13/02 Shine George Joseph
Talent Researcher at PeopleSense

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Medical Officer - Palliative Care Centre - MBBS (1-6 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 23801

Hiring Medical Officer (M/F) For a Leading Palliative care centre in Pune, MBBS with 1 to 5 yrs experience palliative care fellow ship or experience preferred, MMC/IMC registered 

1. To take ward rounds daily.

2. Independently carry out comprehensive patient assessment and develop medical management plan.

3. Present the ward round to senior palliative care physician.

4. Ensure that inputs of Specialist Palliative care physicians in the team are sought, taken, documented and implemented for patient care plans.

5. Maintain up to date and accurate documentation of care in patient records including electronic medical records.

6. Independently carry out minor procedures at ward level like nasogastric tube insertion, urinary catheter insertion, wound management etc.

7. Keep up to date knowledge the pharmacology of medications that are commonly used in palliative care.

8. To adhere to all CPC policies and procedures.

9. To provide palliative care to patients registered in Cipla Palliative care centre in-patient units i.e. wards, home care set up and the out-patient clinic at the centre.

External OPD /Outreach clinics :

1. Provide clinical care to patients referred through external OPDs.

2. Triage the patients seen in external OPDs for OPD consultation or admission at CPC or home care registration as per the need.

MDT- Multi disciplinary teamwork :

1. Participate productively in clinical multi-disciplinary work including Ward rounds, Meetings and to ensure proper documentation.

2. Recommend any specific cases to be discussed in MDT meeting.

3. Present the cases in MDT meeting as assigned.

4. Ensure implementation and documentation of MDT meeting discussion on patient files.

Training :

1. Undertake and guide research and projects in the field of Palliative care. Assist in the development of standards of care and practice. Participate academic sessions and training programs for skill development.

2. Share knowledge and expertise with other members of the CPC clinical team and wider health and social care community through formal and informal teaching. 

Clinical Governance :

1. Contribute and participate in audit and clinical governance activities to ensure continuous service and care quality improvement.

2. Ensure any incidents, near misses and complaints from patients, carers, families and others are reported and managed sensitively, effectively and in accordance with CPC policies and procedures.

3. Actively encourage the initiation of audit/ research activities.

4. Ensure compliance with all CPC policies, procedures, health and safety and other mandatory requirements.

5. Ensure provision and participation in activities designed to improve clinical practice i.e. clinical supervision, reflective practice, debrief.

6. Take responsibility for day to day monitoring of risks, incidents, accidents and near misses to minimize risk to patients, families, caregivers, visitors and staff.

7. Practice and promote patient confidentiality always. Demonstrate efficient time management and a flexible attitude to working patterns.

8. Regular co-ordination with line manager for aligned responsibilities.

9. Treat everyone with respect and dignity. Respect and support all colleagues. Maintain a professional, friendly and positive influence.

Educational qualifications :


- Must have a valid Maharashtra Medical Council registration.

- Excellent Proficiency in English both Written and verbal.

- Good proficiency in Hindi & Marathi.

Relevant experience :

- Minimum 1-2 years of experience in Health care set up.

- Willing to work in 3 shifts - Morning, Afternoon, Night

- Willing to travel to visit patients at home care set up


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