Medical Officer Job at ECOWAS, Abuja


ECOWAS Parliament was established by the ECOWAS Revised Treaty of 1993 as one of the Institutions of the Community. The Parliament is the Assembly of the peoples of the Community. The Administrative Secretariat of the Parliament is headed by a Secretary-General, and consists of two Directorates: the Directorate of Administration and Finance, and the Directorate of Parliamentary Affairs and Research. A number of job vacancies exist at the ECOWAS Parliament for which applications are hereby invited. Application is on-line, and application forms as well as guidelines for application are all available on the websites. 
INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : DIRECTORATE OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

POSITION TITLE : MEDICAL OFFICER

GRADE/STEP : P4-1

DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

SUPERVISING : BILINGUAL NURSE

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To deal with in-house routine medical cases as well as encourage preventive health care.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend to day-to-day medical needs of staff members and Members of Parliament during sessions.

  • Refer cases to hospitals for further medical assessment and management when required.

  • Act as secretary to the Medical Board which deals with cases of medical evacuation.

  • Advise on infection control within the work environment and institute measures to achieve this.

  • Liaise with hospitals to ensure that staff members and Members of Parliament are given quality and cost effective medical care.

  • As a member of the Hospital Inspection Committee, provide technical advice to the Committee.

  • Co-ordinate the recruitment of ad-hoc staff for the clinic when required.

  • Make an input in budget preparation for the clinic.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Medicine and Membership of Medical Association.

EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years professional experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

The position is on Grade P4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA28,499, equivalent to US$44,966.

Eligibility

Only citizens of ecowas Member States are eligible for appointment in ecowas Institutions and Agencies. In the case of permanent positions, only candidates whose age is less than fifty (50) years at the time of appointment are eligible for consideration.

Method of Application

To apply, candidates should download the (JOB APPLICATION FORM), fill it and send it as an e-mail attachment to pstaffparlrecruit@ecowas.int with their CV.

Job Application Deadline: 22 June 2017.