29 Jan 2016

Tamale Teaching Hospital Job Vacancy : Director: Medical Affairs

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The Tamale Teacher Hospital is an agency of the Mininstry of Health responsible for tertiary health care delivery, teaching and research.

Job Description

Tamale Teaching Hospital is an agency of the Ministry of Health; mandated to provide tertiary health care services, serves as a teaching facility for the School of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University for Development Studies and to undertake relevant research for health development. The Board of the Hospital is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position.

Job Purpose:

  • Provide direction and advice on the efficient management and delivery of quality clinical care services, teaching, research and development within the Tamale Teaching Hospital.


  • Lead in the development of clinical care policies, guidelines, protocols and standards
  • Take a proactive role in the development and implementation of clinical services in the hospital in accordance with National Policy
  • Take lead role in ensuring that high clinical standards are met in the provision of specialist medical services
  • Take lead role in developing and maintaining skills and knowledge in the specialist fields through an agreed CPD plan in line with the outcome of the annual appraisal process
  • Lead and contribute to clinical supervision and promote conduct of clinical research and development using evidence-based approach
  • Manage and motivate clinical staff     .
  • Undertake any other responsibility assigned by the Chief Executive

Duration of Contract:
All the positions are for FOUR (4) years contract period subject to renewal upon satisfactory work output and conduct.

Required Skills or Experience

The Person must be a specialist in any of the Medical Disciplines and have the following:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Medical or Surgical discipline (Membership or Fellowship) with at least the grade of Senior Specialist
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ working experience in Medical practice, five (5) of which must be at the senior management level
  • Member of relevant and recognised Professional Body
  • Evidence of leadership and continuing professional development and training in Health management
  • Knowledge in coordinating and implementing research and development programmes

How to Apply

Applicants must submit four (4) set of applications together with supporting documents which must include the following:
  •  Academic and professional certificates,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Evidence of good standing with the relevant professional regulatory body (for applicants belonging to professional regulatory body), applicant's official and residential telephone numbers,
  • Email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees,
  • Any other relevant document applicant may deem important.
The applications should be forwarded to the address below:
The Director of Administration Tamale Teaching Hospital P. O. Box TL 16 Tamale
  All applications shall be received by the Board Secretary on behalf of the Chairman"

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