Lead Doctor


Company Sanford Inter...
Industry Medical Servi...
Category Medical/Pharm...
Location Cape Coast (C...
Job Status Full-time
Salary GHS
Education MBChB, MD
Experience 2 years
Job Expires Feb 25, 2022
Contact ...

Company Profile

Sanford Health-Ghana is a non-profit organization, incorporated under the laws of Ghana for the purposes of promoting the health of children and adults, by establishing and operating non-profit healthcare clinics in Ghana. We are a subsidiary of Sanford Health-USA, a non-profit organization headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. At the core of our mission is dedicating ourselves to sharing God’s love through the work of health and healing as well as providing comfort to the people we serve. We believe in caring for those in need and making a difference in the lives of those we serve.

At Sanford Health, we believe that integrating our care efforts empowers our health system to expand our capabilities and expertise in key areas that benefit patients. By coordinating quality and safety, research and innovation, clinical expertise, and strong patient-provider partnerships, we guarantee that each and every patient receives exceptional care.

With five (5) clinic sites located in three different regions in Ghana, we provide basic healthcare with Specialist services. We provide care to NHIS and Private Insurance clients as well as corporate bodies.

Job Description

  • Position Vacant: Lead Doctor
  • No. of Vacancies: 1
  • Location: Cape Coast (Central Region)
  • Employment Type: Permanent


Sanford Health-Ghana is offering an exciting opportunity for qualified Medical Practitioners to join its team of healthcare providers as Lead Medical Officer on permanent basis. The position entails serving as the Practitioner-in-Charge. The successful candidate will work closely with the Clinic leadership in providing the best quality of care to patients.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Forms part of the core leadership of the Clinics Management Team
  • Provides out-patients care and refer appropriately outside area of specialty
  • Lead the Medical Team in providing care, monitoring and evaluation of patients on detention.
  • Prepares doctors notes as well as discharge notes where appropriate.
  • Perform clinical procedures within competency
  • Liaises with relevant departments in ensuring optimum care to clients/patients
  • Participates in quality improvement programs
  • Serves as the Lead Prescriber and represent them in leadership meetings
  • Provide support and information to patients / relatives as and when necessary.
  • Participate in morbidity/mortality meetings, and case management meeting
  • Accurately document patients’ care and management information on the EMR


This position offers competitive base salary and allowances that covers traditional benefits such as Tier 1 and 2 pension contributions and paid time off (PTO). Other company paid benefits include comprehensive health insurance coverage for the employee as well as the registered spouse and children, life insurance cover in the event of incapacitation or death. We also provide other non-traditional benefits like generous time away and well-being assistance so you can bring your best self to work every day.

Required Skills or Experience

  • MB ChB or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years post horsemanship experience.
  • A valid license to practice in Ghana
  • Continuous Professional Training across a wide range of clinical issues
  • Good practice in Outpatient and inpatient care
  • Knowledge of health and safety relevant to this post
  • Computer literacy and web application

How To Apply

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