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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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

Vacancy title:
Senior Clinical 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: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , 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: Senior Clinical Officer (1) U4-MED-2
Report to: Project Coordinator
Location: LRRH

Duties and key responsibilities;
• Participate in the development and implementation of HIV/AIDS Clinic work plans.
• Offer comprehensive clinical care to patients, diagnosing, treating and managing patients
• Assist coordinators (HCT, PMTCT, linkages) as required to maximize the continuum of care between the HIV/AIDS Clinic and other aspects of the HIV program.
• Participate in the delivery of quality health care to patients.
• Participate in research activities.
• Provide information to clients aimed at reducing vulnerability to AIDs and other HIV related infection
• Ensure that the staff adhere to relevant codes of conduct and ethics.
• Participate in training of other workers through regular CMEs, mentorships and other in-service trainings.
• Provide technical support to nurses and counsellors.
• Participate in quality improvement activities aimed at improving service delivery and clinical outcomes.
• Manages nursing activities. Provides adequate staffing and supervision. Participates in and contributes to staff development programs.
• Participate in ensuring use of materials related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment, including clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug formularies, training materials, and monitoring and evaluation tools Improve adherence support systems.
• Identifies expected health outcomes. Involves the patient, family, and community in setting realistic goals to achieve desired outcomes.
• Plans comprehensive care that delineates interventions to attain expected outcomes. Collaborates with other disciplines. Ensures nursing actions are designed to promote, maintain, and restore patient.
• Participate in improving referral systems and community linkages through collaboration with the community in-charge.

Qualifications, skills and experience
• A diploma in Clinical Medicine. Any added qualifications will be an added advantage.
• At least 3 years’ clinical work experience gained through serving within a government institution or PEPFAR funded program
• Possession of a valid registration certificate from the Allied Health Professional Council
• Excellent communication or interpersonal skills is a must.
• Ability and willingness to reside in and work within Lira district.
• Previous experience in an HIV/AIDS related field will be an added advantage.
• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills Preparing and submitting reports.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power-point


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.