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Medical Doctor- Plastic at Beit Cure Children’s Hospital

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

Beit Cure Children's Hospital

All co-workers of CURE are expected to support and embody the following Core Values:

●      Christ-like Compassion – “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” — Matthew 25:40

We depend on God alone who is the source of changed lives and transformed communities.

●      Faithfulness in Prayer – “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” — 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

We love serving children and helping them live life to its fullest.

●      Joy in Service – “Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.” — Psalm 100:2 we do the right thing and keep our promises.

●      Integrity Always – “For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of man.” — 2 Corinthians 8:21   We humbly collaborate with our patients, partners, and colleagues for multiplied impact.

●      Intentional Relationships – “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds” — Hebrews 10:24* We strive to deliver the highest standard of care and professionalism in our work

●      Commitment to Excellence – “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters” — Colossians 3:23

This position requires the co-worker to be in agreement with the declarations of the Statement of Faith.

Purpose of role

• To provide high quality clinical care to patients of Beit CURE Hospital.

Key skill requirements / competencies

Clinical Responsibilities

• To provide quality medical care under the supervision and direction of the Consultant
• Contribute to quality patient care by participation in case planning which includes appropriate pre-admission planning, in-hospital care and discharge planning
• To attend ward rounds and conduct day to day review of patients
• Removal and application of casts and splints
• Removal of surgical pins
• Wound care management for outpatient and inpatient units
• Perform minor surgical procedures (excision, steroid injection, incision and drainage, etc.) under supervision of attending surgeon
• Assisting major surgical procedures with specific tasks (suturing, dissection, graft harvesting, etc.) as deemed appropriate by surgeon.
• Participation in ward rounds and completion of documentation as appropriate
• Evaluation of patients in clinic under supervision of attending surgeon
• Coordination of patients undergoing multidisciplinary evaluation.
• Pre- and postoperative assessment and order entry.
• Completion of discharge paperwork and planning.
To ensure comprehensive, accurate and concise medical records are maintained for patients with an appropriate signed and dated legible entry in the patient’s medical record on every attendance upon a patient. The Medical Officer should also print his/her name under the signature
• Follow the instructions of consultants for their specific regime for each individual patient.
• To arrange investigations, surgical treatment, medical treatment and discharge as directed by the Consultant to which assigned
• Inform admitting consultants of changes in medical condition of patients and of relevant action taken.
• Perform clinical procedures as requested by consultant medical staff and nursing staff, these may include giving of intravenous drugs to patients.
• To provide assistance with surgical procedures and outpatient clinics as directed by the Consultant to which assigned
• To be completely familiar with emergency equipment and procedures
• Maintain appropriate professional certifications including Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
• To ensure that discharge summaries and other correspondence are completed with minimum delay and that all such correspondence is complete prior to leaving the unit
• Maintain good communications with all areas and disciplines within the health service and with local medical facilities to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the hospital
• Participate in clinical audit and quality programs as appropriate
• Serves as an employee health physician for Beit Cure Hospital employees who require first aid for work related injuries or who may become ill while on duty and require on site medical attention
• Serves periodically as a general medical officer for Children’s Ward, as needed based on rotation schedule
• Utilizes housing on Beit Cure Hospital campus at fair market rental rate so as to be in close proximity to the hospital facilities to facilitate prompt response for patient and staff needs
• To be “on-call” or participate in shift rosters
Administrative Responsibilities
• Manage the administrative requirements of the hospital and patient care including ensuring discharge summaries and medico-legal correspondence are completed with minimal delay
• Be aware of and adhere to all Beit Cure hospital policies and procedures
Educational Responsibilities
• To participate in clinical meetings that are undertaken by the clinical unit where stationed
• Assist with case presentations at teaching meetings where necessary

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a co-worker to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
The co-worker must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this position, the co-worker is required to:
Frequently sit
Frequently use fine finger dexterity
Frequently talk
Frequently hear
Frequently stand
Frequently reach with hands and arms
Occasionally climb
Occasionally balance
Occasionally stoop
Occasionally kneel
Occasionally crouch
Occasionally crawl

Method Of Application

To apply for this role kindly use the link below:

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