Pediatrician

Role:Pediatrician
Start Date: September 2022
Employer: Poly Care Medical (PCM)
Reporting to:  CEO
Application Deadline: 2nd August 2022
Location: Freetown
Open: to National and International applicants.

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Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Application Instructions: Email info@afriqia-solutions.com with Cover Letter and CV with “Pediatrician ” as Subject Line.

Position Description:

Responsible primarily for the broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all pediatric related services offered by the facility.
  • Diagnosing and treating common childhood ailments and minor injuries.
  • Advising parents/guardians on any unusual or exceptional developments.
  • Maintaining accurate medical records for all patients.
  • Complete thorough and accurate documentation related to patient care.
  • Ordering and analyzing diagnostic and laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Ordering necessary tests to follow-up on symptoms and Interpreting lab results.
  • Prescribing medication and treatments for patients.
  • Advising patients, parents, and guardians on diets, activities, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  • Explain test results and medical procedures to patients and caregivers.
  • Providing preventive care, including the recommendation of vaccines.
  • Helping children and teens feel at ease during physical check-ups.
  • Consulting with other Doctors about the specialized needs of some patients.
  • Complying with all legislations applicable to practicing medicine.

 

Qualification and Experience:

  • A Medical Degree from an accredited university in related focus area.
  • Certified specialization in Pediatrics.
  • Valid Medical license and practicing certificate.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a pediatrician.
  • Extensive working knowledge of current pediatrics modes of operations.
  • Familiarity with traditional and web-based patient information systems.

 

Required skills:

  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent patient and family interaction and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation processes especially for children.
  • Familiar with current information regarding drugs and medications acceptable for children and the side effects.
  • Familiarity with traditional and web-based patient information systems.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with children specifically.
  • Patience and a calm demeanour in stressful situations.
  • Empathetic and compassionate.
  • Fluency in Arabic desired but not mandatory.

 

Note: This role will be supported by a laboratory that is fully equipped for:

  • Haematology.
  • Serology.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Microbiology.
  • Immunology.
  • Molecular.

 

In addition, plans are underway for a modern Digital Images Department that will consist of:

  • Fixed Radiography Digital System.
  • CT Scanner.
  • Mammography System.
  • MRI Scanner.

 

     

Qualification and Experience:

  • A Medical Degree from an accredited university in related focus area.
  • Certified specialization in gynaecology.
  • Valid Medical license and practicing certificate.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a gynaecologist.
  • Extensive working knowledge of current gynaecology modes of operations.
  • Familiarity with traditional and web-based patient information systems.

 

Required Skills:

  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent patient and family interaction and time management skills.
  • Patience and a calm demeanour in stressful situations.
  • Empathetic and compassionate.
  • Fluency in Arabic desired but not mandatory.

 

Note: This role will be supported by a laboratory that is fully equipped for:

  • Haematology.
  • Serology.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Microbiology.
  • Immunology.
  • Molecular.

 

In addition, plans are underway for a modern Digital Images Department that will consist of:

  • Fixed Radiography Digital System.
  • CT Scanner.
  • Mammography System.
  • MRI Scanner.