Consultant Psychiatrist Vacancy at Synapse Services

On 06/Dec/2019 / In NGO Jobs

Synapse Services is a Centre for Psychological Medicine that is committed to providing a full range of mental health and substance misuse services in a caring, patient- centred environment.  We are located in the heart of Nigeria – Abuja, with branches in Lagos, Anambra state and now Niger State.
We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs. 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 recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title:  Consultant Psychiatrist
Location: Niger State
Employment Type: Full time/ Part- Time
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • The post holder will;
  • Be responsible for patient assessment and diagnosis 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.
  • Communicate effectively through regular contact with patients, relatives and any other concerned bodies
  • Run family sessions in line with the patients treatment plan and when the need arises
  • Contribute to other departments in the organization – Business development, Administration and Management.
  • Provide Clinical leadership in interaction, planning and collaboration with multidisciplinary team comprising of Psychiatric Nurses, Support Workers, and Clinical Psychologists in delivering a comprehensive high quality service.
  • Clinically support, coordinate and consult for sister organisations
  • Organize and supervise weekly clinical meetings
  • Play an active role in our sister charity organization, Reconnect Health Development Initiative
  • Take a lead role in developing mental health services
  • Be required to perform on call duties.
Required Qualification and Experience
  • Applicant must have a degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)
  • Must have a fellowship from either the West African College of Physicians or the National Postgraduate College of Nigeria
  • Must have 4-6 years of experience in mental health service provision
  • Applicant must be a registered member of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and should still own a valid practicing license
  • Demonstrate ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting application
  • Good communication skills
Application Closing Date
9th December, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications and CV using the format below.
Note: The subject of the email should be “Consultant Psychiatrist- Niger” failure to abide by this would lead to automatic disqualification.


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