General Medical Doctors x3 at Medcop Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Ltd

Lusaka, Full Time

Medcop Savings And Credit Cooperative Society Ltd
Location: Zambia
State: Lusaka
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

About Us
Medcop Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Limited (œMedcop) is a Medical Doctors cooperative with business aims to pool member resources together for the purposes of providing affordable financing to Doctors practicing in Zambia and investing in viable business ventures, with particular inclination to health sector projects. Established in 2017 under the Registrar of Cooperatives, Medcop has grown beyond being a self-help innovative group of professionals that works to uplift Medical Doctors socioeconomic welfare, to impacting the communities it serves through job creation, health service provision and corporate social responsibility. The mantra of Medcop is, œMy brothers keeper symbolizing the Cooperatives belief in home grown solutions to address Zambias peculiar
economic challenges.
In its quest to attain its objectives, MedCop has partnered with three other established organizations through joint ventures aimed at providing health services to the Ndola and Lusaka communities as well as virtually through telemedicine. The Cooperative therefore seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following
positions:
1. General Medical Doctor (Part-time)
Position: One (1)
Site: Virtual
Type: Consultancy
Job Profile:
The successful applicant shall be responsible for answering medical consultations virtually, providing a medical opinion and determining appropriate course of action
for the patient.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be required to:

Take medical history and develop patient case via audio call
Establish provisional diagnosis
Initiate treatment or course of action
Follow-up response to treatment
Refer patient to a physical health facility pro re nata
Upload a summary of the patients case into the system database

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications: The candidate must possess;

MBChB, MBBS, MD or equivalent
Fully registered and licensed to practice.
Full Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent
Be able to operate a mobile phone, tablet, computer or any other gadgets provided with proficiency.
Possess good interpersonal skills
Excellent command of the English language in both oral and written
communication
Able to write and comprehend detailed medical reports
Ability to handle confidential information ethically and with integrity
Ability to work with minimal supervision
MedCop Membership will be an added advantage

2. General Medical Doctor (Full-time)
Positions: Two (2)
Sites: Lusaka (1) and Ndola (1)
Type: Full-time Two (2) Year Fixed Term Contract
Job Profile:
The successful applicant(s) shall be a resident general medical officer attending to walk-in patients and treating common ailments, while appropriately linking complex cases to respective specialized care.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be required to:

Clinically evaluate patients and investigate them appropriately
Make a diagnosis and institute a treatment plan
Monitor response to treatment and rehabilitation
Refer patients to appropriate specialist care pro re nata
Enter patient data and keep records
Provide leadership in the clinical set-up
Supervise support and allied care workers
Provide linkage between clinical care team and Administration

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
The candidate must possess;

MBChB, MBBS, MD or equivalent
Fully registered and licensed to practice.
Full Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent
Must be computer literate
Possess good interpersonal skills
Excellent command of the English language in both oral and written
communication
Able to write and comprehend detailed medical reports
Ability to handle confidential information ethically and with integrity
Ability to work with minimal supervision
MedCop Membership will be an added advantage

Method of Application
(a) All applications should clearly state the position and site being applied for and must, either be lodged directly at the Cooperative office or emailed to the addresses below:

The Fund Manager,
MedCop Savings & Credit Cooperative Society Ltd,
First Floor, Saturnia House,