    Lab Scientist

     

    Job Summary

    • The Lab Scientist performs tests to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations.
    • They often work in research and development facilities in areas as diverse as hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical companies, and diagnostic labs where they help to create or improve processes, techniques, equipment, products or materials.

    Responsibilities

    • Analyses body fluids or tissues using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases
    • Prepares cultures or tissue samples
    • Conducts blood tests and perform blood counts
    • Examines cells and cultures to find abnormalities.
    • Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment
    • Analyzes results of tests
    • Records test data
    • Works with a pathologist when abnormal cells are found
    • Prepares standard solutions or reagents to be combined with samples
    • Analyzes food or drink samples to detect contamination or to ensure quality

    Basic Qualifications

    • The individual must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or HND in Science and Lab Technology, Bio-Chemistry, Micro-Biology or other related courses.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Good attention to detail
    • Knowledge of the principles of biochemistry
    • Knowledge of the principles of microbiology
    • Productive and quality focused
    • Drive to continue learning throughout career

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    Nursing Assistant

     

    Job Summary

    • A Nursing Assistant is to provide basic care to patients, as well as assist them in daily activities they might have trouble with on their own, such as bathing.
    • They should be compassionate and enjoy helping others.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides patients’ personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
    • Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
    • Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; applying restraints.
    • Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information.
    • Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients’ call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.
    • Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
    • Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintaining licensure.
    • Enhances nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

    Basic Qualifications

    • The individual must have a minimum of a Nursing Assistant training certificate
    • 1-2 years experience
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills and bed side manner
    • Good attention to detail and ability to solve problems
    • Productive and quality focused
    • Drive to continue learning throughout career

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    Laboratory Assistant

     

    Job Summary

    • The laboratory assistant is responsible for assisting the technologists in testing and maintenance of equipment.
    • The technician also receives and transport samples.

    Responsibilities

    • Keeping laboratory supplies ready by managing inventorying and placing orders
    • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions
    • Troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, and calling for repairs.
    • Documents information by maintaining daily logs and equipment record books.
    • Resolves problems by examining and evaluating data as well as selecting corrective steps.
    • Completing projects by assisting project team;
    • Attending and participating in group and project meetings.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
    • Calibrating equipment
    • Receiving and transporting samples

    Basic Qualifications

    • The individual must have minimum of a National Diploma in Science and Lab Technology, Bio-Chemistry, Micro-Biology or other related courses.
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written, verbal, and communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Good attention to detail
    • Knowledge of the principles of biochemistry
    • Knowledge of the principles of microbiology
    • Productive and quality focused
    • Drive to continue learning throughout career

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    Administrative Manager

     

    Job Summary

    • The Administrator is responsible for the overseeing the administrative activities of the hospitals facility.

    Responsibilities

    • Works with the Chief Medical Officer and other head of departments to manage the hospital facility and deliver quality healthcare to the patients
    • Analyzes and manages healthcare delivery process
    • Champions organizational culture in the hospital facility
    • Participates in the recruitment of the employees for the hospital location
    • Analyzes administrative staff needs and make recommendations
    • Oversees the activities of all administrative staff in the hospital location including financials, environment, and customer care
    • Liaises with the corporate office to ensure the smooth running of the hospital facility
    • Manages the medical and office supplies inventory
    • Works with the local community leaders and members to understand the healthcare needs of the community and how the organization can meet the needs
    • Provides leadership, training and supervision
    • Seeks new opportunities
    • Manages hospital projects by assigning projects, working with contractors, negotiate rates, and inspecting completed projects
    • Investigate patient/visitor concerns and implements appropriate courses of action

    Basic Qualification

    • The Administrative Manager position requires a minimum of Bachelor's degree or Higher National Diploma.
    • Minimum of 2 years working experience in leadership or management.
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • The individual must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • The individual must have proven people skills and be able to lead diverse teams.
    • The individual must have the ability to exercise integrity, discretion and responsibility when representing the company.
    • Competencies like Ethical Conduct, Strategic Thinking, Leadership, Decision Making and Financial Management.
    • Healthcare experience is an added advantage.
    • Must be flexible to be on-call in case of an emergency.

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    Admission Receptionist

     

    Job Summary

    • The admission receptionist is responsible for providing administrative support to medical staff. The receptionist is the first point of contact for patients.
    • The receptionist registers clients and directs them to the appropriate area for treatment and consultation.  The role that requires tact, discretion and understanding

    Responsibilities

    • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations.
    • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence, using typewriter or personal computer.
    • Answer telephones, and direct calls to appropriate staff.
    • Receives and route messages and documents such as laboratory results to appropriate staff.
    • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
    • Interview patients in order to complete documents, case histories, and forms such as intake and insurance forms.
    • Maintain medical records, technical library and correspondence files.
    • Operate office equipment such as voice mail messaging systems, and use word processing, spreadsheet, and other software applications to prepare reports, invoices, financial statements, letters, case histories and medical records
    • Transmit correspondence and medical records by mail, e-mail, or fax.
    • Perform various clerical and administrative functions, such as ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies.
    • Arrange hospital admissions for patients.
    • Transcribe recorded messages and practitioners’ diagnoses and recommendations into patients’ medical records.
    • Perform book-keeping duties, such as credits and collections, preparing and sending financial statements and bills, and keeping financial records.
    • Prepare correspondence and assist physicians or medical scientists with preparation of reports, speeches, articles and conference proceedings.

    Basic Qualification

    • The Admission receptionist position requires a minimum of National Diploma from a reputable organization
    • Minimum of 1 year working experience as a Customer service or receptionist.
    • The individual must be computer literate

    Other Qualifications:

    • The individual must be courteous, responsive, respective, and able to withstand stress

    Method of Application

    Applicants should forward their job Applications and CVs to careers@imoihealth.com indicating their preferred location in the Job Application or Cover letter Or

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