Consultant Psychiatrist - Synapse Services
Synapse Services
Port Harcourt
6d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessment, Diagnosis and treatment : Responsible for patient assessment prior to admission, in patient care, discharge planning and aftercare
  • Construct an accurate summary of patient’s needs, strengths, and a comprehensive individualized risk assessment that contributes to care planning.
  • Collaborate with Medical Director in taking overall clinical responsibility for monitoring client treatment
  • To communicate effectively through regular contact with patients, relatives and any other concerned bodies
  • Running family sessions in line with the patients’ treatment plan and when the need arises
  • To contribute to other departments in the organization Business development, Administration and Management.
  • Provide Clinical leadership in interaction, planning and collaboration with multidisciplinary team comprising of Psychiatric Nurses, Support Workers, and Clinical Psychologists in delivering a comprehensive high quality service.
  • Manage partnerships and run a scheduled clinic in our partner hospitals
  • Clinical support, coordination and consultancy for sister services.
  • Organize and supervise weekly clinical meetings
  • Play an active role in our sister charity organization, Reconnect Health Development Initiative
  • Professional Supervision of clinicians working in the extended service model
  • Take a lead role in developing mental health services
  • Required Qualification and Experience

  • Applicant must have a degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)
  • Must have a Post Graduate fellowship in Psychiatry
  • Must have 4-6 years of experience in mental health service provision
  • Ability to synthesize medical and psychiatric data and formulate effective and evidence based clinical recommendation
  • Should have a comprehensive understanding of mental illness, signs and symptoms, side effects, psychotropic medication and contemporary treatment models.
  • Applicant must be a registered member of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and should still own a valid practicing license
  • Demonstrate ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting Application
  • Good communication skills.
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