The successful candidate will be expected to provide quality surgical services to hospital clients, participate actively in quality improvement activities including continuing medical education. He / she will be expected to be an active member of the multidisciplinary health care team and contribute to the continuing professional development programs in the Hospital.
Examining patients and making diagnoses to determine the need for surgery.
Reviewing patients' medical history and planning the best procedure for treatment.
Evaluating patients for surgery
Evaluating and advising patients on the risk involved with having surgery.
Performing surgical procedures to prevent or correct injury, disease, deformities, and patient function while adhering to regulatory and ethical protocols.
Following established surgical techniques during surgery.
Prescribing preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures.
Ensuring sterility in the operating room, and all equipment and instruments.
Directing and coordinating activities of hospital staff for proper patient care.
Overseeing all treatments prior to and post-surgery and identifying associated risks.
Maintaining the highest regard for patient dignity and observing the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
Planning and executing disease/illness prevention and health promotion programs.
Coordinating follow-up meetings with patients and monitoring their health condition after surgery or treatment.
MMed or equivalent in Surgery from a university recognized by CUE
Registered, licensed and retained by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
At least two years working experience as a graduate.
Knowledge and interest in Endoscopy will be an added advantage