Consultant Family Physician - Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited HND / BA / BSc Job2023-08-29 15:01 Medical / Healthcare Lagos 64 views
Employment Type: Full-time
Purpose of the Role
The Family Physician who reports directly to the Head of Medicine, will be responsible for providing high-quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases.
The incumbent will be responsible for patients' routine check-ups as well as non-emergency medical situations that arise; undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits.
Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health conditions and discover possible issues.
Take emergency calls, admit and manage in patients as well as running outpatient clinic
Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene, etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health.
Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine patients' conditions.
Ask intuitive questions to discover the causes of illness.
Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history.
Prescribe and interpret lab test results to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities. Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration.
Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants, and nurses to form a high performing medical team. Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to specialists where needed (ophthalmologist, orthopaedist, neurologist, etc.).
Keep records of patients' diseases, operations, or other significant information (e.g, allergic episodes) on Helium plus.
Make use of patient health data in medical analysis.
Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients.
Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars.
Do ward round for medical patients.
Perform any other additional tasks assigned you.
Responsible for personal career development and keeping abreast with the latest knowledge and research in your field.
Keep your medical practicing licenses current and your file updated with the HR office annually
Understand and adhere to the reporting/escalation lines. Head of Department →Medical Director
Complete all performance appraisals with supervisors/ line managers/ Heads of department.
Pursue personal research and publishing of your own work within ethical bounds.
A target of at least 2 annual publications is desirable
HIERARCHY This role reports to the Head of Medicine.
Education, Certification And Experience Requirements
Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) registered with MDCN with a valid practicing license.
Must have a Post Graduate / Residency qualification in Family Medicine.
5 - 7 years work experience.
Proven experience as a Family Physician.
Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics.
Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms, and epidemiology.
In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medical best practices.
Excellent communicator who can empathize with patients.
Excellent quantitative skills.
Respect for patient’s confidentiality.
Compassionate and approachable.
Valid and active medical license
Exceptional attention to detail.
Application Closing Date
31st August, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Cedarcrest Hospitals Ltd currently has four hospitals located in Abuja, Lagos, Kainji and Jebba having over one hundred (100) bed capacity without patient camps in several other cities across Nigeria. Our services and facilities span several specialities and include emergency / trauma centre, radiology diagnostic centre, prosthetic manufacturing plant, oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, gastrointestinal endoscopy suite and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.