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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Care and Treatment Officer Job at Baylor College of Medicine’s Foundation - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Baylor College of Medicine’s Foundation – Uganda

Vacancy title:
Care and Treatment Officer

Deadline of this Job:
20th January 2017

Duty Station:
Kamwenge and kyenjonjo

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Job details:
Reporting to the Care and Treatment Advisor , the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing and monitoring the implementation of Baylor Uganda objectives for Pediatric HIV care & treatment in alignment with up to date MoH guidelines for comprehensive Pediatric, adolescent and adult HIV care & treatment to improve health facility service programs, system and structure
Overall responsibilities:
The care & treatment Officer prepares and monitor the implementation of consolidated & harmonized cluster procurement plans, work plans & budgets, builds the capacity of health workers and community key stakeholders, Establish/strengthen health facility based system for infection control and waste management, Provide technical support for integration and provision of HIV prevention, Establish/strengthen partnership with other key district stakeholders, Provide technical support to the key stakeholders in monitoring the implementation of strategies for strengthening client linkage & referral system, Provide technical support in health systems strengthening in terms of human resources management , Provide support during the sub-granting process to the district, Participate in operational research
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • An M.B.Ch.B and registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council. A post graduate training is an added advantage in public health or medical related course
  • The candidate must have at least three years of experience in clinic or hospital-based services. 2 years’ experience at supervisory role will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS and ART is an added advantage.
Behavioral competencies:
Team and communication skills, Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self - Motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
Job application procedure
if you believe that you are the right candidate tor the above positions, please email your application to:
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by 20th January 2017. You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check-up report from a recommended health centre for successful candidates’ is requirement at entry.