Jobs at Synapse Services

Synapse Services - We are a fast growing “Center for Psychological Medicine” based within the Abuja metropolis, currently retaining the services of a robust mixture of local and internationally
trained staff that provide excellent, client focused services.

We provide psychological and counselling services, inpatient facilities/ treatment, day hospital, rehabilitation, community care etc. In addition we treat all forms of disorders related to your mental health and drug addiction.

Presently we are in the process of expanding our organization and are looking for exceptional, committed, innovative and highly motivated staff, willing to go above and beyond the call of duty to provide a stellar service within a confidentiality driven service practice.

Synapse Services is recruiting to fill the below position:
Medical Officer
Location: Abuja
Experience: 2 year(s)
Course of Study: Medicine
Required Grade: Not Specified
Location: Tafa, 30 minutes drive from Kubwa – Abuja
Job Type: 6 months renewable contract

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Inpatient Assessment, ward rounds and review (diagnosis, management, plan, medications)
Liaising with consultants with regards to Inpatient and Outpatient care
Outpatient review and initial assessment
Relating with patients relatives / caregivers on present state of health and further management
Carry out home pickups of clients/potential clients
Staff reviews on health related matters
Provide documentation as regards Health reports and discharge summaries of clients
Ensure that leaflets explaining diagnosis, medication and its effects are given to patient, explained and documented.
Encourage consultants to explain diagnosis to patient and document it
To respond promptly to the request of all medical staff (consultants and other doctors, nurses) to see any patients within the clinic and to advice or start any treatment as indicated
Undertake specific medical procedures on patients within the clinic as requested by medical and nursing staff: cannulation, commencing i.v infusions, administration of i.v drugs, etc.
To check blood sample results and take necessary actions
Perform managerial, research and business development duties as assigned
Post holder will be expected to input into the NGO – Reconnect and any additional projects that may require the post holder’s
Qualifications and Requirements
A good Medical degree; MBBS/MD with active license from Nigerian Medical and Dental Council
Experience in patient assessment
Must have completed NYSC
Attention to detail
Good listening ability
Strong communication and interpersonal skill
Excellent relationship management
Proactive problem solving approach
Stress tolerance
High level of professionalism
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Minimum of 2 years’ experience
Good knowledge of Microsoft office applications
Application Closing Date
30th October, 2014

Method of Application
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should express their interest by sending their curriculum vitae and application to: medicalofficer-tafa@synapseservices.org
Subject of the email should be "Medical Officer - Tafa" failure to abide by this would lead to automatic disqualification.