Senior Houseman (Medical Officer)


Tebellong LECSA Hospital in Qacha’s Nek invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position which entail strategic, operational and programmatic support to the Management, the Board and entire Hospital stability and growth, and provide accessible, affordable holistic quality health care to all people.

Position: Senior Houseman (Medical Officer)
Contract: Two years renewable on performance for non-locals and a performance based non-fixed term contract for locals

Reporting to the Hospital Medical Superintendent

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of Medical Superintendent, the Medical Officer manages and cares for patients, and manages services in the Hospital.

Job Requirements:
• Holder of valid degree in MB.ChB/MD. Registered with Lesotho Medical, Dental and Pharmacy council with at least two years of work experience
• Medical Officer will be assigned a certain number of wards by Medical Superintendent. He will be responsible for the management of his wards and wards round and full participations to the general round.
• The Medical Officer will be responsible for physical examinations and arrangement for routine investigation of all patients under their care. S/he will write detailed noted according to the proforma and Lid down firstly on admission and later as directed.
• The Medical Officer will be responsible for maintaining the various records and registers as laid down from time to time by Medical Superintendent
• The Medical Officer will not leave the Hospital area while on duty without permission of Deputy Medical Superintendent/Medical Superintendent
• The Medical Officer will be presenting monthly report of the cases in the ward and information to the medical Superintendent and coordinating clinical presentation of the ward
• The Medical Superintendent will review patient clinical management initiated by interns
• The Medical Officer will evaluate symptoms and determine what is wrong with a patient. If he does not know of hand diagnosis should be, it is his/her responsibility to do necessary research
• The incumbent must how much medicine to prescribe based on patients’ history based on the Lesotho guidelines
• The incumbent must advise patients on prevention od disease and other illness

NB: Renewal of contract of employment is subject to exceptional performance.

Qualifications and expectations
• Degree in MB ChB/MD plus two (2) years working experiences
Certificate in administration will be an added advantage

Attributes: Computer literacy: up to date Registration with Lesotho Medical, Dental and Pharmacy Council: Good Communication skills both written and verbal: interpersonal skills: intellect with high standing self – assurance: Flexibility and adaptability and self-motivation, action and quality oriented.

How To Apply
Applications with certified copies of identification, educational certificates/transcripts, CV and application/Cover/ Motivational letter and names and contacts of three referees must be hand delivered in sealed envelops marked with address below at CHAL, Secretariat, Tebellong Hospital Pigeon hole
Tebellong LECSA Hospital
Private Bag 608
Qacha’s Nek 600

Scan and send all documents above in a retrievable and commonly used formats, (PDF, WORD, etc.) to the following
email address: [email protected] On or before 30th June 2022, before 13:00 hour