9 Entry Level SMC Nurse CDC Project Job Placements – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    SMC Nurse (9 Entry Level Job

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

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

Duty Station:

Reports to: Regional
VMMC Coordinator

Vacancy Code: SMN


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
SMC Nurse will support provision Safe Male Medical Circumcision as part of
quality Male Sexual Health services in his / her site as well as ensure timely
documentation and reporting of the site where he or she is attached.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

scale up of Safe Male Medical Circumcision as part of quality Male Sexual
Health service, and provide leadership to the site when assigned.

documentation of all surgical and follow-up procedures.

that all activities as pertains to circumcision are conducted according to
standard operating procedures and ethical requirements.

with other surgical teams in service delivery e.g. during SMC procedures.
Provide nursing care to clients attending the clinics.

clinical patient problems

in Cleaning, disinfecting, packing and sterilisation of surgical instruments

each client with dignity, respect and understanding in accordance with IDI’s

professionally to different stakeholders

as a full member of IDI VMMC team

to support other project related duties as required.

in site static and outreach SMC activities.

post-operative care to SMC clients.


Qualifications, Skills and

applicant must hold a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.

At least
two years of work and leadership experience in a clinical and surgical setting
is required.

training in HIV/AIDS and SMC will be an added advantage.

in SMC and Adverse Event Management with a certificate is an added advantage.

to communicate with clients in local languages is desirable.

and understanding of SMC for HIV prevention.

leadership skills in a health care setting is essential with the ability to
work in a multidisciplinary team.

skills in Quality improvement in for SMC service provision in line with MOH

computer presentation skills.

and basic skills in Logistic handling and management


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.

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

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

the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

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.

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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