4 Fresher District TB Services Officer CDC Project Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    District TB Services Officer
(4 Fresher Job Opportunities)

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:  DTBSO X010

 

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 TB Services Officer mainly provides
HIV/TB technical support to health care workers at supported HFs to enable
assessment, diagnosis, clinical care and monitoring of HIV/TB to all patients.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
technical assistance and mentorship for health workers in HIV/AIDS and TB

·       
Provide
continuous clinical mentoring in all areas including reporting

·       
Support
Continuous Medical Education (CME) programs for all staff

·       
Support
coordination of health education talks in HIV/AIDS related fields

·       
Lead and
strengthen quality improvement activities in all HIV/AIDS related fields at all
facilities

·       
Support
referral and linkages for clients receiving care at supported facilities

·       
Support
HMIS and program reporting for all supported facilities

·       
Support
Health Facilities in management of non-suppressed clients

·       
Participate
in compilation and reporting processes as required from time to time

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health

·       
Training
in clinical management of HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections

·       
Active
registration with the Allied Health Professionals’ Council

·       
At least
two years of work experience in a busy clinical HIV/AIDS setting

·       
Experience
in clinical care of infants, children and adolescents.

·       
Specific
experience and training in TB management.

·       
Ability
to interact productively and work in a team environment

·       
Self-motivated,
innovative and capable of meeting deadlines.

·       
Excellent
communication skills required (Both oral & written)

·       
willingness
to travel and provide care services at selected health facilities and
outreaches

·       
Willingness
to work and live in rural areas is required

·       
Good
interpersonal 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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