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Principal Medical Officer at Nkhotakota District Council

  • Full Time
  • Nkhotakota
  • Salary: 00

Nkhotakota District Council

The Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant posts that exist in the different sectors of Nkhotakota District Council.

JOB TITLE: Principal Medical Officer



Applicants must be serving Senior Medical Officers (Grade H/M6) in the Local Authorities with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience at that grade and must be registered with Medical Council of Malawi.


1. Serves as Head of Clinical Services department at the Council;
2. Takes a lead in clinical Work (patient care) including being on call, conduct ward rounds and OPD clinics both at the hospital and peripheral health facilities;
3. Recommends the procurement of drugs, medical supplies and medical equipment for the district;
4. Coordinates the preparation of annual budgets for the hospital in collaboration with the DHMT;
5. Compiles periodic reports as determined by the DHMT on the performances of the hospital and curative services in the district;
6. Ensures that all deaths in the hospital are audited and measures taken to prevent unnecessary deaths.
7. Supervising all medical staff under his/her control.

Method Of Application

Those meeting the required qualifications and experience should send application letters with detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CVs) with contact numbers, copy of a National Identity Card and copies of relevant qualifications enclosed in an envelope clearly labeled the position applied for to:

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

The closing date for receiving applications is on 30th May, 2024 before close of business. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.