Author Topic: Junior Orthopeadic Surgeon Job Vacancy in Nigeria at Médecins Sans Frontières  (Read 543 times)


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Job Title: Junior Orthopeadic Surgeon

Location: Teme Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State


•   A degree in Medicine is a must

•   Specialist Consultant degree in Orthopedic Surgery

•   At least 12 months experience working as a Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery

•   Compassionate, flexible and committed personality

•   Understanding of MSF humanitarian mission to serve populations in need

•   Excellent communication skills with people from broadly diverse backgrounds

•   Able to work independently and exhibit strong judgment

Main Responsibilities

•   In hospital medical/surgical management of re-admitted chronic patients  in a liaising/coordinating capacity with the surgical team (expat and National consultants), the National staff doctors, the physiotherapists and OPD staff, in order to ensure the optimal integrated development, implementation and follow-up of medical and surgical treatment plans for individual chronic cases.

•   Regular follow-up of all chronic cases as OPD patients according to the same standards of care as per in-patient chronic patients

•   Train, support and supervise National doctors and nurses with ad-hoc seminars, workshops as well as during in-patients rounds, OPD consultations on the appropriate identification of chronic patients and subsequent preparation of individual treatment plans and follow-up care with focus on the medical, surgical, physiotherapy and orthopedic health care needs of chronic patients.

Method of Application

All interested applicants should send their application (curriculum vitae, motivation letter answering to requirements listed above, copy of diplomas, and contact information including phone number)

Deadline: 31st May, 2012.

Junior Orthopeadic Surgeon Job Vacancy in Nigeria

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