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Entry Level PEPFAR Grant Jobs – Medical Officer at Health Service Commission

Job Title:    Medical Officer
Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Medical Superintendent
Funding Source: Tororo, Uganda
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 St Anthony’s Hospital-Tororo,
an implementing partner of PEPFAR.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Takes participate in diagnosis, treatment and
management of patients
·        
Evaluates patients and refers them for specialized
health care.
·        
Actively participates in the delivery of quality
health care to patients.
·        
Adheres to the professional Code of Conduct and
Ethics.
·        
Participate in Outreach and community health
programmes.
·        
Participates in research activities and health data
collection.
·        
Compiles and submitting periodic reports.
·        
Participates in continuing Professional Development
Programmes.
·        
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time by the Medical Superintendent.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The Medical Officer must hold an MBChB or its
equivalent from a recognized Institution.
·        
Also, the incumbent should hold a postgraduate
Diploma in Health Services Management or Public Administration Management from
A recognized institution.
·        
Applicants with a Master’s degree in any relevant
discipline will have an added advantage
·        
The applicants must also be registered with Uganda
Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
·        
Hold a valid Annual Practicing License (APL).
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.       
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are invited to submit their resumes, copies of academic
certificates, copies of licenses, testimonials and three professional referees.
Please firmly staple your papers together.
Please forward
your applications to:
The Hospital
Administrator,
P.O. Box 132,
Tororo. Uganda.
OR Hand deliver
your application to St. Anthony’s Tororo Hospital.
Deadline: 8th October 2015 by
4:30 pm.

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