Job Openings in a Healthcare Company, Port Harcourt

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client is a healthcare company head quartered in Port Harcourt. They are currently in need of suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 Job Title: Chief Matron
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Summary
  • The Chief Matron shall be responsible for the direction, organization and strategic planning of the nursing unit within a hospital or other healthcare facility.
  • He/she is involved in assessing, evaluating and setting nursing care standards and objectives for the organization.
  • In addition to overseeing the operations of the nursing unit, Chief Matron provide leadership and supervision to their direct reports, including nurse managers and the nursing staff.
Job Responsibilities
  • Plan the staffing budget and recruitment
  • Ensure that nursing care meets regulatory standards
  • Review and approve nursing policies and procedures
  • Evaluate nursing staff performance
  • Collaborate with nursing staff, upper management and external agencies in the coordination of patient care
  • Train nursing management staff and coordinate educational programs for patients and their families
  • Facilitate meetings with medical staff from other departments
  • Ensure that nursing care medical services are meeting patient needs
  • Implement quality assurance systems
  • Develop new patient care programs
Man Specification
  • Education: A Degree in Nursing.
  • Experience: Minimum of 15 years’ work experience.
  • Proven experience as a Chief Matron or relevant role
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Proven ability to manage and evaluate nursing staff
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in multi-tasking and handling stressful situations
  • Talent for negotiation and collaboration

Job Title: General Practitioner
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Summary
  • The General Practitioner shall provide high quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases.
  • He/she will also undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits.
  • The incumbent must be very knowledgeable in regards to diseases, epidemiology and other medical conditions and can interpret symptoms and diagnose conditions.
Job Responsibilities
  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
  • Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration
  • Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants and nurses to form a high performing medical team
  • Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists etc.)
  • Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations or other significant information (e.g. allergic episodes)
  • Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients
  • Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars
Man Specification
  • Education: Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) and valid license to practice the profession
  • Experience: Minimum of 15 years’ work experience.
  • Proven experience as a General Practitioner

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Proven experience as a physician
  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics
  • Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms and epidemiology
  • Broad knowledge of common medication, side effects and contraindications
  • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Respect for patient’s confidentiality
  • Compassionate and approachable
  • Responsible and trustworthy

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: kindly make the subject of the mail the job title.

Application Deadline  28th February, 2018.
Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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