Medical Officers (3)

  • Full time
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Salary MWK 000 / Monthly
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Malawi (BCM-CFM) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the Malawi government in the health sector. Our mission is to improve the health and lives of children with HIV, cancer and blood disorders through high quality, high impact, ethical, state of the art comprehensive care and treatment, training of health professionals and clinical research. We are situated within the Kamuzu Central Hospital premises, opposite Kamuzu College of Nursing.

BCM-CFM invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions of:

Position:         Medical Officers (3)

Reports to:     Medical Director of Area 25

Location:        Area 25 Health Centre

PURPOSE OF THE POSTION

The medical Officer will participate in the day to day operations of the facility, Perform clinical rounds in all allocated wards (maternity, theatre, prenatal, Post-surgical and Gynecological wards), do calls as directed by the clinical supervisor/ In charge of the Centre, Prepare and present Lectures as directed by the team leader, engage in Research activities and Involve in Programmatic work, and also in outreach, training and mentorship activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following

  • Provide one to one mentorship and clinical support to our MoH and other partners when on duty
    • Strengthening systems of the partnership  and improving linkages between the different points of care of the hospital or health centre
    • Assisting MoH staff and other partners  in working out solutions to Health centre specific challenges
    • Filling out all admission and clinical forms of the sites accurately and on time
    • Maintain MOH-Baylor Public Private Partnership relationship
  • Attending any possible outreach meetings as directed by the medical director and whenever such meetings are called for. At these meetings provide comprehensive report on clinical work and progress at the Centre.
  • Developing  ideas on how best to improve Obstetric and Gynecological care at the centre
  • Providing clinical leadership, training, and guidance to nurses and other clinicians  and Nurses  at Area 25
  • Providing lectures for continuous professional development to designated Obstetric team as well as nurses at least once every quarter.
  • Providing clinical care in the Area 25 Health Centre  when not on call
  • Taking part in training the nurses and other staff members in initial and other CHW training at the COE.
  • Assisting in the development of training and mentorship / leadership  tools

Administrative duties

  • Participate in making of call Roster
  • Perform at the Team leader level when on and not on call

Competencies and Experience Required

  • Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine  and registered with  the Medical Council of Malawi
  • At least three years’ experience as medical doctor
  • Reliable and able to handle complicated issues with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment a must

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should address their applications, including a detailed Curriculum Vitae and names of three traceable referees who are not relatives to:

The Executive Director

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Malawi

P/Bag B-397

Lilongwe 3

E-mail:  [email protected]

Closing date for receiving applications is on 5th May, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

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