Job DescriptionTypical responsibilities include: Patient consultations at home and within the surgery Physical examinations Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses/ailments Minor surgery Health education Practice management and administration Liaising with other healthcare professionals and/or hospitals Ability to work long hours, often under pressure Good practical skills Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner Ability to solve problems and effective decision-making skills Drive to continue learning throughout career Business management skills Attention to detail Inspecting and updating patients' charts. Diagnosing common ailments such as colds, flu, and diabetes. Administering medication topically, orally, and via intravenous or intramuscular injections. Prescribing apt medications and lifestyle alterations. Collecting fluid and tissue samples and sending these to laboratories for further testing. Referring patients to specialists for further testing and treatment, if needed. Creating and issuing invoices to private clients. Submitting claims on behalf of patients who have health insurance. Anticipating and responding to patients' wellness-related questions and concerns.
Responsibilities + Skills
Medical Degree. (Doctorate) Registration with an appropriate health professions board. Proven experience as a General Practitioner.
Proven experience as a General Practitioner. Adherence to health and ethical codes, including when under duress. Attendance at medical conferences. Personable, supportive