Clinical Officers – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

CLINICAL OFFICERS (14 Vacant Posts) – Infectious Diseases Institute 
Job Description
Will be required to assess the clinical problems of clients, carry out
circumcisions and head circumcision teams at respective health centres. He/ she
must be able to treat each client with dignity and respect.

Key responsibilities:
  • Conduct safe medical circumcision surgery for adults at respective fixed or
    mobile sites.
  • Ensure documentation of all surgical and follow-up procedures
  • Ensure that circumcisions are carried out safely in accordance with agreed
    policies.
  • Ensure that all activities as pertains to circumcision are done according to
    the standard operating procedures and ethical requirements.
  • Communicate professionally to different stakeholders
  • Participate as a full member of the expanded AMAKA team
  • Willingness to support other project related duties as required.
Education Requirements:
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Heath Must be registered with the
    Allied Health professionals’ Council
  • At least two years of post-qualification professional experience
  • Demonstrated experience in HIV counseling especially as it pertains to MMC
    issues.
  • Formal training and experience in the clinical aspects of MMC service delivery,
    including training of trainers
  • Formal HIV ART and Palliative Care training for clinical officers
  • Use of computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and
    Internet.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
  • Ability to communicate with clients in local language
  • Knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS related issues
  • Knowledge of good nursing procedures and practices
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams
How to Apply
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand-deliver,
email or post an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two
professional referees, to:
The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P. O. Box 22418, Kampala.
hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 4th June 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be
contacted.

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