Family Physician at International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize. It is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future. Job Title: Family Physician Ref:IITA-HR-NRS2018-0017Location: IbadanRecruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)DutiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties: Manage all medical issues presented to the clinic, 24hours/day and 7 days/week;Arrange referrals to other outside health facilities in liaison with the unit head e.g., dental, obstetrics, surgery etc. as the need arises;Investigate clinical problems with the use of comprehensive high-tech laboratory, and other diagnostic equipment;Monitor the effect of dangerous chemicals on staff working as chemical handlers/ sprayers;Participate in the medical screening exercise for IITA staff and community;Collaborate with the unit head in the discharge of clinical duties;Publish health education/promotion articles in the institute bulletin as maybe assigned by the Head, IITA Clinic;Facilitate/conduct relevant occupational health related activities for different units as directed by the unit head;Organize in-house continuing medical education of the entire clinic staff on clinical skills and relevant customer relation skills;Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor/Management.

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