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Neonatologist


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

Job Summary


Job Description

Job Summary

The consultant Neonatologist is responsible to the Chief Medical Officer. The neonatologist is a member of the senior medical team and coordinates specific and specialized care for neonates with varying neonatal conditions. 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

  • ┬áProvide treatment to neonates suffering from various illnesses
  • Possess general medical knowledge and an understanding of how treatments affect different developmental growth stages from the neonatal period
  • Should be updated on the latest breakthroughs in the field of neonatology and paediatrics.
  • Maintain detailed reports on each neonate and also a report on their progress
  • Coordinate with any other specialist the neonate might be seeing
  • Give medicines that are compatible with other medicines the patient is taking
  • Advice parents on any alternative treatment they might be seeking
  • Help the child to fully recover from their illness and have the baby follow up even after they are okay as post-recovery treatment is considered important

Qualifications

  • MBBS/MBChB or equivalent
  • Fellowship with the Faculty of Paediatrics 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.
  • Sub-specialization in Neonatology or relevant training and experience in same.
  • Full registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
  • Foreign training and experience is an added advantage.

Knowledge/skills required

  • Sympathetic bedside manners
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long, flexible and on-call hours, often under pressure
  • 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

Job Experience

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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