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Pathologist


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

Job Description

Job Summary

The Pathologist is responsible to the Chief Medical Officer. The Pathologist is a member of the senior medical team and will be responsible for analysing laboratory data and conducting research that adds critical detail to previous clinical studies. He/she provides leadership and guidance in establishing the highest standards of care and ensuring optimal delivery of quality care in line with international best practices.

Main responsibilities

  • Review cases by analysing autopsies, laboratory findings, or case investigation reports.
  • Manage medical laboratories.
  • Develop or adopt new tests or instruments to improve diagnosis of diseases.
  • Conduct research and present scientific findings.
  • Perform autopsies to determine causes of deaths.
  • Identify the etiology, pathogenesis, morphological change, and clinical significance of diseases.
  • Conduct genetic analyses of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or chromosomes to diagnose small biopsies and cell samples.
  • Write pathology reports summarizing analyses, results, and conclusions.
  • Analyze and interpret results from tests such as microbial or parasite tests, urine analyses, hormonal assays, fine needle aspirations (FNAs), and polymerase chain reactions (PCRs).
  • Communicate pathologic findings to surgeons or other physicians.
  • Diagnose diseases or study medical conditions using techniques such as gross pathology, histology, cytology, cytopathology, clinical chemistry, immunology, flow cytometry, and molecular biology.
  • Testify in depositions or trials as an expert witness.

Qualifications

  • MBBS/MBChB or equivalent
  • Fellowship in the Faculty of Pathology 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

  • Must be a minimum of two-years post-fellowship.
  • Full registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
  • Foreign training and experience is an added advantage.

Knowledge/skills required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good visual recognition abilities
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills, and ability to work under pressure
  • 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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