MIRO Forestry Ghana Recruitment 2019 for Physician Assistant

MIRO Forestry Ghana Recruitment 2019 for Physician Assistant


Applications are invited from suitably qualified Applicants for the MIRO Forestry Ghana Recruitment 2019. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

MIRO Forestry Ghana Recruitment 2019

Job Title: Physician Assistant

Reports to: Business Operations Manager 


Internal:          Human Resource Manager, Occupational Health and Safety Officer, First Aiders/Safety Representatives, company employees       

External:         District Health Directorate, Hospitals/Health Centers in operational areas, registered dependents of employees   

Job description:

This is an officer position with responsibility in providing healthcare at the Company’s places of work.  You will responsible for providing basic primary care, first aid treatment and training,  healthcare screening and conducting awareness campaigns to  prevent healthcare problems.. You will be responsible for managing employee sickness, assisting in the development of health and sickness policy, and carry out pre-employment medical assessments. You will manage the referral of work related cases and follow up with workmen compensation.

Main roles:

  • Assess and prioritise patients presenting at clinic, according to their medical needs
  • Undertake confidential patient consultations consisting of:

-History taking,

-Assessment and


  • Administer basic primary care, including the treatment of common illness (se Annex 1) and first aid needs
  • Refer all work related cases to the relevant care provider and manage the administration of the compensation
  • Design specific pre-employment and ongoing medical checks for different roles
  • Conduct medical checks as per agreed timetable and maintain all records
  • Run health awareness campaigns reaching all employees
  • Maintain employee health records
  • Participate in the outreach community health activities within the catchment’s area (conducting health awareness talks and campaigns)
  • Contribute to maternal and child welfare, family planning programmes and health

education talks within the community.

  • Assist in the collection of data when required


Communication and Working Relationships

  • Maintain effective communication with colleagues and other professional groups and


  • Participate in dissemination of information on health programmes to staff and clients

in the facility


  • Monitor own performance against agreed objectives and standards.
  • Keep log of own performance and in-service training log for purposes of appraisal.


  • Take care of own safety and that of other colleagues and clients as appropriate.
  • Provision of workplace healthcare, first aid and support during Emergency situations
  • Development and management of emergency procedures
  • Conducting and advising on workplace risk assessments
  • Work in compliance with all GHS/company health and safety requirements and attend relevant training to update knowledge in line with GHS Health and Safety policy.
  • Advising management on health and safety issues
  • Carrying out pre-employment medical assessments
  • Provision of basic first aid training to permanent staff members
  • Develop and implement health promotion activities, as directed


Quality Assurance

  • Comply with all GHS Quality Assurance Policy guidelines and work within the

prescribed quality standards for the clinical services.

  • Act as a role model in quality improvement, offering advice and support to others.
  • Keep up-to-date with quality developments relevant to area of work and related


  • Conducting certified health checks


Further Information

  • The post holder must at all times:

-Work in accordance with the GHS Code of Professional Conduct and

Disciplinary Procedure.

-Strictly adhere to the provisions of the Patient’s Charter.

  • Management of sickness absence and return to work in conjunction with management
  • Developing return to work strategies following serious injury or a period of prolonged ill-health


Generalized Work Activities:

  • Working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Keeping up to date with legal and professional changes associated with public health and occupational health and safety
  • Assessing the work environment for potential health and safety problems


“This job description is a guideline of key performance areas, but does not limit your activities to the content herein.  Your role is to continuously add value to the company and carry out any reasonable instructions from management, thus ensuring that all teams meet Miro’ objectives.”

How to Apply

Submit your CV to waa@miroforestry.com

NB : Kindly use the Job Position you are applying for as the Title of your Email.

Ensure that you mention www.jobwebghana.com as the source of this job advert.

Closing Date : 14th April, 2019



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