University of Lusaka (UNILUS)
University of Lusaka (UNILUS)
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Clinical Officer

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Passion for Quality Education: Our Driving Force

Career Opportunity

The University of Lusaka is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill up the position of Clinical Officer on a full-time basis at our Silverest Campus.

Clinical Officer (1) Purpose

The Clinical Officer will provide advice, counselling and treatment (including emergency treatment) towards improving the health of individual students and staff members. They will work closely with other multidisciplinary clinicians to provide comprehensive healthcare services to students, members of staff and the surrounding community.


To be considered for this position, one must have the following qualifications;

Medical Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine Sciences or equivalent.
  • A degree in Clinical Medicine will be an added advantage
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Public Health will be an added advantage
  • Clinical Experience
  • Must have clinical experience in a large public hospital with large patient volumes.
  • Must have three (3) years of experience with a reputable institution.
  • Experience or working in a private hospital will be an added advantage.
  • Previous appointment at a level of Senior Clinical Officer or Medical Licentiate will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and skills to manage emergency and non-emergency cases in General Medicine, Pediatrics and Child Health, General Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology is an essential requirement for appointment
  • Professional Certification
  • Certificate of Registration and a valid practising license from the Health Professions Council of Zambia.
  • A certificate of good standing from the HPCZ will be required.
  • Summary of Job Responsibilities
  • Treating Students and Members of Staff according to standard treatment guidelines (MBHS guidelines, Zambia National treatment guidelines, WHO treatment guidelines).
  • Able to work with other clinicians to ensure comprehensive patient care.
  • Handling patient data/information confidentially always.
  • Keeping and maintaining complete and up-to-date client records in collaboration with the Ministry of Health guidelines.
  • Taking history, examining, diagnosing, and treating patients’ common ailments at the outpatient health department.
  • Receive and attend to patients who require emergency services.
  • Appropriately refer or admit patients who require hospitalization or specialized services.
  • Undertaking clinical checks on all treatment sheets and prescriptions for suitability of treatment.
  • Sensitize students and members of staff, through health talks on preventive and promotive health.
  • Perform clinical procedures within the rules and regulations consistent with the University’s procedures.
  • Carry out all appropriate administrative responsibilities and participate fully in quality assurance processes within the University.

Key Qualities and skills:

  • Self-motivated and resourceful with strong intellectual ability.
  • Ability to research and create new knowledge.
  • Should be a goal-getter and a team player.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should send their applications together with copies of educational and professional certificates, and curriculum vitae with three traceable referees to the undersigned by 24th March 2023.

The Registrar

University of Lusaka

Plot 37413,

Off Alick Nkhata Road, Mass Media,

P.O Box 36711, Lusaka Zambia


Application deadline
24 Mar 17:00
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University of Lusaka Plot 37413, Off Alick Nkhata Road, Mass Media
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Established in 2007, University of Lusaka (UNILUS) is a private university that provides world class education and training services. In conjunction with the Copperbelt University, UNILUS has so far produced two sets of graduates at master's degree level. The university offers a wide range of bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. It provides practically-oriented programmes which are driven by the present and future needs of Zambia, offering full time, part time and distance learning programmes.