2 Fresher USAID Project Medical Officer Jobs – Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital

Title:          Medical Officer (2 Fresher Jobs)
Organization: Mbarara
Regional Referral Hospital
Project Name: USAID
Duty Station:
Mbarara, Uganda
About US:
Mbarara Regional
Referral Hospital has received a grant from EGPAF under the USAID RHITES-SW
project to support implementation of integrated health services, including
quality maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, malaria and child
development services at the hospital.
Job Summary: The
Medical Officer will provide effective and Comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and
management of opportunistic diseases to patients.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Medical Doctor will participate in diagnosis, treatment and
    management of patients; and streamline processes and systems for service
    provision and improve the overall quality of integrated health services
  • S/he will evaluate patients and refer them for specialized health
  • S/he will provide health information to clients through health
  • The incumbent will participate in the development and implementation
    of HIV/AIDS and TB Clinic work plans and provide technical support and
    mentoring to staff in the hospital and lower facilities in the region
  • The jobholder will also ensure that the services are provided in a
    high quality, patient- centered manner, resulting in excellent patient and
    fiscal outcomes
  • 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
  • The incumbent will participate in outreach and community health
    programs, health data collection, data compilation and submission of
    periodic reports and site meetings.
  • Monitors patient’s flow and ensures triage is working effectively
  • Prepares quarterly requests for sundries, lab supplies, clinic tools
    and stationery as well as tracking their usage to ensure uninterrupted
  • Participates in the performance appraisal of junior staff.
  • Liaises with the clinic pharmacy and Laboratory to ensure
    comprehensive services to clients and facilitates a system for record
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Degree
    from a recognised University.
  • Training in HIV/AIDS, and TB management
  • Training in Counselling
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in HIV/ AIDS and
    TB management will be an added advantage.
  • Must be registered with Uganda Medical and Dental Practioners
  • Hands-on knowledge and skills in provision of HIV prevention, care
    and treatment; MNCH, nutrition and family planning.
  • Exhaustive knowledge and understanding of current issues and
    developments in the field of HIV/AIDS and especially pediatric and adult
    ART, PMTCT and HCT.
  • Proven skills in teamwork and networking
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Exhibit high standards of professional Code of Conduct and Ethics
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications to: The Hospital Director, Mbarara regional
Referral Hospital, P.O. Box 40, Mbarara or deliver them to the hospital
registry. Applications should include cover letter, curriculum vitae,
photocopies of certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and
contact information for 3 professional references. Applicants must clearly
indicate on the application letter which position they have applied for their
contact addresses and telephone numbers.
Email to:
mbararareferral2018@gmail.com, mreferral.hospital@gmail.com
Deadline: 8th June 2018
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