Clinical Officer – IRC

March 31, 2023

Job Title: Clinical Officer

Organization: IRC

Location: Lamwo, Uganda


Roles and responsibilities

  • Offer daily clinical assessment and prescription of treatment for all patients attending the health unit.
  • Ensure proper documentation of the history, examination findings, investigations and treatment prescribed.
  • Refer to the doctor in charge or to the doctor on call challenging cases and relevant information such as patient’s status and laboratory results, which would assist in proper clinical management.
  • Conduct minor surgical procedures in the OPD minor theatre i.e., stitching cut wounds, I&D of abscesses, removal of minor foreign bodies etc.
  • Actively participate in weekly CME’s held at the health facility or health post.
  • Do health facility coverage and on-call as required.
  • Participate in camp health surveys/campaigns.
  • Assist in daily morning ward rounds of admitted patients with the medical officer assigned to the ward and contribute to bedside teachings to junior staff.
  • Ensure complete and accurate inventory of medicines and supplies located at the health unit and monitor and supervise their usage.
  • Liaises with other cadres in the unit in the delivery of quality health care to patients
  • Provide health talks to patients/clients on day-to-day basis.
  • Carry out other relevant duties as may be required or assigned by your supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
  • Experience working in a refugee settlement or any other humanitarian setting.
  • 2 years of work experience, with field experience in a health project implementation.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their CVs and applications following the link below;.


Application deadline: 11th April 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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