Several Medical Officer Job Placements – Marie Stopes International (MSI)




Organisation: Marie Stopes International (MSI)
Reports
to:
Outreach Team Leaders
Duty
Station:
All Regions, Uganda
About
US:
Marie Stopes International
(MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe
post-abortion care services to women and girls. Our local teams of
professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37
countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she
has children so that she is free pursue her plans and dreams for herself and
her family.
Job
Summary:
The Medical
Officer will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality family
planning and counselling and service provision by his/her outreach team. In
addition to the team leader, each outreach team includes at least two
additional providers (trained in comprehensive counselling, PAC/PAC FP, STMs,
and LARCs), and one transport assistant. S/he must be qualified and competent
to provide permanent methods. S/he is responsible for quality of service
delivery provided by the Outreach Team. S/he is responsible for correct,
complete and timely submission of all outreach records and performance data.
S/he is responsible supporting outreach team empowerment: 1) meet and exceed
MSI global minimum standards for quality and agreed programme deliverables; and
2) comply with all MSI Uganda policies and procedures.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Compliance to Clinical
Standards and Operating Procedures
  • Ensure compliance with set Outreach
    protocols and standards
  • Ensure
    that all the required monitoring tools (including but not limited to:
    stock cards, stock management checklists, Outreach checklists, Quality
    Assurance Checklists) are available and properly used by team members
2. Data Quality Assurance
  • The incumbent will ensure integrity and
    authenticity of all financial and programmatic data and documentation
  • Ensure
    proper record keeping, including: client records, informed consent forms,
    stock cards, and event tracking
  • Completion of HMIS data validated by public
    health facilities and is cross-referenced with CLIC and vehicle tracking
    data
3. Clinical Quality
Assurance
  • Assure standards of all services,
    counselling and infection preven
    tion
  • Ensure monthly self-administered quality
    assurance assessments are done and that necessary steps are taken to
    improve performance
  • Ensure team members receive training as
    necessary and performance improves accordingly
4. Logistics Management
  • Correct storage and forecasting of stock
    minimum and maximum levels
  • Prepare and submit monthly stock reports to
    Outreach Operations Officer
  • Correct
    implementation of stock management protocols
5. Partnership and
Coordination:
  • Effectively liaise with Communications to
    effectively coordinate demand creation activities
  • Build partnerships within the districts with
    NGOs/CBOs to help in mobilization of clients for FP services
  • Effectively collaborate with SF Coordinators
    to ensure opportunities for coordination and collaboration are maximized.
Key
Performance Indicators:
  • Compliance with all MSI Uganda clinical protocols and standards
    for outreach
  • Monitoring tools are available, understood
    and implemented routinely
  • Compliance with all informed consent
    protocols and appropriate documentation for all clients
  • QTA scores
  • Complete, accurate, and authenticated data captured and
    appropriately documented
  • Timely submission of all data and
    documentation required for performance dashboards
  • No stock-outs
  • Accurate and up to date stock cards
  • Effective scheduling to ensure implementation against agreed work
    plans and outreach schedules
  • Effective collaboration with other MSI
    Uganda channels
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should hold
    University Degrees in Medicine. or Health Science or similar;
  • Broad working knowledge and ability to
    provide; Clinical service Provision, Family Planning, Community Outreach
    and Social Marketing an added advantage
  • Previous exposure and knowledge of FP
    service delivery at community level
  • Previous experience managing and motivating teams
  • Ability to manage and implement activities to
    agreed work plans, within budget and in time
  • Experience working with public sector
    facilities desirable
  • Fluent in both oral and written English
Personal
Attributes:
  • Initiative: Thinking ahead and taking action to
    make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution.
  • Innovative: Thinking creatively so that ideas
    generated create a positive outcome.
  • Effective
    Communication:

    Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques,
    using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and
    concise.
  • Team
    Player:
    Working
    as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for
    each other.
  • Responsive: 
    Being responsive to changing priorities and demands.
  • Working
    Efficiently
    :
    Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and
    deadlines are met.
  • Sharing
    Information:

    Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality.
  • Focus
    on Learning:

    Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for
    seeking opportunities to develop further
  • Commitment: Awareness and understanding of
    goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the
    extra mile to meet role requirements
  • Driven: Drive and determination to deliver
    results.
  • Accountable: Taking responsibility for
    appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you
    demonstrate
  • Embracing
    Change:

    Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to
    adjust plans/activities accordingly
  • Motivated: Motivation towards achieving quality
    results to maximise potential
The Medical
Officer is required to demonstrate MSI Uganda’s core values of;
  • Accountability
    of all staff to each other and our clients and stakeholders
  • Equality
    of opportunity and access
  • Value
    for money in the management of our resources
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their electronic applications
including a cover letter, updated CV and academic documents via E-mail to:
vacancies@msiu.or.ug.
Deadline: 19th August 2016 by 12:00 Noon
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