Prevention Officer (EMTCT, VMMC & HTS) NGO Jobs – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Organisation: Uganda
Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Project Manager
About US:
The Uganda
Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB) was founded in 1957 as a registered faith
based Non-Governmental Organization under the Trustees Incorporation Act (CAP
165) as Registered Trustees of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. UPMB
brings together Protestant Churches in Uganda involved in Provision of Health
Services. It serves as a link between Government and / or Development Partners
and UPMB-Member Institutions and provides support to its members through
capacity strengthening, coordination, lobbying and Advocacy, public relations
and translation of government policies.
Job Summary:
The Prevention Officer (EMTCT, VMMC & HTS) will spearhead mentorship and
supervise implementation of activities in both technical aspects of PMTCT/EMTCT&HTS
services The major role shall include coordinating trainings, providing
mentorship, supporting documentation and reporting related to HTS, MCH and
EMTCT.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Providing mentorship to front line
    health workers within the implementing facilities health facilities in
    delivery of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV services
    (Option B+). Early Infant Diagnosis care and related EMTCT &HTS and
    Child health Care in the implementing districts.
  • Support Implementation and use of MoH
    guidelines in line and ensure compliance with MoH policies
  • S/he coordinates required trainings for
    the district staff in relation to implementation of EMTCT
  • Support professional continuous medical
    education sessions at the health facilities in line with EMTCT and related
    MCH areas
  • Ensure the health workers obtain the
    updated and required tools to support care
  • Coordinate and support follow up of
    clients to improve retention in care for Option B+ patients and their
    exposed infants.
  • Support integration of maternal care
    within EID care points to support client centered care


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Humanities with very good experience in prevention work EMTCT
    and HTS services or Diploma in Midwifery ECN or Nursing from a recognized
    education institution.
  • Additional training in elimination of
    mother to child transmission Option B+
  • At least five years of work experience
    in a busy HIV clinical setting preferably in N60 health system setting.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of
    maternal and child ‘ health issues especially goal oriented ANC
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and two
references addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
Uganda Protestant
Medical Bureau,
Plot 877, Balintuma
Rd Mengo,
P.O. Box 4127
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug
Deadline: 11th May 2018
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