Pediatrician Job in Nigeria

 Lily hospitals Ltd, established since 1986 remains one of the foremost hospitals in Nigeria and within the South-South region of the country. It is the first private hospital in Nigeria to achieve ISO 9001:2000 quality management system certification from the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) and was also recently accredited with COHSASA (Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa) Certificate.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pediatrician

Location: Benin, Edo

Employment Type: Full-time
Job Category: Management Staff

Position Overview

  • We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Pediatrician to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, possess excellent communication skills, and be committed to delivering compassionate care to patients and their families.


  • Conduct comprehensive medical evaluations and assessments of pediatric patients.
  • Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesses, injuries, and developmental issues.
  • Develop and implement personalized treatment plans for patients, including prescribing medications, therapies, and other interventions.
  • Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatment plans as necessary.
  • Educate patients and their families about health maintenance, disease prevention, and management of pediatric conditions.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including nurses, specialists, and therapists, to ensure comprehensive care for patients.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records and documentation.


  • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree in relevant fields with 3 - 5 years work experience.
  • Valid license to practice medicine from the Nigerian Medical and Dental Association.
  • Certification by the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or West African College of Physicians (WACP) in Pediatrics or as a Consultant, as applicable.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination, stamina, and empathy for patients.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement and patient safety.
  • Familiarity with cultural and religious considerations of patients.
  • Knowledge of current legislation on patient rights.
  • Professional demeanor and commitment to providing compassionate care.
  • Evidence of competence in pediatric case management and active participation in relevant research.


  • Salary in line with industry standard.

Application Closing Date
10th May, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should forward their word doc CV only to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.