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Physician Assistant Job at Medicas Hospital - Career Opportunity in Ghana
Medicas Hospital 26 Days Ago
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  21 September 2020
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 03-09-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-09-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-09-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Physician Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Medicas Hospital

Deadline of this Job:
21 September 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, September 03, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

• Grade: Physician Assistant (Medical)
• Responsible To: Medical Director
• Accountable To: Medical Director
Job Purpose
To provide comprehensive primary health services under supervision in support of the total effort of the health care delivery system with a view to achieve equity in coverage and quality care.
Job Summary
• Work as a member of Medical Team to provide health care and to monitor and evaluate patient care.
• Collaborate with other disciplines and health care staff to ensure optimum care for clients/patients. .

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Assess and prioritize patients presenting at Health Centre/polyclinic or hospital, according to their medical needs
• Undertake confidential patient consultations consisting of:
• History taking,
• Assessment and
• Diagnosis
• Initiate and implement care plan for patients
• Accurately and legibly record patients’ care and management packages
• Assist in providing interventions
Emergency surgical invasive procedures
• Administration of emergency therapies etc
• Assist in the performance of minor surgical procedures:
• Incision of boils,
• Suturing of wounds.
• Dressing of wounds, when necessary.
• Participate in:
• Ward rounds
• Clinical meetings
• Morbidity/mortality meetings
• General staff meetings etc
• Offer primary care to patients with mental health problems and refer as appropriate.
• Perform relieving duties at Health Centers and relevant health facilities when necessary.
Community Work
• Participate in the outreach community health activities within the catchment’s area
• Facilitate community involvement in health programmes
• Contribute to maternal and child welfare, family planning programmes and health education talks within the community.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Required Skills or Experience
Prospective candidates must possess the following qualities;
• Be willing to work flexible hours
• Work excellently under pressure
• Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
• A valid license from the Medical and Dental Council

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
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