SYNAPSE SERVICES JOB RECRUITMENT (3 POSITIONS)

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Synapse Services is a Centre for Psychological Medicine that is committed to providing a full range of mental health and substance misuse services in a caring, patient- centred environment.  We are located in the heart of Nigeria – Abuja, with branches in Lagos, Anambra state and now Niger State. We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs.

We retain the services of a robust mixture of local and internationally trained staff that provide excellent, client focused services to treat all forms of disorders related to your mental health.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1) Job Title: Senior Medical Officer

Location: Niger

Job Description

  • Inpatient Assessment, ward rounds and review (diagnosis, management plan medications).
  • Liaise with consultants with regards to Inpatient and Outpatient care.
  • Outpatient review and initial assessment.
  • Relate with patients relatives / caregivers on present state of health and further management.
  • Home pickups of clients/potential clients.
  • Staff reviews on health related matters.
  • Provide documentation as regards Health reports and discharge, summaries of clients.
  • Attend to emergencies as regards clients (inpatient) health care.
  • Perform managerial, research and development duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MBBS
  • 3 to 5 years Experience in patient assessment.
  • Must have completed NYSC.
  • Experience in a Mental health setting will be added advantage
  • 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.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skill
  • Proactive problem-solving skill and a friendly disposition
  • Must have good presentation skills
  • Good grasp of business development

2) Job Title: Medical Officer

Location: Niger

Job Description

  • Initial assessment and preparing a management plan for patients
  • Inpatient assessment ward rounds and review
  • Liaise with Senior Medical Officer with regards to Inpatient and Outpatient care
  • Relate with patients relatives / caregivers on present state of health and further management.
  • Provide documentation as regards Health reports and discharge summaries of clients
  • Attend to emergencies as regards clients (inpatient) health care.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of current care methods and suggest improvements
  • Business development and NGO activities
  • Some administrative function.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in mental health care
  • Must have completed NYSC.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages
  • Attention to details
  • Good listening ability
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skill.
  • Excellent relationship management.
  • Proactive problem solving approach
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

Salary
N100,000 – N150,000 monthlyThe 


3) Job Title:  Consultant Psychiatrist

Location: Niger State
Employment Type: Full time/ Part- Time

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The post holder will;

  • Be responsible for patient assessment and diagnosis prior to admission, in patient care, discharge planning and aftercare
  • Construct an accurate summary of patient’s needs, strengths, and a comprehensive individualized risk assessment that contributes to care planning.
  • Communicate effectively through regular contact with patients, relatives and any other concerned bodies
  • Run family sessions in line with the patients treatment plan and when the need arises
  • Contribute to other departments in the organization – Business development, Administration and Management.
  • Provide Clinical leadership in interaction, planning and collaboration with multidisciplinary team comprising of Psychiatric Nurses, Support Workers, and Clinical Psychologists in delivering a comprehensive high quality service.
  • Clinically support, coordinate and consult for sister organisations
  • Organize and supervise weekly clinical meetings
  • Play an active role in our sister charity organization, Reconnect Health Development Initiative
  • Take a lead role in developing mental health services
  • Be required to perform on call duties.

Required Qualification and Experience

  • Applicant must have a degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)
  • Must have a fellowship from either the West African College of Physicians or the National Postgraduate College of Nigeria
  • Must have 4-6 years of experience in mental health service provision
  • Applicant must be a registered member of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and should still own a valid practicing license
  • Demonstrate ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting application
  • Good communication skills

Application Closing Date
9th December, 2019.
 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications and CV to: nigermedics@synapseservices.org
 
Note: The job tittle indicating the state should be used as the subject of the email, example: “Consultant Psychiatrist- Niger” failure to abide by this would lead to automatic disqualification

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