4 Medical Clinical Officer Career Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kiboga, Kibaale, Hoima and Kiryandongo, Uganda
Project: Expanded
Kibaale-Kiboga Project (EKKP)
About IDI:
IDI is an independently governed institute within the College of Health
Sciences at Makerere University and has the mission “To strengthen health
systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through
research and capacity development.” IDI has operations across Uganda as well as
in a number of other African countries and has a staffing of over 1,000
managing multiple projects in research, clinical services, public health and
training.  IDI has five operational areas through which it works to
achieve its mission: prevention, care and treatment; training; research;
Outreach; and laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the
Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab). The IDI Outreach program
supports Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL) project interventions in Kibaale
district and comprehensive HIV/AIDS services (including Adult Safe Male Medical
Circumcision (SMC) for HIV prevention in the 7 districts of Kibaale, Hoima,
Kiboga, Kyankwanzi, Buliisa, Masindi and Kiryandongo under the Expanded
Kibaale-Kiboga Project (EKKP).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform technical support supervision for
    comprehensive HIV /AIDS activities in project supported Health facilities.
  • Ensure the capacity of Health Workers in
    supported facilities is built through appropriate CPD sessions and
    Mentorship.
  • Actively participate in planning,
    budgeting and report generation for STTAT related activities.
  • Participate in CQI activities and quality
    management of HIV patients in supported health facilities. 
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Diploma in
    Clinical Medicine and Community health.
  • Must be registered with the Allied Health
    professionals’ Council with a valid practicing license
  • A minimum of two years’ post-qualification
    professional experience
  • Attained formal training in HIV/AIDS care
    and treatment for Clinical officers.
  • Good computer literacy skills i.e. Use of
    computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and
    Internet.
Compensation Package: The compensation package will be
commensurate with the caliber and experience of the individual we are seeking.
Contract is initially 3 years and may be renewed thereafter
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to apply should
email as well as post or deliver an application letter (clearly labeled –
Application for “position title”) with a detailed CV, naming at least two
professional referees, to:

The Human Resources Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute,
Mulago Hospital, P.O. Box 22418, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: Monday, 7th July 2014.

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