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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.




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.


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

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