A hands on professional who sees himself as counselor and friend to the patients
He will provide primary contact and continuous care toward the management of patients’ health and will be expected to assess and treat a wide range of conditions, ailments and injuries
He will report directly to the Medical Director.
Duties and Responsibilities
Diagnose illnesses, prescribe and administer treatment for people suffering from a wide spectrum of diseases and minor injuries (including referring to specialists as required).
Obtain medical histories, order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests.
Provide competent patient-centered care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness.
Provide health education as required to promote wellness and adequate chronic disease management.
Qualifications and Experience
Candidate must possess an MBBS with at least 5 years post NYSC experience covering different specialties. Any relevant additional Degree would be an advantage
Candidate must possess current practicing license.
Key Competencies and Attributes :
Should have good clinical acumen (excellent history taking, physical examination, requesting appropriate investigations to arrive at accurate diagnoses)
Proficiency in procedures like suturing and IV catheterization
Should have good documentation abilities to prepare high quality summaries and reports
Conversant with technology (previous experience in use of electronic medical record system would be an asset)
Commitment to safety and quality of care and ability to thrive in an environment of continuous but logical and thoughtful change.
Good verbal communication skills.
Good team player with proven organizational and administrative skills
Should be pleasant, patient and honest.