This position is for the provision of a qualified Nigerian physician to provide medical care at worksite clinics as designated by the client or content of the scope of work (SOW).
Examples of such worksites may include but are not limited to,hazardous construction areas, areas of high workforce population density, etc.
The area of work will normally be a clinic configuration with appropriate medicines, equipment and consumables to look after a workforce of up to 5000 personnel.
The individual filling this post will be responsible for the duties and responsibilities outlined below. This will be the provision of primary and emergency care provided to client employees, contractors, and sub-contractor personnel at the relevant worksite location or the defined area of responsibility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited the following. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below.
To be fully conversant with Remote Healthcare Provider (RHCP) guidelines and Recordable Case Management (RCM) guidelines
To adhere to the Healthcare Provider (HCP) Supervisory Agreement
To be cognizant of the content and ethos of the CRI Field Operations Manual (FOM)
To be fully aware of the field Medical Emergency Response Plan (MERP), Topside and Global Coordination Center (GCC) capability and use, along with knowing all procedures required for medevacs or other patient transfer processes out of the field
To be fully cognizant of project disease prevention, control and management processes
Appropriately refers to Project Clinical Lead (PCL) and / or consultation of Topside Support for non-resolving patients or those requiring secondary diagnostics
In incidents of emergency illness or injury cases, stabilizes, manages and monitors patient(s) until aeromedical or ground transport evacuation takes place
To be the point of contact on the ground managing such emergency cases, communicating directly with the PCL and client Environment Health & Safety (EHS) or Operations personnel
Reports to PCL and client nominated line-manager or EHS Supervisor with regards to case categories (FAC / MTC / WR / NWR / LTI / RWC, etc.)
Takes appropriate action with regards to reportable diseases and communicable infection outbreak
To ensure that the clinic is maintained at full readiness with appropriate medicines, equipment and consumables as required by FOM or RHCP Guidelines or specific SOW / Work-task content
Ensures clinic equipment receives daily, weekly or monthly maintenance and technical checks as indicated by CRI clinical SOPs
Ensures Resupply of such materials to be coordinated through the PCL
To carry out any Health and Hygiene control / management processes completed as directed by the PCL
To carry out any workforce first-aid training and emergency drill practices as directed by the PCL and site EHS entities, as may be required by the SOW
To manage site controlled substances (CS) supply in accordance with CRI CS SOP’s
To forward monthly record of such checks and control measures of CS to PCL
To manage patient data by the use of CRI Electronic Health Record (EHR) system
To complete and forward any reporting requirements from the PCL or client representative as required by the SOW
To complete any timesheet requirements in a timely manner and forward to PCL accordingly
To identify any presentational trends and inform PCL should any be noted
To be professional in appearance and manner at all times
To be the main point of contact for client EHS and site manager entities and communication frequently with such personnel
To carry out any site medical inductions required and monitor workforce personal health status in accordance with national, client or specific Fit to Work standards
To carry out drug & alcohol screening of the workforce as required by the SOW
To carry out any workforce immunization programs as directed by the PCL or required by the SOW
To encourage health promotion activities within the workforce
To be aware of and comply with PM, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Regional Medical Director (RM) and CRI corporate communications, updates and notices
To be compliant with any statutory or company required training objectives
To be compliant with any client or SOW mandatory operational requirements
Maintain current professional certifications, as designated for assigned projects
Any other duties as assigned by the Project Clinical Lead, Project Manager, or Director of Operations
This position may or may not have subsidiary staff, such as Medics, Nurses, Ambulance Operators or Ambulance Drivers. If such are present, then the Doctor is responsible for ensuring that they are capable of carrying out their assigned duties & responsibilities in accordance with their own job descriptions / contract requirements and to monitor such performance.
They will also function in a mentoring and further medical education capacity for such staff.Whilst the Doctor may be the lead at his or her particular site due to experience and capability, the formal personnel management of all staff will frequently be the responsibility of the PCL, Project Manager, or other operations personnel.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability that will be required.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Holds a current and unrestricted license as an accredited MD in Nigeria
Minimum of 3years post NYSC experience
Minimum of 3 years post-full-qualification experience with full work history
Valid American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certifications
Ability to successfully complete CRI pre-hiring procedures, including a clinical knowledge assessment
Proven reliability, integrity and professional conduct in previous employments
Able to successfully pass any nationally required, project or SOW required Fit to Work medical assessments
Must have documented and current immunizations as required by project and / or country’s Ministry of Health and as recommended by the Center of Disease Control
Preferred but not required :
Previous experience in remote medical support services
Previous supervisory employments
Previous management experience
PHTLS and or ATLS certifications or similar
Working knowledge or practical experience of occupational systems, reporting procedures and classifications
COMPUTER SKILLS :
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, along with general computer & technological literacy
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, with the knowledge and ability to create and use spreadsheets
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
After receipt of training and assessment, the ability to effectively use CRI EHR systems
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES :
Fluent in English
Ability to write comprehensive reports, both technical and procedural
Capable administrative and coordination skills
Ethical understanding of patient processes, data information and confidentiality
Awareness and following of HIPPA rules and guidelines along with an understanding of similar processes required by countries outside the USA
Be cognizant of modern and up to date medical administrative ethos and have a proactive, innovative and enquiring nature with a degree of initiative and decision-making surety.
Method of Application :
Applicants should send CVS to hr crinigeria.com
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Critical Rescue International (CRI) was founded in 2001 as Nigeria’s first advanced paramedic (Emergency Medical Services) company.
Over the ensuing years, we have developed a strong international reputation in the areas of health information and advice, medical assistance, primary healthcare, emergency and non-emergency medical response, benefits administration, and industrial health services.
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