Consultant Family Physician at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

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 Consultant Family Physician

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Purpose of the Role

  • The Family Physician who reports directly to the Head of Medicine, will be responsible for providing high-quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for patients’ routine check-ups as well as non-emergency medical situations that arise; undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health conditions and discover possible issues.
  • Take emergency calls, admit and manage in patients as well as running outpatient clinic
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene, etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health.
  • Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine patients’ conditions.
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover the causes of illness.
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history.
  • Prescribe and interpret lab test results to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities. Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration.
  • Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants, and nurses to form a high performing medical team. Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to specialists where needed (ophthalmologist, orthopaedist, neurologist, etc.).
  • Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations, or other significant information (e.g, allergic episodes) on Helium plus.
  • Make use of patient health data in medical analysis.
  • Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients.
  • Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars.
  • Do ward round for medical patients.
  • Perform any other additional tasks assigned you.
  • Responsible for personal career development and keeping abreast with the latest knowledge and research in your field.
  • Keep your medical practicing licenses current and your file updated with the HR office annually
  • Understand and adhere to the reporting/escalation lines. Head of Department →Medical Director
  • Complete all performance appraisals with supervisors/ line managers/ Heads of department.
  • Pursue personal research and publishing of your own work within ethical bounds.
  • A target of at least 2 annual publications is desirable
  • HIERARCHY This role reports to the Head of Medicine.

Education, Certification And Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) registered with MDCN with a valid practicing license.
  • Must have a Postgraduate / Residency qualification in Family Medicine.
  • 5 – 7 years work experience.
  • Proven experience as a Family Physician.
  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics.
  • Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms, and epidemiology.
  • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medical best practices.
  • Excellent communicator who can empathize with patients.
  • Excellent quantitative skills.
  • Respect for patient’s confidentiality.
  • Compassionate and approachable.
  • Valid and active medical license
  • Exceptional attention to detail.

Application Deadline
20th September, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in PDF to: ao.lagos@cedarcresthospitals.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Employment Medical Screening test will be required for the selected candidate.

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