Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) Officer USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organization:  University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station:
Uganda
Reports to:
Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) Advisor
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of
health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit
affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45
countries, including the United States.
About the Project:
The Quality and
Performance Institute (QPI) is a division of URC that has implemented quality
improvement and operations research programs in health care since 1981 and
continues to be at the cutting edge of health care improvement work in
countries around the world. With the RHITES-N Acholi Project (Regional Health
Integration to Enhance Services in Northern Uganda – Acholi), USAID will
continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) efforts to improve
access to and use of health services in the country’s post-conflict northern
region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on USAID investments and
national advances to increase access to and use of high-quality integrated
services that accelerate the ability and capacity to respond to the specific
health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region, and across the country
leveraging the URC-ASSIST project successes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       
Conduct
coaching and mentorships during VMMC camps for technical skills development,
monitor surgical skills for prevention of adverse events (AEs) and support
mobilization efforts within the field teams
·       
Support
functionalization of the VMMC site QI initiatives, learning meetings, updating
of the national QI database and documentation of success stories.
·       
Support
data harmonization and utilization to guide performance improvement.
·       
Conduct
on-job orientation and training of health workers on emergency resuscitation,
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, monitoring of vital signs during emergencies
·       
Work
with health facility teams to establish functional static VMMC services at
accredited health facilities.
·       
Work
with community mobilisers to maximize outputs for VMMC camps through community
sensitization and dialogue sessions.
·       
Work
with the district teams to plan for and implement VMMC camps for maximum impact
·       
Support
documentation of VMMC data in primary and secondary MoH tools and, reporting on
a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
·       
Plan and
coordinate the implementation of appropriate quality improvement approaches to
ensure compliance with MoH Guidelines and standards.
·       
Support
districts prepare VMMC reports regularly as required
·       
Any
other duties assigned by the supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate should have Qualification in health including medicine,
nursing, public health or another related field
·       
At least
three years’ work experience gained through serving within a government
institution or NGO with proven ability to coordinate activities of different
stakeholders at district and or sub national level preferably in Safe Male
Circumcision programs. 
At least 3 years work experience within
SMC/VMMC programs in Uganda.
·       
Possession
of a valid registration certificate from the Uganda Medical & Dental
practitioners Council.
·       
Excellent
communication or interpersonal skills is a must.
·       
Experience
in handling Quality improvement approaches and providing clinical training to
service providers and stake holders.
·       
Certified
VMMC service provider with team leading skills
·       
Experience
working with the ministry of health structures
·       
Must
have adequate computer, communication and report writing skills
Note: Only
candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period without
a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below

You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, Download Here as well. 
Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.
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