2 Medical Officer USAID RHITES Project Job Positions – Kabale Regional Referral

Organisation: Kabale Regional Referral
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
Duty Station: Kabale, Uganda
About USAID RHITES Project:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the
USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West
Uganda Project (RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability,
accessibility and quality of integrated health services including HIV and TB
prevention, care and treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services;
family planning; nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention
and treatment and other primary care services. The project is implemented in 15
districts in the South-West Uganda.
About USAID Project:
Kabale Regional Referral hospital has received grant from EGPAF under
the USAID RHITES-SW project to support implementation of integrated health
services, including quality maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition,
malaria and child development services at the hospital. It is for this reason
that Kabale Referral Hospital seeks to recruit qualified candidates for the
following positions located at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital to help
achieve the mandate of the grant. Successful candidates will be based at Kabale
Regional Referral Hospital in South Western Uganda.
Job Summary: The Medical
Doctor will participate in diagnosis, treatment and management of patients; and
streamline processes and systems for service provision and improve the overall
quality of integrated health services. S/he will evaluate patients and refer
them for specialized health care. S/he will provide health information to
clients through health education. S/he will participate in the development and
implementation of HIV/ AIDS and TB Clinic work plans and provide technical
support and mentoring to staff in the hospital and lower facilities in the
region. S/he will ensure that the services are provided in a high quality,
patient-centered manner, resulting in excellent patient and fiscal outcomes.
Provide continuous guidance and improvement of the quality of the integrated
health services by regular application of quality improvement and Site
Improvement and Monitoring Systems approaches. S/he will participate in
outreach and community health programs, health data collection, data
compilation and submission of periodic reports. Performs any other duties as
may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a degree in MBChB
    or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution
  • Must be registered with Medical and Dental
    Practioners Council
  • Two years of professional experience
    working in HIV/ AIDS prevention, care & treatment.
  • Hands-on knowledge and skills in provision
    of HIV prevention, care and treatment; MNCH, nutrition and family
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    current issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS and especially
    pediatric and adult ART, PMTCT and HCT.
  • Proven skills in teamwork and networking.
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing
  • Exhibit high standards of the professional
    Code of Conduct and Ethics
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications to The
Hospital Director, Kabale regional Referral hospital, P. O. Box 07, Kabale.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopies of
certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and contact
information for 3 professional references. Applicants must state clearly on the
application letter which position they have applied for their contact addresses
and telephone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th
December 2017 by 5:00pm

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