Mardiya Sabiu Bako

Abuja, Municipal Area Council

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About me:

Accomplished GMC registered Physician with seven years of experience in medical and surgical clinical work. Providing exceptional levels of patient-centered care through excellent and compassionate consultations, utilizing new expertise from ongoing CPD for continued positive outcomes.

Education:

Masters in View: Human Physiology, 2021 Bayero University Kano – Kano

Doctor of Medicine: Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery, 2014
Bayero University Kano – Kano

School Diploma: Secondary Education, 2005 Prime College – Kano

Primary school Diploma: Primary Education, 1999 Crescent International School – Kano

Experience:

Volunteer Worker 10/2019 - Current Medicaid Cancer Foundation - Abuja, Nigeria

I work part-time in this organization which is a non-governmental organization, It involves several charitable works for cancer and non-cancer patients.

Delivered effective counseling services to individuals in need, providing coping strategies to successfully navigate difficulties.

Presented at various events to raise awareness of charity work, improving funding possibilities to patients by almost 50%.

Conducted community outreach programs monthly to promote health and wellbeing initiatives to targeted groups especially cancer patients. Also, organize cancer walks to raise funds to support cancer patients.

Likewise, we established routine free screening tests for breast cancer, cervical cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, etc.

Furthermore, we organize monthly caravans to rural areas where we arrange mobile consultation and free medications for patients with mild illnesses and referrals when necessary.

I also volunteer in health and food drives to rural areas in collaboration with other bodies like women in da'wah, Nigerian Medical Association, Medical Women Association of Nigeria among others.

In my spare time, I also partake in health awareness and promotional series on local radio and television stations amongst which are; Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Radio-Nigeria, Vision FM, Farin wata Station, etc.

Resident Medical Officer (SHO) 10/2019 - Current Medicaid Radio-diagnostics And Clinic - FCT, Abuja

• Duties and responsibilities of the role include initial management of all patients in the out-patient clinic as well

 

as assessment and management of all medical and surgical

emergencies.

Conduct pre-school, pre-employment and annual medical

screenings and write medical reports to that effect.

Training and guidance of other healthcare members like

nurses and clinical assistants.

Partake in rural and community health awareness and health

drives with particular emphasis on under-served

communities.

Prescribed and thoroughly explain medications and

treatments to patients to maintain patient involvement in health care plans.

Medical Officer (CT1) 08/2018 - 09/2019 Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital - Kano, KN

Tertiary center with 1000 bed space capacity and an average of 300 outpatients are attended to daily.

The main role was to take a history, make diagnoses, assess patients.

Prescribed medication and monitored patient progress with clear records. Also provided patients with medication management, providing detailed information on contraindications to ensure patient health and safety.

Participated in weekly clinical audits and quality improvement projects in the department.

Presented on several academic days on topics like stroke, in-growing toenails, and diabetic nephropathy among others.

Conducted pre-employment medical checks and assessed work fitness for new employees of the hospital.

Registrar (specialty Doctor) 10/2017 - 04/2018 National Orthopaedic Hospital Dala, Kano - Kano, Kano

Worked in Trauma/burns, reconstructive/ plastic surgery unit.

It has a 200-bed capacity and caters to most northern states and neighboring Countries like Chad & Niger.

Served as first on call for trauma cases, hand injuries, and burns patients handling simple emergency procedures, assisting operations objectively and responsibly under pressure.

Assisted several procedures ranging from superficial suturing, debridement, skin grafting, flaps, contracture release, and correction of congenital hand anomalies, tumor removal, scar revisions, and several others.

Performed ward duties including pre and post-op patients and participated in the rehabilitation of patients.

Demonstrated exceptional hand-eye coordination, dexterity, and visual-spatial awareness for enhanced accuracy throughout diverse surgical procedures.

Communicated effectively and sensitively with patients, relatives, and colleagues to optimize experiences.

FY2 04/2016 - 04/2017 National Youth Service Corps - Kano, KN

General and Internal Medicine) (FY2)

Served at Kano State polytechnic clinic located on the campus

for students across 4 campuses of polytechnic schools in

Kano

Take history, perform physical examinations, and request

tests to diagnose patients' health issues.

Provide sick leave and fitness certificates for patients.

Conducted minor procedures like wound suturing, abscess

drainage, intravenous injections, and venepunctures.

Participated in a study on awareness of genotype and risk of

sickle cell disease in offspring.

Helped set up a voluntary blood drive in the campus for teaching

hospital to support sickle cell and leukemia patients.

Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and

maintained patient flow whilst maintaining available resources

Senior House Officer 01/2016 - 04/2016 Specialist Hospital Murtala Muhammad - Kano, KN

Worked under cardiology unit closely monitoring patients' vital signs, providing medical intervention as needed.

Assessed and admitted 5+ patients with acute medical issues ranging from stroke, hypertensive emergencies, diabetic emergencies among others per shift.

Reported on patients' progress to my supervisor routinely. 

Internship FY1 12/2014 - 12/2015

Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital - Kano, KN

Rotated through four departments each lasting 12 weeks viz; Obstetrics and Gynecology, Paediatric, Medicine, Surgery.

Performed pediatric, adolescent, older adult, and geriatric health examinations and assessments.

Kept detailed records of medical conditions and histories, providing exceptional and individualized care.

Responded to patients' concerns by referring to their medical history and performing diagnoses, investigations, treatments, and referrals as appropriate.

Assisted in caesarian sections, vaginal deliveries, herniorhapphies, appendicectomy, fracture fixations, shunt insertions among others.

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