2 Medical Officer Job Vacancies – USAID RHITES-N Project

 Medical Officer (2 Job
Organization: USAID
funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango)
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
Project Coordinator
About US:
The USAID funded
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango) is operating in the nine districts of the Lango sub-region of
northern Uganda (Alebtong, Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Kwania, Lira, Otuke
and Oyam). RHITES-N, Lango will increase the effective use of sustainable
health services in the region. The Project is led by John Snow, Inc. in
partnership with African Medical and Research Foundation (Amref), Doctors with
Africa (CUAMM), The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG) and Another Option. The
project will contribute to measurable improvements in key Ugandan national
health indicators (HIV; tuberculosis [TB]; malaria, maternal, newborn, and
child health [MNCH]; family planning [FP]; water, sanitation, and hygiene
[WASH]; and nutrition).  USAID RHITES-N,
Lango will facilitate the recruitment of qualified Ugandans on behalf of Lira
RRH. The hospital is a 400 bed hospital situated in Lira Municipality in Lira
town with a catchment population of about 2.3 million people. It is a referral
facility offering both specialized and general services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide information to clients aimed at reducing vulnerability to
    AIDS and other HIV related diseases through health education.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities aimed at improving
    service delivery and clinical outcomes.
  • Participate in training of other health workers through regular
    CMES, Mentorships and in-service trainings.
  • Provide technical support to Clinical Officers, Nurses and
  • Participate in the development and implementation of HIV/AIDS Clinic
    work plans.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of CME, Case
    presentations and other educational activities at the clinic, which
    develop and maintain competence and performance
  • Provide technical support to nurses and counsellors.
  • Participates in and contributes to staff development programs.
  • Participate in ensuring use of materials related to HIV/AIDS care
    and treatment, including clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug
    formularies, training materials, and monitoring and evaluation tools
    Improve adherence support systems.
  • Plans comprehensive care that delineates interventions to attain
    expected outcomes. Collaborates with other disciplines.
  • Ensures nursing actions are designed to promote, maintain, and
    restore patient.
  • Participate in improving referral systems and community linkages
    through collaboration with the community in-charge.
  • Participate in management meetings of the clinic where indicated by
    additional duties
  • Participate in research activities.
  • Preparing and submitting reports.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine. Any added
    qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ clinical work experience gained through
    serving within a government institution or PEPFAR funded program.
  • Possession of a valid registration certificate from the Uganda
    Medical & Dental practitioners Council.
  • Excellent communication or interpersonal skills is a must.
  • Ability and willingness to reside in and work within Lira district.
  • Previous experience in an HIV/AIDS related field will be an added
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook,
How to Apply:
All interested candidates
should send their applications and CV addressed to the Human Resource Office,
Lira Regional Referral Hospital P.O Box 2, Lira, Uganda or hand deliver to the
hospital. The current job holders are encouraged to apply. Applicants whose
qualifications have not changed in the advert do not need to re-apply. The
above positions are contract jobs and will be remunerated according to the
Government of Uganda pay scales.
Deadline: 5th April 2019
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