3 Clinical Officer Job Opportunities – USAID RHITES-N Project

Job
Title:           
  Clinical Officer (3 Job
Placements)
Organization: USAID
funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project (RHITES-N,
Lango)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to:
Senior Clinical Officer
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: 
  • Providing clinical care to HIV patients in the clinic including:
    management of opportunistic infections, initiating patients on ART,
    managing complications of ART, monitoring response to treatment.
  • Maintain accurate medical records and other data collection as
    required for monitoring, evaluation and research
  • Participate in CPD activities, including mentorships, teaching and
    training of clinic staff in all aspects of HIV related treatment and care.
  • Participating in weekly Clinic Team Meetings
  • Participate in monthly program and Staff Meetings, and Meetings on
    request.
  • Participating in external trainings and presentations as required,
    both as a Student and as a presenter.
  • Conducts group and individual health teaching for patients,
    families, and community. Monitors and records patient and population
    health status
  • Document nursing actions and activities.
  • Preparing and submitting reports.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a diploma in Clinical and Community Health
  • Three years’ work experience gained through serving within a
    Government institution or PEPFAR funded program
  • Possession of a valid registration certificate from Allied Health
    Professional 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
    advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook,
    Power-Point
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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