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Job Summary

Our client, a popular hospital in Lagos is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of a Pediatrician in Lekki branch.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBBS
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

The ideal candidate will possess thorough knowledge of children’s diseases and epidemiology as well as the established examination procedures for infants.

 

Responsibilities

·         Conduct regular thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development.

·         Examine sick children to determine their condition and ask intuitive questions to gather information about symptoms.

·         Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and individual medical history.
          Prescribe medications and give detailed instructions for administration.

·         Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities.

·         Prepare and administer vaccines according to the governmental vaccination plan.

·         Examine and treat injuries and refer the little patients to physicians of other disciplines when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists, orthopaedists etc.)

·         Advise parents on children’s diet, exercise and disease preventive measures.

·         Keep updated records of patients’ illnesses, surgeries or other medical episodes (allergic shocks, injuries etc.)

·         Keep abreast of advancements in paediatrics and best practices by attending seminars and conferences.

 

Requirements

·         Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Paediatrician.

·         In-depth knowledge of children epidemiology and infectious diseases.

·         Exquisite knowledge of diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation principles and techniques.

·         Up to speed knowledge of drugs/medication appropriate for children and their side-effects.

·         Familiarity with traditional and web-based prescription systems.

·         Active listener, patient and calm.

 

Remuneration: Very competitive

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