Regional Medical Director US Non-profit Careers – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Job Title:       Regional Medical Director
Organisation: AIDS
Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Soroti,
About US:
AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters
based in Los Angeles, California. Aids Health Care Foundation is registered in
Uganda as Aids Health Care Foundation – Uganda Cares (AHF-UC) which is
collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including antiretroviral
therapy in resource constrained settings. AHF- Uganda Cares to date operates in
15 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Mpigi, Lyantonde, Soroti,
Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Kalangala, Masindi, Amuria, Butambala, Gomba,
Serere, Hoima and Tororo supporting 32 clinic sites country wide.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Supports HGT interventions and ensures linkage of clients tested
    into care and treatment program through well-established processes of
    patient linkages and service integration
  • Attends key technical partner’s meetings and provides feedback to
    management through the National Medical Director
  • Participates in setting performance targets, appraising performance,
    disciplining, addressing Complaints and resolving problems of employees
    under his/her supervision.
  • Ensure standard quality of clinical services at all AHF supported
    sites in the region.
  • Provide periodic comprehensive support supervision, using the tools
    provided by AHF-Uganda Cares
  • Promotes the implementation of standard operating procedures (SOP)
    for all activities relating to good clinical practice and ensure
    functional QI teams are in existence at all site level
  • Provides direct supervision and mentorship to doctors, clinical
    officers, nurses, and HIV medics working in the different facilities in
    the region to ensure continuous growth and learning
  • Ensure timely compilation and submission of monthly drug inventory
    reports in coordination with the Program pharmacist.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in internal Medicine and
    Surgery (MB.ChB) or its equivalent from a recognized
  • Additional qualification in health systems management or public
    health will be an added advantage,
  • Must be registered with the Medical and Dental practitioners council
    or its equivalent; it trained and practicing outside the country
  • At least five years medical/health service experience preferred with
    a sound knowledge of basic medical disciplines to allow for accurate
    diagnosis and appropriate management of clinical problems.
  • Three years or more of recent experience with HIV/AIDs treatment two
    years minimum of administration and program management experience with
    knowledge of clinical protocols and procedures in the management of HIV
    related diseases.
  • Professional computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, lnternet,
    and Email
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should e-mail their applications (Cover
Letter and CV Only) to: mentioning position
applied for and job location in the subject line. The email should not be
larger than 2 MB – any larger email will not be considered.
Send our hard copy
application including telephone contact details to the:
Human Resource
AHF – Uganda Cares,
Plot 548 Kira Road,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Monday 14th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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