General Practitioner

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

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Hamilton Lloyd and Associates - Our client is a healthcare company head quartered in Port Harcourt. They are currently in need of suitably qualified candidates to fill the position above.

Job Summary

  • The General Practitioner shall provide high quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases.
  • He/she will also undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits.
  • The incumbent must be very knowledgeable in regards to diseases, epidemiology and other medical conditions and can interpret symptoms and diagnose conditions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
  • Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration
  • Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants and nurses to form a high performing medical team
  • Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists etc.)
  • Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations or other significant information (allergic episodes)
  • Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients
  • Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars

Man Specification

  • Education: Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) and valid license to practice the profession
  • Experience: Minimum of 15 years’ work experience.
  • Proven experience as a General Practitioner
  • Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Proven experience as a physician
  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics
  • Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms and epidemiology
  • Broad knowledge of common medication, side effects and contraindications
  • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Respect for patient’s confidentiality
  • Compassionate and approachable
  • Responsible and trustworthy


  • Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's kindly make the subject of the mail the "Job Title".
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years