Medical Vacancies at Imo International Health Systems

Imo International Health Systems is a provider of health services with
the goal of enhancing the wellbeing of all individuals. We focus on
reducing the healthcare risk of the community by providing quality
services for the sick and encouraging preventive behaviors. Imo
International Health Systems
is a chain of hospitals that is established
based on Public Private Partnership between Imo State Government of
Nigeria and International Quality Healthcare Consulting LLC, a USA based
healthcare organization.

Are you seeking a life changing career to meet the Healthcare needs of
the great people of Imo State? Imo Health System is coming to town and
we are inviting qualified professionals and support staff to become part
of the change by applying for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Radiologist
Location:
Imo
Report to: Chief Medical Director
Supervises: Radiographer
Job Summary

  • The Radiologist is a medical doctor who is trained in executing
    and interpreting medical images such as X-rays, CT scans, ultrasounds,
    and MRIs and using them to treat health problems in patients.

Job Descriptions

  • Examines different images including mammograms, CT scans,
    x-rays, MRI scans and ultrasounds Read reports and record results for
    review by physicians
  • Diagnoses patient illnesses
  • Recommends and discusses treatment options with other physicians
  • Works alongside radiologic technologists/radiology technicians and other health professionals in administering treatment
  • Examines patients and record medical histories,
  • At times prescribe medication and carry out other duties of a regular physician
  • Administers nuclear medicine, oncology, or other radiation techniques to treat patients with illnesses or diseases

Basic Qualifications

  • The individual must have minimum of a MBBS with Radiology Specialization
  • The individual must possess NYSC Discharge Certificate or Letter of Exemption from NYSC at the time of applying.
  • The individual must possess certificates of full registration
    with their respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria where
    applicable.
  • The individual must be computer literate

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long, flexible and on-call hours, often under pressure
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career

Job Title: Surgery Consultant (General Surgery)
Location:
Imo
Report to: Chief Medical Director
Specializations: Surgery Consultant.
Job Summary

  • The medical doctor examines, diagnoses, and treats patients.
    Medical doctors will diagnose patient’s conditions using examinations
    and tests.
  • Based on their findings, they prescribe treatment and medications to attempt to heal any illnesses or injuries.

Job Descriptions

  • At all times provide a caring service and to treat those with whom they come into contact in a courteous and respectful manner.
  • Demonstrate their commitment by their regular attendance, punctuality and the efficient completion of all tasks assigned.
  • Carry out their duties and responsibilities in compliance with the Health and Safety Policies and Statutory Regulations
  • Ensure the ongoing confidence of the public in-service provision.
  • Maintain high standards of personal accountability.
  • In order to meet the on-call requirements of the post, the
    appointee is required to reside within a reasonable distance to their
    principal place of work.
  • The successful postholder will also participate in the routine
    and emergency General Surgery workload of the Imo International Health
    Systems.
  • The Consultant will be responsible for the Surgery patients.
  • Teaching and supervision of trainee surgeons and general practitioners
  • Adhere to the Standard Duties and Responsibilities, Participate
    in the provision and administration of the department services for
    patients
  • Hold a leadership role in shaping policy in the Hospital with
    regard to the management of department services, in line with best
    practice and international accreditation standards.
  • Be easily accessible to clinical staff in person or by phone
    during normal working hours to advice on the treatment and management of
    patients.
  • To participate in development of and undertake all duties and
    functions pertinent to the Consultant’s area of competence and in line
    with policies as specified by the Employer.
  • Demonstrate a high level of verbal and non-verbal communication
    skills in order to effectively communicate with patients/service users,
    families, colleagues, managers, other health service staff and
    stakeholders from other organization
  • Prime responsibility is for patient care, best diagnosis and
    team leadership. The successful applicant will also be involved in
    clinical governance, education and training.
  • To provide a consultation service and advisory service to other
    clinical colleagues in other specialties within Imo International Health
    Systems
  • To participate in the development of the surgical and critical care management protocols and guidelines
  • To develop and maintain collaborative relationships with medical
    and non-medical colleagues in other specialties and participate in
    regular meetings
  • To be accountable for the continuous care of patients and, as
    part of this responsibility, ensuring appropriate standards of care for
    patients and standards of training for other staff at all times.
  • The post-holder will promote and develop multidisciplinary
    teamwork within the specialty and will communicate effectively with all
    agencies and personnel involved in providing services.
  • The post-holder will be responsible for providing procedures
    relating to the specialty and will develop it in keeping with medical
    advances.
  • The post-holder will be expected to undertake administrative duties associated with patient care
  • The post-holder, will assist with the development and
    implementation of systems under clinical and social care governance that
    ensure the quality of the surgical service offered by IIHS
  • The surgery consultant will participates in clinical audit activities and applies the results to improve the service.
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Other Responsibilities

  • Undertaking patient consultations and physical examinations
  • Organizing workloads
  • Providing general pre and post-operative care
  • Monitoring and ensure administering of medication
  • Assessing and planning treatment requirements liaising daily
    with staff including other doctors, non-medical management staff and
    healthcare professionals
  • Writing reports and maintaining records promoting health education
  • Referring patients to specialists and consultants in hospital departments.
  • Diagnosing any ailments
  • Prescribing medications

Basic Qualification

  • Must have MBBS
  • The individual must possess certificates of full registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
  • Must be a fellow and a practicing surgery consultant.
  • The individual must be computer literate

Requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long, flexible and on-call hours, often under pressure
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career

Job Title: Paediatrics Consultant
Job Location:
Imo
Report to: Chief Medical Director
Job Summary

  • The medical doctor examines, diagnoses, and treats patients.
  • Medical doctors will diagnose patient’s conditions using examinations and tests.
  • Based on their findings, they prescribe treatment and medications to attempt to heal any illnesses or injuries.

Job Description

  • Medical care of inpatients including both neonates and older
    children until full separation of the neonatal and general paediatric
  • The Consultant will be responsible for the general Paediatric patients and emergency admissions.
  • Out-patient clinics which may include community clinics
  • Teaching and supervision of trainee paediatricians and general practitioners
  • Clinical training and experience in paediatrics
  • Neonatology experience and expertise/experience of child protection as a specialist
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
  • Adhere to the Standard Duties and Responsibilities Participate
    in the provision and administration of the department services for
    patients
  • Hold a leadership role in shaping policy in the Hospital with
    regard to the management of department services, in line with best
    practice and international accreditation standards.
  • Be easily accessible to clinical staff in person or by phone
    during normal working hours to advice on the treatment and management
    of patients.
  • To participate in development of and undertake all duties and
    functions pertinent to the Consultant’s area of competence and in line
    with policies as specified by the Employer.
  • To provide, as appropriate, consultation in the Consultant’s
    area of designated expertise in respect of patients of other
    Consultants at their request.
  • To supervise and be responsible for diagnosis, treatment and
    care provided by non-Consultant Hospital Doctors treating patients
    under the Consultant’s care.
  • Demonstrate a high level of verbal and non-verbal communication
    skills in order to effectively communicate with patients/service
    users, families, colleagues, managers, other health service staff and
    stakeholders from other organization
  • Prime responsibility is for patient care, best diagnosis and
    team leadership. The successful applicant will also be involved in
    clinical governance, education and training.
  • To take ongoing responsibility for patients under his/her care
  • To provide a consultation service and advisory service to other
    clinical colleagues in other specialties within Imo International
    Health Systems
  • To participate in the development of the paediatrics and critical care treatment protocols and guidelines
  • To develop and maintain collaborative relationships with
    medical and non-medical colleagues in other specialties and participate
    in regular meetings
  • To be accountable for the continuous care of patients and, as
    part of this responsibility, ensuring appropriate standards of care for
    patients and standards of training for other staff at all times.
  • The post-holder will promote and develop multidisciplinary
    teamwork within the specialty and will communicate effectively with all
    agencies and personnel involved in providing paediatric services
  • The post-holder will be responsible for providing procedures
    relating to the specialty and will develop it in keeping with medical
    advances
  • The post-holder will continue to develop protocols for the
    establishment and monitoring of standards of care and reviewing
    effectiveness of practice in the light of available evidence and
    recommended guidelines.
  • The post-holder will be expected to undertake administrative duties associated with patient care.
  • The post-holder, will assist with the development and
    implementation of systems under clinical and social care governance
    that ensure the quality of the paediatric service offered by IIHS
  • The paediatric consultant will participates in clinical audit activities and applies the results to improve the service.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long, flexible and on-call hours, often under pressure
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career
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Other Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking patient consultations and physical examinations
  • Organizing workloads
  • Writing reports and maintaining records promoting health education
  • Referring patients to specialists and consultants in hospital departments.
  • Diagnosing any ailments
  • Prescribing medications
  • Monitoring and ensure administering of medication
  • Assessing and planning treatment requirements liaising daily
    with staff including other doctors, non-medical management staff and
    healthcare professionals

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have MBBS
  • The individual must possess certificates of full registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
  • Must be a fellow and recognized as a consultant in his/her specialty
  • The individual must be computer literate.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Job Applications and CV’s to: careers@imoihealth.com using the job position as subject of the email.

Application Deadline  15th October, 2016.

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