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Deadline is 25th September 2023 | Apply For Clinical Officer Lamwo | Uganda | IRC


Request Number: req45372

Officer in Clinical Practice

Industry: Health

Regular Category of Employment

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Open to Foreigners: Not Relevant

Specifically, Lamwo, Uganda

Workplace Setting:

Position Description

Job Summary

The CO is expected to build the capacity of subordinates under the direction and supervision of the health facility in-charge and medical officer by offering clinical mentorship on-site, providing support supervision, and planning for ongoing medical education or ongoing professional development for the facility staff. He or she will be required to cooperate with the health implementing partners in the settlement, work within the medical facility, and provide services in the neighborhood in the catchment area. The management of health personnel, the creation of project review meetings, and coordination with the necessary stakeholders are examples of responsibilities.

responsibilities and obligations

  • Provide daily clinical evaluations and treatment recommendations to all patients using the health unit.
  • Make sure the history, examination results, investigations, and recommended treatments are all well documented.
  • Refer tough instances and pertinent details, such as the patient’s condition and lab results, to the treating physician or the doctor on call so that they can be managed properly clinically.
  • Perform basic surgical treatments in the OPD minor theatre, such as sewing up cuts, diagnosing and treating abscesses, and removing small foreign objects, etc.
  • participate actively in the weekly CME sessions held at the medical facility or medical post.
  • Cover medical facilities and be available on call as needed.
  • Take part in health surveys and initiatives for camps.
  • Contribute to bedside lectures for younger staff members and assist in daily morning ward rounds of admitted patients with the medical officer assigned to the ward.
  • Make sure the health unit has an exact and complete inventory of its supplies and medications, and keep an eye on and oversee how they are used.
  • collaborates with other unit members to provide patients with high-quality medical care.
  • respects the morals and standards expected by their vocation.
  • On a daily basis, give patients or clients health talks.
  • carry out any other pertinent tasks that your supervisor may assign you.


  • must hold a Clinical Medicine and Community Health Diploma from an accredited institution, or its equivalent.
  • must be authorized by the Allied Health Professionals Council and registered there.
  • operating in a humanitarian environment, such as a camp for refugees.
  • 2 years of work experience, including time spent implementing health projects in the field.
  • arranging, coordinating, and planning
  • concern for standards and quality
  • Communication
  • Integrity and morality
  • Controlling oneself and managing stress
  • management of time

Please be aware that the application deadline is September 25, 2023.

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Equal Opportunity & Gender Equality

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