Clinical Lead: Paediatric and Adolescent Health Services Non-profit Careers – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Manager Clinical
Services
About US:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV
research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of
understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation
for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of
MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats
of public health importance to Uganda.
Job Summary: The Clinical
Lead: Paediatric and Adolescent Health Services will be responsible for
paediatric care services. Working closely with the PMTCT, OVC and care and
treatment program coordinators, He/She will lead and develop innovative and
evidence based interventions to support effective service delivery of pediatric
and adolescent health care services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Take lead in the planning, implementation, and
evaluate the effectiveness of pediatric and adolescent health care services for
the HIV/AIDS program.
·        
Offer technical assistance and mentorship to
district health teams to support improved implementation of pediatric and
adolescent HIV/AIDS care and treatment services.
·        
Take lead in management of children and
adolescents with special focus on those deemed failing on ART
·        
Institute and oversee Switch meetings in all
facilities
·        
Support collection, analysis and validation of
baseline and routine program data to support implementation and routine program
monitoring.
·        
Support sites in medical commodity forecasting
and ordering to ensure constant supply of HIV commodities for pediatric and
adolescent care services.
·        
Ensure availability of tools to facilitate
reporting and program monitoring
·        
Provide technical supervision, appraisal,
mentorship and training to all staff discharging HIV care and treatment
services for adolescents and children



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold an MBchB from a
recognized institution and additional training MMed-Pediatrics
·        
Registered and licenses by the Uganda Dental and
Medical  Practitioners Council
·        
At least two years of working experience in HIV
programs
·        
Excellent oral and written communications
skills.
·        
Experienced at capacity building and
facilitating training and mentoring
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the
application form, download
here
, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of
academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number
(Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the
application letter.
Please send applications to:
The HR and Administration Manager,
Makerere University Walter Reed Project,
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 27th November 2017

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