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Specialist Medical Officer (Nephrology)

  • Location:
    EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    MEDICAL, NURSING, PHARMACY, HEALTH
  • Deadline:
    January 24, 2020
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

THE EASTERN REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY

POSITION DESCRIPTION

1. JOB TITLE

SPECIALIST MEDICAL OFFICER- NEPHROLOGY

2. DIVISION

SANGRE GRANDE HOSPITAL

3. DEPARTMENT

MEDICAL/NEPHROLOGY

4. ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

The Specialist Medical Officer will report to the Medical Director, Clinical Services.

5. NATURE & SCOPE

The Specialist Medical Officer is responsible for administering medical treatment to patients at a Hospital in one of the specialist field of Nephrology. Work involves serving as Consultant to Medical Officers and attending clinics to treat patients, and is performed independently and subject to administrative review by a professional superior through conferences and analysis of reports and observations.

6. SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Specialist Medical Officer would be required to:

  •   Organizes, plans and directs all activities in a hospital or perform specialist medical work in a specialist hospital or unit of a large General Hospital (Nephrology Unit)
  •   Establishes work schedules and ensures efficient and adequate medical coverage and participants in Hospital training programmes.
  •   Initiates and directs staff conferences to discuss medical problems for instructional purposes.
  •   Performs surgery if and when required.
  •   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

  •   Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques and modern developments in a particular field of specialization.
  •   Knowledge of the administrative practices and procedures, rules, policies and standards related to the particular unit of the Hospital.
  •   Ability to examine patients, diagnose, prescribe and administer necessary treatment in the particular 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.

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 Nephrology.
  •   Registered with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago as a Medical Practitioner and as a Specialist in the relevant field.
  •   Extensive experience in a specialist field of nephrology.

9. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Registrar
 House Officer

 

10. COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIP

Internal:

  •   Medical Director
  •   General Manager, Hospital Services
  •   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