Cedarcrest hospital limited is a private multispecialty hospital group with headquarters in Gudu Abuja. The hospital was established with a vision to provide patient centric proactive and reactive healthcare with excellence in quality, service, and access in all major cities of Nigeria and Beyond.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
- Job Title: Internal Medicine Specialist
- Location: Abuja (FCT)
- Employment Type: Full-time
Hierarchy: This role reports to the
- Head of Medicine
Purpose of the Role
- The internal medicine specialist physician is responsible for providing comprehensive medical care to adult patients, focusing on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of illnesses and health conditions at Cedarcrest Hospitals.
- Have in-depth knowledge and expertise in managing complex medical cases and coordinating care for patients with multiple health issues.
- Medical Consultations, Emergency calls: Conduct thorough medical evaluations and assessments of clinic and admitted patients, taking into account their medical history, symptoms, and relevant diagnostic tests. Use this information to make accurate diagnoses and develop appropriate treatment plans.
- Preventive Care: Emphasize preventive measures to promote overall health and well-being among patients. This includes recommending vaccinations, health screenings, lifestyle modifications, and health education to manage risk factors
- Disease Management: Develop and implement treatment plans for various medical conditions, including chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, respiratory disorders, and more. Monitor the progress of patients and make adjustments to treatment plans as needed.
- Coordination of Care: Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as specialists, nurses, and allied health staff, to provide coordinated and multidisciplinary care to patients with complex medical needs.
- Prescribing Medications: Prescribe medications as appropriate for managing acute and chronic conditions, ensuring patient safety and monitoring for potential side effects or drug interactions
- Diagnostic Tests and Procedures: Order and interpret various diagnostic tests, such as blood tests, imaging studies, and biopsies, to aid in diagnosis and treatment planning.
- Patient Education: Educate patients about their medical conditions, treatment options, and lifestyle changes necessary for maintaining good health. Encourage patients to actively participate in their healthcare decisions.
- Record Keeping: Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic medical records for all patients, including documentation of diagnoses, treatments, and follow-up plans.
- Medical Research and Continuing Education: Stay current with medical advancements and best practices by engaging in continuous medical education and research. This enables you to provide the most up-to-date and evidence-based care to your patients. Teaching staff, colleagues and giving presentations as needed Audits and Reports- as may be required
- Ethics and Professionalism: Adhere to the highest ethical standards and maintain a professional demeanor in all interactions with patients, colleagues, and staff in Cedarcrest Hospitals Ltd. Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants, and nurses to form a high-performing medical team
- Perform any relevant additional tasks.
Education, Certification and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) registered with MDCN with a valid practicing license.
- Must have a Post Graduate Residency qualification in any internal medicine specialty
- 5 – 7 years relevant work experience.
- Proven experience as a Specialist Internal Medicine Consultant 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 Closing Date
31st August, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online