Medical Officer (Ophthalmology) at a Premier Clinic and Hospital - HR-EX Consulting

Posted on Fri 08th Jan, 2021 - --- (0 comments)

HR-EX Consulting - Our client, a premier clinic and hospital established in 1965 to provide ophthalmologic care in Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Officer (Ophthalmology)

Location: Surulere, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The role holder under general supervision will assist the Ophthalmologist by conducting tests, measuring of patient eye functions and provide instructions to patients concerning their eye care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing routine care such as vision testing and prescribing glasses and contact lenses.
  • Diagnosing and treating eye diseases and injuries.
  • Managing emergency eye clinics, outpatient clinics, or other specialist eye clinics.
  • Treating medical disorders that affect the vision through a holistic approach.
  • Using therapeutic procedures and performing biopsies
  • Take detailed medical histories for all patients, including current and past prescription medications
  • Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery—for example, examining a patient’s eyes the day after surgery
  • Comply with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, outpatient practices, and patient discharge
  • Clearly document diagnosis and treatment plan, including referrals, therapeutic prescriptions and long-term medical management, in patients’ charts
  • Maintain communication with Nurses and support staff in order to optimize quality clinical care and service
  • Keeping informed on advancements in the field and contributing to medical research programs
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • A medical degree
  • 0-2 years work experience.
  • License to practice medicine
  • Must have completed housemanship and must be fully registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria
  • Must be willing to take an ophthalmology professional exam within the next 12 months
  • Must be able to evaluate the results of a variety of diagnostic tests and decide on the best course of treatment for a patient
  • Strong organizational, communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities
  • Participate in the implementation of patient education, clinical support and community outreach programs
  • Customer service oriented with excellent analytical skills

Application Closing Date
29th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their Applications to: [email protected] using the "Job title" as subject of the email.


  • The candidate will be taught the rudiments of ophthalmology and be trained towards preparation for the professional exams.
  • Candidate must have proximity to Surulere.