HIV/TB Clinical Care Coordinator CDC / PEPFAR Project Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    HIV/TB Clinical Care
Coordinator

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

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

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Field
Office Coordinator

Vacancy Code:  CCO X012

 

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 Care Coordinator is responsible for working with the hospital
management to ensure that HIV service delivery is implemented at the hospital
per the work plan, within the broader mandate of the MOH and ACP. He/she will
take a leadership as well as a technical role in the provision

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

Team Leadership,
Coordination and Supervision:
The
clinical care coordinator works collaboratively with hospital management to
support performance management of project supported staff providing HIV
Services.

·       
Work
with heads of departments to ensure project supported staff have clear work
targets and that evaluations and appraisals are completed on time

·       
Ensure
that time worked by all staff is recorded on time sheets and correctly endorsed
by the designated supervisors

·       
Authorized
Leave is documented in line with the hospital policy

·       
Ensures
performance issues and indiscipline are addressed promptly, properly
documented, and exemplary performance is recognized in line with HR policies

·       
Build
and maintain an effective performing team

Clinical Care
Services:
Provide technical
assistance for HIV care and is the lead for the clinical team in the provision
of services in line with national guidelines

·       
Ensure
presence of clinical staff to provide uninterrupted services at the HIV clinic
(collaborate with hospital supervisors to establish monthly duty rosters)

·       
Conducting
weekly clinical meetings and keep a record of meeting minutes with action
points and follow-on actions

·       
Conduct
monthly and quarterly data reviews to analyse data, identify gaps and identify
suitable interventions.

·       
Prepare
and submit reports and presentations as due in collaboration with the M&E
team and other members of the clinical team

·       
Coordinate
HIV clinic QI activities and provide support for the hospital QI focal person.
Progress data on QI projects being implemented and QI functionality reports

·       
Provide
technical support for HIV preventive services including HIV Counselling and
Testing.

·       
Work
collaboratively with the HIV service delivery team to ensure functional linkages
within the hospital

Coordination and
Monitoring of Laboratory Hub Performance:
The clinical care coordinator works in liaison with hospital management
to ensure the laboratory hub functions optimally

·       
Obtain
weekly management supervision checklist. Support the hospital director to
ensure this is completed and submitted in time.

·       
Liaise
with the Hospital Laboratory In-Charge and IDI laboratory team to ensure
laboratory equipment are maintained and repaired in line with available
schedules

·       
Support
the Hub Coordinator in Laboratory hub rider scheduling, and ensuring the back-up
rider is engaged when needed

·       
Support
the Hub Coordinator in ensuring the hub motorbike is maintained and the repair
schedules are adhered to, to minimize down-time.

·       
Work
with the hub coordinator to plan for the Bi-annual laboratory hub review
meetings in liaison with project laboratory technical supervisory team.

Administration: The clinical care coordinator in liaison with
the Arua Field Office Coordinator performs the administrative role on behalf of
the project at the hospital.

·       
Ensure
timely submission of documentation to requisition and account for funds for
project supported activities at the hospitals.

·       
Any
other related duties as may be assigned from time to time

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor of medicine and surgery degree from a recognized
institution

·       
Post
graduate training in Public Health or related Medical Field.

·       
Additional
certified training in HIV/AIDS management

·       
Post
graduate training in project planning and management

·       
Active
registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council

·       
At least
4-5 years of experience in clinic or hospital-based services. Experience in
HIV/AIDS and ART management is critical.

·       
A good
understanding of PEPFAR care and reporting requirements.

 

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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