Paediatric Intensivist
Anadach Consulting
lagos, NG
3d ago
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Anadach Consulting's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Paediatric Intensivist jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : October 14, 2022

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  • Our client is a multispecialty, tertiary care private hospital in Nigeria. They offer care across a range of specialty medical and surgical services and they deliver high quality, and accessible healthcare to communities in Lagos and Nigeria at large.

    The focus of our client is to deliver medical excellence and global standards of quality service, providing exceptional patient care through outstanding medical outcomes and high-quality nursing care.

    The hospital is looking for leaders who are ready to contribute to the achievement of these goals.

    Department / Division : Paediatrics / Neonatology

    Reports to : Chief Medical Officer

    Location : Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria

    Job Summary

    The Neonatal intensivist is a member of the senior medical team and coordinates specialized care for patients with neonatal critical illnesses.

    He / she provides leadership and guidance in establishing the highest standards of care and ensuring optimal delivery of quality care in line with international best practices.

    Duties and Responsibilities


    Responsible for the clinical care of critically ill neonates admitted to ICU according to generally accepted standards.

    Ultrasound guided interventional procedures.

    Basic and Advanced Neonatal and Paediatric Life Support certification and abilities.

    Advanced Mechanical ventilation and High-frequency oscillatory ventilation management.

    Competencies in the operation and management of CRRT and Peritoneal dialysis in Paediatric patients.

    Hands on experience in management of various Neonatal and Paediatric Critical Care Patients, including Neurological Intensive Care, Cardiovascular Intensive care (post-operative cardiovascular patients, ECMO and ventricular assist devices), Heart Failure, Trauma Intensive Care, Surgical Intensive Care, Respiratory Therapy, ICU Nutrition, Infectious disease, Post Cardio - Thoracic surgery care, Pulmonary Hypertension ICU Management, and Right Heart Catheterization.

    Possess general medical knowledge and an understanding of how treatments affect different developmental growth stages

    Should be updated on the latest breakthroughs in the field of Neonatology and Paediatrics.

    Maintain detailed reports on each child and also report on their progress

    Coordinate with any other specialist the patient might be seeing

    Give medicines that are compatible with other medicines the patient is taking

    Advice patients on any alternative treatment they might be seeking

    Help the patient to fully recover from their illness and have the patient follow up even after they are okay as post-recovery treatment is considered important

    To communicate and cooperate with other medical staff and colleagues who wish to discuss other pertinent medical problems regarding neonates in other areas of the hospital.

    To be in charge specifically of ventilatory, circulatory fluid and nutritional therapy concerning the neonates and Paediatrics in the ICU.


    Keeping abreast of the latest medical information through continuous medical education, formal education and personal professional development.

    Managing junior staff in the performance of their clinical duties

    Facilitate and make clinical & non-clinical presentations at hospital clinical meetings as assigned

    Observing and staying up-to-date with the laws and statutory codes of medical practice


    Participate in design and formulation of unit policies, SOPs and clinical pathways

    Performing other applicable tasks and duties as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer.

    Membership of hospital committee as assigned

    Abiding by the hospital rules, protocols and standard practices.

    Requisite Education, Experience, and formal training :

    Basic medical training

  • Residency training and Specialty Fellowship in Paediatrics & Neonatology of either the West African College of Physicians (WACP) and / or the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN);
  • Equivalent fellowship from recognized and accredited institutions in a country where you can obtain license to practice in Nigeria

    Relevant certifications in BLS, ACLS and PALS

    Post Fellowship Specialty knowledge and experience for up to 3 years

    Registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria with valid practice license

    Required Knowledge / Skills

    Extra skills and experience in managing PICU cases

    Sympathetic bedside manners

    Strong written and verbal communication skills

    Ability to work long, flexible and on-call hours, often under pressure

    Ability to solve problems

    Effective decision-making and leadership skills

    Leadership skills

    Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner

    Drive to continue learning throughout career.

    Strong IT / computer skills

    Good practical skills

    Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team

    A cool head' in emergency situations

    Respect for patients' rights; Respect for colleagues and teamwork

    Professional and ethical

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