Fresher Medical Officer Pediatric Adolescent Care NGO Job Vacancies – Rakai Health Sciences Program

Job Title:            Medical Officer -Pediatric
Adolescent Care
Organisation:  Rakai Health Sciences Program
Duty Station:
Uganda
About us:
Rakai Health Sciences Program
(RHSP) is a collaborative Bio-medical Research and Service delivery
organization founded in 1987, formerly the Rakai Project.
Job Summary: The Medical Officer -Pediatric Adolescent Care will
provide technical assistance to ensure timely and quality accelerated HIV care
service delivery across all the supported Districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Oversee the implementation and coordination of
adolescent Care & treatment activities across Masaka region.
·       Support mentoring & CMEs for HCWs and project
teams in relation to HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
·       Support roll out of National HIV treatment guidelines
and other related guidelines in HIV/AIDS care as recommended by the funders and
Ministry of Health.
·       Spearhead the planning, budgeting and monitoring of
expenditure for care and treatment activities across Masaka region
·       Make reports on key activities related to HIV/AIDS
treatment in Masaka region as required by the project and its stakeholders
including Funders & Ministry of Health.
·       Provide on call/distance TA support for the handling
of complicated HIV/AIDS cases.
·       Support Quality Assurance of HIV/AIDS services at
facilities and recommend corrective action.
·       Work as part of the Masaka Region HIV Mechanism team
that aims at achieving HIV epidemic control.
·       Participate in meetings that review the performance
and address bottlenecks affecting HIV/AIDS care and treatment services in
Masaka region
·       Performing other duties as assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in
Medicine and surgery.
·       A master’s degree in public health or related field
will be an added advantage.
·       Specialized training in HIV/AIDS is an added
advantage.
·       Active Registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental
Practitioners Council required.
·       At least 2 years of HIV/AIDS/HIV/AIDS clinical
experience.
·       Experience in providing technical Assistance to large
scale HIV/AIDS HSS interventions within Ministry of Health structures and
systems.
·       Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS
management.
·       Good working knowledge of HIV/AIDS programs,
strategies, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and
evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.
·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
including the ability to work effectively in a team.
·       Knowledge of USG programming policies and regulations,
Ministry of Health and district procedures and practices.
How to apply:
All interested Candidates
possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover
letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic
qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org Kindly
indicate the Job title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will
be considered.
Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and
canvassing will lead to disqualification.
Deadline: Tuesday,
31st December 2019 by 5:00pm
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