Ongoing Recruitment at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

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Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited was founded in Abuja in January 2008. The hospital started as a mono specialty centre and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Limited. Within a few years, the hospital expanded its scope of services and has become a leading private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world-class specialist healthcare services to patients in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.

Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited currently has two hospitals located in both Abuja and Lagos having over one hundred (100) bed capacities without patient camps in several other cities across Nigeria. Our services and facilities span several specialties and include emergency/trauma centre, radiology diagnostic centre, prosthetic manufacturing plant, oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, gastrointestinal endoscopy suite and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title:  Business Development Officer

Ref Id: #BL00003
Location : Victoria Island, Lagos

The Role

  • Business Development Officer, reports to the Client Services Manager. The Business Development Officer is responsible for assisting in the development of marketing strategies and activities within Cedarcrest Hospitals.
  • The incumbent will plan and coordinate Cedarcrest Hospitals marketing activities and campaigns while providing administrative support to ensure the completion of CHL projects.
  • The Business Development Officer will ensure the coordination or all marketing operations set by the hospital management.
  • The duties of the Business Development Officer will include; contributing to the implementation of marketing strategies, supporting the Client Services Manager in coordinating the department’s operations, organizing and attending marketing activities, as well as assisting to increase Cedarcrest Hospitals products and service brand awareness.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Market Share, Revenue, Profitability, Growth, and Image of the hospital Brand.
  • Contribute to the implementation of marketing strategies.
  • Plan advertising and promotional campaigns for products or services on a variety of media (social, print, etc.).
  • Formulate a brand plan and propose various marketing strategies in accordance to corporate policy for hospital brand.
  • Responsible for all the publishing material of the hospital. For example; information booklet, leaflet, handbills, brochure, and other related materials.
  • Organize and attend marketing activities or events to raise brand awareness.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and vendors to promote the success of activities and enhance the company’s presence.
  • Prepare content for the publication of marketing material and oversee distribution.
  • Conduct market research to identify opportunities for promotion and growth.
  • Research and analyses market trends, competitor offerings, demographics, and other information that affects marketing strategies.
  • Uses research findings and analysis to provide direction to marketing managers regarding upcoming marketing projects, new products or services, and overall strategy.
  • Identifies areas for improvement in product offerings, sales tactics, marketing strategy, and promotional activities.
  • Collaborate with managers in preparing budgets and monitoring expenses.
  • Explore new geographical area new markets, for customer target for the hospital.
  • Explore new product feasibility for a business plan.
  • Carry out regular fieldwork to understand and develop a sound marketing plan.
  • Prepares monthly detailed reports of activities carried out in the month.
  • A weekly progress report should be submitted to the Client Services Manager.
  • Maintains the department’s budget and ensures all marketing activities are cost-effective
  • Adheres to and implements all company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / BA in Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Should possess 1 – 3 years of experience in direct marketing (sales) and brand Management. Experience in a hospital is an added advantage
  • Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and marketing software.
  • Thorough understanding of social media and web analytics.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Creativity and commercial awareness.
  • Understanding of Business Practices.
  • Financial knowledge (eg, budgeting).

Application Deadline  8th March, 2021.

Job Title:  GAIUS Foundation Officer

Location : Abuja (FCT)

Overview

  • Cedarcrest GAIUS Foundation is a not-for-profit organization affiliated with Cedarcrest Hospitals. Though GAIUS draws on Cedarcrest Hospitals local and international network, as well as the professional expertise of its staff, it is independent of the Hospital.
  • GAIUS is an acronym for Give and It Will Uplift Someone. GAIUS was birthed to serve as a beacon of hope to people who might require special surgical care but are otherwise unable to afford it. Our current focus is on children living with deformities and disabilities, with the aim of correcting these at an early stage through surgery and other related interventions. We also focus on children and adults that are suffering from the sequelae of cerebral palsy, post-polio syndrome and sickle cell bone and joint disease.

The Role

  • Create relevant and engaging content across all communication platforms (Social media, Telephone, Emails) etc. Gathering research data and suggestive innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.
  • Ensure effective project management including budget creation for projects such as fundraising event and educational campaigns, rallies etc.
  • Networking with potential and existing local and international sponsors/volunteers to support the vision and mission of Gauis foundation. Implementing and daily management of the foundation activities.
  • Maintaining established relationship with current sponsors and building relationships with new sponsors while encouraging long-term commitment and donation.
  • Following up all fundraising approach/enquiries via telephone, emails, letters and social media where appropriate. Management and proper records keeping of all funds received. Ensuring accurate records keeping of beneficiaries and donors.
  • Preparing meeting agendas and organizing meetings and distributing minutes.
  • General Administrative duties including but not limited to answering phone calls, replying emails, drafting of letters, proposals, enrolling beneficiaries, interacting with beneficiaries, volunteers as well as sponsors. Sending out acknowledgement emails as well as disseminating newsletters.

Qualifications

  • Degree or its equivalent
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Strong project management/organisational skills.
  • Ability to use spreadsheets to analyse data and spot trends.
  • Understanding of customer segmentation.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent team player Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrated skills in verbal communication and listening.
  • Demonstrated skills in providing excellent service to customers.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • A high level of integrity and trust
  • Extensive familiarity with health care relevant legislation and standards for the protection of health information and patient security.

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • Employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
  • Knowledge of workflow processes.

 

Job Title:  Chief Security Officer

Location:  Abuja (FCT)

The Role

  • The Chief Security Officer report to the Hospital Manager and he is responsible for Developing and implementing strategic security protocols and procedures. Develop policies and protocols for securing and protecting sensitive information.
  • The Chief Security Officer is responsible for the organization’s Security Program including but not limited to daily operations of the IT security program, oversight of the annual and ongoing risk assessment process, development, implementation, and maintenance of policies and procedures, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and access of electronic protected health information and of monitoring program compliance as well as investigation and tracking of incidents and breaches and in compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Ensure effective strategic and operational planning, monitoring and reporting to enhance the decision making process of the Hospital.

Responsibilities

  • Build a strategic and comprehensive information security program that define, develop, maintain and implement policies and processes that enable consistent, effective information security practices which minimize risk and ensure the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information that is owned, controlled and processed within the organization. Ensures information security policies, standards, and procedures are up-to-date.
  • Initiate, facilitates, promote and maintain good channel of communication and security support across various departments within the organization.
  • Employ suitable security management skills in managing crisis, Facilitate implementation of security policies. .
  • Evaluate security trends, evolving threats, risks and vulnerabilities and applies tools to mitigate risk as necessary.
  • Manage security incidents and events involving electronic protected health information
  • Secure Cedarcrest Premises and personnel by patrolling property: monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, equipment and access points permitting entry.
  • Liaise seamlessly with law enforcement agencies and the Hospital security contractors. Monitor closely the access control system and make recommendation on security clearance level to management.
  • Collaborate with organization senior management, Privacy Officer, and Corporate Compliance officer to establish governance for the security program.
  • Work closely with the Privacy Officer to ensure alignment between security and privacy compliance programs including policies, practices and investigations, and acts as a liaison to the information systems and compliance departments.
  • You are responsible for initial and periodic information security risk assessment/analysis, mitigation and remediation. Responsible for development and implementation of security risk management plan to prevent losses and damages. Report all irregularities: restraining trespassers and violators of policy and procedures
  • Ensure adequate control of traffic and parking system is maintained in the hospital’s premises through the security contractor.
  • Complete reports by recording observations, information occurrences and surveillance activities.
  • Oversee, develop and/or deliver initial and ongoing security training to the workforce, initiates, facilitates and promotes activities to foster information security awareness within the organization
  • Establish and administer a process for investigating and acting on security incidents which may result in a privacy breach breaches.
  • Partners with Human Resources and Privacy Officer to ensure consistent sanctions for security violations
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state security laws, licensing and certification requirements and accreditation standards.
  • Serves as information security consultant to all departments for all data security related issues and ensure optimal operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, evaluating new equipment and techniques. Coordinate with the IT and maintenance units.
  • Respond rapidly to security emergencies within the hospital and all cedarcrest locations.
  • Be available and ready to take other assigned duties (especially security-related duties).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in information systems or a related field.
  • Knowledge and experience in state and federal information security laws.
  • Recommended Security certifications
  • Extensive familiarity with health care relevant legislation and standards for the protection of health information and patient security.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages
  • Ability to operate security cameras & surveillance system
  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrated skills in verbal communication and listening.
  • Demonstrated skills in providing excellent service to customers.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • A high level of integrity and trust

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • Employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
  • Knowledge of workflow processes.

Job Title:  Family Physician

Location:  Abuja (FCT)

The Role

  • The Family Physician reports directly to the Director of Clinical Services, will be responsible for providing high-quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for patients’ routine check-ups as well as non-emergency medical situations that arise; undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits. The Family Physician is also responsible for helping patients prevent, understand, manage illness, and navigate set health goals.
  • The duties of the family physician include; conducting routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues; giving appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene, etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health. Responsibilities will also include, conducting examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition as well as referring patients to specialists or surgeons where necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a personal relationship with patients.
  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health conditions 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 patients’ conditions.
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover the causes of illness.
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history.
  • Prescribe and interpret lab test results to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities.
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration.
  • Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants, and nurses to form a high performing medical team.
  • Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to specialists where needed (ophthalmologist, orthopaedist, neurologist, etc.).
  • Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations, or other significant information (e.g, allergic episodes) on Helium plus.
  • Make use of patient health data in medical analysis.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) registered with MDCN with a valid practicing license.
  • Must have a Post Graduate / Residency qualification in Family Medicine.
  • Proven experience as a Family Physician.
  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics.
  • Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms, and epidemiology.
  • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medical best practices.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent quantitative skills.
  • Respect for patient’s confidentiality.
  • Compassionate and approachable.
  • Responsible and trustworthy.

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • The employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
  • Knowledge of workflow processes.

Job Title:  Research Officer

Location : Nigeria

The Role

  • The research assistant reports to the Medical Director and The Executive Director/Head of surgery. And will be responsible for the planning and conducting of research projects include collecting, sorting, and analyzing data, developing, executing, and interpreting research projects, assist in preparing complete documentation for experimental procedures, monitoring researchers in their assigned responsibilities, and presenting your findings to management.
  • As a research assistant, you should understand and be able to apply research principles, concepts, practices, and methods.You should also possess strong analytical, mathematical, and research skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Developing objectives and designing research projects and proposals.
  • Performing data collection, and analyzing and evaluating test and research results.
  • Replicating, evaluating, and refining research strategies and approaches and recommending improvements, and testing, customizing, and implementing new methods and procedures.
  • Responding to research questions, troubleshooting problems, and monitoring ongoing projects and proposing and implementing changes.
  • Proposing techniques to improve research quality and team productivity
  • Contributing to and writing research findings for publications, papers, presentations, grants, and other documents.
  • Guiding, training, and advising junior researchers and students, and supporting senior research staff.
  • Developing and following standard operating procedures, and adhering to company policies and safety guidelines.
  • Responsible for every other duties as assigned by the head of department.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Science, Statistics or related field.
  • 3 – 5 years’ research related experience.
  • Knowledge of research principles, concepts, practices, and methods.
  • Computer literacy and strong mathematical, analytical, and research skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • The employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
  • Knowledge of workflow processes.

 

Job Title:  Health Safety Officer

Location:  Abuja (FCT)

Job Description

  • Advise on safety related topics in the development of new services and service areas.
  • Review existing policies and measure and update according to government regulations, professional body regulations and international best practices in the healthcare industry .
  • Inspect premises and personnel work to identify issues, ensure staff follow laid out procedure to ensure compliance
  • Respond to, and investigate complaints from staff and patients and take appropriate action.
  • Assessing risk, possible safety hazard of all aspects of operations and enforcing preventive measures
  • Develop safety policies and guidelines, oversee their implementation and monitor the progress.
  • Inspecting all on site production of tools and materials to ensure they are safe
  • Oversee installations, maintenance and disposal of equipment and dangerous materials .
  • Record and investigate incidents of non-compliance or accidents to determine causes .
  • Escalating to Engineering department the need for repairs of unsafe, faulty, or damaged equipment
  • Participate in continuing education to update knowledge of health and safety protocols and techniques
  • Assessing whether new service delivery systems are safe for patients and staff in service delivery units.
  • Review existing policies and procedures to ensure their effectiveness
  • Have a thorough understanding of industrial and hospital processes and systems.
  • Ensure the company meets statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and welfare including statutory training and reporting.
  • Ensure that all accidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented.
  • Maintain comprehensive Health and Safety records

Qualifications

  • Degree in relevant courses
  • Minimum 2 years proven experience as a health and safety officer
  • IOSH / NEBOSH certification will be an added advantage
  • Thorough knowledge of legislation around workplace and private healthcare facility safety and procedures
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials, tools, and practices
  • Experience writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Demonstrated competence in data analysis and statistics reporting
  • Excellent communications skills particularly of data, regulations and policies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Great attention to detail, patience and diplomacy
  • Ability to work in and adapt to a rapidly evolving environment
  • Excellent collaborative skills with others in different departments.
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Assertive but calm
  • Neat and tidy appearance
  • Excellent time management skills

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • The employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment.

Application Deadline  11th March, 2021.

Job Title:  Orthopaedic Nurse

Location : Nigeria

The Role

  • The Orthopaedic Nurse reports to the Executive Director/Head of surgery. And will be responsible the Nursing Officer’s daily tasks, including seeing new patients and assessing symptoms, monitoring existing patients, and providing follow-up care to surgical patients.
  • They also help with casting and wound dressing for the recently injured as well as motion therapy for those recuperating from injuries.
  • Pain management, administer, monitor, and assess pain medications for patients and explain proper procedures to help minimize further injury and infection, thus minimizing future pain. Assist in clinic and the theatre.

Responsibilities

  • Assist doctors in providing care for musculoskeletal problems
  • Monitor patients’ vital signs
  • Help treat injuries with wound dressings or castings
  • Get a patient on a pain management schedule and assist in administering pain medications and monitoring for reactions and allergies
  • Educate patients on how to safely recuperate from surgery or injuries at home
  • Help patients improve strength and mobility following the correction of a musculoskeletal issue
  • Maintaining accurate, complete health care records and reports.
  • Administering medications to patients and monitoring them for side effects and reactions.
  • Prescribing assistive medical devices and related treatments.
  • Recording patient vital signs and medical information.
  • Ordering medical diagnostic and clinical tests.
  • Monitoring, reporting, and recording symptoms or changes in patient conditions.
  • Administering intravenous medications.
  • Modifying patient health treatment plans as indicated by patient conditions and responses.
  • Monitor patient’s condition and assess their needs to provide the best possible care and advice
  • Observe and interpret patient’s symptoms and communicate them to physicians
  • Collaborate with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
  • Perform routine procedures (blood pressure measurements, administering injections etc.) and fill in patients’ charts
  • Adjust and administer patient’s medication and provide treatments according to physician’s orders
  • Escalate patient observations and problems via approved channels
  • Inspect the facilities and act to maintain excellent hygiene and safety (decontaminating equipment, sanitizing surfaces, preparing beds etc.)
  • Provide instant medical care in emergencies
  • Foster a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
  • Support patient in their activities of daily living {ADL}.

Qualifications

  • ROPN, RM / RN,
  • Bachelor’s of Nursing Science is added advantage
  • Valid Licence – Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption Letter
  • 3 years and above as ROPN, RM / RN in hospital environment
  • BLS certification
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Professional, friendly attitude.
  • Experience in emergency room or intensive care
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile.

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • The employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
  • Knowledge of workflow processes.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to:  [email protected] using Position Title and Code as the subject of their email application