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Orthopaedic Surgeon at Anadach

  • Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Permanent
  • Warri

Website Anadach

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Reporting Lines:

• Functionally: Branch Lead Clinical Services • Administratively: Managing Director

Special Role Requirements: MDCN License/ FWACS.

Location: Warri

Job Summary: This role is responsible for providing high quality, clinical and surgical care to patient who suffers from ailments affecting their musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. They address physical traumas such as injuries, infections, and other non-invasive orthopaedic procedures or surgical interventions.

Duties and Responsibilities

The key result areas of this role are:

Clinical Service Delivery

• consulting with patients and analyzing patient data to determine patient needs and treatment goals.

• Examining patients to diagnose bone, joint ligament or other musculoskeletal disorders

• Collaborating with other specialist where necessary to determine a course of treatment. • Performing surgical procedures on various parts of the musculoskeletal system including plating broken bones reattaching tendons and ligaments or performing hip replacements among other procedures.

• Carry out research, clinical audit and quality assurance exercises regularly.

• See and advise on inpatients referred by hospital specialist colleagues for assessment, within a timeframe appropriate to the clinical circumstances.

• Follow established surgical techniques during the operation.

• Be available to consult with the Registrar/ Surgeon by telephone, or be called back to assist the Registrar/ Surgeon or other members of Team.

• Conduct research to develop and test surgical techniques that can improve operating procedures and outcomes.

• Ensure comprehensive, accurate and concise medical records are collected and maintained for patients with an appropriate signed and dated legible entry in the patient’s medical record on every attendance on a patient.

Contribute to quality patient care by participating in case planning which includes appropriate preadmission planning, in-hospital care and discharge planning.

• Request for investigations surgical treatment, medical treatment and discharge as professional competence dictates.

• Participate in clinical audit and quality programs as appropriate.

• To be “on-call” is a requirement of the position

• To teach/train registrars, Medical Officers, House Officers, nurses and nurse assistants as required.

Administrative Functions

• Oversee the Orthopeadic surgery unit of the hospital.

• Manage the administrative requirements of the hospital and patient care including ensuring discharge summaries and medico-legal correspondence are completed with no delay.

• Be aware of and adhere to all Lily Hospital policies and procedure in reference to clinical practice.

• Coordinates the departmental activities with those of the hospital.

• Ensure accomplishment of quality training in the department.

Health and Safety

• Participate in clinical audit and quality programs as appropriate.

• Ensuring consistent and accurate medical record keeping practices.

• Ensure proper credentialing of all patients before going to the theatre for surgery.

• Comply with all the provisions of Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) 2019.

Required Skills & Qualifications

• The job holder must have a license to practice medicine from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and must hold a specialist qualification with Fellow National Postgraduate College of Nigeria (Orthopaedics and Trauma) Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons, orthopaedics or Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons. (Orthopaedics and Traumatology).

• Knowledge and surgical skills in orthopaedic Trauma, spine surgery, arthroplasty, arthroscopy/sports medicine, paediatrics orthopaedics orthopaedics oncology and general orthopaedics.

• Knowledge of Clinical Surgery and other specialist areas of medical practice such as oncology, pathology, radiology and pediatrics, traumatology, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic medicine.

• The job holder must have good hand-eye coordination, stamina and empathy for patients.

• Job holder must have a working knowledge of global quality assurance, clinical audit principles and processes and must exhibit a commitment towards continuous quality improvement.

• Familiarity with cultural and religious concerns of patients, and current legislation on patient rights in regards to National Health Bill.

• Job holder must be empathetic and portray a caring and professional manner in all aspects of work.

• Minimum of 3- 5 years cognate Orthopaedic surgical experience.

• Must show evidence of competence in management of orthopeadic cases and evidence of active participation in surgical research i.e., publications and journal.

• The job holder must have good communication skills, a strong ability to work well under extreme pressure, self-discipline and excellent long-term concentration.

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