Chief Medical Officer

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Chief Medical Officer

  • Post Date:January 12, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Location: Mazowe
Reporting to: District Medical Officer


The Salvation Army-Howard Mission Hospital is a registered faith-based organization providing clinical and social services to marginalized communities in Mashonaland Central of Zimbabwe. The organization is committed to improving the wellbeing of people through quality health care, child protection, and household economic empowerment. A dedicated team of experts with a mix of unique talent is helping the organization in addressing the community’s connected challenges.

Reporting to: District Medical Officer

Job Responsibilities

Daily duties performed by chief medical officers vary depending on the facility they manage, the number of physicians on staff, and the number of patients and illnesses being treated at the facility. However, these tasks are common despite those variables:

  • Supervise All Medical Staff – Chief medical officers supervise the entire medical staff, including physicians and surgeons, to ensure that proper procedures are being followed and that good medicine is being put into practice;
  • Develop Strategic Plans – Chief medical officers develop and implement strategies for all staff members to follow in order to meet both short- and long-term goals, including those regarding disease management, case management, and insurance policies;
  • Lead Medical Staff – Chief medical officers lead the entire medical staff and are ultimately responsible for everything that happens at their facility;
  • Host Meetings – Chief medical officers lead meetings to outline goals and strategies for staff to follow;
  • Review Data – Chief medical officers review facility data and perform staff evaluations;
  • Develop Administrative Policies – Chief medical officers develop administrative policies regarding patient filing systems, document management, and other essential clerical details;
  • Review Patient Complaints – Chief medical officers review patient complaints and concerns, look over patient surveys, and adjust policies as necessary;
  • Manage Budgets – Chief medical officers manage facility and staff budgets. They also write reports detailing important financial information.

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, any other specialty will be an added advantage;
  • At least 5 years of experience.

Personal Skills:

  • Observation, active listening, and analysis skills with the ability to make a sound judgment;
  • Good relationship management skills with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners and community members;
  • Attention to details, accuracy, and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities;
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented.

To apply

Applications and a detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional certificates should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager [email protected] copy to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring certified copies of all academic and professional certificates.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 19 January 2021