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Pediatric and Adolescent Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Baylor-Uganda

Organization: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Care
& Treatment Manager
About US:
Baylor College of
Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous
not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the
Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a
Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres
of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa,
Eastern Europe and North America.
Job Summary:  The Pediatric and Adolescent Coordinator will
be responsible for reviewing and monitoring the implementation of systems,
policies and procedures for aligning ‘Paediatric and Adolescent care’ Standard
Operating Procedures from the district level to health facility and community
level in line with Baylor Uganda’s mission.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare annual and quarterly activity work plan and Budget and
    monitor the implementation of the planned activities, Develop and monitor
    the implementation of paediatrics and adolescent capacity building plan
    based on clearly identified need.
  • Monitor the implementation of interventions for targeted identification
    of HIV exposed infants and infected children, Develop a system to
    periodically monitor the implementation of strategies for retention of HIV
    exposed infants and infected children into care, Develop a system to
    periodically monitor the implementation of strategies for increasing
    uptake of adolescent HIV care package and promoting a culture that
    demarcate characteristics of adolescent friendly services per supported
    health facility.
  • Bench mark the current status of health facilities in the region
    regarding HIV testing and care services for children and adolescents,
    Monitor the integration and implementation of quality improvement into
    mentorships for paediatric services.
  • Develop and monitor early childhood development strategies for
    management of psychosocial issues affecting children in care.
  • Develop and strengthen partnerships and networks, participating in
    operational research.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Baylor-Uganda Pediatric and Adolescent
    Coordinator job must hold a Masters in Pediatrics with a background of a
    degree in MBChB and registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental
    Practitioners Council preferably with health systems strengthening
    management training.
  • Two years of experience in managing maternal health programs /
    projects
  • One year relevant working experience preferably in health
    development senior management positions, with a reputable international
    NGO, and direct experience with Government and donor representatives
  • Team and communications skills;
  • Self motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative
  • Persuasive and convincing
How to Apply:
Applications should
include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable
professional references and certified academic documents. All suitably
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.
NB: You must have at
least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only short
listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
Deadline: 4th July 2019
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