2 Entry Level Jobs – PMTCT Officer (1) and Volunteer (1) – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

 

Job Title:    PMTCT Officer (1) and
Volunteer (1) 2 Entry Level Jobs

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station:  Masaka,
Bukomansimbi, Uganda

 

About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local
population through a combination of community-based research, curative
services, and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.

 

Job Summary:   The PMTCT officer will spearhead mentorship
and supervise district frontline health workers in both technical aspects of
maternal and child health (MCH) and elimination of mother to child transmission
of HIV (EMTCT).

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Providing
mentorship to front line health workers within the district health facilities
in delivery of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV services
(eMTCT), Early Infant Diagnosis care and related Maternal and Child Care in the
districts.

·       
Support
implementation and use of MoH guidelines in line and ensure compliance with MoH
policies.

·       
S/he
coordinates required trainings for the district staff in relation to
implementation of EMTCT.

·       
Support
professional continuous medical education sessions at the health facilities in
line with EMTCT and related MCH areas.

·       
Facilitate
continuous quality improvement activities to improve EMTCT within the district
health facilities.

·       
Participate
in QA/QC for services in projectsupported facilities in the districts.

·       
Ensure
the health workers obtain the updated and required tools to support care.

·       
Coordinate
and support follow up of clients to improve retention in care for Option B+
patients and their exposed infants.

·       
Support
integration of maternal care within EID care points to support client centered
care

·       
Coordinate
technical support supervision for Health facilities in the district.

·       
Ensure
appropriate facilitation of health workers as an when required.

·       
Any
other assigned duties in line with your role.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Completion
of Registered training in Midwifery from a recognized education institution.

·       
Training
in elimination of mother to child transmission Option B+

·       
At least
two years of work experience in a busy clinical setting preferably in the
district health system setting.

·       
Knowledge
and understanding of maternal and child health issues especially goaloriented
ANC.

·       
Knowledge
of good nursing procedures and practices.

·       
Report
writing skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and power point
packages.

·       
Attention
to detail, especially regarding data accuracy.

·       
Ability
to ride a motorcycle is required.

 

How to Apply:

All interested candidates
possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover
letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic
qualifications/certificates in One document (PDF/ Word), addressed to the HR
Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of
the email. Only online applications will be considered.

 

Deadline: Friday 27th November 2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

 

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