2 Entry Level Jobs – Clinical Officer at Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Senior
Clinical Officer
Funding Source: Masindi,
Uganda
Reference:
PER./147/231/01
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care
and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country.
Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be seconded to identified hospitals and
Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Treats and ensures proper management of patients.
·        
Refers complicated cases to the Senior Clinical
Officer.
·        
Works closely with other cadres in the Unit in the
delivery of quality health care to patients.
·        
Participates in the implementation of primary health
care activities.
·        
Adheres to professional code of conduct and ethics.
·        
The incumbent will also take part in the research
activities.
·        
Participates in the collection of health data.
·        
Participates in teaching junior staff, patients and
the public.
·        
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The applicants should hold a Diploma in Clinical
Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent, from a recognized
Institution.        
·        
At least two years’ experience as a Clinical
Officer.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested should send their applications in triplicate on Public
Service Form No. 3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary of the respective District
Service Commission. The application forms are obtainable from the Health
Service Commission and District Service Commission Offices or download here.  Handwritten applications in triplicate are
also acceptable. The applications should bear the title, number of the post
applied for, name of the District and name of the site where the job is
tenable. (Check at the top of the bottom). Please include telephone contacts on
the application. The applicants should apply for only one post in one Local
Government. The applicants should attach to each of the three application forms
or hand written application letters three (3) sets of certified photocopies of
their academic certificates, testimonials, professional registration
certificates, valid practicing licenses and three (3) of their recent passport-size
photographs.
Send your
applications or deliver them to the district address as indicated below;
Masindi P.O.
Box 67, Masindi
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Health workers who are already in government service or private not for profit
(PNFP) employment should not apply and will not be considered.       
Deadline: 29th September, 2015

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