Entry Level Medical Officer NGO Job Vacancies – CORSU

 

Job Title:    Medical Officer

Organisation: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Head of Department

 

About US:

Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) was
established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and
is supported by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU provides Orthopaedic
Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children as well as
adults with disability.

 

Job Summary:  The Medical Officer will appropriately admit,
manage, discharge and follow up patients presenting to CoRSU hospital within
the expectations and limits of knowledge and experience.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
the general medical and surgical care of patients at the hospital.

·       
Give
correct diagnosis and management of attendant medical, surgical, obstetric/
gynecological and pediatric conditions in admitted patients

·       
Give
corned prescription and administration of suitable medication and other
treatment for the diagnosed conditions.

·       
Administer
and/ or supervise or assist (in) the administration of treatment as and when
required or requested to.

·       
Appropriate
and regular follow up of patients’ conditions and their management while in the
hospital, (i.e. day to day care of all admitted patients)

·       
Assist
the specialists in the care and management of patients.

·       
Prepare
patients for interventions in their management, including surgical procedures.

·       
Participate
in ward rounds, out-patients’ clinics and in the operating theatre.

·       
Provide
1 ’‘(first) on-Cal I cover for the ward

·       
Manage
surgical emergencies in consultation with, guidance or supervision of the
attending consultant/ specialist surgeon.

·       
Accurately
enter patients’ medical records

·       
Participate
in monthly CMEs, morbidity and mortality meetings.

·       
Cany out
any clinical or administrative duties assigned by supervisors)

·       
Consult
senior practitioners appropriately and in a timely manner concerning
challenging patients and/or medical /surgical situations.

Outpatients:

·       
Clerking
of new patients.

·       
Conduct
appropriate follow up of patients as they attend the outpatients’ clinics.

·       
Recognition
of conditions requiring more expert care and/ or referral.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a University degree in medicine & surgery

·       
Registration
with UMDPC as medical doctor

·       
Completion
of internship

·       
Special
Interest in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/ Orthopaedics will be an added
advantage.

·       
A
minimum of one year’s work experience in a medical setting

·       
Punctual,
Reliable & Good computer knowledge and skills

·       
Excellent
communication, presentation and social skills.

·       
Knowledge
of more than one local language is desirable

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested persons should submit their applications (detailed CV
with covering letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to The Head of
Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. Box 46 Kisubl or email to recruitment@corsuhospital.org.
Please indicate the position you are applying for in the Subject of the email.

 

NB:
Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.
Qualified persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

 

Deadline: Friday, 8th January 2021.

 

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