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Specialist Medical Officer (Haematology)

  • Location:
    EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    MEDICAL, NURSING, PHARMACY, HEALTH
  • Deadline:
    June 25, 2021
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

THE EASTERN REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY

POSITION DESCRIPTION

1. JOB TITLE

SPECIALIST MEDICAL OFFICER (HAEMATOLOGY)

2. DIVISION

SANGRE GRANDE HOSPITAL

3. DEPARTMENT

HAEMATOLOGY

4. ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

The Specialist Medical Officer will report to the Head of Department (Haematology).

5. NATURE & SCOPE

The Specialist Medical Officer is responsible for administering medical treatment to patients at a Hospital in the specialist field of Haematology. Work involves serving as Consultant to lower level Medical Officers and attending clinics and wards to treat patients.

6. SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Specialist Medical Officer (Haematology):

  •   Plans, organizes and direct all activities for the Haematology Ward
  •   Performs specialist medical work at the Sangre Grande Hospital.
  •   Establishes work schedules and ensure efficient and adequate medical coverage and participation in

    Hospital training programmes.

  •   Initiates and directs staff conferences to discuss medical problems for instructional purposes.
  •   Directs and supervises the work of lower medical officers.
  •   Administers medical treatment to patients and serve as a Consultant to Medical Officers of a lower

    level as well as medical practitioners in private practice.

  •   Performs related work as may be required by the appropriate Authority.

7. KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Field of specialization.

  •   Ability to organize and supervise the work of lower level medical officers, and to guide and advise them

    on medical matters.

  •   Ability to gain the confidence and co-operation of patients and to establish and maintain effective

    working relationships with other employees and the public.

Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques and modern developments in Internal Medicine and Haematology.
Knowledge of the administrative practices and procedures, rules, policies and standards related to the Haematology unit of the Hospital.

Ability to examine patients, diagnose, prescribe and administer necessary treatment in the Haematology

8. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  •   Possession of a Medical Degree from a recognized school of medicine supplemented by the possession of a specialist training in the field of Haematology.
  •   Registered with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago as a Medical Practitioner and as a Specialist in the relevant field.
  •   A minimum of seven (7) years’ working experience in the field of Haematology.

9. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Registrar

  •   House Officer
  •   Medical Interns
  •   Medical Student

10. COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIP

Internal:

  •   Medical Director
  •   Head of Department
  •   Manager-Hospital Administration
  •   Medical and Nursing personnel
  •   Other Heads of Department

    External:

  •   Medical Specialist in other Regional Health Authorities
  •   Medical Specialist in other private sector organizations
  •   Ministry of Health
  •   Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago
  •   University of the West Indies
  •   Clients and Family members