Senior Clinical Officer USAID RHITES Project Jobs – Kabale Regional Referral Hospital

Job Title:      Senior Clinical Officer  
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 Senior
Clinical Officer will diagnose, treat and manage patients and refer complicated
cases. S/he will ensure quality assurance in clinical work. S/he will
specifically participate in clinical management of HIV, TB and related diseases
in adults and children. S/he will participate in planning, directing,
budgeting, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of clinical work.
Participate in adopting the quality improvement approaches to improve the
overall quality of health services; especially for TB and HIV care and
treatment, and enhance client outcomes. Participate in the provision of
information/ education to the public as part of health promotion. The incumbent
will manage and account for allocated resources, participating in research
activities and build the capacity of students and staffs at the Hospital and
ensure that staff adhere to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The Senior Clinical Officer should hold a
    Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent from a
    recognized Institution.
  • Must be registered with the Allied Health
    Professionals Council
  • At least three years of experience as a
    health worker
  • At least two years of experience in
    clinical management of HIV, TB and related diseases in adults and children
  • Possess a valid annual practicing license
  • Good knowledge of clinical issues and
    current literature related to prevention, care and treatment of HIV, TB
    and other related conditions in adults and children.
  • Knowledge of quality improvement
    approaches and its application in HIV settings
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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