Reference Number: SM47


Our client, a healthcare provider is looking for a Resident Medical Officer who is a crucial member, providing 24-hour medical coverage and backup support to consultant clinicians.

Duties and responsibilities:
Restoring health by providing Clinical services, including:

  • Urgent medical services, such as resuscitation, stabilisation, assessment and diagnosis, treatment and referral, as necessary
  • Assessing the urgency and severity of presenting problems by taking patient medical history, examination and investigation, as necessary.
  • Recommending and, where appropriate, undertaking treatment options and carrying out/referring for appropriate interventions and procedures, counselling, psychological interventions, advising and education.
  • Reviewing, at least once daily, all ward patients, as well as carrying out ward medical duties, in close liaison with the patient’s consultant

Maintaining health by providing timely clinical and culturally appropriate health services

  • Ongoing health and development assessment and advice
  • Appropriate health and development assessment and advice
  • Appropriate evidence-based screening, risk assessment and early detection of illness, disease and disability
  • Interventions to assist patients to reduce or change risky and harmful lifestyle behaviour
  • Working with public health providers in the prevention and control of communicable diseases, and reporting to relevant public health authorities
  • Ongoing care and support for people with chronic and terminal conditions to reduce deterioration, increase independence and reduce suffering linking, where relevant, with appropriate service providers

Improving health by:

  • Developing collaborative working relationships with the GP community health
  • services
  • Advocating health promotion, linking to programmes developed by Public Health
  • Providing health education, counselling and information on how to improve health and prevent disease, including interventions or treatments that treat relevant risk factors

Job Requirements:

  • Registration with the Malta Medical Council
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement in performing duties
  • Ability to work under pressure together with a high level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work accurately and diligently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and maintenance of professional competence
  • Ability to contribute to, and work as part of, the healthcare team at departmental and organisation levels
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