6 Entry Level Clinical Officer Job Placements – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Organisation: Medical Teams
International (MTI)
Duty Station: Adjumani/ Kisoro,
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 Clinical Officer will be Responsible for
performing consultations in OPD and IPD units to diagnose, treat and manage
patients in line with MoH and UNHCR guidelines. Controls the rational
distribution of medicine and attends to emergency cases in the health facility.
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 protocols
·       Determine when OPD/IPD patients should be discharged or transferred, ensuring
referrals are managed efficiently to minimize complications
·       Control the rational distribution of medicine and equipment; ensure
sterilization and good

maintenance of medical equipment, report any malfunctioning to supervisor
·       Keep the
patient and family informed about the illness and provide appropriate
explanations 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
Attend to emergency cases in the health facility
·       Participate in community mobilization and sensitization on curative
and preventative health services
·       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 optimiz
the quality of care
·       Ensure that medical decisions are made with the highest level of
integrity and ethics according to
professional and MTI Code 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 schedule
·       Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine &
Community Health or equivalent is required
·       Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
·       Valid practicing license is required
·       At least two years of clinical medicine experience 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
·       Knowledge of professional clinical medicine principles, procedures and
·       Knowledge of medicines, hygiene protocol and IPC measures
·       Skilled in applying clinical medicine principles and procedures in the
evaluation and treatment of patients
·       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 to
professional code of conduct
·       Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without
·       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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