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Consultant Psychiatrist At Center For Psychological Medicine

Date Posted: 06/Jul/2014
Deadline: 01/Aug/2014

Synapse Services is a “Center for Psychological Medicine”, based within the Abuja metropolis, that specializes in the provision of psychological and counseling services, inpatient facilities/treatment and rehabilitation services. 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 currently expanding and would need part time and full time Consultant Psychiatrists

Consultant Psychiatrist 
Employment Type: Part time – 30 hours a week including alternate Saturdays (Applicants interested in Full time are also encouraged to apply)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assessment, Diagnosis and treatment : Responsible for patient assessment 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.
  • Collaborate with Medical Director in taking overall clinical responsibility for monitoring client treatment and delivery of services
  • To communicate effectively through regular contact with patients, relatives and any other concerned bodies.
  • To contribute to other departments in the organization – Business development, Administration and Management.
  • Responsible for treating and managing mental illness, emotional disturbance and abnormal behavior in patients by prescribing psychotherapeutic treatments and medication.
  • Provide Clinical leadership in interaction, planning and collaboration with multidisciplinary team comprising of Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers, and Clinical Psychologists in delivering a comprehensive high quality service.
  • Management of complexity, severity and risk to the patient, contain anxieties within the team and have overall responsibility of patient treatment plans whilst liaising with the multidisciplinary team.

Required Qualification and Experience

  • Applicant must have a degree in Medicine (MBBS) from a well-known institution
  • Ability to synthesize medical and psychiatric data and formulate effective and evidence based clinical recommendation
  • Should have a comprehensive understanding of mental illness, signs and symptoms, side effects, psychotropic medication and contemporary treatment models.
  • Applicant must be a registered member of Medical and Dental council Of Nigeria and should still own a valid practicing license Licensed
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting Application

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications to:[email protected] 
Note: The subject of the email should be“Consultant Psychiatrist” failure to abide by this would lead to automatic disqualification

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