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The EHA Clinic is a subsidiary of eHealth Africa Foundation is a Foundation  committed to offering technologically advanced medical care and integrated hospital management system. The EHA Clinic has continued to expand to meet the demand for more personalized services, comfort and convenience while broadening and deepening the level of expertise and care offered. Furthermore, the Clinic is currently focusing on strategic initiatives with increased patients access through expending clinic equipment, integrative and mobile services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Optometrist

Location: Abuja

Purpose of the Position

  • The Optometrist will work as part of a team delivering total satisfaction to our customers by conducting thorough eye examinations, contact lens assessments, and aftercare. You’ll offer our customers recommendations to the highest professional and ethical standards.
  • You will use your knowledge to effectively identify customer needs and recommend eyewear and eye care solutions accordingly.

What you’ll Do
The Optometrist  will support EHA Clinics predominantly by:

  • Deliver excellent customer service and demonstrate a high degree of professionalism
  • Coach assistants to consistently deliver effective selling behaviors resulting in high customer engagement
  • Communicate with patients to get detailed case histories
  • Examine the eyes of patients of all ages in accordance with the guidelines laid out by the College of Optometrists and the General Optical Council
  • Use specialist equipment for diagnosis and testing
  • Issue prescriptions for spectacles or contact lenses
  • fit and check prescribed lenses in order to correct vision defects
  • Offer advice and reassurance about vision-related matters
  • Offer help and advice for patients choosing frames and lenses
  • Write referral communications to doctors as required in line with legal guidelines
  • Liaise with other medical practitioners and sometimes share the care of patients with chronic ophthalmic conditions
  • Meet sales targets with regard to selling spectacles & contact lenses
  • Manage staff, including dispensing opticians and store staff as required
  • Supervise and train store staff
  • Open and close the store according to established guidelines
  • Perform core administrative functions
  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties and you may be requested to perform any other duties deemed reasonable by your line managers.

Requirements

  • Possessing a Degree in Optometry registered with the Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) from a recognized institution and must have completed one year National Service (NYSC) or duly exempted.
  • Certified and licensed to work in the state by the Federation of State Boards as an optometrist.
  • Five(5) years experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Be able to demonstrate industry knowledge and experience of providing excellent care and service.
  • Encouraging to medical team and patients; ability to mentor and lead
  • Able to perform CPR or additional emergency procedures if needed
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers
  • Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical software.
  • Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. EHA Clinic is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Laboratory Scientist

Location: Abuja

Purpose of the Position 

  • The Laboratory Scientist will be expected to provide first-class services by applying skills and scientific knowledge to support accurate medical diagnoses and the well being of our patients. In this role, you will perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures to assist in diagnosing, monitoring, treating and preventing disease.

What you’ll Do  
The Laboratory Scientist  will work in the EHA clinic predominantly as stated below:

  • You’ll collect and analyze body fluids, tissue and other substances to determine normal or abnormal findings.
  • You’ll operate sophisticated equipment and instruments to identify the results. Both technicians and technologists perform tests and procedures that physicians or other healthcare personnel order.
  • Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced troubleshooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.
  • Identifies and communicates abnormal results by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse.
  • (Toxicology) identifies the presence or quantity of drugs of abuse, therapeutic drugs, and toxic substances by operating toxicology instrumentation and performing manual methods for the performance of drug screens, blood alcohol levels, and carbon monoxide levels.
  • (Chemistry) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating chemistry equipment; performing hand chemistries.
  • (Hematology) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation equipment; performing manual methods of differentials.
  • (Immunology) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating equipment such as the gamma counter, spectrophotometer, densitometer, and through methods such as radioimmunoassay, enzyme immunoassay, and serological testing.
  • (Microbiology) provides physician with information for treatment of patient infection by performing technical procedures for the identification or susceptibility of bacteria, parasites, fungi, and mycobacteria.
  • (Blood bank) ensures the patient of receiving compatible blood/blood components by completing blood typing, antibody screening, compatibility testing, and antibody identification procedures.
  • (Blood bank) assures future retrieval of patient transfusion information by preparing patient packets and maintaining blood bank database.
  • Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
  • Using a Lab Information Management System for specimen tracking, results en tray and reporting.
  • Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Maintains patient’s confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the Diagnostic firm by adhering to professional standards, laboratories policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and other pre-specified standards.
  • Enhances laboratory services and laboratory reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time

Patient & Family Education/Support:

  • Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
  • Assess patient and family readiness and identifying learning needs.
  • Lead/encourage multidisciplinary approach for patient’s discharge.
  • Develop and implement the teaching plan utilizing patient education manual.
  • Document patient and family education.
  • Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent diseases.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to EHA Clinic Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

Requirements
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

  • A minimum Bachelor of Science degree in laboratory science from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in a Medical Laboratory, Clinic or hospital.
  • Relevant Certifications will be an added advantage.
  • Candidate must possess a Certificate of the Associate of the Institute of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (AMLSCN)
  • Candidate must possess current practicing license.
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers
  • Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical softwares.
  • Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns
  • Good Documentation and analyzing skills
  • Good knowledge of Health Regulations, Creating and maintain a Safe & Effective Environment,
  • Attention to details (Thoroughness)

Customer Service Requirements

  • Must have excellent customer service skills and communication skills
  • Must be able to plan and perform daily activities in an organized manner.
  • Must be kind, compassionate, dedicated and patient.
  • Must have the ability to handle different kinds of emotions as well as manage on the job stress.
  • Must be focused, very detailed and be creative in making decision.
  • Must be physically and mentally stable to  handle extended shifts as well as mental pressure and traumatic events.
  • Must be able to review, analyze and respond to different situation they encounter daily.
  • Must be able to think critically in adapting to change, judging situations and taking appropriate decisions.

Work Environment:

  • The EHA Clinic work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The EHA Clinic operation policy does not deprive employees from their fundamental human right.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, sits; walk; stand; bend; The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop or knee sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Radiologist

Location: Abuja

Purpose of the Position

  • The Radiologists will perform the following services consisting of: an interpretive reading of the following: Xray images, ultrasound images..
  • The radiologist will also need to perform all services in a diligent and workmanlike manner. The radiologist will also assist in all accreditations. The content, style, and format of any work product of the services shall be consistent with facilities standards.

What You’ll Do
The Radiologist  will support EHA clinics predominantly by:

  • Interpret ultrasound images to diagnose illness and injury
  • Diagnostic activities might include locating tissue abnormalities or evaluating the behavior of organs in motion
  • Perform accurate x-rays as ordered by the physicians while practicing radiation safety precautions.
  • Prepare and transmit images to the other radiologist for over-read, and report over-read results to providers.
  • Retrieve and archive radiographic reports.
  • Triage patients to include taking and recording vital signs and patient history.
  • Apply the use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, and approaches to problems.
  • Proper, concise and complete EMR documentation and paper-based documentation for all assessments and procedures.
  • Maintaining Quality Assurance of the radiology equipment and completion of Quality Control logs.
  • Assist in maintaining all quality control, clinic inspection, on a daily basis and report any and all discrepancies appropriately.
  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties and you may be requested to perform any other duties deemed reasonable by your line managers.

Job Requirements
Who you are:

  • The Radiologist must have a license to practice medicine from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and should be a licensed Radiologist certified by the West African College of Surgeons or the National Postgraduate Medical College.
  • Must show evidence of competence in the management of radiology cases and evidence of active participation in relevant research.
  • The Radiologist must have a working knowledge of global quality assurance, clinical audit principles and processes and must exhibit a commitment towards continuous quality improvement.
  • The Radiologist must have a minimum of 5 years cognate experience.
  • The Radiologist should be willing to train other doctors in radiology along with other training programs available in the hospital.
  • Be able to demonstrate industry knowledge and experience of providing excellent care and service.
  • Encouraging to medical team and patients; ability to mentor and lead
  • Able to perform CPR or additional emergency procedures if needed
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers
  • Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical software.
  • Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Medical Doctor

Location: Abuja

Purpose of the Position

  • The clinic Medical Doctor will treat common acute and chronic medical conditions, provide basic pediatric services, vaccination, and basic trauma care.
  • We are currently recruiting a highly trained and motivated General Physician (GP) to provide clinical services to our clientele.

What you’ll do
To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

  • He/She will treat patients in  an outpatient clinic setting to ensure proper disease diagnosis, injury care, treatment and recovery, request necessary tests and follow-up visits and refer patients to specialists as necessary.
  • The GP  will document care delivered and follow up care required using an Electronic Medical Record software.
  • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
  • Some situations will require the GP to coordinate with local and national hospitals to determine local capabilities, coordinate referrals, monitor and arrange final disposition.
  • The GP will have a leadership role in the clinic.
  • He/She will work closely with the Finance Manager, eHA leadership and Kano clinic Medical Advisor to provide excellent clinical care in a financially sustainable manner.
  • He/She will work closely with health insurance companies and pharmacy benefits managers for care coordination and insurance reimbursement.
  • He/She will manage and supervise a team of 3-4 nurses to deliver clinical care at patients’ homes.
  • He/She will consult with consultant physicians nationally and internationally using telemedicine.
  • He/She will strictly adhere to treatment guidelines and clinic protocols developed by the Medical Advisor in line with current Best Practices and clinical evidence.
  • He/She will respect patient privacy and confidentiality and treat patients with compassion and professionalism.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

Who you are
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited medical college with High Distinction (Top 10% of graduating class).
  • Must have current clinical experience in direct patient care and have worked a minimum of 24 months in a 20+ bed hospital in the last 3 years.
  • Hold and maintain a current medical license to practice in Nigeria.
  • Ability to pass a written knowledge test and interview.
  • Certifications such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics, Advanced Trauma Life Support highly desired.
  • Diagnose and treat common acute conditions such as malaria, typhoid, pneumonia, infectious diarrhea, sexually transmitted infections, intestinal parasitosis etc.
  • Diagnose and treat chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, asthma, peptic ulcers, musculoskeletal pain etc.
  • Knowledge and skills to provide vaccination.
  • Knowledge and skills to perform minor trauma care including suturing, plaster casting, I&D, debridement etc.
  • Knowledge and skills to stabilize trauma patients prior to transport to higher level of care.
  • Proficient in using a computer for patient care, documentation and communication.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions.
  • Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

Work Environment:

  • The EHA Clinic work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The EHA Clinic operation policy does not deprive employees from their fundamental human right.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, sits; walk; stand; bend; The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop or knee sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Pharmacist

Location: Abuja

Purpose of the Position

  • The Pharmacist will assist with the dispensing of medications, check prescriptions, and provide advice to patients on the medicines that have been prescribed for the patients
  • S/he will ensure adequate supply of pharmacies through smart inventory management, review of actual usage, and review of re-order levels
  • The Pharmacist will develop and implement strategic initiatives and services in the pharmacy sector.

What you’ll do
The Pharmacist will work in the EHA clinic predominantly as stated below:

  • As a Pharmacist you will be responsible for preparing and dispensing medications to patients. You will achieve this either by executing a physician’s order or by addressing the patient’s problems and needs.
  • The job entails a high level of responsibility and knowledge. A pharmacist does not merely hand out prescribed medicine; he/she has the expertise and willingness to assist people and provide them with information and solutions.
  • The pharmacist must be fully qualified to interpret symptoms so that the patient can either be given immediate treatment for a trifling condition or to be referred to the suitable doctor. Pharmacists must also be able to provide professional advice on cosmetics or parapharmaceuticals.
  • The goal is to ensure effective medication use and become the people’s trusted ally against health issues. That way you can deliver maximum value to both the pharmacy and society.
  • Reviewing and executing physician’s prescriptions checking their appropriateness and legality
  • Organizing the pharmacy in an efficient manner to make the identification of products easier and faster
  • Maintaining full control over delivering, stocking and labeling medicine and other products
  • Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Be caring, compassionate and professional at all times;
  • Manage clinical risk.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time

Who You Are

  • A minimum of three years progressive experience in Pharmacy within the private and public sector. Experience working with public health and health systems is an advantage.
  • Candidates should have a B.Sc Pharm and must be a registered member of Pharmacists council of Nigeria (PCN) with at least 3 years post NYSC experience.
  • Candidates should have experience in managing hospital pharmacy.
  • Encouraging to medical team and patients; able to mentor and lead.
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers
  • Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical softwares.
  • Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns

Work Environment:

  • The EHA Clinic work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The EHA Clinic operation policy does not deprive employees from their fundamental human right.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, sits; walk; stand; bend; The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop or knee sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Opthamologist

Location: Abuja

Purpose of the position

  • The Ophthalmologists are medically trained doctors with specialist skills in the diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of diseases of the eye and visual system. They manage patients of all ages, from premature babies to the elderly, with acute and long-term eye conditions.
  • As an ophthalmologist, you’ll deal with a range of conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma, eye injuries, infectious eye diseases and degenerative conditions resulting from ageing. You’ll work as a consultant in EHA Clinics.

What you’ll do
The Ophthalmologist  will support eHA’s clinic predominantly by:

  • Assess and examine patients in order to make a diagnosis
  • Manage ophthalmic conditions, taking into account both the medical and psychological aspects of patient care
  • Manage busy general outpatient clinics, emergency eye clinics, and specialist clinics.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes optometrists, orthoptists, and nurses, as well as with specialists such as neurologists, ENT (ear, nose, and throat) surgeons and pediatricians
  • Operate equipment such as ophthalmoscopes, slit lamps and lenses
  • Provide advice and reassurance to patients and family members
  • Educate patients to help them understand their medical condition
  • Handle legal documentation for the certification of patients as blind or partially sighted
  • Medical ophthalmologists will also have expertise in immunosuppression, neurology and cardiovascular medicine, and will manage areas such as diabetes retinal screening programmes. They may also use therapeutic procedures, such as laser therapy and intraocular injections.
  • Teach and train junior doctors and other healthcare professionals and lead members of the ophthalmology team
  • Participate and get involved in research
  • Manage resources and practice development or lead on specific aspects of care.
  • Support health promotion and disease prevention activities.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time

Who you are

  • Possessing a Degree in Medicine (MBBS) registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) from a recognized institution and must have completed one year National Service (NYSC) or duly exempted.
  • Certified and licensed to work in the state by the Federation of State Boards as an Ophthalmologist.
  • Five(5) years experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Encouraging to medical team and patients; ability to mentor and lead
  • Able to perform CPR or additional emergency procedures if needed
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers
  • Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical software.
  • Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

Above All:

  • We believe strongly in our mission and our core values, and our teams are most successful when they do also.
  • Impact & Quality: We work on solving big problems. We believe in the power of technology to make a transformational difference in health systems, and we know that when we do high-quality work, we have the opportunity to change lives in the communities we impact.
  • Innovative Problem-Solving: We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations. We build smart systems that will sustain beyond our tenures. We challenge prevailing assumptions, respect the urgency of the environments we operate in, and take smart risks to search for the best solution.
  • Passion: We care intensely about what we do, and about whom we do it with. We inspire others with our tenacity and commitment to our communities and each other.
  • Honesty: We are honest with our communities, our partners, our donors, and ourselves. We communicate with candor, respect, and humility. We are quick to admit our own mistakes, and work to correct them with openness & expediency.
  • Growth & Learning: We embrace curiosity. We pursue and promote continuous learning, share our skills and knowledge, and actively work to make ourselves and those around us better.
  • Ownership: We work to become part of the fabric of the communities in which we work. We value our seat at the table, and invest in the places we call home.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Registered Nurse

Location: Abuja

Purpose of the Position

  • The Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect care for assigned patients in various nursing units and home visits per scheduled shift.
  • The Registered Nurse is primarily responsible for professional performance and safe patient care.
  • The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients across the healthcare continuum involving families. Duties include but are not limited to, managing patients with various medical cases.

What You’ll Do  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Perform patient assessment using appropriate, problem focused, and age-specific assessment techniques.
  • Analyze the assessment data, derive nursing interventions, set priorities according to patients needs, formulate a plan of care, implement and evaluate the outcome.
  • Document all relevant data in the electronic medical record according to clinic standards.
  • Treat patients and families with care and respect while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality.
  • Involve the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines through multidisciplinary meetings and care conferences to facilitate patient care and operations.
  • Initiate appropriate discharge plan.
  • Recognize subtle cues to anticipate potential problems.
  • Demonstrate required assessment and therapeutic skills.
  • Implement and monitor infection control measures.
  • Apply safety measures related to patient care.
  • Operate all unit-required equipment safely.
  • Ensure availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care.
  • Accountable for the use of patients’ and hospital’s resources.
  • Accountable to the patient, the organization, the profession and self.
  • Perform clerical duties when needed.
  • Provide basic life support when needed.
  • Administer medications, monitor desirable and undesirable effects and intervene appropriately.
  • Ensure that patients are provided with appropriate nutrition.
  • Manage patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
  • Manage pediatric patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
  • Travel to patients’ homes to deliver care as required.
  • Strictly follow clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures set by the clinic management.

Patient & Family Education/Support:

  • Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
  • Assess patient and family readiness and identifying learning needs.
  • Lead/encourage multidisciplinary approach for patient’s discharge.
  • Develop and implement the teaching plan utilizing patient education manual.
  • Document patient and family education.
  • Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent diseases.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

Job Requirements
Who you are:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing from an accredited nursing college, University  with High Distinction (Top 10% of graduating class).
  • Must have current clinical experience in direct patient care and have worked a minimum of 24 months in a 20+ bed hospital in the last 3 years.
  • Must have at least 3 years of postgraduate nursing experience in an accredited University Teaching, Federal Medical Centre or International hospital.
  • Hold and maintain a current nursing license to practice in Nigeria..
  • Ability to pass a written knowledge test and interview.
  • Knowledge and skills to provide vaccination.
  • Knowledge and skills to perform minor trauma care including suturing, plaster casting, I&D, debridement etc.
  • Knowledge and skills to stabilize trauma patients prior to transport to higher level of care.
  • Proficient in using a computer for patient care, documentation and communication.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions.
  • Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

Customer Service Requirements:

  • Must have excellent customer service skills and communication skills
  • Must be able to plan and perform daily activities in an organized manner.
  • Must be kind, compassionate, dedicated and patient.
  • Must have the ability to handle different kinds of emotions as well as manage on the job stress.
  • Must be focused, very detailed and be creative in making decision.
  • Must be physically and mentally stable to  handle extended shifts as well as mental pressure and traumatic events.
  • Must be able to review, analyze and respond to different situation they encounter daily.
  • Must be able to think critically in adapting to change, judging situations and taking appropriate decisions.

Work Environment:

  • The EHA Clinic work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The EHA Clinic operation policy does not deprive employees from their fundamental human right.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, sits; walk; stand; bend; The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop or knee sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Dentist

Location: Abuja

Purpose of the Position

  • The Dentist will perform general clinical dentistry procedures such as exams, direct and indirect restorative work, tooth extractions and any other dental procedures.
  • S/he will also provide endodontic care, perform crown and bridge procedures and provide fixed and removable prosthodontics care.

What you’ll do
The Dentist will support EHA clinics predominantly by:

  • Meeting with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regular cleanings and other preventative procedures, and establish a plan for better dental hygiene.
  • Performing dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities.
  • Correcting bite issues and overcrowding.
  • Applying helpful agents to teeth, such as sealants or whiteners.
  • Prescribing medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics.
  • Giving clients sedatives or anesthesia prior to administering treatments.
  • Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.
  • Using tools, such as drills, probes, brushes, or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouth.
  • Keeping records relating to the oral health of patients and the treatments given to them.
  • Managing and communicating with other staff members to provide care to patients.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time

Job Requirements
Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Doctor of Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine degree.
  • Possessing a certified and valid license with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) from a recognized institution and must have completed one year National Service (NYSC) or duly exempted.
  • Three(3) years experience
  • Strong computer skills and experience with healthcare databases and applications.
  • Willingness to comply with all local, state, and federal laws regarding dental and health care.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to keep detailed records.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of dental procedures, tools, and diagnostics.
  • Good management skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical software.
  • Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. EHA Clinics is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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