Medical Doctor

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Full Time






Job Purpose
The Medical Doctor will be responsible for the delivery of a high standard of medical care together with excellent customer service at the health facility.  The Medical Doctor will rotate between outpatient, emergency and inpatient services. Will be required to work closely with other multidisciplinary clinicians to provide comprehensive health care services for patients and their families.

The Medical Doctor  will be expected to carry out their duties consistently, ethically and in line with HPCZ standards and evidence based medical practices.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;
  • Conduct routine check-ups on patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
  • Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration
  • Collaborate with other physicians, paramedical staff and nurses to form a high performing medical team
  • Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists etc.)
  • Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations or other significant information (e.g. allergic episodes)
  • Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients
  • Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars
  • Foster a culture of customer service satisfaction amongst staff and patients.
  • Demonstrate good customer service by listening to patient’s concerns and providing proper support and care.
  • Be polite and respectful in all patient or staff interactions.

Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or equivalent.
  • A Master in Medicine or Surgery will be an added advantage
  • Must have training and experience in HIV care.
  • Experience in emergency medicine is an advantage.
  • Must have at least 10+ years’ experience in well-established and busy hospital
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ).
 If you fully meet the hiring requirements for the position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to: jobs@bemconsult.comand  
Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.