• Responsible for overseeing the daily operations and overall patient care in the absence of the Head of Clinical Services (HOC).
  • Assist in planning, implementing and administering health programs and illness prevention activities to ensure that staff adopt healthy lifestyle and prevent disease.
  • Assist in the implementation of policies/guidelines and management protocols for the promotion of best practice in the hospital.
  • Assist in planning and overseeing all patient care.
  • Liaises with HOC in the provision of clinical training and opportunities to staff for continuous development.
  • Devises ways to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the Care Point Brand.
  • Ensure compliance to legal guidelines, internal policies and quality standards requirements.
  • Performs basic medical and surgical procedures and interventions within competency skill with/without the HOC.
  • Participate in prompt emergency medical response in order to render care and prevent disease and injury.
  • Respects the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, dependents and colleagues.
  • Committed to lifelong learning and audit to ensure evidence-based practice and maintenance of patient safety and quality standards.
  • Provides comprehensive general medical services as directed by the HOC.
  • Able to perform Obstetric scan
  • Attend to all emergencies and unforeseen contingencies.
  • Supervises the MOs in the absence of the HOC
  • Coordinate clinic activities including ANC, NCD clinics and others
  • Assist in coordinating all clinical activities including nursing, pharmacy and Laboratory
  • Addresses concerns and requests posed by the hospital staff in the absence of the HOC
  • Involvement in quality improvement program in CarePoint hospital
  • Any other requirements as stated by HOC/HR.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Proven experience as senior medical officer
  • 5 years cognate experience as a medical officer
  • Professional experience in health care management
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in medical and surgical procedures, screening, diagnostic procedures and clinical supervision and program management.
  • Excellent time management with good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in HIV/TB care.
  • Patient Oriented with excellent counselling skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of standards (e.g. ISO, SafeCare) and regulations for the clinical field
  • Proficient in MS Office and computer systems (e.g. patient management software)
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, team building skills
  • Aptitude in resolving issues and conflicts
  • MBBS in medicine.

By Dr Nathaniel

Nat is a pioneer of healthjobsng.com. His commitment to excellence in medical writing has earned him recognition as a trusted authority in the field. He have collaborated with leading healthcare organizations, authored thought-provoking articles, and played a pivotal role in raising health literacy levels across diverse audiences.

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