Job Vacancy For Medical Director At Diocesan Health Service (DHS) – (Nkawkaw)

The Diocesan Health Service (DHS) of the Catholic Diocese of Koforidua within the National Catholic Health Service (NCHS) and the Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) networks wishes to recruit for the position of a Medical Director

•   Immediate Duty Post: Holy Family Hospital, Nkawkaw, Kwahu West Municipality, Eastern Region

Major Responsibilities/Duties

•   Ensures the maintenance and provision of patient care according to professional standards that are closely informed by the Catholic Code of Ethics.
•   Ensures orientation for new medical and all other staff under the Clinical Care Department
•   Ensures assignment of duties, supervises and maintains professional standards and discipline in all staff of the Department:
•   Ensures teaching and supervision of any intern in the hospital to understudy staff of the Department
•   Organises periodic medical education and regular clinical/mortality conferences within the hospital.
•   Serves as core member of the Hospital Management Team (HMT)
•   Assists in human resource planning, recruitment and training of staff of the Department in consultation with the HMT
•   Schedules, supervises, counsels and ensures regular appraisal of staff of the Department

Conditions of Service

National Catholic Health Service Conditions of Service for Management Staff

Qualification Required & Experience

MBChB with preferably a postgraduate professional qualification in either of the following areas: internal medicine, family medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and surgery

Other Qualifications

•   A certificate or diploma in the management of health care institutions will be an added advantage.


•   Preferably at least Eight (8) years of practicing as a medical doctor in a public sector health facility (GHS, Teaching Hospitals, CHAG, Quasi-government)

Other Requirements

•   Preferably mechanized onto the Controller and Accountant General’s Department payroll of the Government of Ghana
•   Hardworking, team-spirited and results oriented
•   A Christian with demonstrated commitment to save lives

Location: Nkawkaw

How To Apply For The Job

Kindly note that all applications in response to this advertisement should be accompanied with most recent curriculum vitae/resume and sent to the address below by Friday December 12, 2014:

The Executive Secretary
Diocesan Health Service
Catholic Diocese of Koforidua
P. O. Box KF1750


Email: [email protected],

Tel: 0342196260 / 0342026137

Closing Date: 12 December, 2012