Medical Officer In-Charge US Non-profit Job Careers – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station:
About US:
AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters
based in Los Angeles, California. AIDS Healthcare Foundation is registered in
Uganda as AIDS Healthcare Foundation – Uganda Cares (AHF-Uganda Cares) which is
collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV and AIDS services; including
antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings. AHF – Uganda Cares to
date operates in 23 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Kyotera,
Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Luweero, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Kalangala, Masindi,
Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Nakasongola, Nakaseke, Buikwe, Ntungamo, Tororo,
Kapelebyong, Gulu, Busia and supports 52 clinic sites country wide.
Job Summary:   The
position of Medical Officer in-Charge is a combination of leadership and
technical roles entailing management of resources, strategic collaborations,
reporting, and ensuring highest standards of care at the ART clinic in addition
to providing diagnosis and management of a variety of diseases and injuries in
general practice related to HIV.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provides clinical care in conjunction with
other team members and sets example in seeing clients.
·       Provides technical support, mentorship and
performance feedback to ART clinic staff and other medical providers
·       Constitutes and oversees activities of the
clinical team to ensure members meet set targets
·       Ensures that staff adhere to and operate
according to current national and international guidelines for HIV
·       Ensuring effective implementation of static
and outreach HIV services
·       Attends medical provider meetings to discuss
difficult cases of HIV clients.
·       Performs medical procedures and minor
·       Supervises Medical Officer(s), Clinical
Officer(s), Nurse in Charge, Pharmacy Technician(s), Laboratory Technician(s)
among others
·       Ensuring availability of stocks, medical
consumables and supplies including accounting for the utilization.
·       Attending site and partner meeting and those
at AHF-Uganda Cares’ regional and country offices.
·       Set key result areas (KRA), performance
goals, reviews and appraisals for the staff below him/her.
·       Leads annual planning, budgeting,
implementation, and on-going review of HIV performance targets for the HIV
·       Builds and maintains collaboration with key
stakeholders and implementing partners involved in HIV service delivery in the
·       Ensures adherence to AHF policies including
financial guidelines and promotes financial discipline and integrity in all
dealings with the organization and Hospital
·       Ensures proper management and maintenance of
HIV medical supplies and equipment of the ART clinic
·       Ensures timely compilation of accountability
and stipulated periodic reports including the monthly and quarterly report to
·       Organizes and chairs operational and other
relevant meetings at the ART clinic and fosters team functionality

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Medical
Degree (MB.Ch. B) or its equivalent from a recognized university/institution
·       Must be registered with the Medical and
Dental Practitioner’s Council.
·       At least five years’ prior experience in
treating HIV positive patients
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified candidates  please  Address your email application (Cover Letter
and CV ONLY) to: 
mentioning clearly Position and Location in the subject line. The email
should not be larger than 2 MB – any larger email will not be considered.
Deadline: 31st
July 2020
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