Driver Job Opportunities – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Driver
Organization: Mengo
Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Hospital
Administrator     
About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in
1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as
an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital
provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry,
orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical
training and education to health professionals through its various programs in
midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo
Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to find
new solutions to health issues in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Driver will
ensure availability of safe, clean and reliable vehicles for hospital staff,
guests, and/or any other assigned passenger.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Tasked
    with driving assigned passengers to required destinations and being on
    call at all times.
  • Delivering
    messages, documents, parcels and letters as required.
  • Noting
    vehicle mileage to track departure and return schedules.
  • Providing
    support to other hospital drivers on call.
  • Performing
    defensive driving techniques, passenger protection and customer care at
    all times.
  • Ensuring
    vehicle maintenance including:
  • Notifying
    management to renew vehicle licenses and insurance.
  • Ensuring
    vehicle service is on schedule.
  • Maintaining
    a functional log book as instructed.
  • Ensuring
    that the vehicle is clean
  • Ensuring
    that vehicle defects/mechanical breakdowns are reported timely
  • Checking
    the vehicle routinely and compiling service reports.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Driver job opportunity should preferably hold an
    O’ level certificate, mechanical engineering or basic mechanics
    qualification from a recognized institution
  • Hold
    a clean and valid driving permit
  • At
    least three years’ driving experience preferably from a hospital setting.
  • Possession
    of a defensive driving certificate is an added advantage
  • Possession
    of a mechanical engineering certificate is an added advantage
  • Excellent
    organizational skills i.e. team work orientation, effective communication,
    customer service, personal integrity, confidentiality of medical
    information, ability to check minor vehicle defects
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should submit their application letters with updated CVs,
copies of academic/training certificates and testimonials, professional
membership certificates indicating three (3) referees with their valid
contacts/email addresses addressed to:
Medical Director,
Mengo Hospital,
P.O. Box 7161, Kampala. Uganda
E-mail to: hrmanager@mengohospital.org 
Deadline: Friday 19th
January 2018 by 5:00 pm

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