Orthopaedic Surgeon job at Beit CURE Hospital

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka ,Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Beit CURE Hospital

Vacancy title:
Orthopaedic Surgeon

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Healthcare , Category: Doctors & Other Health Professionals ]

Jobs at:

Beit CURE Hospital

Deadline of this Job:
29 April 2022

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South – Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Beit CURE Hospital is a children’s charity hospital founded by a Christian Mission Organization, CURE International. We specialize in the surgical treatment of disabilities in Orthopaedics and ENT.
Position Details:
Position Title: Orthopaedic Surgeon
Reports to: Medical Director
Location: Lusaka

Position Overview
This position will be responsible for the delivery of a high standard of medical care together with excellent customer service at Beit CURE Hospital. He/she provide high quality clinical care to orthopaedic patients of Beit CURE Hospital.

Clinical Responsibilities
• To provide quality medical care within the Orthopaedic team under the supervision of the orthopaedic consultants.
• Contribute to quality patient care by participation in case planning which includes appropriate pre-admission planning, in-hospital care and discharge planning
• To attend ward rounds and conduct day to day review of patients, supporting and leading the nursing team for management of orthopaedic patients
• To join the Ponseti clubfoot clinic
• To attend and contribute to the medical team meetings
• To ensure comprehensive, accurate and concise medical records are maintained for patients with an appropriate signed and dated legible entry in the patient’s medical record on every attendance upon a patient. The orthopaedic surgeon should also print his/her name under the signature
• Follow the instructions of consultants for their specific regime for each individual patient.
• To arrange investigations, surgical treatment, medical treatment and discharge as directed by the Consultant to which assigned
• To provide assistance with surgical procedures and outpatient clinics as directed by the Consultant
• To be completely familiar with emergency equipment and procedures
• To ensure that discharge summaries and other correspondence are completed with minimum delay and that all such correspondence is complete prior to leaving the unit
• Maintain good communications with all areas and disciplines within the health service and with local medical facilities to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the hospital
• Participate in clinical audit and quality programs as appropriate
• To be “on-call” or participate in shift rosters
Administrative Responsibilities
• Manage the administrative requirements of the hospital and patient care including ensuring discharge summaries and medico-legal correspondence are completed with minimal delay.
• Be aware of and adhere to all Beit CURE hospital policies and procedures.
Other Responsibilities
• To participate in clinical meetings that are undertaken by the clinical unit where stationed
• To participate in continual professional improvement, medical education and JHO Education Programs
• To participate in clinical meetings that are undertaken by the clinical unit where stationed
• To participate in undergraduate teaching of medical students
• Assist with case presentations at teaching meetings where necessary

Education/Experience Requirements:
• Medical degree from a recognized medical institution.
• Completed an accredited residency in Orthopaedic surgery
• Must be registered and licensed with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ).
• Full Grade Twelve Certificate with minimum 6 Credits
• At least 1 year experience in a private or hospital practice
• Sober, Honesty, High levels of confidentiality, Self starter, able to work odd hours.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Fluency in English and national language(s) of respective country.
• Demonstration of a mature Christian faith.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All Applications to be submitted via email to: zm.recruitment@cureinternational.org
• Please indicate position applied for in the subject matter failure to which may disadvantage you to be shortlisted.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resources and Administration Manager
Beit CURE Hospital
Box 36961
Plot No. 34872a Great North Road
Closing date for applications is 29th April 2022