2 SMC Nurses/Site Team Leaders Job Vacancies – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:       
    2 SMC Nurses/Site Team Leaders
Organization:  Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:       West Nile VMMC Team Leader
Vacancy Code: SMCNSTLX01
                     
About US:
The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa,
with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity
development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Global Health Security, Training,
Research, Laboratory services (including the CAPcertified IDI Core Lab) and
Outreach.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Working
with the SMC mobilizer, facility SMC focal person and the facility mobiliser,
lead the site team in making activity work plans that will guide mobilization
and SMC service delivery.
·        
Supervise
theatre assistants in order to ensure that the minimum standards for SMC are
maintained e.g. infection prevention, health care waste management, personal
protection and the theatre environment.
·        
Ensure
that activity data is regularly and timely compiled and reported including
regular site-specific activity reports, and ensuring that these are entered
into DHIS2 NOMAD and other reporting data bases.
·        
Lead
site static and outreach SMC activities.
·        
Provide
post-operative care to SMC clients.
·        
 Any other duty as may be assigned.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Diploma
in Nursing from a recognized institution.
·        
Minimum
of two years’ work and leadership experience in a clinical and surgical setting
is required.
·        
Additional
training in HIV/AIDS and SMC will be an added advantage
·        
Ability
to communicate with clients in local language is desirable.
·        
Knowledge
and understanding of SMC for HIV prevention.
·        
Demonstrated
leadership skills in a health care setting are essential with the ability to
work in a multidisciplinary team.
How to apply:
IDI will offer a
competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
Candidates that
know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the
above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email
address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and
address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email
address (Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug and let’s save the
environment).
The Senior Human
Resource Manager
Infectious
Diseases Institute – IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus
College of Health
Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda
Key Notes:
1.      
IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2.     
 Internal candidates who meet the required
specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will
be given priority.
3.     
 Make sure that your application letter, CV and
certificates are attached as one document
4.     
 Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line
of your email
5.     
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted
6.     
Any
form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 28th, October 2019.
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