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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Medical Officer Job at Kabale Regional Referral hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Medical Officer

Jobs at:
Kabale Regional Referral hospital

Deadline of this Job:
5:00pm of 20th December 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
Kabale Regional Referral hospital has received grant from EGPAF under the USAID RHITES-SW project to support implementation of integrated health services, including quality maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, malaria and child development services at the hospital. it is for this reason that Kabale Referral Hospital seeks to recruit qualified candidates for the following positions located at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital to help achieve the mandate of the grant. Successful candidates will be based at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital in South Western Uganda.
Job Title: Medical Officer
Number of Jobs: 2
Salary Scale: U4sc
Job Summary:
The Medical Doctor will participate in diagnosis, treatment and management of patients; and streamline processes and systems for service provision and improve the overall quality of integrated health services. S/he will evaluate patients and refer them for specialized health care. S/he will provide health information to clients through health education. S/he will participate in the development and implementation of HIV/ AIDS and TB Clinic work plans and provide technical support and mentoring to staff in the hospital and lower facilities in the region. S/he will ensure that the services are provided in a high quality, patient-centered manner, resulting in excellent patient and fiscal outcomes. Provide continuous guidance and improvement of the quality of the integrated health services by regular application of quality improvement and Site Improvement and Monitoring Systems approaches. S/he will participate in outreach and community health programs, health data collection, data compilation and submission of periodic reports. Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:
  • Must have a degree in MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution
  • Must be registered with Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
  • At least2 years of professional experience working in HIV/ AIDS prevention, care & treatment.
  • Hands-on knowledge and skills in provision of HIV prevention, care and treatment; MNCH, nutrition and family planning.
  • Sound understanding of current issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS and especially pediatric and adult ART, PMTCT and HCT.
  • Strong skills in teamwork and networking. Good verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Exhibit high standards of the professional Code of Conduct and Ethics
Job application procedure
All applications should be submitted to The Hospital Director, Kabale regional Referral hospital, P. 0. Box 07, by 5:00pm of 20th December 2017, Applications should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references. Applicants must state clearly on the application letter which position they have applied for their contact addresses and telephone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.