International NGO Jobs – Clinical Mentor at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title: Clinical Mentor

Organisation: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)

Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda

 

About MSH:

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit,
public health organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to
strengthen health programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number
of USAID and other donor funded projects including STAR-E in Eastern Uganda.
STAR-E is a 5-year USAID- supported District-based HIV/TB Project, ending in
March 2015. The project focusing on the prevention, care, and treatment of
HIV/TB in health facilities and communities, is headquartered in Mbale but with
activities in the 12 Eastern districts of Budaka, Bududa, Bukwo, Bulambuli,
Busia, Butaleja, Kapchorwa, Kibuku, Kween, Mbale, Pallisa and Sironko
Districts.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 

  • The Clinical Mentor will be a clinician
    with experience in providing comprehensive HIV/TB services, including
    anti-retroviral therapy (ART), who will travel frequently to health
    centers in the District Based HIV/TB Program (DBHP) areas to introduce and
    improve the quality of these services.
  • Ensure that all HIV/TB services meet
    national guidelines and treatment protocols and that each health center
    meets national accreditation standards.
  • Mentor and train other new clinical
    mentors identified by the DBHP to improve access to and the quality of
    comprehensive HIV/TB services
  • Assist service providers, case managers,
    data clerks and other health center staff to link up with both community
    and hospital focal points to strengthen two way referrals both up and down
    the network.

 

Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 

  • The applicant must be a clinical health
    care professional (Medical Doctor, Clinical Officer, Nurse) with training
    of at least years’ experience in provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS &
    TB services, including ART
  • Working knowledge and experience in
    Provider Initiated Counseling and Testing, TB-HIV, Integrated Management
    of Adult Illness (IMAI), and palliative care
  • Past exposure and experience working in a
    health center environment desirable
  • Past experience in training others in
    HIV/TB services and providing supportive supervision
  • Prior experience in quality improvement,
    monitoring and evaluation, and HMIS desirable
  • Fluent in written & spoken English
    essential

 

How to Apply: 

If you meet the above requirements or know of someone who does, and are
interested, please forward your application (cover letter and CV only)
addressed to The Human Resources Partner at the following addresses.

In Kampala: MSH, Plot 15 Princess Anne Drive, Bugolobi, P. O. Box
71419, Kampala or email: HRUG@msh.org and in Mbale: STAR-E Project, P. O. Box
929, Plot 34-36 Bungokho Road, Senior Quarters, Mbale.

 

Deadline: 5th August,
2014 by 5PM

 

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