19 Fresher Clinical Officer NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    Clinical Officer (19 Fresher Jobs)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

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

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Facility
Lab-In charge

Vacancy Code:  CO X020

 

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
Clinical Officer will provide medical care, treatment and prevention to clients
and their care takers (most especially HIV/AIDS clients), and contribute to
continuous professional development in line with Good clinical practices

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
clinical assessment and evaluation of health of clients and provide proper
individualized patient centered care and treatment in line with Good clinical
practices

·       
Prepare
and submit periodic activity work plans, monthly timesheets and periodic
reports to key stakeholders in line with Health facility targets.

·       
Provide
appropriate advice, health education and counselling to patients.

·       
Monitor
implementation of comprehensive HIV care packages at HFs as per the set
targets.

·       
Conduct
pharmacovigilance procedures and monitor disease progression while providing
appropriate management including referral for complicated cases to higher levels
of management and for community follow up in line with Good clinical practices
and National drug authority guidelines

·       
Develop
patient management plans for TB Clients as per the client’s T.B status and
follow them up until they normalize in line with Good clinical practices

·       
Perform
the roles of a Quality improvement team member and monitor implementation of QI
projects for HF in liaison with the HF in charge in line with MoH guidelines
for QI

·       
Prepare
and present periodic findings regarding critical cases n at case conferences,
and Health facility continuous medical education sessions as per clinicians’
schedule to promote in continuous professional development.

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical medicine and community health or
equivalent

·       
Active
registration with the Allied health professionals’ council

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

·       
Experience
in HIV/AIDS and ART management is an added advantage.

·       
Willingness
to work and live in rural areas is required.

 

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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