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Job Title: General Practitioner

Auto req ID: 6981BR

Location: Bonny, Nigeria  

Employer: Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition. Our commitment and your drive will meet and help unlock your own potential and push forward Shell’s continuous innovation. We look for ways to reduce the environmental impact of our operations: our global pool of experts and the fact that our employees can tap into that diverse pool of expertise will help our commitment to supply Nigeria and beyond with our oil products. The company’s operations are concentrated in the Niger Delta and adjoining shallow offshore areas where it operates in an oil mining lease area of around 30,000 square kilometres.

2. JOB PURPOSE / OBJECTIVE: To diagnose, treat and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population and provide advice to Company staff and other eligible customers in the area of General/Family medicine in order to ensure the health of staff and other stakeholders.


•   Provide prompt in-patient and out-patient care including diagnosis and treatment for various diseases and injuries in General Practice in order to secure the health of staff, dependants and other eligible customers

•   Plan, implement or administer health programs and illness prevention activities to ensure that stakeholders adopt healthy lifestyle and prevent disease.

•   Develop policies/guidelines and management protocols for the promotion of best practice in primary healthcare in Company

•   Support HSE activities in the department so as to embed a preventive culture among staff

•   Perform minor surgeries and participate in operative Obstetric and Gynecologic and general surgery procedures when indicated in order to ensure quick return to health by all beneficiaries.

•   Coordinate regular health management audits in liaison with the quality management team so as to maintain standard of healthcare

•   Ensure the proper monitoring and reporting of health performance indices for review and for learning.

•   Participate in prompt emergency medical response in order to render care and prevent disease and injury.



•   %Customer Satisfaction Rate

•   No of awareness programmes vs Plan

•   No of HSE Walkabout done vs plan

•   % compliance with legislative requirements

•   % of Post – op patients with surgical complications

•   No of audits carried out vs plan

•   No of Performance Monitoring and Reporting (PMR) generated on time

•   Response time to Medical Emergencies


Education: MBBS with a postgraduate fellowship in Family Medicine/ Specialist General Medical Practice (FWACP, FNCP, FRCGP or equivalent) registered with Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

Experience: Minimum 10 years since MBBS with 5 years in the field of Family Medicine or Specialist General Practice.


Knowledge Skills:

•   Clinical Medicine

•   Counseling.

•   Medical Protocols Advanced Communication skills.

•   Emergency Medical Care. Advanced Life Support.

•   Medico Legal Issues. Clinical Diagnostic Skills.

•   Medical Ethics.

•   Problem Solving.

•   Service Planning.

•   Troubleshooting.

•   Client Education


•   Functionally reports to: Corporate Medical Services Manager (CMO)

•   Administratively reports to: Corporate Medical Services Manager (CMO)

•   Supervises: Direct Reports or Subordinates.



•   Staff and Dependants.

•   Hospital Staff.

•   Eligible Contractors.


•   Doctors and Medical Teams from various Contractors affiliated to NLNG

•   Nigerian Medical and Dental Council

•   Medical Protection Society UK.

•   Royal College of General Practitioners/Irish College of General Practitioners/ Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

•   Shell Petroleum Development Company, Nigeria

•   International SOS

•   Shell Health Services, The Hague

•   Shell Health Services, London.

9. DIMENSIONS: Please see CMO Budget



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