2 Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Clinical Officer Job Placements – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Funding Source: US PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station:  Kyotera,
Mpigi, Sembabule and Kalangala, Uganda
Reports to: 
Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Supervisor
About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program
is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It
strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a
combination of community based research, curative services and prevention
strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the
Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
About CDC Program:
With funding from PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RHSP is implementing a 5 year
comprehensive HIV/ AIDS program in the 12 districts of Masaka region namely;
Rakai, Kyotera, Masaka, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Lyantonde, Lwengo, Sembabule,
Butambala, Gomba, Mpigi, and Kalangala with an aim of achieving rapid HIV
epidemic control.
Job Summary: The Voluntary
Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Clinical Officer will assess the clinical
problems of clients and carry out circumcisions. He/ She will also support VMMC
related training. He/ she must treat each client with dignity and respect.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform circumcision surgery for adults at
    fixed or mobile sites.
  • Ensure documentation of all surgical and
    follow-up procedures
  • Ensure that circumcisions are carried out
    safely in accordance with agreed policies.
  • Ensure that all activities as pertains to
    circumcision are done according to the standard operating procedures.
  • Communicate professionally in writing
  • Willingness to work extra hours
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC)
    Clinical Officer job opportunity should hold a Diploma in
    Clinical Medicine and Community Health or equivalent.
  • Must be registered with the Allied Health professionals’
    Council
  • Three years’ experience in providing VMMC services
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to ride is an added advantage
  • Must be willing to work in rural settings
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants should send their application letter, valid academic
documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai,
Uganda
OR
Deliver to: Rakai Health Sciences
Program offices
Clement Hill Plot 8 Kampala,
Uganda
OR
Send via E-mail to:
jobs@rhsp.org
NB: Please indicate on
the envelope & application; a) the position applied for, b) The district of
preference. For all online applications, save your documents as position &
district of preference ( e.g. Administrative Assistant Kalangala)
Deadline: 16th February 2017

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