Imo International Health Systems Job Vacancies, November 2016

Imo International Health Systems is a provider of health services with the goal of enhancing the wellbeing of all individuals. We focus on reducing the healthcare risk of the community by providing quality services for the sick and encouraging preventive behaviors.

Imo International Health Systems is a chain of hospitals that is established based on Public Private Partnership between Imo State Government of Nigeria and International Quality Healthcare Consulting LLC, a USA based healthcare organization.

Are you seeking a life changing career to meet the Healthcare needs of the great people of Imo State? Imo Health System is coming to town and we are inviting qualified professionals and support staff to become part of the change by applying for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Radiologist Consultant
Location:
Imo
Slot: 3
Report to: Chief Medical Director
Supervises: Radiographer
Job Summary

  • The Radiologist is a medical doctor who is trained in executing and interpreting medical images such as X-rays, CT scans, ultrasounds, and MRIs and using them to treat health problems in patients.

Job Descriptions

  • Examines different images including mammograms, CT scans, x-rays, MRI scans and ultrasounds Read reports and record results for review by physicians
  • Diagnoses patient illnesses
  • Recommends and discusses treatment options with other physicians
  • Works alongside radiologic technologists/radiology technicians and other health professionals in administering treatment
  • Examines patients and record medical histories,
  • At times prescribe medication and carry out other duties of a regular physician
  • Administers nuclear medicine, oncology, or other radiation techniques to treat patients with illnesses or diseases

Basic Qualifications

  • The individual must have minimum of MBBS with Radiology Specialization
  • The individual must possess NYSC Discharge Certificate or Letter of Exemption from NYSC at the time of applying.
  • The individual must possess certificates of full registration with their respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria where applicable.
  • The individual must be computer literate

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long, flexible and on-call hours, often under pressure
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician
Location:
Imo
Slot: 2
Job Summary

  • The Pharmacy Technician, under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist, help the pharmacists provide medication and other health care products to patients and consumers.
  • Technicians usually perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles.

Responsibilities

  • Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist.
  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.
  • Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and federal regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
  • Maintains records by recording and filing medical doctor’s orders and prescriptions.
  • Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.
  • Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.
  • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • The individual must have a minimum of a Pharmacy Technician Certificate with current license where applicable
  • 1-2 years experience
  • The individual must be computer literate

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Productive and quality focused
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career

Job Title: Radiographer
Location: Imo
Slot: 3
Job Summary

  • The Radiographer, technologists, and sonographers fall within the broad scope of a radiography profession.
  • Using radiation in the form of x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound, radiographers assess, diagnose, and treat patients for a variety of injuries and diseases.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses patients and their clinical requirements to determine appropriate radiographic techniques
  • Performs a range of radiographic examinations on patients to produce high-quality images
  • Observes and maintains contact with patients during their waiting
  • Examines and post-examines stay in the department
  • Assists in more complex radiological examinations working with radiologists, doctors and surgeons
  • Provides support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs;
  • Records imaging identification and patient documentation quickly and accurately
  • Understands and observes health and safety at work and welfare issues
  • Includes ionizing radiation regulations, to protect yourself and others
  • Ensures that equipment is regularly checked for malfunctions and any faults are reported

Basic Qualifications

  • The individual must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s in Radiology with a current certification
  • 1-2 years experience
  • The individual must be computer literate

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Productive and quality focused
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career

Job Title: Paediatrics Consultant
Job Location:
Imo
Report to: Chief Medical Director
Job Summary

  • The medical doctor examines, diagnoses, and treats patients.
  • Medical doctors will diagnose patient’s conditions using examinations and tests.
  • Based on their findings, they prescribe treatment and medications to attempt to heal any illnesses or injuries.

Job Description

  • Medical care of inpatients including both neonates and older children until full separation of the neonatal and general paediatric
  • The Consultant will be responsible for the general Paediatric patients and emergency admissions.
  • Out-patient clinics which may include community clinics
  • Teaching and supervision of trainee paediatricians and general practitioners
  • Clinical training and experience in paediatrics
  • Neonatology experience and expertise/experience of child protection as a specialist
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
  • Adhere to the Standard Duties and Responsibilities Participate in the provision and administration of the department services for patients
  • Hold a leadership role in shaping policy in the Hospital with regard to the management of department services, in line with best practice and international accreditation standards.
  • Be easily accessible to clinical staff in person or by phone during normal working hours to advice on the treatment and management of patients.
  • To participate in development of and undertake all duties and functions pertinent to the Consultant’s area of competence and in line with policies as specified by the Employer.
  • To provide, as appropriate, consultation in the Consultant’s area of designated expertise in respect of patients of other Consultants at their request.
  • To supervise and be responsible for diagnosis, treatment and care provided by non-Consultant Hospital Doctors treating patients under the Consultant’s care.
  • Demonstrate a high level of verbal and non-verbal communication skills in order to effectively communicate with patients/service users, families, colleagues, managers, other health service staff and stakeholders from other organization
  • Prime responsibility is for patient care, best diagnosis and team leadership. The successful applicant will also be involved in clinical governance, education and training.
  • To take ongoing responsibility for patients under his/her care
  • To provide a consultation service and advisory service to other clinical colleagues in other specialties within Imo International Health Systems
  • To participate in the development of the paediatrics and critical care treatment protocols and guidelines
  • To develop and maintain collaborative relationships with medical and non-medical colleagues in other specialties and participate in regular meetings
  • To be accountable for the continuous care of patients and, as part of this responsibility, ensuring appropriate standards of care for patients and standards of training for other staff at all times.
  • The post-holder will promote and develop multidisciplinary teamwork within the specialty and will communicate effectively with all agencies and personnel involved in providing paediatric services
  • The post-holder will be responsible for providing procedures relating to the specialty and will develop it in keeping with medical advances
  • The post-holder will continue to develop protocols for the establishment and monitoring of standards of care and reviewing effectiveness of practice in the light of available evidence and recommended guidelines.
  • The post-holder will be expected to undertake administrative duties associated with patient care.
  • The post-holder, will assist with the development and implementation of systems under clinical and social care governance that ensure the quality of the paediatric service offered by IIHS
  • The paediatric consultant will participates in clinical audit activities and applies the results to improve the service.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long, flexible and on-call hours, often under pressure
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career

Other Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking patient consultations and physical examinations
  • Organizing workloads
  • Monitoring and ensure administering of medication
  • Assessing and planning treatment requirements liaising daily with staff including other doctors, non-medical management staff and healthcare professionals
  • Writing reports and maintaining records promoting health education
  • Referring patients to specialists and consultants in hospital departments.
  • Diagnosing any ailments
  • Prescribing medications

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have MBBS
  • The individual must possess certificates of full registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
  • Must be a fellow and recognized as a consultant in his/her specialty
  • The individual must be computer literate.

Job Title: Cardiology Consultant
Location: Imo
Report to: Chief Medical Director
Job Summary

  • The medical doctor examines, diagnoses, and treats patients.
  • Medical doctors will diagnose patient’s conditions using examinations and tests.
  • Based on their findings, they prescribe treatment and medications to attempt to heal any illnesses or injuries.

Responsibilities

  • Undertaking patient consultations and physical examinations
  • Organizing workloads
  • Performing minor surgical procedures
  • Providing general pre and post operative care
  • Monitoring and administering medication
  • Assessing and planning treatment requirements liaising daily with staff including other doctors, non-medical management staff and healthcare professionals
  • Writing reports and maintaining records promoting health education
  • Referring patients to specialists and consultants in hospital departments.
  • Diagnosing any ailments
  • Prescribing medications

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have MBBS
  • The individual must possess certificates of full registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
  • Must be a fellow and recognized as a consultant in his/her specialty
  • The individual must be computer literate.

Other Qualifications:

  • The Medical Doctor can specialize in a number of medical areas such as pediatrics, orthopedic, anesthesiology or cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, family medicine or work as general practice Doctor.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long, flexible and on-call hours, often under pressure
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career

Job Title: Driver
Location:
Imo
Slot: 5
Responsibilities

  • Ensure that allotted company vehicle is serviced as at when due.
  • Keep vehicle clean at all times.
  • Observed all safety rules while driving at all times
  • Ensure that staff and other materials that may be transported, are driven safely to their respective destinations.

Basic Qualification

  • Minimum of SSCE
  • Must be able to communicate fluently.
  • Must be a licensed driver with minimum of 3 years driving experience
  • Must not be more than 35 years of age.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Job Applications and CV’s to: [email protected]using the job position as subject of the email.

Application Deadline  30th November, 2016.

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