PURPOSE: Responsible for providing and managing the provision of health services to the University Community.

• Preparing and ensuring adherence to work plans
• Planning health care and health promotion programmes in consultation with various stakeholders
• Giving medical treatment including psychotherapy, counselling and general advice to patients in order to achieve good health
• Providing general care to patients;
• Carrying out investigations in order to diagnose various medical conditions
• Ensuring data trends and analyses are reported and channeled appropriately
• Ensuring that all patients receive appropriate medical attention as per standard operating procedures and laid down national and international protocols
• Ensuring that complicated cases for specialist treatment are referred to specialist Hospitals
• Providing guidance on medical implications of various actions taken by medical personnel on patient treatment and care
• Serving as the Principal Advisor to University Management on health matters affecting students and staff
• Superintending over procurement activities in the department to ensure that procurement of goods and services are done in line with University guidelines
• Ensuring that staff in the department adhere to best occupational safety and health standards
• Overseeing good record management practices to ensure that records are properly kept for easy retrieval
• Spearheading the preparation of the departmental budget in line with the University financial guidelines
• Ensuring the implementation of the departmental programmes and projects
• Ensuring adherence to standards in order to provide best practices in all sections of UNZA Health Services in the delivery of health care and health promotion services
• Supervising and appraising subordinate staff
• Ensuring the preparation of quarterly and annual operational performance reports
• Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
• Masters degree in any health related field
• Registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia;
• Must have a valid 2024 Practicing License
Attributes & Skills
At least eight (8) years relevant work experience
Closing Date
Application Process
Applications can be submitted either physically or electronically, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of educational certificates, names and addresses of three traceable referees and contact address/telephone/e-mail details.

Physical applications should be sent to the address provided below and the position applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope.

The Registrar University of Zambia
P.O Box 32379

Electronic applications should be sent to the email address provided below: