4 Fresher District EMTCT/ EID Services Officer NGO Job Vacancies – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    District EMTCT/ EID Services
Officer (4 Fresher Jobs)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to:  Field Office Coordinator

Vacancy Code:
DESO X004

 

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local Governments,
IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West Nile region of
Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV Epidemic Control and
Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the President’s Emergency
Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project supports the 12
districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko, Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi,
Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.

 

Job Summary: The
District EMTCT/ EID Services Officer will be accountable for coordination,
implementation, and ensuring maximum outputs regarding EMTCT/ EID services in
supported districts. The officer will provide technical assistance to the
district teams to ensure timely attainment and sustenance of quality EMTCT /
EID service delivery.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinate
implementation of all district EMTCT/ EID activities related to the project

·       
Provide
oversight for the mentorship of project and health facility teams in EMTCT/ EID
services in line with MoH policies and procedures.

·       
Work
with the relevant district personnel to ensure provision of an integrated
information package for improving care for HIV positive pregnant and lactating
mothers.

·       
Support
community demand and community based activities for HIV positive pregnant and
lactating mothers in the supported areas to improve identification, uptake and
retention.

·       
Strengthen
documentation and records management of pediatric, HIV positive pregnant and
lactating mother’s data using appropriate tools and online systems.

·       
Any
other duties as may be reasonably assigned from time to time.

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant must either hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health
or Completion of Registered training/diploma in Midwifery from a recognized
education institution

·       
Training
in elimination of mother to child transmission

·       
At least
three years of work experience in a busy clinical setting preferably in the
district health system setting

·       
Knowledge
and understanding of maternal and child health issues especially goal oriented
ANC

·       
Knowledge
of good nursing procedures and practices

·       
Report
writing skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and power point
packages.

·       
Attention
to detail, especially regarding data accuracy.

·       
Team
player and management skills.

·       
Good
communication skills

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug

 

Key Notes:

·       
IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

·       
Internal
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

·       
Make
sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

·       
Indicate
the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

·       
Please
note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda

 

Deadline:  4th October 2020

 

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