7 Driver NGO Job Opportunities – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Organisation: Medical Teams
International (MTI)
Duty Station: Moyo/Kyaka/Mbarara,
Uganda
About US:
Medical
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 Driver will be Responsible
for the safe transportation of authorized goods and passengers. Supports nurse
in performing ambulance services. Ensuring its technical and safety conditions
and respecting the country’s traffic rules.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Operate vehicle according to MTI fleet management policies and Uganda
road regulations to ensure
the safety and security of passengers (patients, staff,
volunteers, guests)
·       In emergency cases, support the nurse in administering first aid and
additi
onal
interventions that support patient health
·       Identify maintenance needs and immediately alert supervisor of any
conditions of concern before
transporting passengers
·       Transport the vehicle to appointed vendor facilities for approved
maintenance and repairs to be
completed (e.g. oil change, washing bay, etc.)
·       Record all movements in the vehicle logbook and submit weekly
inspection reports as per schedule
·       Ensure the
vehicle always has sufficient fuel
·       Ensure passengers use appropriate safety restraints while vehicle is
in motion
·       Ensure correct loading and unloading of vehicle, verify status of
delivered goods against required
documents, submit documents to receiver of
goods and return completed documents to the Operations department
·       Ensure all passengers have necessary papers in order before travelling
·       Keep vehicle clean and free of debris
·       Routinely inventory vehicle emergency and first aid supplies and report needs to supervisor
·       In case of accidents and emergencies, follow MTI medical emergency
procedures and evacuate

passengers according to policy; complete written accident report
·       Ensure that up to date vehicle and driver documents are in the vehicle
as
required
·       Participate in safety and defensive driving trainings
·       Other duties as assigned



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       O Level Certificate of Education is required
·       Possession of a valid Uganda driving permit class CM & DL is required
·       Certification in defensive driving from a recognized institution is
required
·       Certification in First Aid and CPR is required
·       Certification in vehicle mechanics and maintenance is an added
advantage
·       At least three years of heavy vehicle driving in Uganda is required
·       Clean driving record is required
·       Experience driving an ambulance and working with an international NGO
is an added advantage
·       In-depth knowledge of road safety regulations and defensive driving
techniques
·       Basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics and maintenance; First Aid and
CPR
·       Excellent defensive driving skills
·       Skilled in administering First Aid and CPR
·       Skilled in
identifying maintenance issues
·       Ability to remain calm in stressful situations to prioritize patient
care
·       Physically fit and able to load vehicles
·       Ability to keep detailed records and write reports
·       Ability to follow procedures in response to accidents or emergency situations
·       Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
·       Professional, courteous, punctual
How to Apply:
All
Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application
letter and CV ONLY including 3 work related refereesto;
recruitmentug@medicalteams.org.
·       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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more of the latest jobs, please visit 
http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our
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