Pediatrics Consultant at Lily Hospitals Limited

Lily Hospitals is a multi-specialty private hospital. We offer world-class services in key areas of healthcare including fertility treatment, cardiology, urology, ophthalmology and pediatrics. Collectively, our hospitals offer a range of diagnostic services including: Magnetic Resonance Scanners (MRI), Advanced Ultrasound Scanners, 4 Slice CT scanner, Digital Conventional Radiology, Endoscopy, Screening Mammography, Advanced Vision Screening, Cardiac imaging and Pathology Services. Since we were established in 1984, Lily Hospitals have grown in both size and scope of services offered. We are passionate about achieving our vision to become one of the foremost healthcare groups in Nigeria by 2020 by continuously improving care and governance to provide a growing number of Nigerians with high quality and affordable private hospital care.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Pediatrics Consultant

Location: Edo

Job Summary 

  • This role is responsible for providing high-quality clinical care to patients requiring pediatric services in the hospital.

Key Result Areas (KRA) 
The key result areas of this role are:
Clinical Service Delivery:

  • To provide quality medical care to patients and supervise the delivery of quality healthcare by all junior medical personnel.
  • Provide patient assessment and management. This will involve attending acute and elective admissions under the team during normal working hours, review of inpatients and participating in ward rounds medical officers and outpatient clinics. · It may include:
  • Formulating plans for management
  • Implementing the decisions of senior consultant staff on patient care
  • Determining, instigating and following up on appropriate investigations
  • Performing procedures within your capabilities
  • Coordinating appropriate consultation with other speciality departments and services
  • Interacting with other health professionals, including nursing and allied health staff, in the provision of ongoing clinical care to patients
  •  Maintaining the patient clinical record o ensuring appropriate and timely communication to other health care providers and careers to ensure ongoing patient care post-hospital stay.
  • To ensure comprehensive, accurate and concise medical records are collected and maintained for patients with an appropriate signed and dated legible entry in the patient’s medical record on every attendance upon a patient.
  • Contribute to quality patient care by participating in case planning which includes appropriate pre-admission planning, in-hospital care and discharge planning
  • To supervise the execution of investigations, surgical treatment, medical treatment and discharge.
  • Participate in clinical audit and quality programs as appropriate
  • To be “on-call” or participate in shift rosters is a requirement of the position
  • Where appropriate, communicate with patients and their families about the patient’s diagnosis and management.

Administrative Functions:

  • Manage the administrative requirements of the hospital and patient care including ensuring discharge summaries and medico-legal correspondence are completed with no delay.
  • Be aware of and adhere to all Lily Hospital policies and procedures in reference to clinical practice.
  • Coordinates departmental activities with those of the hospital.
  • Ensure accomplishment of quality training in the department.

The Person 

  • The job holder must have a License to practice medicine from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (either West African College of Physicians or Post Graduate Medical College).
  • Minimum of 10 years cognate experience.
  • Knowledge of Clinical Surgery and other specialist areas of medical practice such as oncology, pathology, radiology and paediatrics.
  • The job holder must have good hand-eye coordination, stamina and empathy for patients.
  • The job holder must have good communication skills, a strong ability to work well under extreme pressure, self-discipline and excellent long-term concentration.
  • Job holder must have a working knowledge of global quality assurance, clinical audit principles and processes and must exhibit a commitment towards continuous quality improvement.
  • Familiarity with cultural and religious concerns of patients, and current legislation on patient rights.
  • Job holder must portray a caring and professional manner in all aspects of work.
  • Must show evidence of competence in the management of pediatric cases and evidence of active participation in relevant  research
  • The job holder must have good communication skills, a strong ability to work well under extreme pressure, self-discipline and excellent long-term concentration.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@lilyhospitals.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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