2 Medical Services Technical Lead NGO Job Vacancies – TASO Uganda

 

Job Title:    Medical Services Technical
Lead (2 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO
Uganda)

Duty Station: Jinja
and Mbarara, Uganda

REF: TS/HR/PMGT/32

Reports to: Center Program Manager

 

About US:

The AIDS Support
Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of
preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of
persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.

 

About Project:

TASO is implementing
various projects funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with
guidance from the Government of Uganda, to accelerate epidemic control and
achieve the UNAIDS  95 95 95 targets.

 

Job Summary:  The Medical
Services Technical Lead will supervise, coordinate and administer provision of
medical services at the Centre and ensure compliance at the procedures,
regulations, standards and targets.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        
Develop
and manage departmental work plans and budgets

·        
Ensure
compliance to the set TASO standards procedures and guidelines in the delivery
of medical services

·        
Verify
and recommendation of staff medical bills

·        
Ensure
active implementation of quality improvement projects within the medical
department

·        
Participate
in the development and implementation of a departmental staff capacity building
plan based on assessed needs

·        
Conduct
Training Needs Assessment

·        
Conduct
staff appraisals and pick out training needs

·        
Develop
periodic training schedules for medical staff

·        
Support
continuous professional education

·        
Plan for
timely procurement of medical equipment and supplies

·        
Carry
out stock taking of medical equipment and supplies on a regular basis

·        
Support
the Laboratory and Pharmacy teams in the management of medical supplies

·        
Supervise
and support heads of units in the medical department

·        
Provide
support to the center manager on partnerships issues related to medical
activities

·        
Prepare
and submit periodic reports on the medical services of the center

·        
Demonstrate
proficiency in performing procedures and maximize patient comfort

·        
Explain
procedures to patients and caretakers in language that is appropriate to their
educational, developmental, and emotional status accurately

·        
Conduct
performance appraisals of the immediate subordinates

·        
Provide
input to the Human Resource Department to ensure adequate and competent staff
in the medical Department

 

Key Outputs

·        
Work
plans and budgets for medical services developed

·        
Quality
of service delivery ensured

·        
Centre
management of required staffing and competencies for medical services informed

·        
Availability
of required medical supplies and equipment at center ensured

·        
Clinical
activities supported

·        
Appraisals
for all medical staff conducted

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBCHB)

·        
Training
in program management and Training in public health are desired.

·        
At least
four years of post-internship experience as a Medical Officer, 2 of them in HIV
related work.

·        
Previous
experience in managing a robust administrative function is a required.

·        
Other
Qualities/Attributes: Integrity, Emotional control, Confidentiality, Tact,
Ability to work under mental and physical stress and Innovativeness.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited
to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials
and three referees, two of which should be professional referees and, a current
employer / immediate supervisor including their telephone and email
contacts.All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application
Form, scan and save all the relevant documents in one folder and forward only
online applications with the relevant credentials

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 10th
December 2020 by 5:30 pm

 

NB: While TASO appreciates all the interested candidates, only those
invited for interviews will be reached. In case you do not hear from consider
yourself unsuccessful. Please note disqualification.

 

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