Paediatric & Adolescent Coordinator NGO Jobs – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Organization: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
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 Paediatric & 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 applicant must hold a Masters in pediatrics with a background of
    a degree in MBChB
  • Registered with the uganda medical and dental practitioners council
    preferably with health systems strengthening management training. 
  • At least two years of experience in managing maternal health programs
    / projects & 1 year relevant working experience preferably in health
    development senior management positions, with a reputable international ngo,
    and direct experience with government and donor representatives
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: 29th September 2019
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