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St. Joseph’s Ludzi Community Hospital which is under Lilongwe Diocese. The Hospital ‘s Mission is to promote health and serve the community with holistic quality health services that reflects Christian values, by reducing the morbidity  and mortality rate .This will be done through preventive and curative services by committed members of staff .

To achieve its mission statement, the hospital is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position;



Location: St. Joseph’s Ludzi Community Hospital

Department: Clinical

Reporting Officer: Senior Clinical Officer

Responsible for : Ensuring that patients are properly diagnosed, and that treatment is properly rendered

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervising staff under him/her in their routine daily work.
  • Diagnosing and screening patients.
  • Examining patients using accepted standards.
  • Referring patient for laboratory test and X-ray.
  • Prescribe treatment for other patients.
  • Administering admission and discharges.
  • Conducting minor surgeries, anesthesia.
  • Ordering and monitoring the proper use of drugs.
  • Preparing duty roster for staff.
  • Referring patients to surgical or medical or other specialists.
  • Supervising the recording patients’ data in relevant registers.
  • Rotate evening and night on-call as scheduled.
  • Supervising the aggregating, analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Disseminating information to all relevant stakeholders including submission of daily reports to the designated officer.
  • Any other duties that may be deem reasonable for the post.

Job Specifications:



  • A minimum of a Certificate in Clinical Medicine obtained from recognized training institution and must be registered with the relevant professional body
  • Should be someone who has worked as Medical Assistant and is on grade K.

Knowledge, Ability and Skills

  • Well conversant with the Health system in Malawi
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem identification and solving skills.


Interested candidate should submit their applications together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and contact details of three traceable referees by 31stJuly, 2021 to the address below:

The Hospital In-charge

St. Joseph’s Ludzi Community Hospital

P.O Box 30




Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.



Skills Required

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