Family Physician needed at EHA Clinics

Job title : Family Physician

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : May 03, 2024

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MISSION OBJECTIVE

  • The clinical services department ensures delivery of high quality medical and laboratory services that are patient centered in order to ensure optimal health and well being for patients achieving the organization’s mission and vision.
  • The family physician performs a range of functions, including, but not limited to, initial history taking, clinical assessments, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of care. The family physician demonstrates critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, especially in assessing and diagnosing patients, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients. The family physician works collaboratively with the healthcare team and the management team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policies and procedures. Additionally, the family physician supervises the medical doctors within the clinic to ensure that policies and procedures are upheld.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop a curriculum for continuing professional development for doctors under their supervision. Regularly reflect on own practice (and keep a record of learning encounters) in order to identify learning needs and encourage self-directed lifelong learning and continued professional development.
  • Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis, and treatment where appropriate.
  • Assist in clinical instruction Support clinical research and efforts within the EHA Clinic
  • Provide direct clinical care to patients using established clinical guidelines. Formulate diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Champions all medical aspects of the quality program, including quality measurement, external reporting and quality improvement. Champions the infection control activities including antimicrobial stewardship and relevant KPIs
  • Supervision of medical and nursing staff as well as other interns/student doctors that may periodically be attached to the clinics, including the educational development and mentoring of these individuals.
  • Attend regular educational meetings organized by the practice in order to update clinical knowledge, practice policy, and guidelines and disseminate other useful information relevant to the provision of adequate healthcare for patients.
  • Communicate when necessary with colleagues in Clinical care and hospital specialists in order to discuss or refer specific patients, plan and coordinate activities, or exchange information in order to improve the quality of patient care.
  • Interview patients, take medical histories, perform physical examinations, analyze, diagnose, and explain medical problems during in-person and telehealth consultations and home visits.
  • Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes.
  • Champions all medical aspects of the quality program, including quality measurement, external reporting and quality improvement. Audit of clinical practice and review of relevant literature.
  • Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes. Instruct and educate patients in preventative health care.

TARGETED SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE

  • MBBS, MBChb, M.D or D.O. degree.
  •  Membership/Fellowship of Recognized International Colleges of Family Medicine or General Practitioners
  •  Membership/Fellowship of West African/National College of Physicians with speciality in Family Medicine
  • Valid Medical license to practice as a specialist in Nigeria 
  • 5+ years post residency experience

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