2 Entry Level Medical Officer Job Vacancies – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Organisation: Medical Teams
International (MTI)
Duty Station: Rwamwanja/Kyaka, Uganda
Reports to: Head Medical Officer or
Medical Coordinator (depending on location)
About US:
Teams International is a faith based organization with the calling of “Daring
to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in
a hurting world”. MTI-UG has established activities in West Nile, Mid and
South Western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care,
Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.
Job Summary:  The Medical Officer is responsible for performing
consultations in OPD and IPD units in line with MoH protocol and clinical
guidelines to diagnose, treat and manage patients
surgery within competency and controls the rational distribution of medicine to
improve patients health conditions
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Perform OPD/IPD
ward rounds to assess patient condition, diagnose and prescribe treatment
and/or refer complicated cases in line with clinical guidelines and hygiene
·       Determine when IPD patients should be discharged or transferred,
ensuring referrals are
efficiently to minimize complications
·       Control the rational distribution of medicine and equipment; ensure
sterilization and good

maintenance of medical equipment
·       Keep the patient and family informed about the illness and provide
appropriate exp
about the treatment to follow; verify understanding to ensure informed consent
and adherence to treatment
·       Ensure data traceability by recording all medical activities on
patient’s card and in registration books
such that patient treatment is continuous
·       Assist with and perform surgical interventions and clinical procedures
within competency
·       Attend to emergency cases in the health facility
·       Participate in the recruitment of medical staff
·       Ensure general hygiene standards and universal precautions are followed at all
times and implement and monitor actions to reduce bio-hazard risks and improve
infection control
·       Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary
team in order to optimize the
quality of care
·       Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data,
checking its validity and informing the
Medical Coordinator about any problem or
complication of the patient’s illness, including medical error
·       Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of
integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Codes of Conduct
·       Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and
participate in capacity building
·       Conduct performance
evaluations and enforce disciplinary process as per MTI policy
·       Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to
·       Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery is
·       Registration with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
·       Valid practicing license is required
·       At least two years of work experience in a hospital practice relating
to primary health care, maternal and child
health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and
communicable diseases is required
·       Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage
·       Knowledge of primary health care, maternal and child health,
reproductive health, HIV and AIDS and
communicable diseases, surgery, paediatrics,
obstetrics and gynaecology
·       Knowledge of professional clinical medicine principles, procedures and
·       Knowledge of surgery methods and best practices
·       Knowledge of medicines, hygiene management and IPC protocol
·       Skilled in applying clinical medicine principles and procedures in the
evaluation and treatment of
·       Skilled in performing surgery within competency
·       Skilled in prescribing correct medication
·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·       A good command of both written and spoken English
·       Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere
code of conduct
·       Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
·       Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that
places the needs of the patient first
·       Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
·       Ability to be flexible and manage stress
·       Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
How to Apply:
Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application
letter and CV ONLY including 3 work related refereesto;
·       Indicate your Salary
expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period required; at the bottom
of your CV
·       Indicate clearly in the
subject line: only the position id & location you are applying for.
·       Do not attach your
Academic transcripts. They will be requested if you are shortlisted
·        Only online applications will be accepted.
Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements
including submission of file types such as MS Word, PDF.
·       Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal opportunity Employer.
Deadline: 31st
January 2020
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