Entry Level Regional Referral Medical Officer NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 Job Title:    Regional Referral Medical

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

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

Duty Station:

Reports to: Clinical
Care Coordinator

Vacancy Code:
RMO X013


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 Regional Referral Medical Officer will provide
HIV/AIDS Clinical care services to clients and contribute to continuous
professional development in line with Good clinical practices


Key Duties and

·       Conduct clinical assessment and evaluation of
health of clients and give proper patient centered care and treatment in line
with Good clinical practices

·       Provide appropriate advice, health education
and counselling to patients and their caregivers in line with Good clinical

·       Monitor the implementation of comprehensive
HIV care package.

·       Conduct pharmacovigilance procedures and
monitor disease progression while providing appropriate management

·       Develop patient management plans for HIV/TB
Clients as per the client’s T.B status

·       Support Quality improvement activities and
monitor the implementation of the QI projects in line with MoH guidelines.

·       Prepare and present periodic findings
regarding clinical care audits and assessments, critical cases to promote
continuous professional development


Qualifications, Skills and

·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor of
Medicine and Surgery degree from a recognized institution

·       Active registration with Medical and Dental
Practitioners’ Council

·       At least two years of experience in clinic or
hospital-based services.

·       Training and experience in HIV/AIDS and ART
management is essential.

·       Must be a team player in a dynamic work


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

·       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

·       Only shortlisted candidates will be


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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