3 Public Health Specialist Non-profit Job Placements – Baylor-Uganda

 

Job Title:        Public Health Specialist (3
Job Placements)

Organization:
Baylor-Uganda

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor-Uganda is a
private not for profit child health and development organization providing
family-centered pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services,
health professional training, and clinical research in Uganda. Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous
not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the
Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a
Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres
of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa
and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:  The Public Health Specialist will twin with
the respective District Health Officers to build the capacity of the district
staff; together they will monitor and supervise service delivery; and provide
overall technical support to the district teams. S/he will ensure adherence to
HTS protocols to identify HIV positive clients (1st 95); that all identified
HIV positive clients are linked to and initiated on ART (2nd 95); coordinate
implementation of care and treatment, DSDM for HTS and care; coordinate HSS
activities with the DHO and the Project Manager; and ensure quality and
appropriate services are delivered to improve retention of clients in care and
viral suppression (3rd 95). He will assume the overall leadership of the
cluster field teams.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold an MBChB and registration with the Uganda Medical and
Dental Practitioners Council

·        
Personal
competencies in team building and good communication skills.

·        
Being
dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate
high initiative.

·        
Ability
to work under pressure and meet deadlines

·        
Experience
as a supervisor in clinic or hospital-based services.

·        
Knowledge
of HIV/TB and ART

·        
Knowledge
of community based health care and advocacy

·        
Knowledge
of district health systems and protocols

 

Note:

·        
Applications
should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable
professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified
University Transcripts

·        
You must
have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications online at the link below

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 18th September, 2020

 

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