Several USAID SUSTAIN Project Clinical Care Coordinators – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID-funded Strengthening Uganda’s
Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About URC:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a
global company founded in the United States in 1965 dedicated to improving the
quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a
non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects
in over 45 countries, including the United States. URC provides a range of
technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service
quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up
locally appropriate solutions to critical problems.
About USAID SUSTAIN Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a
US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is
implementing the USAID-funded Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS
Nationally (SUSTAIN) project. The USAID SUSTAIN Project ending December 2016
supports delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and laboratory
services at selected regional referral and general hospitals.
Job Summary:  The Clinical Care Coordinators will support
the USAID SUSTAIN Project through the provision of quality HIV/AIDS,
prevention, care and treatment services at hospital.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
the hospital clinical services team with direct patient care as needed
clinical care service delivery processes, including client flow systems are
well organized
in liaison with the espective HIV/ART clinic heads to strengthen team-building
for clinic staff.
with the entire HIV service delivery team to ensure functional linkages within
the hospital
participate in MOH and facility led capacity strengthening activities for other
hospital HIV clinical care teams through competency/skills needs targeted
training and mentoring. Work together with SUSTAIN Capacity Building Manager,
HIV Clinic Head and MOH/ACP, identify training needs for HIV service delivery
teams and support implementation of training activities as per plans developed.
on-site clinical training and mentoring to HIV service delivery teams on
management of HIV according to MOH guidelines.
training through clinical consultations, assisting other Medical Officers and
Nurses to solve clinical problems.
with the Clinic Head and the SUSTAIN Capacity Building Manager, identify areas
of quality improvement and support implementation of QI activities in the
with the Clinic Head, assist in preparation of journal clubs and CMEs for
continuous professional education.
to the HIV clinic staff updated and revised MOH HIV-related training materials,
job aides and guidelines.
monthly reports on training/mentoring and technical assistance activities, as
well as recommendations for further strengthening MOH services.
for the oversight and monitoring of SUSTAIN-supported service delivery
implementation activities at the RRH and lower facilities in each region.
Specific tasks include;
implementation of HIV service delivery is as per the SUSTAIN work plan, within
the broader mandate of the MOH and ACP.
the SUSTAIN supported team at the region to ensure harmonized implementation of
with the clinic head, develop work plans for strengthening other MOH services
at sites supported by SUSTAIN in the region.
with the RRH pharmacy team, monitor logistics/HIV commodities management and
ensure timely submission of monthly reports on logistics.
functional linkages between the various components of HIV service delivery
(clinical services, laboratory, pharmacy, MNCH, TB, and community based
Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidate for the USAID SUSTAIN Project career opportunity should hold an
or its equivalent from a recognized university/institution
least two years’ experience in patient care at a reputable hospital.
applicant must be registered with Medical and Dental practitioners’ council;
experience in an HIV/AIDS related field will be an added advantage.
written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
literacy i.e. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their cover letters, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for three professional references
in the subject line addressed to:
Human Resource & Administration
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for
Human Services,
Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 3rd July, 2015 by
12:00 pm
Only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for
this position will be contacted.
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