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Principal Medical Officer at Neno District Council

  • Full Time
  • Neno
  • Salary: 00

Neno District Council

The Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians for the following vacancies existing at Neno District Council.

JOB TITLE: PRINCIPAL MEDICAL OFFICER

GRADE: G/M4

DUTIES

i. Serve as Head of Clinical Services department at the Council;
ii. Take lead in clinical Work (patient care) including being on call, conduct ward rounds and OPD clinics both at the hospital and peripheral health facilities;
iii. Recommend the procurement of drugs, medical supplies and medical equipment for the district;
iv. Coordinate the preparation of annual budgets for the hospital in collaboration with the DHMT;
v. Compile periodic reports as determined by the DHMT on the performances of the hospital and curative services in the district;
vi. Ensure that all deaths in the hospital are audited and measures taken to prevent unnecessary deaths.
vii. Supervise all medical staff under his/her control.

Educational Qualifications

Applicants must be serving Senior Medical Officers (Grade HH/M5) with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience at that grade in Local Authorities.

Competencies

The job holder must demonstrate in-depth knowledge and hands on experience in all aspects of clinical medicine. Must demonstrate ability to manage multi-disciplinary health care teams at the Council. Deputizes the chief medical officer and assist on operational matters.

Method Of Application

Application letters should be addressed to:

The Executive Secretary
Local Government Service Commission
P.O. Box 766
LILONGWE

Closing date for applications is 20th March 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.