Author Topic: IITA Nigeria Job Vacancy for Family Physician (General Practitioner)  (Read 1153 times)

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Job Title: Family Physician (General Practitioner) 2-year renewable contract
Location: Ibadan, Nigeria
Organisation: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Sector: International Non-Profit Research-For-Development (R4D) Organization

Duties
Successful candidate will:
•   Be part of the medical team which delivers comprehensive health care services for the Institute’s multicultural staff and their dependants;
•   Be required to advise the Management on health promotion strategies and other related health issues;
•   Investigate clinical problems with the use of a comprehensive high-tech laboratory and a multi-channel EEG machine;
•   Be assisting the Head of the Medical Services in coordinating activities of other members of the health team;
•   Give in-house continuing medical education and health preventive measures for about 2,000 staff members and their dependants;
•   Communicate with various referral health centres;
•   Plan health promotion strategy for the Institute;
•   Coordinate activities of the medical team;
•   Participate in the recruitment of staff into the medical unit;
•   Act as the Head of IITA Clinic and perform any other administrative functions in the absence of the Head of Medical Services.

Qualification and Experience
•   MBBS or MB ChB or MD plus recognized Post-graduate Medical Degree in Family Medicine or the equivalent of the American Board Certification in Family Medicine or British MRCGP
•   (Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners of the UK).
•   Minimum of eight (8) years post specialization experience in General Medicine.
•   Knowledge of clinical problems in multicultural community is desirable. Administrative skill is added advantage.
•   Candidate must be self motivated, disciplined and have a pleasant disposition. He/She must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Remuneration:
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Method of application:
Interested applicants should forward their applications with a detailed curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three professional referees (including telephone, fax and e-mail addresses, if available), evidence of current remuneration package and photocopies of credentials, to the address below:

Personnel Manager,
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture,
PMB 5320, Oyo Road,
Ibadan, Nigeria.

Please complete our online application form using this link: IITA OnlineJob Application Portal.

Please note that application letters not accompanied with evidence of current remuneration and age will not be treated.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: November 09, 2011.

Source: IITA Career Portal.

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