Clinical Officer and Nurse Technician

  • 5 months ago

    Job Description

    1. The clinical officer
      The clinical officer will be responsible for provision of clinical services at the clinic
    • Patient assessment and management of signs and symptoms
    • Interpretation of basic laboratory and radiological test
    • Ensuring timely referrals of patient cases that need specialized care
    • Ensuring accurate patient records and registers
    • Report writing
    • Must ensure good standards for quality, customer service, health and safety


    • Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized instituition
    • Registered with the Medical Council of Malawi
    • Must be of sober mind with good standing with the medical council
    • Adequate ART Training and up to date knowledge
    • Minimum of 2 years prior experience in a clinic or hospital setting
    • Those with experiences in reproductive health will be preferred
    • Must be a self-starter with ability to work under minimal supervision
    • Good communication skills in booth English and Chichewa
    • Must be a reliable team player with good problem solving skills
    • Must be proficient in the use of computers and IT packages including word and excel

    2.Nurse Technician

    Location-central region


    The Nurse Technician will be responsible for the support of provision of nursing services at the clinic

    • Providing nursing care to both peadiatric and adult patients
    • Preparing and dispensing non-prescription and prescription medicines
    • Conducting skilled nursing procedures such as administering intravenous fluids and other injectable, wound dressing and general patient care.
    • Identify and support walk in patients and make recommended referrals
    • Knowledge and skills in sexual and reproductive health services
    • Provide patient counseling and treatment guidance
    • Assist in providing coordinated activities with relevant authorities
    • Report on patients physical status and management stages
    • Ensure that protocols are adhered to


    • Must have at least Diploma in nursing from a recognized training Institution
    • Registered with the Nurses Council of Malawi
    • At least 2 years work experience in a busy environment
    • Adequate knowledge in current guidelines as well as peadiatric care
    • Knowledge of clinical protocols
    • Flexible to work in a fast growing/changing environment
    • Excellent communication skills

    All application letters and copies of current curriculum vitae should be directed to:

    The Operations Director, Umunthu healthcare, Lilongwe   and submitted via emailed to [email protected]

    Closing date of Application 30thNovember ,2020

    Tel :0991651580 for inquiries


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