6 Fresher USAID SUSTAIN Clinical Care Coordinator Careers – 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: Mbale, Arua,
Fort Portal, Kawolo and Lira, Uganda
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.
Job Summary: The Clinical
Care Coordinator will provide support to the hospital clinical services team
with direct patient care as needed. The incumbent will ensure clinical care
service delivery processes, including client flow systems are well organized.
The jobholder will work closely with respective HIV/ART clinic heads to
strengthen team-building for clinic staff. The incumbent will work with the
entire HIV service delivery team to ensure functional linkages within the
hospital. The incumbent will also actively participate in MOH and facility led
capacity strengthening activities for other hospital HIV clinical care teams
through competency/skills needs targeted training and mentoring.
Key Duties and
Work closely with the SUSTAIN Capacity Building
Manager, HIV Clinic Head and MOH/ACP, identify training needs for HIV service
delivery teams and support implementation of training activities as per plans
Provide on-site clinical mentoring to HIV
service delivery teams on management of HIV according to MOH guidelines.
Provide training through clinical consultations,
assisting other Medical Officers and Nurses to solve clinical problems.
Work in liaison with the Clinic Head and the
SUSTAIN Capacity Building Manager, identify areas of quality improvement and
support implementation of QI activities in the clinic.
Working with the Clinic Head, assist in
preparation of journal clubs and CMEs for continuous professional education.
Disseminate to the HIV clinic staff updated and
revised MOH HIV-related training materials, job aides and guidelines.
Prepare and send monthly reports on training/mentoring
and technical assistance activities, as well as recommendations for further
strengthening MOH services.
In charge of the coordination and monitoring of
SUSTAIN-supported service delivery implementation activities at the RRH and
lower facilities in each region.
Ensure implementation of HIV service delivery is
as per the SUSTAIN work plan, within the broader mandate of the MOH and ACP.
Coordinate the SUSTAIN supported team at the
region to ensure harmonized implementation of services
Working with the clinic head, develop work plans
for strengthening other MOH services at sites supported by SUSTAIN in the
Working with the RRH pharmacy team, monitor
logistics/HIV commodities management and ensure timely submission of monthly
reports on logistics.
Ensure functional linkages between the various
components of HIV service delivery (clinical services, laboratory, pharmacy,
MNCH, TB, and community based initiatives).
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN Clinical
Care Coordinator career placement must hold an MBChB or its equivalent from a
recognized university/institution
Must be registered with Medical and Dental
practitioners’ council; 
At least two years’ experience in patient care
at a reputable hospital.
Previous experience in an HIV/AIDS related field
will be an added advantage.
Excellent written and oral communication and
interpersonal skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
(Word, Excel, Outlook) 
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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