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Pirimiti 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 a 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 following vacant positions;

Position: Nurse Midwife Technician (2 Positions)

Grade: K


Location: Pirimiti Hospital

 Department: Nursing

Reporting Officer

Direct: Nursing Officer

Indirect : Senior Nursing Officer.     

Supervision Exercised: Patient Attendants and Hospital Attendants

  Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing general nursing care to patients using the nursing/midwifery process
  • Administer medication and treatment to patients and clients and where necessary using Direct Observation Therapy (DOT)
  • Assist patients under their care to meet activities of daily living
  • Observe patient’s condition and progress and report accordingly
  • Make necessary preparations and after care of equipment for treatment
  • Promote clean and safe environment for patient care and consequently promote infection prevention
  • Adhere to precautions of infection prevention and control practices
  • Collaborate with other health workers in meeting specific needs of patients
  • Build therapeutic relationship with patients guardians and fellow health workers
  • Document and maintains accurate records of all nursing care to activities performed
  • Reports comprehensively and accurately individual patient care to the ward in charge or doctor
  • Conduct proper handover of all patients under his/her care bed by bed for continuity of nursing care
  • Maintains professional code of conduct at all times
  • Actively participate in departmental meetings
  • Conduct Health Education Sessions to patients in the wards and outpatient department
  • Participate in profession activities
  • Adhere to continuous professional development
  • Performs any other duties assigned from time to time


  • Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery from a reputable training institution with 2 years experience in a busy hospital environment.
  • Registered with Nurses and Midwife Council of Malawi

  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.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and contact details of three traceable referees by Tuesday, 18th May, 2021 to the addresses below.

The Hospital Director,

Pirimiti Hospital,

P.O. BOX 120,


Attention: Assistant Human Resources Management Officer

Email Address: copy

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Skills Required

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