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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Medical Officer Job at Lira Regional Referral Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Medical Officer

Jobs at:
Lira Regional Referral Hospital

Deadline of this Job:
March 15, 2019.
Duty Station:
Lira , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 11th March 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 500000 , Minimum: 350000 , Maximum: 1500000 , Period: MONTH


JOB DETAILS:
BACKGROUND
Lira Regional Referral Hospital is a 400 Bed Hospital situated in Lira Municipality in Lira town and serves a catchment population of about 2.3 million people. It is a referral facility offering both specialized and general services to the districts in its service area. The Hospital with support from the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango Project seeks to recruit personnel in different fields to fill in the following positions:
Job Title: Medical Officer (1) U4-MED-1
Report to: Head of Internal Medicine Department
(RRH) and Head of TB Unit (NRH)
Location: LRRH

Roles and Responsibilities
• Offer comprehensive clinical care to clients and inpatient clinics.
• Provide information to clients aimed at reducing vulnerability to DR-TB and other TB related diseases through health education.
• Implement Q.I activities aimed at improving service delivery and clinical outcomes.
• Participate in training of other health workers through regular CMES, Mentorships and in-service trainings.
• Provide technical support to Clinical Officers, Nurses and Counsellors.
• Supervise Clinical Officers and other staff
• Overseeing the operationalization of the Occupation Health and Safety Policy and Guidelines in the unit
• Keep clear, accurate and contemporaneous patient records, which report the relevant clinical findings, decisions made, the information given to the patients and any drug or other treatment prescribed.
• Ensuring adherence to Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics;
• Participate in ensuring use of materials related to DR-TB care and treatment, including clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug formularies, training materials, and monitoring and evaluation tools Improve adherence support systems.
• Participate in the development and implementation of CME, Case presentations and other educational activities at the clinic, which develop and maintain competence and performance
• Participate in training activities of the clinic
• Participate in management meetings of the clinic where indicated by additional duties
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, skills and experience
• MBChB. Degree or its equivalent, from a recognized University/Institution.
• Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience
• Should have strong management, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Should have capacity to work as a leader and motivator of high caliber professionals.

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications addressed to the Human Resource Officer Lira Regional Referral Hospital P.O. Box 2, Lira Uganda or Have it hand delivered to the hospital. With their application letters and CV to not later than March 15, 2019.