9 Fresher Clinical Mentor USAID Project Job Opportunities – John Snow, Inc

 

Job Title:      Clinical Mentor (9 Fresher
Job Opportunities)

Organisation: John
Snow, Inc

Duty Station: One
for each of the 9 Districts of Lango (Please indicate district of preference), Uganda

Reports to: District
Project Coordinator

 

About US:

John Snow, Inc.
(JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently
recruiting for two positions for the USAID-Regional Health Integration to
Enhance Services-North, Lango (USAID-RHITES-N, Lango) Project. USAID- RHITES-N,
Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s
Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier
projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key
population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan
government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV
epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH
outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health
system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based
interventions at the national, sub- regional, district, and community levels.
Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to- child
transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and
distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a
priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is
a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with
Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate
in day-to-day clinical care for PLHIV including children, adolescents and
pregnant women. This will include comprehensive clinical assessment,
diagnosing, treating and managing clients.

·       
Support
counsellors to integrate Psychosocial support services into HIV/ TB service
delivery.

·       
Participate
in planning and implementation of community HIV services such as CDDPs, home
and school based care.

·       
Coordinate
and link clients to other services, particularly OVC and GBV

·       
Support
health workers to improve the quality of care provided and work with facility
leadership to ensure facilities are equipped to provide quality services
through planning and leading CPDs, data reviews

·       
Support
the facilities to develop and maintain functional quality improvement
activities to address key facility gaps aimed at improving service delivery and
clinical outcomes, including QI projects, CQI team meetings and activities.

·       
Work in
close liaison with the District Project Coordinator, support facilities to
conduct weekly clinic ,1 facility meetings and use data to guide interventions
and project technical support.

·       
Support
facilities to provide information to clients aimed at reducing vulnerability to
AIDS and other HIV related diseases through health education.

·       
Participate
in training of other health workers through regular CPDs, mentorships and
in-service trainings, and case presentations and other educational activities
at the clinic, which develop and maintain competence and performance

·       
Participate
in ensuring use of materials related to patient care and treatment, including
clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug formularies, training
materials, and monitoring and evaluation tools improve adherence support
systems.

·       
Participate
in ensuring adequate facility ARV stocks, support accurate and timely
quantification of ARVs and other logistics.

·       
Participate
in improving referral systems and community linkages with oversight and through
collaboration with the Project community Linkages and Referrals Officer.

·       
Provide
mentorship to health care workers in the delivery of quality health care to
patients.

·       
Participate
in district and program meetings, and any other meetings on request.

·       
Conduct
periodic site assessments Using standard MOH and or PEPFAR tools, and support
the facility and [project to address any gaps identified and provide feedback to
the DPC on key facility gaps, challenges and achievements for targeted program
interventions.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine or a Bachelor’s degree of
Science degree in Nursing or a Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing from any
recognized institution. Any added qualifications will be an added advantage.

·       
At least
two years’ work experience gained through serving within a health facility in
the last 4 years

·       
Previous
experience in an HIWAIDS, TB and RMNCH related fields will be an added
advantage.

·       
Knowledge
of facility data management systems including DHISZ, primary reporting tools
and Uganda EMR will be an added advantage

·       
Possession
of a valid registration certificate from the supervisory Government Institution
(Uganda Medical 81 Dental practitioners Council Possession, Allied Health
Professional Council

·       
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills is a must.

·       
Ability
and willingness to reside in and work within the supported district.

·       
Proficiency
with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power-point)

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications by email to

ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
addressed to the Human Resource Manager attaching their application letters and
CV

 

Deadline: 13th September 2020

 

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