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17 Entry Level Clinician USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:      Clinicians
(17 Fresher Jobs)
Organization: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, implements the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in
East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project
is to support implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in
regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity
targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population
of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health,
HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.
Job Summary:   The Clinicians will work with and support
respective health facility teams enroll all newly identified HIV positive
clients in care and on ART, and to provide high quality HIV Care and treatment
services along the care continuum including implementation of the revised
national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and treatment through ongoing
patient clinical assessments and management, data reviews and reporting, and
applying quality improvement approaches to close existing service quality gaps.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in day-to-day running of the HIV/AIDS clinic at
    supported health facilities including daily enrollment of all newly
    identified HIV positive clients
  • Work with other health facility staff and project seconded
    volunteers to strengthen targeted HIV eligibility screening at all
    facility entry points and testing all those eligible for HIV;
  • Daily review of all HTS services data tools both at facility and
    from outreaches to track all new HIV positive clients in collaboration
    with community linkages structures and ensure their enrollment into care
    and on ART to completion.
  • Daily review of all HTS services data tools both at facility and
    from outreaches to track all new HIV positive clients in collaboration
    with community linkages structures and ensure their enrollment into care
    and on ART to completion.
  • Work with the facility, district and project M&E teams to ensure
    up-to-date data collection and reporting mechanisms are responsive to the
    needs of the district, project, MoH and other stakeholders
  • Ensure the project’s, facility’s and district’s HIV/AIDS support for
    activities is well-coordinated and demonstrate results towards set
    targets.
  • In collaboration with supported facility, district and cluster staff
    monitor and support attainment of HIV care enrolment, Care & Treatment
    Performance targets
  • Work with other facility, district and project staff to plan and
    implement quality improvement activities to improve HIV testing outputs,
    enrollment into care and on ART, clinical and laboratory services aimed at
    improved delivery of HIV continuum of services.
  • Support facilities in forecasting, quantifying and requisitioning
    adequate commodities to support the HIV care continuum including ARVs, HIV
    test kits and viral load kits.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing
    with clinical services delivery improvement
  • Additional training in HIV/AIDS clinical management
  • Two years’ experience in managing HIV/AIDS in clinical settings
  • Knowledge in clinical HIV/AIDS management, including the current
    national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and treatment
  • Willingness to work in rural setting.
  • Excellent Counselling, Interpersonal, Communication and Computer
    Skills.
  • Ability to communicate in the language dialects used in East Central
    region (Lusoga, Lugweri, Swahili, Samia, Luganda)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail
their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references
addressed to:
Human Resource
Coordinator
University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division P.O.
Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda
E-mail to: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 20th September 2019 by 2:00pm
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