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Medical Officer Vacancy at The Olive Prime Psychological Services

Posted on 23/11/21 6:13 by Admin
location Lagos
time Full Time
applications 0 Applications

The Olive Prime Psychological Services - We are a new “mental health facility” based in Abuja, currently looking for the best hands that can provide excellent and client focused services. We are committed to providing individuals with a flexible pathway to full recovery in a way different from the conventional inpatient services. We intend to provide support for our service users where we engage them in various psychological therapies and other complementary activities which in the long term equips them with a more realistic and flexible form of recovery.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Position: Medical Officer

Job Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State

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 physical examination on all patients before admission according to the Olives 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 Tourmaline-Olive Prime within 72 hours of discharge
  • Must ensure every patient discharged from Olive Prime sees 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
  • 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-Tourmaline 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, 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
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager is essential

Qualifications and Requirements

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

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