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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

2 Project Officers (EMTCT&HTS) Job at Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau ( UPMB ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Project Officers (EMTCT&HTS)

Jobs at:
Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau ( UPMB )

Deadline of this Job:
26th April 2018

Duty Station:

Job details:
The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, a leading Christian organization coordinating 294 Member Health facilities all over Uganda, is inviting applications for the following positions front suitably qualified individuals to work as part of a professional and self-driven team. Candidates should be people of good reputation and are willing to uphold the ethics and values of UPMB.
JOB TITLE: 2 Project Officers (EMTCT&HTS)
REPORTING TO : Regional Project Manager
DUTY STATION : Rwenzori Region

Major Function:
The officer will spearhead mentorship and supervise implementation of activities in both technical aspects of PMTCT/EMTCT&HTS services The major role shall include coordinating trainings, providing mentorship, supporting documentation and reporting related to HTS, MCH and EMTCT
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Providing mentorship to front line health workers within the implementing facilities health facilities in delivery of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV services (Option Bi), Early infant Diagnosis care and related EMTCT &HTS and Child health Care in the implementing districts.
  • Support implementation and use of MoH guidelines in line and ensure compliance with Molt policies
  • S/he coordinates required trainings for the district staff in relation to implementation of EMTCT
  • Support professional continuous medical education sessions at the health facilities in line with EMTCT and related MCH areas
  • Facilitate continuous quality improvement activities to improve EMTCT within the district health facilities
  • Participate in Quality Assurance and Quality improvement for services in project-supported facilities in the districts.
  • Ensure that all heath facilities make and submit required reports in time and also generate reports for the program reporting
  • Ensure the health workers obtain the updated and required tools to support care
  • Coordinate and support follow up of clients to improve retention in care for Option B+ patients and their exposed infants.
  • Support integration of maternal care within EID care points to support client centered care
Education, Key Competencies and Experience
  • Degree in Humanities with very good experience in EMTCT and HTS services or
  • Diploma in Midwifery EON or Nursing from a recognized education institution
  • Training in elimination of mother to child transmission Option B+ Minimum of 3 years work experience in a busy clinical setting preferably in NGO health system setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of maternal and child health issues especially goal oriented ANC
  • Knowledge of good nursing procedures and practices
  • Good communication skills
Job application procedure
interested persons who wish to apply may e-mail, post or hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two referees and of academic transcripts to: Executive Director, Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo, P.0 Box 4127, Kampala-Uganda E-mail: