Job Description

Lagoon Hospitals has consistently been providing healthcare of international standards in Nigeria. Established in 1984 by Professor Emmanuel and Professor (Mrs.) Oyin Elebute, and commencing operations in 1986 as a provider of integrated healthcare services, Lagoon Hospitals is currently the largest private healthcare services Group in Nigeria with six healthcare facilities.

Lagoon Hospitals is the only Nigerian Hospital group accredited by the Joint Commission International, and one of two groups in Sub-Saharan African to be so accredited. The Hospitals was first accredited in 2011 and re-accredited in 2015, 2018 and 2021.

We Are Recruiting To Fill The Position Below

Job Title: Senior Medical Officer

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Reports to: Medical Administrator

Summary Of Responsibilities

  • This role is responsible for coordinating medical and medical administrative duties in our Ikoyi facility.
  • Coordinate the duties of the medical officers, ensuring that patient care and management is optimal and is in adherence to the clinical guidelines.
  • Liaising with consultants on patients’ medical condition and refer specialist cases to appropriate specialist clinics.
  • Perform medical administrative duties such as liaising with corporate clients and HMOs for authorization and approval for major procedures.
  • Supervisory and managerial cover for medical officers and planning duty schedules.
  • Write and review medical reports as required.
  • Oversee pre-employment examinations and write medical reports when required.
  • Maintain confidentiality and complete documentation of patients’ encounters.
  • Prompt incidence reporting and management of patients’ grievances.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Medical Administrator

Key Result Areas/ Performance Goals

  • Smooth medical workflow
  • Maintain Confidentiality
  • Use of SOPS / adherence to quality standards and clinical practice guidelines

Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the Medical / Clinical field (MBBS).
  • Full registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, with a valid medical practicing license.
  • 4-6 years clinical experience with 1-2 years in a team leadership role.
  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration / Public Administration / Public Health/ healthcare administration will be an added advantage.
  • Full registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, with a valid medical practicing license.
  • Certifications/Trainings in customer service, relationship management, and business analysis are desired.

Core Competencies

  • Basic Life Support skills and sound medical knowledge
  • Excellent documentation skills with IT skills required for the use of EMR and Microsoft Office packages.
  • Reporting and presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to Details and Emotional Intelligence.
  • Diligent and responsible
  • Honest and reliable

Application Closing Date: Not

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