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Gastroenterologist


  •  Posted:  Wed. 12 Dec, 2018
  •  Expires:  28, Feb 2020
Job Type
full-time
Location
Lagos
Specialization(s)
Medical/Doctor

Job Description

Job Summary

The consultant gastroenterologist is responsible to the Chief Medical Officer. The gastroenterologist examines, and provides adequate care for patients with a wide variety of digestive disorders.

Main responsibilities

  • Provide treatment to patients suffering from digestive and other gastroenterological challenges.
  • Should be updated on the latest procedures and studies in the field of gastroenterology
  • Maintain detailed reports on each patient and also a report on their progress
  • Coordinate with any other specialist the patient might be seeing
  • Give medicines that are compatible with other medicines the patient is taking
  • Advice patients on any alternative treatment they might be seeking
  • Help the patient to fully recover from their illness and have the patient follow up even after they are okay as post recovery treatment is considered important

Qualifications

  • MBBS/MBChB or equivalent
  • Fellowship in the Faculty of Internal Medicine of either the West African College of Physicians (WACP) and/or the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN);

OR

Equivalent fellowship in a country where you can obtain license to practice in Nigeria

  • A US/UK fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent American College is an added advantage
  • Must be a minimum of two-years post-fellowship.
  • Full registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
  • Foreign experience is an added advantage.

Knowledge/skills required

  • Advanced Endoscopy skills
  • 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.
  • Strong IT/computer skills
company details

Evercare


A Reputable Group Health Fund is investing in Africa and Asia through a buy & build strategy of healthcare assets. As beneficiaries, the platform will consist of hospitals, clinics and diagnostics centers across the African and Asian Continent.This will be the first truly worldclass international healthcare provider in Nigeria.

Lagos

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