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

Organisation: Marie Stopes International (MSI)
Outreach Team Leaders
All Regions, Uganda
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.
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.
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
3. Clinical Quality
  • Assure standards of all services,
    counselling and infection preven
  • 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
  • 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.
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
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
  • 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

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

    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
  • Accountable: Taking responsibility for
    appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you
  • Embracing

    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
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:
Deadline: 19th August 2016 by 12:00 Noon
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