2 Clinical Care Coordinator USAID SUSTAIN Project Job Placements – 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 &
Moroto RRHs, Uganda
Reports to: Clinical
Services Advisor
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 support the provision of quality HIV/AIDS, prevention,
care and treatment services at hospital.
Key Duties and
Provision of clinical care
  • Support the hospital clinical services
    team with direct patient care as needed.
  • Ensure clinical care service delivery
    processes, including client flow systems are well organized.
  • Work closely with respective HIV/ART
    clinic heads to strengthen team-building for clinic staff.
  • Work with the entire HIV service delivery
    team to ensure functional linkages within the hospital.
Participate in MOH and
facility led capacity strengthening activities for other hospital HIV clinical
care teams through competency/skills needs targeted training and
  • Work closely with SUSTAIN Capacity
    Building Manager, HIV Clinic Head and MOH/ACP, identify training needs for
    HIV service delivery teams and support implementation of training
    activities per plans.
  • The incumbent will 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 closely with the Clinic Head and the
    SUSTAIN Capacity Building Manager, identify areas of quality improvement
    and support implementation of QI activities in the clinic.
  • Work with Clinic Head, assist in
    preparation of journal clubs and CMEs.
  • Share revised MOH HIV-related training
    materials, job aides and guidelines to HIV clinic staff.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports on
    training/mentoring and technical assistance activities, as well as
    recommendations for further strengthening MOH services.
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.
  • The jobholder will also coordinate the
    SUSTAIN supported team at the region to ensure harmonized implementation
    of services
  • Work with the clinic head, develop work
    plans for strengthening other MOH services at sites supported by SUSTAIN
    in the region.
  • Work 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).
  • Perform any other related duties assigned
    for time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN Clinical
    Care Coordinator job opportunity should hold an MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized university/institution.
  • At
    least two years’ experience in patient care at a reputable hospital.
  • The
    applicant must be registered with Medical and Dental practitioners’
  • 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 to:
Deadline: 27th March 2017 by
12:00 Noon
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