Field Physician
Critical Rescue International (CRI)
5d ago
source : BetaJob


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.


    Requirements :

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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  • Company Description

    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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