Medical Officer NGO Job Careers – Children’s AIDS Fund – CAF Uganda (CAF U)

Job Title:    Medical Officer
Organisation: Children’s
AIDS Fund – CAF Uganda (CAF U)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Clinic Head
About CAF U:
Children’s AIDS Fund – CAF Uganda (CAF U) is registered as a local
organization in Uganda, dedicated to limiting suffering of HIV-impacted
children and families. Children’s AIDS Fund is implementing strategies to strengthen
provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB prevention, care and treatment
services in underserved and around lake shore districts in Central Uganda. CAF
U is supporting eight HIV treatment sites providing more than 30,000 clients
with services including: Comprehensive HIV Care and treatment services,
including, HCT, ART, TB/HIV, PMTCT, EID as well as community outreach and
complementary services for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and Maternal
Child Health (MCH). The HIV treatment sites are Family Hope Centre Kampala
(FHCK), Family Hope Centre Jinja (FHCJ), Kabwohe Clinical Research Centre
(KCRC), Alive Medical Services, Namugongo Fund for Special Children, Nurture
Africa, Buwenge Hospital and Health Center (BHHC), and Bushenyi Medical Centre
(BMC).
Job Summary: The Medical
Officer will provide day-today clinic care to CAF Uganda clients; offer
comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment and care such as: Management of opportunistic
Infections, Staging of HIV patients for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) eligibility,
initiating patients on ART, Managing complications of ART; review the medical
needs of patients; monitor delivery of patient services; act as liaison between
patients and hospitals; carry out site based continuous quality improvement;
work closely with the Heads of Departments and other clinical specialists to
put in place processes which ensure seamless and smooth delivery of care to our
patients.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
All candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
medicine and Surgery or its equivalent from a recognized University/
Institution
·        
Training and/or experience in managing HIV/AIDS
is an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in clinical
practice and should be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners
Council.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans should send their cover
letters and updated resumes (CVs) with relevant testimonials/certificates to:
The Manager, Human Resource & Administration,
Plot 36, Ntinda II Road,
P. O. Box 7633 Kampala Uganda,
Email to:
hr@childrenaidsfund.ug
Deadline:  2nd September 2016
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