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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Medical Officer Job at IntraHealth International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Medical Officer

Jobs at:
IntraHealth International

Deadline of this Job:
February 23, 2018

Duty Station:
Mbale, Uganda

IntraHealth International ( ) in collaboration with the District Service Commissions of Mbale, Moroto, Kaabong, Abirn, Nakapiripirit and Kotido are currently seeking to recruit candidates for a USAID Activity. USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) will support the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality health services in 23 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja. This will be done by strengthening health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health services with attention to equity and underserved populations.
Medical Officer (1, Mbale RRH)
Job Purpose: To provide and maintain integrated curative and Preventive Heaith Services at the HIV Clinic.
Key job deliverables;
  • Diagnosis, treatment and proper management of patients carried out.
  • Patients undergoing treatment reviewed.
  • Accountability for financial and other resources carried out.
  • Outreach health services implemented.
  • Health data collection carried out and reports submitted.
  • Periodic reports submitted.
Job Duties and Responsibilities;
  • Participating in diagnosis, treatment and proper management of patients.
  • Managing and accounting for allocated resources.
  • Liaising with other cadres in the delivery of quality health care to patients.
  • Reviewing and evaluating patients undergoing treatment.
  • Adhering to professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Promoting public health practices in the community.
  • Participate in Monthly Clinic Review Meetings.
  • Participating in research activities and health data collection.
  • Designing and implementing Quality/Improvement Projects
  • Compiling and submitting periodic reports.
  • Participate in monthly clinic review meetings
  • Participate in any other activities organized by RHITES~E routinely
  • Performing any other related duties assigned by the supervisor and RHIITES E
Job Requirements: MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution. Must be registered with Medical and Dental Practitioners Council applications (MS Word and Excel)
Job application procedure
To apply, submit a sealed envelope containing your cover letter, CV, USAID 1420 form (Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet) and copies of qualification certificates addressed to the respective District Service Commission where the job is based. Deadline for applications is February 23, 2018.