Several Paid Internship Jobs – Medical Project Associate – Global Health Corps (GHC) / LifeNet International

Job Title:     Medical Project Associate
(Paid Internship Jobs)
Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: Ugandan
Salary: Monthly Stipend
Position Code: G04-Nat
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows
with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We
provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their
fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through
heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in
Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About US:
LifeNet International (LN) exists to transform African
health centers to provide quality, sustainable care. Operating in East Africa,
LN works to improve the quality of health systems from the ground up and is
specifically dedicated to health systems strengthening in the private and
not-for-profit sectors. In Uganda, approximately 60% of all healthcare services
are provided by faith-based, not-for-profit centers. Many of these centers
serve rural, low-income populations. Through partnerships with faith-based
health centers, LifeNet implements practical responses to everyday health
challenges facing the poor.
Job Summary:  The
Medical Project Associate will support LifeNet International (LN)’s medical
projects that fall outside of its traditional partner training program. LifeNet
is planning and implementing projects related to several capacity building and
quality improvement services, including non-communicable diseases, and family
planning/reproductive health. This role will help to build LN’s capacity to
meet the needs of our partner health centers by providing targeted trainings,
supporting monitoring and evaluation (M&E) efforts, participating in
community sensitization and screening visits, and contributing to program
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate with project officers and team
leaders to understand and accomplish individual project objectives
Coordinate with the Uganda Country Director to
design and implement additional projects in areas of targeted capacity
building, reproductive health, and staff training
Coordinate with the M&E team to ensure that
project reporting is done effectively, accurately, and on time
Support community-based screening initiatives;
engage LN partners and community health workers to mobilize community members
and carry out successful interventions
Deliver training content developed by LN to
partner health center staff
Carry out medical quality assessments for
internal and external partners
Assist with additional program development and
design specifically within the areas of primary health care and family planning

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree*
Preferred: Master’s degree, especially in
global/public health or a related field
Experience in designing and/or delivering
curriculum or training, especially in the fields of public health and medical
Demonstrated project management skills with the
ability to ensure internal and external collaborators achieve a time-bound goal
or project*
Excellent writing skills, with experience
producing reports or other materials that summarize key findings*
Experience with project research, design,
implementation, and/or evaluation
Experience with electronic data collection, e.g.
through surveys or representatives in the field
Academic training and/or professional experience
working in public health policy, programs, and/or service delivery
Cross-cultural experience
Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial and
team-based environment, delivering strong results and asking for help when
Ability to function well in a diverse,
cross-cultural work environment
An excitement for analyzing complex
organizational problems, identifying innovative solutions, and engaging others
to implement them, preferably in a low-resource environment
NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and
professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps
fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical
details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take
ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how
these items apply to specific placements:
Monthly living stipend
Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the
fellowship year
Support in applying for visas and/or work
permits, as necessary
Travel costs covered to and from placement site,
GHC training and retreats
Professional development funds of up to $600
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health
Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly
following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 15th January, 2020 at 11:59pm EST
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