Family Physician at Cedarcrest Hospitals

Cedarcrest Hospitals was founded in Abuja in January 2008 and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics. Within a few years, the hospital expanded its scope of practice into a full-fledged private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world-class healthcare services to patients in Nigeria, West Africa, and globally.

With hospitals located in both Abuja and Lagos, our services accommodate over one hundred (100) beds and provide services and facilities such as emergency / trauma center, a helipad, major radiology diagnostic center, a prosthetic manufacturing plant, an oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, cardiac catheterization unit and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Family Physician
Job Code: #M00002
Location: Abuja

The Role
The Family Physician reports directly to the Director of Clinical Services, will be responsible for providing high-quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases. The incumbent will be responsible for patients' routine check-ups as well as non-emergency medical situations that arise; undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits. The Family Physician is also responsible for helping patients prevent, understand, manage illness, and navigate set health goals.
The duties of the family physician include; conducting routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues; giving appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene, etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health. Responsibilities will also include, conducting examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition as well as referring patients to specialists or surgeons where necessary.

Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) registered with MDCN with a valid practicing license.
Must have a Post Graduate / Residency qualification in Family Medicine.
Proven experience as a Family Physician.
Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics.
Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms, and epidemiology.
In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medical best practices.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent quantitative skills.
Respect for patient–Ęs confidentiality.
Compassionate and approachable.
Responsible and trustworthy.

Special Conditions
Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
The employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
Knowledge of workflow processes.

Application Closing Date
14th July, 2020.

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

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