District HIV/TB Services Officer – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:            District
HIV/TB Services Officer
Organization:  Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:      Field Office Coordinator
Vacancy Code: DHIVTBSOX01
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.
Job Summary:  Provide technical support to health care
workers at supported HFs; assessment, diagnosis and clinical care to all
patients working through the district systems..
Key Duties and
Provide technical assistance and mentorship for
health workers in HIV/AIDS care especially in TB/HIV areas.
Provide continuous clinical mentoring in all
areas including reporting for all related MoH reports.
Support and participate in Continuous Medical
Education (CME) programs for all staff support coordination of health education
talks in TB/HIV related fields.
Participate in providing technical training and
support to health workers and project staff in Clinical Mentoring.
Lead and strengthen quality improvement
activities in all TB/HIV related fields at health facilities.
Support referral and linkages for clients receiving
care at project supported health facilities.
Support HMIS and program reporting for all
supported health facilities

Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in
At least 1 year and above work experience in a
busy clinical HIV/AIDS setting.
Registration with the Allied Health
professionals’ Council.
Training in clinical management of HIV/AIDS and
opportunistic infections
Specific experience and training in TB
management or care and other respiratory illnesses, an added advantage
Good interpersonal skills required
Ability to interact productively and work in a
team environment
Self-motivated, innovative and capable of
meeting deadlines.
Excellent communication skills required (Both
oral & written)
Willingness to travel and provide care services
at selected health facilities and outreaches
Willingness to work and live in rural areas is
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:
IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does
not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment
Internal candidates who meet the required
specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will
be given priority.
Make sure that your application letter, CV and
certificates are attached as one document
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of
your email
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
Deadline: 28th,
October 2019.
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