2 Regional Coordinator – Infection Prevention and Control NGO Jobs – Baylor-Uganda

 

Job Title:    Regional Coordinator –
Infection Prevention and control (2 Job Placements)

Organization: Baylor-Uganda

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor-Uganda is a
private not for profit child health and development organization providing
family-centered pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services,
health professional training, and clinical research in Uganda. Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous
not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the
Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a
Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres
of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa
and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:   The Regional Coordinator – Infection prevention
and control will support the implementation of the antimicrobial national
action plan by strengthening infection prevention and control(IPC) and
antimicrobial stewardship implementation in health care facilities and in the
animal and environment sectors and regional and district level. Wil also
support case management and IPC efforts during outbreak investigation and
response.

 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Work
with the Project coordinator and Director to Plan, budget, implement and report
on project activities.

·       
Support
health care facilities and PoE to institute and operationalize IPC committees
and implement IPC activities.

·       
Support
health care facilities to institute and operationalize medicines and
therapeutic committees.

·       
Conduct
capacity building activities including CME’s on IPC and antibiotic stewardship.

·       
Participate
in development, dissemination and monitoring implementation of national level
IPC and antibiotic stewardships guidelines and SOPs.

·       
Participate
in IPC technical working group meetings

·       
Participate
in development and dissemination of national case management and IPC guidelines
during outbreaks.

·       
Provide
TA to district task forces on implementation of case management and IPC
activities during outbreaks.

·       
Lead
coordination of case management and IPC efforts in the region during outbreaks.

·       
Support
implementation of antibiotic stewardship activities at health facilities

·       
Participate
in joint supportive supervision and mentorship of health care workers.

·       
Support
integration of Infection prevention and control into health facility and
district work plans and budgets.

·       
Lead
evaluation of hospital acquired infections and antibiotic use.

·       
Lead
capacity building for continuous quality improvement of IPC and antibiotic
stewardship activities.

·       
Participate
in the dissemination of epidemiological findings through reports, presentations
and peer-reviewed publications at sub-national, national level and
international levels

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an MBChB or BSC Nursing degree health related field.

·       
Advanced
degree in Field Epidemiology or Public Health

·       
At least
three years of experience providing clinical care in a health care setting.

·       
Experience
working in the health systems strengthening projects is an added advantage

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications online at the link below

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 19th October 2020

 

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