Full Time Clinical Officer at Pirimiti Hospital
Pirimiti Hospital is one of the fastest growing hospitals under Zomba Diocese. The Hospital’s mission is to continue the healing ministry of Christ, promotion of human life, the provision of preventive, curative and rehabilitative services in holistic manner in accordance with the needs of the communities and call to compassion and having respect for dignity of the person in line with Catholic core values and principles. To achieve its mission statement, the Hospital is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the Position of Chief Clinical Officer.
Job Title : Clinical Officer
Grade: K – Non Establishment
Location: Pirimiti Hospital
Direct Reporting Officer: Senior Medical Officer
Terms of Employment: Full time job
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Diagnosing patients problems and prescribing the right treatment.
Conducting ward rounds of admitted patient to review possible discharges as well as treatment.
Providing advice to patients on how to take medication to ensure effectiveness
Supervising staff under him in their routine daily work.
Ordering drugs and ensure that drugs are economically used and that dangerous drugs are properly recorded
Preparing work schedule for members of staff under his supervision and monthly returns of patients
Selecting patients to be reviewed by the Senior Medical Officer on her routine visits and send urgent cases for Senior Medical Officer action
Performing normal surgical operations and attending to theatre emergencies
Ensure correct and complete recording of data in relevant HMIS registers and instruments
Ensure timely processing of data and dissemination to all relevant stakeholders including timely submission of HMIS report to designated supervisor
Conducting auditing of patients files to ensure quality health services
Performs any other duties assigned from time to time
Diploma in Clinical Medicine from reputable training institution
Registered with Medical Council of Malawi
Knowledge, Ability and Skills
Well conversant with the Health system in Malawi
Ability to work independently and in a team
Effective communication skills
Problem identification and solving skills
Empathetic and friendly
Method of Application
Interested candidates should submit their applications together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and contact details of three traceable referees by Friday, 21st April, 2023 to the addresses below.
The Hospital Director,
P.O. BOX 120,
Attention: Human Resources Office
Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.
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