Medical Officer at a Leading Provider of Pan-African Healthcare Service

Posted on: Mon 23-05-2022

Our client is a leading provider of pan-African healthcare service in Lagos aimed at providing optimized and patient-centered healthcare service. As a result of the expansion and strategic initiatives aimed at delivering quality care that remains affordable, career opportunities exist for high performing professionals that can contribute and thrive in a rapidly growing organization.

Position: Medical Officer.

Location: Egbeda, Lagos.

Job Role: Essentially responsible for restoring a patient's optimum health. The Medical Officer is to perform health assessments, run diagnostic tests, prescribe medication, create treatment plans and provide health and wellness advice to patients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, implementing, and administering health programs and illness prevention activities to ensure that staff adopt a healthy lifestyle and prevent disease.
  • Assist in the implementation of policies/guidelines and management protocols for the promotion of best practice in the hospital.
  • Assist in planning and overseeing all patient care.
  • Liaise with HOD/HR in the provision of clinical training and opportunities to staff for continuous development.
  • Ensure compliance to legal guidelines, internal policies, and quality standards requirements.
  • Performs minor surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency as directed by the HOD.
  • Participate in prompt emergency medical response in order to render care and prevent disease and injury.
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, dependents, and colleagues.
  • Committed to lifelong learning and audit to ensure evidence-based practice and maintenance of patient safety and quality standards.
  • Providing comprehensive general medical services as directed by the HOD.
  • Screening for various Cancers and medical conditions i.e., cervical, and prostate cancer
  • screening (VIA, Pap smear etc.)
  • Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital
  • policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and Safe Care standards.
  • Attend to all emergencies and unforeseen contingencies.
  • Assist in coordinating clinic activities including ANC, NCD clinics and others.
  • Assist in coordinating all clinical activities including nursing, pharmacy and Laboratory.
  • Involvement in quality improvement program in CarePoint hospital.
  • Any other requirements as stated by HOD/HR.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Proven experience as medical officer
  • Professional experience in healthcare management
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in screening, diagnostic procedures and clinical supervision and program management.
  • Excellent time management with good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in HIV/TB care.
  • Patient Oriented with excellent counseling skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of standards (e.g. ISO, SafeCare) and regulations for the clinical field
  • Proficient in MS Office and computer systems (e.g. patient management software)
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, team building skills.
  • Aptitude in resolving issues and conflicts
  • BSc/BA in medicine, clinical administration, medical science relevant field; MSc/MA will be appreciated.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should send their CV to [email protected] with “Medical Officer” as the Subject of the email.