Title:  Senior Medical Officer – 5 Year Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date:  14 June 2024
Location:  Jwaneng, BW
Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To provide preventative and curative health services to patients.

To manage and coordinate the clinical services function to achieve business objectives.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manages and controls allocated funds and operates within approved parameters
  • Assesses the urgency and severity of presenting problems of inpatients and outpatients through history taking and examination
  • Orders relevant investigation to aid diagnosis
  • Institutes appropriate treatment options and interventions in line with the diagnosis
  • Performs various operations and gives anesthesia within scope of practice and experience
  • Provides care and support for people with chronic and terminal conditions
  • Refers patients for diagnostic, therapeutic and support services as appropriate
  • Manages patients with infectious diseases to prevent or limit their spread
  • Provides evidence based screening, risk assessment and early detection of illness, disease and disability
  • Provides family planning and reproductive health services
  • Implement and monitor National Health Programmes
  • Coordinates radiology and laboratory functions
  • Collects, analyses data and produces clinical reports as required by management
  • Leads committees to meet company, legal and accreditation requirements
  • Interprets and aligns the section’s strategic plans to the operational business plan
  • Reviews sectional policies and procedures to ensure conformity with current professional standards, and accreditation body requirements
  • Initiates, monitors and controls short term departmental projects to ensure attainment of desired results
  • Identifies, coordinates and manages the implementation of and adherence to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements in area of responsibility
  • Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Manages the effectiveness areas of subordinates and reviews targets
  • Implements departmental talent management initiatives by ensuring the right competence and effectiveness of manpower (capacity building) through developing and implementing career, localisation/succession, training and development plans

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and monitors the implementation of safety, health and environmental programs in area of responsibility taking cognizance of all legal requirements


  • Bachelors Degree in MBChB, MBBS or equivalent


  • 7 years relevant experience 2 years of which in Emergency & Trauma Care

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Professionalism and ethical conduct
  • Systems-Based Practice
  • Clinical Competency

Behavioral Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Managing Performance and Holding People Accountable
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Change Leadership
  • Impact & Influence
  • Innovation
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Service Orientation
  • Developing Others
  • Teamwork & Collaboration

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Fixed Term Contract
5 Years

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