Entry Level Medical Officer Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   Medical Officer ( Entry Level Jobs)
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization.  RHSP strives to improve the quality of life
of the local population through a combination of community-based research,
curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central
Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Medical Officer will oversee clinical management of patients and supervision to
clinical teams, offer medical care to RHSP staff and study participants and
support provision of HIV care services. He/she will also support medical
consultations on cases referred from the community with the aim of providing
excellent service delivery. May also support research activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       Provide comprehensive HIV care and treatment
to clients in line with current MOH treatment guidelines.
·       Lead in the clinical and Laboratory
monitoring of patients enrolled in care.
·       Participate in the improvement of patients’
quality of life through diagnosis, treatment and appropriate referral of
patients.
·       Oversee continuous quality improvement
efforts in the clinic that are aimed at improving the quality of services
provision.
·       Support Continuing medical education for
other service providers
·       Mentor the clinical team to build their
technical skills in prevention, diagnosis and holistic management clients in
care.
·       Provide medical consultation to RHSP staff,
their children and research participants.
·       Participate in implementation and supervision
of Research studies as assigned by management



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Medicine and surgery.
·       Certificate of Completion of Internship
·       Specialized training in HIV/AIDS is an added
advantage.
·       Active Registration with the Uganda Medical
and Dental Practitioners Council required.
·       At least One year of Service post internship
·       Experience in providing technical Assistance
to other service providers Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS
management.
·       Good working knowledge of HIV/AIDS programs,
strategies, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and
evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.
·       Excellent communication and interpersonal
skills including the ability to work effectively in a team
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send
their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and
copies of academic qualifications/certificates (One document), addressed to the
HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line
of the email. Only online applications will be considered.
Deadline: 31st March 2020
NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing
will lead to disqualification
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