24 Clinician Job Opportunities – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation:
University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
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.
University Research
Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The RHITES EC
project started in October 2016 and runs till September 2021. The RHITES EC
project supports 12 districts in East-Central Uganda to periodically review
their performance data, plan, implement and monitor progress on key indicators
in HIV/TB prevention and treatment, Malaria, Nutrition and RNMCAH.
Job Summary:   The
Clinicians will work with and support respective health facility teams to
enroll all newly identified HIV positive clients in care and on ART, and to
provide high quality HIV Care and treatment services along the care continuum
as per the revised national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and treatment
through ongoing patient clinical assessments and management, data reviews and
reporting, and applying quality improvement approaches to close existing
service quality gaps. The job is for a period of 4 months. The persons will be
based in Luuka, Kamuli, Buyende, Kaliro, Bugiri, Busia, Namayingo, Namutumba,
Bugweri, Iganga and Jinja districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Participate in day-to-day running of the
HIV/AIDS clinics at supported health facilities including daily enrollment of
all newly identified HIV positive clients
·       Work with other health facility staff and
project seconded volunteers to strengthen targeted HIV eligibility screening at
all facility entry points and testing all those eligible for the HIV test.
·       Daily review of all HTS services data tools
both at facility and from outreaches to track all new HIV positive clients in
collaboration with community linkages structures and ensure their enrollment
into care and on ART to completion.
·       Work with the facility, district and project
M&E teams to ensure up-to-date data collection and reporting mechanisms are
responsive to the needs of the district, project, MoH and other stakeholders.
·       Ensure the project’s, facility’s and district’s
HIV/AIDS support for activities is well-coordinated and demonstrate results
towards set targets.
·       In collaboration with supported facility,
district and cluster staff monitor and support attainment of HIV Care
enrolment, Care & Treatment Performance targets as per the national
guidelines.
·       Work with other facility, district and
project staff to plan and implement quality improvement activities to improve
HIV testing outputs, enrollment into care and on ART, clinical and laboratory
services monitoring aimed at improved delivery of high-quality HIV continuum of
services.
·       Support facilities in forecasting,
quantifying and requisitioning adequate commodities to support the HIV care and
treatment continuum including ARVs, HIV test kits, viral load kits and
opportunistic infections (O. Is) management medicines.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in
Clinical Medicine or Nursing with clinical services delivery improvement
·       Additional training in HIV/AIDS clinical management
·       Knowledge in HIV/AIDS clinical management,
including the current national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and
treatment
·       At least 2 years’ experience in managing
HIV/AIDS services in clinical settings
·       Willingness to work in rural settings.
·       Excellent Counselling, Interpersonal,
Communication and Computer/ICT Skills.
·       Ability to communicate in the language
dialects used in East Central region (Lusoga, Lugweri, Swahili, Samia,
Luganda).
How to Apply:
All Qualified
applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references  to:


Senior Human
Resource Officer
University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1 Bridge Lane,
Mpumudde Division
P.O. Box 5053,
Jinja, Uganda
Tel: +256 (0) 393
217 617, +256 200 300 900


NB: While we thank all
applicants for showing interest, only qualified internal applicants will be contacted
for interviews. 
Individuals from
these districts are encouraged to apply. .
Deadline: Thursday 14th May 2020 at 5:00pm
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