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Psychologist


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

Job Description

The Psychologist diagnoses or evaluates mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests; formulates and administer programs of treatment. He/she is expected to contribute to providing exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring, and compassion are held very high.

Main responsibilities

  • Consult reference material such as textbooks, manuals, and journals in order to identify symptoms, to make diagnoses, and to develop approaches to treatment.
  • Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behavior and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy.
  • Discuss the treatment of problems with clients.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary.
  • Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues, and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.
  • Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.
  • Observe individuals at play, in group interactions, or in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, or maladjustment.
  • Obtain and study medical, psychological, social, and family histories, by interviewing individuals, couples, or families, and by reviewing records.

Qualifications

  • MBBS / MBChB OR Bachelor’s degree in Psychology
  • Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Post-graduate qualification relevant to hospital practice
  • At least 3 years’ experience
  • Foreign training and experience is an added advantage

Knowledge/skills required

  • Clinical leadership
  • Proficiency with computer/IT tools
  • Good organisational and communication skills.
  • Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to details.
  • Must be able to analyze and solve problems effectively.      
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours, often under pressure
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team 
  • Strong analytical and judgmental 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.

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