Skills: Paramedic / Nurse
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Freetown, Western Area, Sierra Leone
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
Located in region: Africa
We are currently looking to recruit a Pediatrician for one of our client a multinational company .
The role is based in Sierra - Leone, we are looking strictly for Africans ( Nigerians Preferably )
The ideal candidate will possess thorough knowledge of children's diseases and epidemiology as well as the established examination procedures for infants.
Conduct regular thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development
Examine sick children to determine their condition and ask intuitive questions to gather information about symptoms
Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and individual medical history
Prescribe medications and give detailed instructions for administration
Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities
Prepare and administer vaccines according to the governmental vaccination plan
Examine and treat injuries and refer the little patients to physicians of other disciplines when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists,orthopedists etc.)
Advise parents on children's diet, exercise and disease preventive measures
Keep updated records of patients' illnesses, surgeries or other medical episodes (allergic shocks, injuries etc.)
Keep abreast of advancements in pediatrics and best practices by attending seminars and conferences.
Minimum of 10years experience as a Pediatrician
In depth knowledge of children epidemiology and infectious diseases
Exquisite knowledge of diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation principles and techniques
Up to speed knowledge of drugs/medication appropriate for children and their side-effects
Familiarity with traditional and web-based prescription systems
Active listener, patient and calm
Very competitive expatriate package with salary paid in USD.