Senior Medical Officer at the Olive Prime Psychological Services – Recruitbros

Senior Medical Officer at the Olive Prime Psychological Services

  • Full Time
  • Abuja

Website Olive Prime Psychological Services

Drug Treatment Center in Abuja

At The Olive Prime Psychological Services (TOPS), we are aware of the dynamics of being human and understand that life can sometimes go beyond your capabilities. Additionally, we understand the role genetics and environmental factors play in our mental health and the ability to cope with life.

Difficult situations do arise, and at such times, we are committed to providing the much-needed support to our clients and patients, ensuring that each individual experiences a more realistic, flexible journey to Recovery.

Our treatment approach is multidisciplinary and delivered in a safe and comfortable environment with experienced staff that provide specialist services and combine a range of therapeutic interventions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Medical Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Consultant Psychiatrist

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Ward Duties:

  • Be present and contactable within clinic premises at all times during work hours except when on other official duties.
  • To carry out a detailed assessment history and physical examination on all patients before admission according to the Olive Prime Policy
  • To maintain individual contact with patients, carrying out ward rounds and other duties detailed by the Consultant
  • To update clinical notes on all patients according to best practice for record keeping
  • To ensure that within a week of admission, patient’s diagnosis in line with ICD is documented on EMR and explained to the patient and Family.
  • Ensure that leaflets explaining diagnosis, medication and its effects are given to patient, explained and documented. Encourage consultants to explain diagnosis to patient and document it.
  • To respond promptly to the request of all clinical staff (consultants, other doctors and nurses) to see patients within the clinic and to advice or start any treatment as indicated.
  • Undertake specific medical procedures on patients within the clinic as requested by medical and nursing staff: cannulation, commencing I.V infusions, administration of I.V drugs, etc.
  • To type and file discharge summaries on all patients discharged from Olive Prime- within 72 hours of discharge
  • Must ensure every patient discharged from Olive Prime is scheduled to see a doctor within 7 days’ post discharge
  • Run regular follow up clinics and encourage patient attendance
  • Carry out home visits to review patients
  • Lead a clinical team to pick up patients from the community for admission when necessary
  • Partake in On call duties

Other Duties:

  • Run a smoking cessation clinic
  • Contribute to and be a part of Olive Prime Business Team
  • Be part of the team that makes contact with Organizations to seek clients for Olive Prime
  • Carry out presentations at clinical meetings in various hospitals to inform them of our clinical services
  • To examine a sick/injured member of clinic staff and offer appropriate advice in respect of treatment
  • Liaise regularly with Service Manager to discuss service improvement
  • Carry out regular teaching sessions directed at Nurses, Support Workers and Psychologists

Administrative Duties:

  • Be a part of interview panels during staff recruitment
  • Be a member of Olive Prime middle management committee and attend line Management meetings
  • Be a co-chair for Olive Prime Educational meetings
  • Will be asked to be part of other Adhoc committees if and when necessary
  • Take a lead role in developing and writing proposals for Olive Prime Services
  • Be a facilitator on some of Olive Prime Training programs
  • Read understand and adhere to clinic policies and procedures
  • Will be a clinical and managerial lead
  • Will be a part of the Business Development team

Health and Safety and Quality Assurance:

  • Be familiar with, understand and adhere to all Health and Safety regulations including evacuation policy and the medical officer’s role in such an event
  • Be aware of the promotion of effective customer care and public relations in order to promote the good reputation of the clinic
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager is essential

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Post-Graduation qualifications including Masters programs are desirable
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Clinical care and patient management
  • Experience in non-clinical settings that demonstrates exposure to other industries is desirable.
  • Relevant experience in mental health is desirable

Development:

  • Will be sponsored to internal training programs and if exceptional will be exposed to international training programs
  • Will be expected to engage in self-directed learning.

Application Closing Date
30th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@theoliveprime.com

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