5 Fresher Clinician Job Positions – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

 Job Title:    Clinicians (5 Fresher Job Positions)

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda

 

About US:

University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services
in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The RHITES EC project
started in October 2016 and runs till September 2021. The RHITES EC project
supports 12 districts in East-Central Uganda to periodically review their
performance data, plan, implement and monitor progress on key indicators in
HIV/TB prevention and treatment, Malaria, Nutrition and RNMCAH.

 

Job Summary:  The Clinicians will work with and support
respective health facility teams to enroll all newly identified HIV positive
clients in care and on ART, and to provide high quality HIV Care and treatment
services along the care continuum as per the revised national guidelines for
HIV prevention, care and treatment through ongoing patient clinical assessments
and management, data reviews and reporting, and applying quality improvement
approaches to close existing service quality gaps.

 

The clinician will
be based in one of the RHITE EC implementing districts. Individuals from these
districts are encouraged to apply.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate
in day-to-day running of the HIV/AIDS clinics at supported health facilities
including daily enrollment of all newly identified HIV positive clients

·       
Work
with other health facility staff and project seconded volunteers to strengthen
targeted HIV eligibility screening at all facility entry points and testing all
those eligible for the HIV test.

·       
Daily
review of all HTS services data tools both at facility and from outreaches to
track all new HIV positive clients in collaboration with community linkages
structures and ensure their enrollment into care and on ART to completion.

·       
Work
with the facility, district and project M&E teams to ensure up-to-date data
collection and reporting mechanisms are responsive to the needs of the
district, project, MoH and other stakeholders.

·       
Ensure
the project’s, facility’s and district’s HIV/AIDS support for activities is
well-coordinated and demonstrate results towards set targets.

·       
In
collaboration with supported facility, district and cluster staff monitor and
support attainment of HIV Care enrolment, Care & Treatment Performance
targets as per the national guidelines.

·       
Work
with other facility, district and project staff to plan and implement quality
improvement activities to improve HIV testing outputs, enrollment into care and
on ART, retention in care and on treatment, clinical and laboratory (viral load
testing) services monitoring aimed at improved delivery of high-quality HIV
continuum of services.

·       
Support
facilities in forecasting, quantifying and requisitioning adequate commodities
to support the HIV care and treatment continuum including ARVs, HIV test kits,
viral load kits and opportunistic infections(O. Is) management medicines.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing with clinical
services delivery improvement

·       
Additional
training in HIV/AIDS clinical management

·       
At least
two years’ experience in managing HIV/AIDS services in clinical settings

·       
Knowledge
in HIV/AIDS clinical management, including the current national guidelines for
HIV prevention, care and treatment

·       
Willingness
to work in rural settings.

·       
Excellent
Counselling, Interpersonal, Communication and Computer/ICT Skills.

·       
Ability
to communicate in the language dialects used in East Central region (Lusoga,
Lugweri, Swahili, Samia, Luganda).

 

How to Apply:

All qualified
applicants should send via E-mail HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com their

complete
applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic
credentials and contact information for 3 professional references addressed to:

 

Senior Human
Resource Officer

University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services

Plot 1 Bridge Lane,
Mpumudde Division

P.O. Box 5053,
Jinja, Uganda

Tel: +256 (0) 393
217 617, +256 200 300 900

 

While we thank all
applicants for showing interest, only qualified internal applicants will be
contacted for interviews.

 

Deadline: Friday, 19th February 2021 by 2:00pm

 

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