Job Vacancies at EHA Clinics Jobs in Nigeria



  2023-12-08
  Lagos, Nigeria


EHA Clinics, a subsidiary of eHealth Africa, is a health care network operating across Nigeria that provides high-quality, innovative, data-driven, and technology-enabled services. EHA Clinics delivers a comprehensive range of state of the art health care services in each location, e.g,  general consultations, laboratory investigations, pharmaceuticals, annual medical checks, child wellness checks, ultrasonography, and specialized services (urgent care, telemedicine, home care, dental care, and ophthalmology).

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Registered Nurse

Job Location: Sangotedo, Lagos
Employment type: Full-time

Purpose of this position

  • The Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect care for assigned patients in various nursing units and home visits per scheduled shift.
  • The Registered Nurse is primarily responsible for professional performance and safe patient care.
  • The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients across the healthcare continuum involving families.
  • Duties include but are not limited to, managing patients with various medical cases.

Job Responsibilities
The Registered Nurse will support the nursing department predominantly to:

  • Perform patient assessment using appropriate, problem-focused, and age-specific assessment techniques.
  • Analyze the assessment data, derive nursing interventions, set priorities according to patient needs, formulate a plan of care, and implement and evaluate the outcome.
  • Document all relevant data in the electronic medical record according to clinic standards.
  • Treat patients and families with care and respect while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality.
  • Involve the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
  • Implement and monitor infection control measures.
  • Apply safety measures related to patient care.
  • Operate all unit-required equipment safely.
  • Ensure the availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care.
  • Accountable for the use of patients and the clinic’s resources.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines through multidisciplinary meetings and care conferences to facilitate patient care and operations.
  • Attends to Home care visits when scheduled on-call shift
  • Recognize subtle cues to anticipate potential problems.
  • Demonstrate the required assessment and therapeutic skills.
  • Accountable to the patient, the organization, the profession, and self.
  • Perform clerical duties when needed.
  • Provide basic life support when needed.
  • Administer medications, monitor desirable and undesirable effects, and intervene appropriately.
  • Ensure that patients are provided with appropriate nutrition.
  • Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
  • Assess patient and family readiness and identify learning needs.
  • Lead/encourage multidisciplinary approach for patient’s discharge.
  • Develop and implement the teaching plan utilizing the patient education manual.
  • Manage patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
  • Manage pediatric patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
  • Travel to patients’ homes to deliver care as required.
  • Strictly follow clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures set by the clinic management.
  • Document patient and family education.
  • Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent diseases.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to the REACH program Code of Conduct and ethical standards of the field.

Professional Development:
The REACH Program requires all staff to keep their knowledge and skills up to date:

  • S/he is expected to continue to learn throughout their career with the EHA Clinics through continuing professional development (CPD).
  • The professional body relating to specialist areas will have information on the type of CPD to be carried out and how much should be completed each year. 

Key Areas of Note:

  • Ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet clinical governance guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and a Personal Development Plan. 
  • Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.
  • Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with the improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis, and treatment where appropriate.
  • Audit of clinical practice and review of relevant literature. 
  • Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.
  • Provide literature reviews and the like; review, analyze and determine the significance of a variety of diagnostic test results.

Requirements
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

  • Must have current clinical experience in direct patient care and have worked a minimum of 2 years in the last 3 years.
  • Must have at least 3 years of postgraduate nursing experience in an accredited University Teaching, Federal Medical Centre, or International hospital.
  • Bachelor’s Degree OR Diploma of Nursing from an accredited nursing college, University with High Distinction (Top 10% of graduating class).
  • Hold and maintain a current nursing license to practice in Nigeria.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Humane, Empathetic and Supportive Bedside Manner
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Problem solving and Initiative
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail.

Salary
N1,937,381.41 - N3,835,882.67 Annually.

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2.) Family Physician

Job Location: Lagos
Employment type: Full-time
Department: Clinical Services / Medical 
Reports to: Chief Medical Officer  

Purpose of the Position 

  • The Family Physician will perform a range of functions including but not limited to; initial history taking, clinical assessments, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of care. S/he must demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, especially in assessing and diagnosing patients, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients.
  • The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the healthcare team and the Management Team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures.
  • S/he will have a supervisory role on medical doctors within the clinic and ensure that policies and procedures are upheld.

What you’ll Do 
The Family Physician will support EHA Clinics department predominantly to:

  • Assist in clinical instruction and supervision of medical and nursing staff as well as other interns/student doctors that may periodically be attached to the clinics, including the educational development and mentoring of these individuals.
  • Support clinical research and efforts within the EHA Clinics leading to the publication of papers.
  • Attend regular educational meetings organised by the practice in order to update clinical knowledge, practice policy, and guidelines and disseminate other useful information relevant to the provision of adequate healthcare for patients in order to discuss in a bid to learn from recent significant events relating to clinical practice occurring within the clinics.
  • Develop a curriculum for continuing professional development for doctors under their supervision.
  • Regularly reflect on own practice (and keep a record of learning encounters) in order to identify learning needs and encourage self-directed lifelong learning and continued professional development.
  • Send and receive written information on behalf of the clinic regarding matters of insurance and other issues relating to the physical and social welfare of patients.
  • Participate in all treatment and preventative healthcare services as agreed by the supervising Chief Medical Officer.
  • Provide direct clinical care to patients using established clinical guidelines.
  • Interview patients, take medical histories, perform physical examinations, analyse, diagnose and explain medical problems during in person and telehealth consultations and home visits. 
  • Consult, recommend and explain appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment. 
  • Request and interpret the results of laboratory investigations when necessary.
  • Perform specialised diagnostic physical exams and treatment procedures.
  • Instruct and educate patients in preventative health care. 
  • Conduct virtual/telephone consultations which may involve discussing results and implications of laboratory investigations with patients as well as dealing appropriately with routine and emergency complaints.
  • Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes. 
  • Contribute to clinical development by developing a special interest and to help establish appropriate systems to manage common chronic medical conditions, ensuring compliance with approved standard treatment guidelines.
  • Oversight of medical doctors activities including but not limited to assessing the appropriateness of patient management, decisions on referral, and review of medical charts.
  • Formulate diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Give clinical instructions to the clinical care teams as required.
  • Communicate when necessary with colleagues in Clinical care and hospital specialists in order to discuss or refer specific patients, plan and coordinate activities, or exchange information in order to improve the quality of patient care.
  • Deal regularly with community hospitals, consultants and other health care providers, insurance companies, and other community organizations to refer/consult on specific cases, participate in community service and education projects and activities, and the like.
  • Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis, and treatment where appropriate.
  • Audit of clinical practice and review of relevant literature.
  • Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.
  • Ensure continuing education, training, and development is undertaken to meet clinical governance guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and a Personal Development Plan. 
  • Champions all medical aspects of the quality program, including quality measurement, external reporting and quality improvement.
  • Champions the infection control activities including antimicrobial stewardship and relevant KPIs 
  • Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.
  • Provide literature reviews and the like; review, analyse and determine the significance of a variety of diagnostic test results.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Areas of Note 

  • Ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet clinical governance guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and a Personal Development Plan. 
  • Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.
  • Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with the improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis, and treatment where appropriate.
  • Audit of clinical practice and review of relevant literature. 
  • Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.
  • Provide literature reviews and the like; review, analyze and determine the significance of a variety of diagnostic test results.

Requirements

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
  • MBBS, MBChb, M.D or D.O. Degree.  
  • Membership/Fellowship of Recognized International Colleges of Family Medicine or General Practitioners
  • Membership/Fellowship of West African/National College of Physicians with speciality in Family Medicine
  • Valid Medical licence to practise as a specialist in Nigeria
  • 5+ years of post residency experience
  • Ability to excel in a start-up environment
  • Strong medical leadership skills to ensure trust and respect of medical staff
  • Strong clinical background with minimum of 5 years clinical practice experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in guiding multidisciplinary clinical program activities
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, management, organizational, analytical, communication and relationship development skills with particular emphasis on building relationships with executives and physician leaders
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully facilitating collaborative, cross-functional projects
  • Demonstrated results for delivering complex projects on time and on budget.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills to ensure effective alignment amongst diverse teams
  • Demonstrated ability leading and managing a geographically distributed team
  • Proven success making good, timely decisions and managing change in a rapidly changing, sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of medical records and adhere to the standards for health record-keeping and Privacy requirements.
  • Fluency in performance measures and measurement programs, accreditation, peer review and hospital output.
  • Creates and communicates a compelling and inspired vision and sense of purpose for physicians and collaborative departments 
  • Facilitates team building and collaboration
  • Directs activities for achieving defined outcomes, reporting and analysis.
  • Uses conflict resolution skills to drive change and promote organizational goals.
  • Able to communicate pertinent information in various formats on a timely basis to all customers and provide follow-up as required in a professional manner.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Hold Computer literacy
  • Customer Service
  • Quality
  • Safety
  • Staff Engagement
  • Financial Stewardship
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership skills
  • Developing people
  • Detail oriented
  • Presentation skills
  • People management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate
  • Results-oriented
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills.

Salary
N10,247,800.01 - N12,981,606.45 Annually.

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3.) Groundskeeper

Job Locations: Kebbi, Niger & Zamfara
Employment Type: Full-time

Purpose of the position 

  • The Groundskeeper is responsible for the upkeep and appearance of all eHA outdoor areas and grounds and performs a variety of tasks using hand or power tools and any other maintenance equipment.
  • S/he performs routine manual labor involved in grounds maintenance; and does semi-skilled ground construction and maintenance work.
  • Maintains large or technical grounds maintenance equipment and ensures adherence to eHA Health and safety regulations.

What you’ll do
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Plants and trims lawns, trees, bushes, hedges, and shrubs using hand tools or motorized vehicles.
  • Applies herbicide and pesticide chemicals to grounds, trees, bushes, shrubs, and lawns in order to control plant diseases and insects. 
  • Landscapes new ground areas, repairs damaged ground areas, replaces bushes, shrubs, and trees.
  • Hand waters and monitor irrigation of plantings, especially during time of establishment and drought. Fertilizes soil when needed for plant growth.
  • Operates and Maintains all equipment used in grounds maintenance such as mowers, wood chippers, plows, and a variety of hand/power tools.
  • Helps in project work; assists in the construction of new greens, tees, flowers beds and lawn area. Assists onsite contractors when needed.
  • Ensures the water level is monitored and notify the manager when low on water.
  • Responsible for all exterior cleaning needs such as sweeping off walkways, spraying down the side of the building, washing the driveway/corridors and cleaning the drainage systems and trash disposal.
  • Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
  • Participates in meetings and discussions related to ground cleanliness.
  • Ensures hygiene, health and safety standards are met at all times.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by management. 
  • Presents a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.

Who you are

  • Minimum of W.A.E.C. excellent communication skills required including written, verbal and interpersonal. 
  • Two years of experience as a gardener, florist, groundskeeper, or similar work involving general laborer duties which may include the planting and maintenance of vegetation, landscaping duties, nursery inspections, or pesticide applications.
  • Mechanical aptitude; knowledge of use and care of motorized equipment and hand/power tools used in grounds maintenance work.
  • Knowledge of methods of landscaping. 
  • Physical strength, stamina, and agility required.
  • Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to grounds keeping and maintenance work.
  • Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
  • English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in Hausa is desirable.
  • Ability to read, analyze, proof and edit documents, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of chemicals, fertilizers, and pesticides. Knowledge of cultivation, weed control, seeding, and planting of trees, and nursing beds.
  • Ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision-making.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate, interact and influence effectively at all levels within the Organization.
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.

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