4 Project Officer – Linkages and Referrals NGO Job Opportunities – Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Organization: Doctors
with Africa CUAMM
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Advisor- Linkages and Referrals
About US:
Founded in 1950, Doctors with
Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organization focused on healthcare
to be recognized by the Italian government. It is now the country’s leading
organization working to protect and improve the wellbeing and health of
vulnerable communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
locations.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer – Linkages and Referrals will map, assess capacity, build capacity of
community facility linkage structures and processes in place.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work
    with DHT and Community Development Office to strengthen community based
    structures that will create demand for health and nutrition service,
    strengthen client appointment and tracking systems at the supported health
    facilities; support the functionality of CHEWS, VHTs, MNCH Peer Mothers,
    Adolescent champions, Male action groups and Family support groups within
    the supported districts
  • Support
    the successful implementation of the community referral system including
    the use of transport vouchers, Motorcycles and Vehicle Ambulances;
    strengthen the use of quality improvement approaches in the referral and
    linkage system and other community activities
  • Actively
    participate in Co-ordination Meetings and related forums with other NGOs,
    CBOs implementing community actions at district level. With DHT and
    Facility in charges, support planning for and implementation of integrated
    outreaches at district level.
  • Together
    with the DHT, train and Mentor health workers on Ministry of Health tools
    and processes for linkages and referrals and support DHOs and District
    biostatistician to ensure that all data on community interventions are
    properly and timely reported on monthly basis and the same is accurately
    and timely fed into District Health Information System (DHIS2).
  • Ensure
    proper documentation of work done achievements realized, lessons learnt,
    and best practice throughout the program implementation.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Social Work and
    Social Administration, Community Development, Community Health,
    Development Studies or related courses.
  • Possession
    of postgraduate qualification in Public Health, Sociology or Community
    Health would be an added advantage.
  • At
    least three years’ experience in HIV/TB/MNH/Malaria/Nutrition related
    community work with Government Institution or NGOs involved in community
    work.
  • Excellent
    communication skills and strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability
    to work in a multi-disciplinary team with frequent travel to the field.
  • Excellent
    computer skills.
  • Knowledge
    of the relevant Uganda national health policies, strategies and
    structures.
  • Fluency
    in written and spoken English and a working knowledge of Luo.
How to Apply:
All applicants should send an application
Letter, Personal File Form, Download
Here
and updated CV to uganda@cuamm.org with the subject –
“Applications RHITES NL April 2018”.
Email should have only the 3
attachments (Application Letter, CV and Personal file form). Please do not fill
the personal file form online, download it, fill and send as attachment with
other documents.
Deadline: 30th April 2018 by 5:00 pm 
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