8 Facility-Based Integrated Clinical Services Officer USAID Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior HSS
Advisor
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
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
Facility Based Integrated Clinical Services 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. The incumbent ill
participate in planning, directing, budgeting, coordination, monitoring and
evaluation of clinical work as well as 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. The
successful candidate will participate in the provision of information/
education to the public as part of health promotion. S/he 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Provide technical leadership and work
    closely with the Senior HSS Advisor in the implementation and evaluation
    of clinical technical interventions, including HIV testing and counseling,
    pediatrics and ALHIV, maternal and child health, family planning, and STI
    diagnosis and treatment;
  • Work closely with the technical team
    in-country to ensure integration between PMTCT and care and treatment
    activities within a family centered continuum i of care framework;
  • Lead efforts with MoH and selected NGOs
    to improve access to and use of focused clinical services provided by
    mobile units, particularly among key populations such as ALHIV;
  • Identify and benchmark successful
    interventions with replicable models of HIV clinical care and treatment in
    Uganda;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-N
    Project Facility Based Integrated Clinical Services Officer job placement
    should hold a Nursing or other related clinical degree at the Master’s
    level required. Masters’ Degree equivalent preferably in public health,
    public administration, social sciences or a related development field is a
    plus.
  • Must be registered with the Allied
    Health Professionals Council and possess a valid annual practicing license
  • At least three years’ experience implementing
    and managing focused clinical services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience
    with PEPFAR and MoH clinical programming
  • Demonstrated experience with reporting
    preferably for USG funded programs and PEPFAR indicators
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 4th May 2018
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