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Consultant Neurologist at Cedarcrest Hospitals

Consultant Neurologist

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • Location Abuja
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp

The Role

  • The Neurologist who reports to the Executive Director / Head of Medicine will be responsible for diagnosing and treating disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles of patients. They examine a patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, and evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient.
  • The role monitors and tracks patient progress, adjusting treatments when necessary. In addition to managing neurological disorders, will also manage general medical patients as required.

Responsibilities

  • Diagnose complex medical problems by referring to patient’s history, examining them and conducting neurological tests.
  • Counsel patients on neurological disorders and its background.
  • Run outpatient clinics, see emergency cases and manage admitted patients
  • Prescribe and / or administer treatment and medication.
  • Monitor the behavior, cognition and side effects of treatment and medication.
  • Order supportive care services for patients.
  • Participate in neuroscience research activities.
  • Liaise with medical professionals in the community and hospitals.
  • Keep up-to-date with neurological developments, treatment and medication.
  • Perform specialized treatments such as sleep disorders, neuroimmunology, neuro-oncology, behavioral neurology and neurogenetics.
  • offer specialist expertise and guidance to other doctors and staff from a range of medical specialties
  • Order neurological tests and interpret the results of neuroimaging studies
  • Perform and interpret lumbar punctures, electroencephalography, electromyography and nerve conduction velocity tests.
  • Administrative and audit duties
  • Research and education / training
  • Other duties as may be required from time to time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) registered with MDCN with a valid practicing license.
  • Fellow of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria or the West African College of Physician or its equivalent with sub specialization in neurology.
  • Years of experience practicing as a Neurologist.
  • Great counseling and listening skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent decision-making skills and communication.
  • Outstanding practical and diagnostic skills.
  • Great team spirit, management and leadership skills.

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • The employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
  • Knowledge of workflow processes.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.