CoRSU Hospital Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda

CoRSU Hospital Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda

  • Overall, the post holder will appropriately admit, manage, discharge and follow up patients presenting to CoRSU hospital within the expectations and limits of knowledge and experience.

    Specifically, the Medical Officer will:

    • Provide the general medical and surgical care of patients at the hospital.

    • Give correct diagnosis and management of attendant medical, surgical, obstetric/ gynecological and pediatric conditions in admitted patients

    • Give correct prescription and administration of suitable medication and other treatment for the diagnosed conditions.

    • Administer and/ or supervise or assist (in) the administration of treatment as and when required or requested to.

    • Appropriate and regular follow up of patients’ conditions and their management while in the hospital. (i.e. day to day care of all admitted patients)

    • Assist the specialists in the care and management of patients.

    • Prepare patients for interventions in their management, including surgical procedures.

    • Participate in ward rounds, out-patients’ clinics and in the operating theatre.

    • Provide l'(first) on-Call cover for the ward

    • Manage surgical emergencies in consultation with, guidance or supervision of the attending consultant/ specialist surgeon.

    • Accurately enter patients’ medical records

    • Participate in monthly CMEs, morbidity and mortality meetings.

    • Carry out any clinical or administrative duties assigned by supervisor(s)

    • Consult senior practitioners appropriately and in a timely manner concerning challenging patients and/or medical /surgical situations.


    • Clerking of new patients.

    • Conduct appropriate follow up of
    patients as they attend the outpatients’ clinics.

    • Recognition of conditions requiring more expert care and/ or referral.

    Academic & Professional qualifications:

  • University degree in medicine & surgery Registration with UMDPC as medical doctor Completion of internship Special Interest in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/ Orthopaedics will be an added advantage.

    Work experience, knowledge & skills:

    A minimum of one year’s work experience in a medical setting

    • Punctual, Reliable & Good computer knowledge and skills

    • Excellent communication, presentation and social skills.

    • Knowledge of more than one local language is desirable

    How to Apply

  • Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P. 0. 46 Kisubi or email to

  • Indicate the position you are applying for in the Subject of the email.

  • Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

  • The closing data for receiving applications is Friday,8 January 2021.

  • Qualified persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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