AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) US NGO Jobs – Regional Medical Director

Organisation: AIDS
Healthcare Foundation, AHF (U.S.A)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About AHF:
AIDS Healthcare Foundation
(AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in
Los Angeles-California, and is the largest community-based provider of HIV
treatment and care services in the United States of America. AHF registered in
Uganda as AHF-Uganda Cares, is collaboration between the Ministry of Health and
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including
antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings.
Job Summary: The
Regional Medical Director directly manages ll medical activities at AHF-Uganda Cares
supported facilities within Eastern region of Uganda. The successful candidate
will be responsible for AHF activities in the Eastern District of Soroti,
Serere, Amuria & Tororo, ensuring delivery of high quality standard of care
for all HIV/AIDS patients. The incumbent carries out supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures,
and responsibilities include but not limited to planning and accomplishing the
clinics goals, collaborating with AHF Uganda Cares partners and other HIV/AIDS
health sector players among others.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • As
    senior manager, he/she oversees AHF operations in the Southern / Eastern
    regions of Uganda, and supports the National Medical Director to
    efficiently and effectively deliver quality clinical services in the
  • Actively
    supports Test and Treatment project and ensure linkage of outreach
    activities to treatment and care program through well-established
    processes of patient linkages and service integration
  • Attends
    key partners meetings and provides feedback to management through the
    national medical director.
  • Ensure
    effective implementation of SMC with Prepex activities in the respective
    clinic and other sites in the region
  • Ensure
    that CME activities are conducted in all sites and participates in the
    facilitation of CME sessions
  • Ensure
    adequate provider staffing in all healthcare centers at regional level.
  • Ensures
    adherence to AHF financial guidelines as well as financial discipline and
    integrity in all facilities in the region
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must be a medical doctor from a recognizable institution.
    Additional qualification in Health systems management or Masters in Public
    Health will be an added advantage.
  • At
    least five years medical/health service experience preferred with a sound knowledge
    of basic medical disciplines to allow for accurate diagnosis and
    appropriate management of clinical problems.
  • Three
    years or more of recent experience with HIV/AIDS treatment; two years
    minimum of administration and program management experience with knowledge
    of clinical protocols and procedures in the management of HIV related
  • Past
    exposure and experience in planning and budgeting required.
How to Apply: 
All qualified and interested
candidates should submit their updated C.Vs, photocopies of their relevant
academic qualifications and application letter with three professional
references addressed to:
The Human Resource Manager,
AHF-Uganda Cares Secretariat
Plot 54B, Kira Road.
P. 0. Box 22914, Kampala,
Or by email:
Deadline:  Friday, 21st
November 2014 by 5PM

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