Clinical Officer

Pirimiti Community 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 Clinical Officer.

1. Job Title                                         : Clinical Officer,

2. Grade                                             : K

3. Location                                         : Pirimiti

4. Department                                    : Clinical

5. Direct Reporting Officer             : Chief Clinical Officer.      

6. Indirect Reporting Officer:          Principal Medical Officer.      


7. Supervision Exercised                   : Medical Assistants.

8. Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnosing patient problems and prescribing the right treatment.
  • Conducting ward rounds of admitted patients 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 ensuring that drugs are economically used and that dangerous drugs are properly ordered.
  • Preparing work schedule for members of staff under his supervision and monthly returns of patients.
  • Selecting patients to be reviewed by the General Medical Officer on his routine visits and send urgent cases for General Medical Officer’s action.
  • Performing normal surgical operations and attending to theatre emergencies.
  • Ensure correct and complete recording of data in relevant HIMS 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.

9. Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a reputable training institution with 3 years experience in a busy environment. Those with orthopaedic clinical experience will have an added advantage.
  • Registered with the Medical Council of Malawi.


10. Mode of Application

Interested candidates should submit their applications together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and contact details of three traceable referees by Monday, 16th July, 2018 to the addresses below.


The Hospital Director,

Pirimiti Community Hospital,

P.O. BOX 120,


Attention: Human Resources Management Officer.

Email Address: copy

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Comment on advertised Job

Petra S.

12th of July, 2018 8:49:55 am

Location: Zomba

Employment Type: Contractual

Salary: Within the Grade K salary segment

Job deadline: 18th July, 2018

Company: Pirimiti Community Hospital

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