Medical Doctor at Society for Family Health (SFH) -

Medical Doctor at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey. Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives. Working with the private and public sectors, SFH adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve access to essential health information, services, and products to motivate the adoption of healthy behaviours.

  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Delta

We are recruiting passionate, self-motivated, and highly qualified individuals to fill the underlisted vacant positions, in response to organisational expansion. SFH is looking for talented people with a track record of high performance and passion for providing healthcare for their community to join our vibrant workforce under our Enhancing PHC for UHC (A2F) scheme. SFH is recruiting staff to work in PHC facilities in Delta State in the following position:

Job Profile:The successful candidates will work in SFH’s PHC centres in Delta State under the scheme. Must be aqualified and registered medical professional with knowledge and skills to provide personal, family and community oriented comprehensive care medical services. S/He is responsible for providing patient-centred, culturally appropriate, and individual holistic care to the population.

Job-role:The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Undertaking patient consultations and physical examinations
  • Monitoring and administering medications
  • Performing surgical procedures
  • Providing Pre- and Post-operative care
  • Liaising daily with other facility staff
  • Writing reports and maintaining records
  • Promoting Heath education and conducting community outreaches.


  • Have graduated from the University with a degree in Medicine
  • Must have completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years post NYSC experience; especially with primary health care services including minor surgical procedures
  • Valid practicing licence from Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria for 2022
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite at the minimum. Other computer skills will be of added advantage

Skills and Competencies required:

  • Knowledge and skill in PHC and Clinic management
  • Has skill in general supervision and liaising with other staff members in order to ensure adequate functioning of the facility.
  • Government/Public sector engagement skill and knowledge of working of a health insurance scheme
  • Good relationship management/ advocacy skills
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook among others
  • Must possess good data analysis, report writing, interpretation, and presentation skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership/mentoring skills, supervisory and good interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion and excellent interpersonal skills

Compensation & Benefits:

The compensation package for these positions is based on industry standards, and designed to attract, motivate, and incentivise talented individuals.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Society for Family Health (SFH) on to apply

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