Entry Level Administrator, Patient Navigation Job Opportunities – Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)

Organization: Uganda Cancer
Institute (UCI)
Duty
Station:
 Uganda
Salary scale: U5
Reports to:   Program Manager, Patient Navigation
About
US:
Uganda
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.
Job
Summary:
 The incumbent will be r
esponsible for day to
day running of UCI patient navigation office, follow up of financial
requisition, procurement, program reports; and organizing trainings among
others.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Follows up financial
requisitions with finance department and other related departments to ensure
timely disbursements of funds.
·       Ensure compliance,
proper and timely accountability of funds disbursed for program activities.
·       Liaise with the program
manager and grants officer to provide monthly feedback on the status of the
account from the finance department
·       Liaises between the
program manager and the procurement department to ensure resource are procured
in time
·       Monitors status of
procurement process and keeps the Program Manager updated on the same
·       Works with the
navigation teams to identify and compile their needs i.e. supply needs
·       Supports the teams to
ensure timely reporting on program activities.
·       Liaises with the program
manager and navigation leads to prepare meeting schedules, sends meeting
notification, organizes for venues and refreshment/meals as appropriate, and
takes minutes of agreed meetings
·       Liaise with the program
manager to organize training venues, materials and meals; distributes training
invitation notices and write training reports.
·       Leases with Hospital
administrator and finance team to support administration as needed i.e.
compliance with UCI
·       Supports the Program
Manager in monitoring progress against the workplan
·       Any other duties as
assigned



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Diploma in Business
Administration from a recognized Institution or related field
·       Two years’ experience of
administration
·       Accountability
·       Assertiveness and Self
confidence
·       Communicating
effectively
·       Concern for quality and
standards
·       Ethics and Integrity and
Confidentiality
·       Flexibility
·       Innovativeness
·       Computer literacy
How to apply:
All
suitably qualified individuals to fill the position under the UCI Patient
Navigation Program at UCI on contract basis.
Application
should be hand written and addressed to the Executive Director Uganda Cancer
Institute.
Deadline: Monday 3rd
February, 2020.

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