Site Manager USAID RHITES Project Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:       Site Manager
Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Health Services in the South West Uganda Project (RHITES)
Reports to: Program Manager-Mbarara
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end
pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment
programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS,
working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the
transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today,
because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over
the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United
States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF
Uganda Country program is currently implementing a number of projects in
partnership with various donors.
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.
Job Summary: The Site
Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the HIV clinic and
liaising with the health facility in-charge/Hospital Director to support the
provision of the integrated health services at the health facility. S/he will
ensure that the services are provided in a high quality, patient-centered
manner, resulting in excellent patient and fiscal outcomes.  The Site Manager will work in close
collaboration with the Director of the unit, Medical Director and the District
Based Teams Manager.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate in the provision of
    clinical care to patients; streamline processes and systems for service
    provision and improve the overall quality of integrated health services.
  • To provide leadership at the health
    facility level to implement the project health service integration model,
    priorities and strategies.
  • To pull and coordinate the provision of technical
    support from the project technical team.
  • Responsible for staffing activities in
    coordination with the HR department such as supervising, performance
    management etc.
  • Act as direct administrative supervisor
    for clinic staff. Coordinate with hospital management/HIV clinic
    leadership in ensuring routine operation of the HIV clinic and maintaining
    a smooth working relationship between EGPAF and the hospital
    administration.
  • Analyze productivity and time management
    of providers to improve cost effectiveness of clinic.
  • Work with staff to ensure that the data is
    captured and entered accurately and consistently within the primary data
    tools and electronic medical records.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the
    HIV clinic including addressing facility problems as they arise in
    collaboration with health facility in-charge/Medical Director, resolving
    staffing issues as appropriate, submitting cash and expenditure requests
    to finance, coordinating staff support for facility issues, orienting new
    staff to space, resolving client complaints, and coordinating facility
    needs such as ordering supplies etc.
  • Monitor client/patient files, records, and
    other documentation, with clinic staff for adherence to best practice and
    MOH requirements.
  • Maintain and develop strong working
    relationships with hospital management, district leadership and other key
    stakeholders.
  • Build ongoing relationships with other
    service providers in community and district to strengthen client referrals
    and follow up.
  • Facilitate weekly clinic staff meetings
    and multi-disciplinary team staffing; and coordinate review and management
    of complex clients with specialist within Mbarara regional referral
    hospital and the project technical team.
  • Participate periodically in the provision
    of technical support to health workers at the project supported health
    facilities within Mbarara district.
  • 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.
  • Provide leadership in development of
    health facility work plan and budget.
  • Assists in identifying, documenting,
    disseminating and scaling up best practices in integrated health services



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID EGPAF RHITES
    Project Site Manager job opportunity should hold a medical degree and a
    Master’s degree in internal medicine, Pediatrics or Public Health or other
    clinical discipline.
  • Five 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
    planning.
  • Practical experience in working with
    health systems at the district level.
  • Sound understanding of current issues and
    developments in the field of HIV/AIDS and especially pediatric and adult
    ART, PMTCT and HCT.
  • Strong skills in teamwork and networking.
    Good verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Previous experience in managing teams.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office
    programs including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power Point.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to this address;
The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala,
Uganda
E-mail to: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 30th March 2018
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