Entry Level US PEPFAR Grant Clinical Officer Jobs – Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Senior Clinical
Officer
Reference: PER./147/231/01
Duty Station: 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 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.
·        
Takes part 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, 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. Health Professionals who are already in government or PNFP employment
are not encouraged to apply. 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 your preferred district addresses as indicated below;


Isingiro P.O. Box 1, Isingiro 


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: 19th August, 2016
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