2 Clinician Job Placements – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:      Clinicians
(2 Job Placements)
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Supervisor Clinical Services
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery
organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population
through a combination of community based research, curative services and
prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide care and treatment to the RHSP population
  • Place orders within the expected time frames, maintaining clear
    accountabilities for the prescribing and dispensing of the drugs
  • Take part in the development of frame work by which standardization
    of care is archived in the clinic and community setting
  • The RHSP clinician shall be responsible for patent diagnosis and
  • Recording results of all clinical evaluations and keeping records of
    all relevant activities in the clinic
  • Provide comprehensive HIV care and treatment including (EMTCT, TB,
    Treatment and family planning.
  • Provide continuous patient counselling
  • Update OPENMIRS and other related HIMS tools
  • Identify and advise on the medical and logistical needs of the art

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should have a Diploma in clinical
    medicine/diploma in comprehensive nursing from a reputable institution.
  • Possess valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Working experience of at least 1 year in a reputable healthy
  • Certificates in Good clinical practice and Human subjects
    Protection, experience conducting research and HIV care work is added
    advantage but not a requirement.
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid driving license within
    the study or service areas of Rakai district.
  • Willingness work and reside in Rakai district.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Fluent in Luganda the local language
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their application letter, valid
academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees
The Human Resource
Rakai Health
Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo,
Rakai, Uganda
Send by E-mail to:
Deadline: 15th March 2019
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