Medical Officer Job Description

The medical officer is a doctor or other trained medical professional who operates a clinic, hospital, or other medical facility.

In many cases, the medical officer is a trained nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA).

The medical officer may perform many duties, including assisting a patient with diagnostic tests, monitoring a patient's condition, writing prescriptions, and providing immunizations.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Medical Officer who can provide expert support to our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in a medical or clinical setting and be able to provide guidance on a variety of medical issues. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for helping others, we want to hear from you!

Medical Officer Duties:

  • Ensure the safe, efficient, and effective delivery of medical services
  • Assist physicians with patient care delivery
  • Work with other providers to ensure continuity of care
  • Develop and maintain effective communication with physicians, patients, and colleagues
  • Perform administrative duties such as scheduling, billing, and record keeping

Medical Officer Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate medical records and reports to determine patient’s health status, needs, and treatment, and advise physicians and other healthcare specialists
  • Create and maintain patient health records
  • Perform physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, and provide follow-up care
  • Advise patients on preventative and healthy habits
  • Serve as primary healthcare provider for patients
  • Contribute to business development and Strategic Planning
  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Provide support for clinical and administrative functions
  • Attend medical conferences, trainings, and meetings
  • Assist with patient referrals and follow-up
  • Prepare and maintain patient charts, reports, and patient records
  • Other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medicine or health sciences
  • 2+ years experience in a medical practice or hospital
  • Good demonstrated knowledge of clinical procedures, disease processes and appropriate use of medical technologies
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently under deadlines
  • Ability to communicate and

At Company Name, we're an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.