Orthopaedic Clinical Technician

Application ends: September 15, 2023

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Job Description

Government Health Service Commission

Government Health Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians for the following vacancies existing in all Central Hospitals:

Job Title: Orthopaedic Clinical Technician

Grade: K/TO
Salary: Within the Grade K salary segment
Responsible to: Senior Orthopedic Clinical Technician (Grade J)
Location: Lilongwe Institute for Orthopedics and Neurosurgery (LION) Under Kamuzu Central Hospital


  • Applicants must be in possession of Diploma in Clinical Medicine with training  in Orthopaedics and must be registered with Medical Council of Malawi.


  • Attends to Orthopedic cases in out-patient department.
  • Conduct ward rounds of admitted patient to ensure patients are getting the optimum
  • Treats Orthopedic cases according to evidence-based practices and following LION
  • Standard Treatment Guidelines.
  • Performs minor orthopedic procedures i.e.
  • Plaster of Paris (POP) application, Fracture and joint manipulation under anesthesia, debridement, joint aspiration etc.
  • Triage specialized orthopedic cases and consult in timely manner.
  • Assists in both minor and major operations;
  • Ensures proper documentation of patient’s data and keeping registers up to  date to improve patient care.
  • Ensures timely processing of data and dissemination to all relevant stakeholders including timely submission of IMIS report to the designated supervisor.
  • Promote culture of patient safety to prevent unnecessary medical errors occurring to patient’s while accessing medical care at LION.
  • Any other duties assigned.

Applicants must submit their application letters(quoting the vacancy reference number) together with copies of relevant certificates, Curriculum Vitae, relevant Registration Certificate and National ID to:

The Executive Secretary
Government Health Service Commission
P/Bag 155

To reach her not later than 15th September, 2023.