Amina Aliyu

  • Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
Amina Aliyu

Work History

Work History
Apr 2011 - Present

General Physician GP

Venecia Health Management Services
  • Managing the daily home care medical and nursing services delivered to patients.
  • Consulting patients in their homes, prescribing medication, providing immediate day to day     medical  care and emergency care before transferring to the main hospital.
  • Compiling monthly departmental reports for the home care department.
  • Coordinating with the nursing and physiotherapy departments to give holistic care to patients.
  • Providing counseling and support to patients and their families in a wide range of health issues.
  • Evaluating and Writing medical reports monthly for the renewal of patient Insurance (DAMAN) 

        contracts

Nov 2009 - Apr 2011

General Medical Practitioner

Al Noor Hospital
  • Examining patients and taking their medical history, ordering laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures and consulting with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health.
  • Prescribing and administering medications and treatments.
  • Providing emergency care and acute care management.
  • Advising patients and their families on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention.
  • Providing counseling and support to patients and their families in a wide range of health and lifestyle issues.
  • Coordinating and managing primary patient care.
  • Providing continuous care to patients.
  • I also coordinated the Breast Cancer Awareness Workplace Training programme for the branch, by giving and organizing lectures, and providing feedback to the Health Education Department at the Al Noor Hospital, Airport Branch, for onward submission to the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD).
Dec 2008 - May 2009

General Medical Practitioner

Kashmir Medical Clinic
  • Examining patients and taking their medical history, ordering laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures and consulting with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health.
  • Prescribing and administering medications and treatments.
  • Providing emergency care.
  • Advising patients and their families on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention.
  • Providing counseling and support to patients and their families in a wide range of health and lifestyle issues.
  • Coordinating and managing primary patient care.
  • Providing continuous care to patients.
Feb 2007 - May 2008

Resident I/ Registrar I

Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital

      A medical residency program in Community Medicine/Public Health with rotations in Rural and

Urban Clinical Postings, with provision of clinical services at the TB DOTS (Directly Observed Therapy

Short course) Clinic, ART (Anti-Retroviral Therapy) Clinic, Family Health Clinic including Family Planning

& Child Welfare Clinic. (Up to 15-30 patients seen per clinic day, 3-4 days a week.) Other duties include:

  • Participating in work and providing clinical services at Primary Health Centers in both urban and rural areas.
  • Participating in the compilation, analysis, interpretation of hospital mortality data and presenting same to the hospital committee.
  • Attending and giving presentations at departmental seminars and post graduate seminars.
  • Teaching medical students and students of the community health officer (CHO) training school
  • Participating actively in medical students’ tutorials, seminars and practical sessions providing guidance.
  • Invigilating, marking and collating examination scores of medical students.
  • Treasurer of the department, in-charge of research grant accounts.
Mar 2006 - Feb 2007

Medical Officer

Kafin-Hausa Cottage Hospital

·A one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program, in charge of the Female Medical and Surgical Wards, Maternity Ward and The Antenatal Clinic. Duties included:

  • Attending to out-patients (males, females and children).
  • Conducting ward rounds, Child welfare Clinics and Antenatal Clinics.
  • Referring patients for more specialized treatment.
  • Performing MVA (Manual Vacuum Aspiration), biopsy, suturing minor wounds.
  • Taking deliveries and Managing Ante-Partum and Post-Partum patients.
  • Also managing patients with Eclampsia, Ante-Partum and Post-Partum Haemorrhage, Anaemia in Pregnancy, Malaria in Pregnancy and other medical cases.
Nov 2004 - Feb 2006

Intern/ Houseman

Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital

·Rotations through 4 departments (Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medicine and Surgery), each lasting 12 weeks. Being supervised by the Team Consultant and Senior Registrars. Duties included:

  • Fully clerking and examining patients.
  • Ordering investigations, taking blood samples and retrieving the results. 
  • Prescribing drugs and treatment.
  • Booking patients for surgery, getting informed consent and arranging for blood from the blood bank.
  • Assisting in the operation theatre.
  • Conducting ward rounds in preparation for consultant/senior registrar ward rounds.
  • Discharging patients home.
  • Writing mortality reports for each death.
  • Attending outpatient clinics and reviewing follow-up patients.
  • Taking call duty when the team is on call.
Nov 2004 - Feb 2006

Intern/ Houseman

Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital

·Rotations through 4 departments (Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medicine and Surgery), each lasting 12 weeks. Being supervised by the Team Consultant and Senior Registrars. Duties included:

  • Fully clerking and examining patients.
  • Ordering investigations, taking blood samples and retrieving the results.
  • Prescribing drugs and treatment.
  • Booking patients for surgery, getting informed consent and arranging for blood from the blood bank.
  • Assisting in the operation theatre.
  • Conducting ward rounds in preparation for consultant/senior registrar ward rounds.
  • Discharging patients home.
  • Writing mortality reports for each death.
  • Attending outpatient clinics and reviewing follow-up patients.
  • Taking call duty when the team is on call.

Education

Education
Feb 2007 - Jun 2007

Primaries in Public Health

Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital

Primaries in Public Health from the National Post-Graduate College of Medicine, Nigeria.

Skills

Skills

Social Media Marketing

Medical Transcription

Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

Objective

To embark on a telecommuting career, utilizing my medical background as a springboard.

Summary

An experienced General Medical Practitioner (GP), with over 6 years of experience attending to patients and their families. With a passion for Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

Currently looking for a challenging and rewarding telecommuting career/ job.

Interest

Reading, Walking, Cooking, Traveling and Internet Marketing.

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2006 - Dec 2012

MDCN Medical Practice License

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)
Nov 2008 - May 2012

HAAD Medical Practice License

Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD)

References

References

Hadiza Galadanci

Isa Sadiq

Asia Noah