Medical Officer

Specialist Hospital


Our client a specialist hospital, located in Victoria Island Lagos, provides specialist inpatient medical care to patients across all five major specialities (excluding obstetrics) and seeks a qualified Medical Officer.

Job brief

The hospital requires post NYSC Medical Officers who will take charge in delivering coordinated, quality out patient and in-patient care with the support of consultants and other health care providers.

Responsibilities

  • Obtain a detailed medical history from patient including current physical ailments or illness, past medical history, review of systems, family history, habits, and allergies. Conduct a full clinical examination and clear documentation.
  • Determines appropriate diagnosis and prescribes treatment plans.
  • Issues orders for needed lab work and evaluates lab results.
  • Explains diagnosis and treatment plan to patient in order to educate the patient on his illness, its implications, probable outcomes and prevention.
  • Prescribes medications or drugs and provides comprehensive instructions administration.
  • Requests further medical evaluations as necessary and may make referrals.
  • Consults with Consultants regarding relevant cases.
  • Prepares adequate documentation of all patients encountered.
  • Performs similar or related duties as required or assigned.

Requirements

  • 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 required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • MBBS or an equivalent degree.
  • Post NYSC Service.

Salary Range: 180-250k depending on relevant work experience.

Start Date: October, 2021.

  • Employment type


    Full-time


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