4 No Experience O’ Level Physical Navigator Job Opportunities – Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)

Organization: Uganda Cancer
Institute (UCI)
Salary scale: U7
Reports to:   Lead Clinical Navigator
Cancer Institute (UCI) in collaboration with American Cancer Society (ACS) is
implementing the UCI Patient Navigation Program at UCI with grants from ACS,
with the aim of improving the quality of patients’ care at UCI using three
types of navigation; Physical Navigation, Clinical Navigation and Resource
Navigation. To reach this goal, the Program intends to provide patient
navigation services to cancer patients at UCI; improve patients’ knowledge on
their diagnosis, treatment, self-care and services provided at UCI; improve the
overall patient’s satisfaction of the care at UCI; improve UCI staff knowledge,
attitudes and practices towards the use of compassionate, patient-centered
cancer care; and increase the number of cancer patients completing their
prescribed cancer treatment at UCI.
The Physical Navigator will provide physical navigation to
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provides physical/
geographic navigation to patients and their caregivers at UCI
·       Provide information that
facilitates patients’ movement within the hospital.
·       Assists in guiding and
directing patients to the various service points at UCI
·       Provides physical
assistance to the needy patients
·       When needed, calls for
emergency assistance
·       Assists in restraining
violent patients
·       Acts as a liaison with
stakeholders (other navigators) to allow seamless care for patients

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate
should have O’ Level certificate with at least credits in English language,
mathematics and three science subjects.
·       Assertiveness and Self
·       Effective communication
·       Ethics and Integrity
·       Flexibility
·       Innovativeness
·       Ability to speak at
least three languages
How to apply:
suitably qualified individuals fill the position under the UCI Patient
Navigation Program at UCI on contract basis
should be hand written and addressed to the Executive Director Uganda Cancer
Deadline: Monday 3rd
February, 2020.

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