Consultant Paediatrician at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited was founded in Abuja in January, 2008. The hospital started as a mono specialty centre and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd. Within a few years the hospital expanded its scope of services and has become a leading private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world class specialist healthcare services to patients in Nigeria and the West African sub region.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Consultant PaediatricianReference Number: #CP00001Location: AbujaThe RoleReporting to the Director of Clinical Services, the Consultant Paeditrician will be responsible for providing medical care for children from birth to early adulthoodExamines paediatric patients and performs or orders diagnostic tests. Diagnoses and treats the injuries and illnesses of babies, children and adolescentsPrescribes medication and orders appropriate treatments. Advises and collaborates with patients' families to educate them about various conditions and how to minimize their impact on children's healthRecords diagnoses and recommendations in charts and recordsWorks with other healthcare professionals, including paediatric nurses and nursing assistants to administer care.ResponsibilitiesExamines infants and adolescents to evaluate their growth and developmentEvaluates patients to diagnose injuries, illnesses, and developmental problemsOrders, performs, and interprets diagnostic tests, such as lab work and X-rays, to gather medical information and reach a diagnosisPrescribes or administers treatments, such as medications, vaccinations, and other therapiesGathers and documents patients' medical historiesAdvises patients and their families on proper diet, exercise, and disease prevention and treatmentDiscusses procedures and test results with patients and their families or guardiansTracks patients' conditions over time and adjusts treatments as neededDocuments diagnoses and medical impressions for record-keeping and billing purposesPerforms rounds at hospitals to monitor patientsManages nursing staff and delegates tasks appropriatelyRefers patients to Paediatric Specialists as needed. 

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