USAID SUSTAIN Adolescent Health Care Program Officer Job Placement – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Chief of
Party
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About URC SUSTAIN Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID-funded
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project.
The project supports delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and
laboratory services at selected regional referral and general hospitals.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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The Adolescent Health Care Program Officer will
coordinate the implementation of adolescent friendly services at USAID/SUSTAIN
supported
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Plan, organise and coordinate implementation of
mentorship & coaching for supported facilities.
·        
Work with other SUSTAIN technical teams to guide
facility teams to provide implementation of quality adolescent friendly
services
·        
Work with SUSTAIN technical teams to provide
guidance and oversight to establishment of adolescent friendly service areas at
supported support and additional six( 6) facilities including development of
SOPS to guide and focus implementation.
·        
Provide ongoing coaching and mentorship support
to facility teams for quality implementation of adolescent health care package.
·        
Work with facility teams to document success
stories on adolescent health care
·        
Participate in a rapid adolescent assessment
exercise. Produce a report to guide implementation
·        
Plan and conduct central learning sessions for
facilities
·        
Plan for roll out of the change package at all
supported facilities
·        
Compile activity and periodic reports
·        
Participate in any other activity as assigned by
the supervisor. 
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN Adolescent
Health Care Program Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
social work and social development, clinical psychology, Bachelor of Sciences
in Nursing or related field, training in HIV counselling with a bias in
paediatrics and adolescents.
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in the
provision of Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) services including HIV care
counselling for adolescents
·        
Previous experience in providing services to
adolescents and working with Public Health systems in Uganda
·        
Working technical knowledge of SRH for
adolescents including HIV and AIDS
·        
Current trends in HIV and AIDS prevention,
counselling and SHR among adolescents
·        
Systems approach to providing comprehensive care
services to adolescents at facility level
·        
Knowledge and skills in training, coaching and
mentorship support including report writing
·        
Good interpersonal, integrity and communication
skills
·        
High level skills of planning, collaboration and
coordination with different stakeholders.
·        
Computer skills and quality improvement
approaches knowledge and skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their
cover letter, certificate of good conduct, curriculum vitae, copies of academic
credentials and contact information for 3 professional references addressed to:
Human Resource & Administration Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
Kampala, UGANDA
E-mail: hr-uganda@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 4th
November, 2016 at 12:00 Noon
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