General Practitioner

  • 4 months ago

    Job Description

    Eye Care Centre is hiring physicians in Blantyre, Malawi.

    Responsibilities

    The suitable candidate must be able to:

    Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.

    • Immunize patients.
    • Prescribe treatments or therapies.
    • Prescribe medications.

    Order, perform, and interpret tests and analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients’ conditions.

    • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
    • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.

    Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.

    • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
    • Record patient medical histories.

    Monitor patients’ conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.

    • Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments.

    Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.

    • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.

    Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.

    • Provide health and wellness advice to patients, program participants, or caregivers.
    • Advise communities or institutions regarding health or safety issues.

    Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary.

    • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.

    Deliver babies.

    • Care for women during pregnancy and childbirth.

    Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.

    • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.

    Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.

    • Supervise patient care personnel.

    Operate on patients to remove, repair, or improve the functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems.

    • Operate on patients to treat conditions.

    Plan, implement or administer health programs or standards in hospitals, businesses, or communities for prevention or treatment of injury or illness.

    • Design public or employee health programs.
    • Direct healthcare delivery programs.

    Train other health care professionals.

    • Train nurses or assistant medical providers.

    Prepare government or organizational reports which include birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or medical status of individuals.

    • Prepare official health documents or records.

    Qualifications

    Qualifying candidates must have:

    • An MBBS or equivalent degree (BSC-IM will be considered for experienced candidates)
    • Valid Medical Council certificates
    • At least 1- 2 years work experience in a public hospital.

    Application Process

    To apply kindly send us an email addressed to the Human Resource Team with your C.V to [email protected] with the subject line Physician Application.

    Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not hear from us within 2 weeks.

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